Monthly Archives: June 2012

Sony Launches NSZ-GS7 & NSZ-GP9 Google TV Products

Following its initial introduction at the CES 2012 consumer electronics trade show in Las Vegas back in January, Sony Europe has this week announced both the pricing and availability of the new NSZ-GS7 Internet Player with Google TV. With pre-orders beginning online in the coming weeks, the Google-TV-powered internet player will be available to purchase in UK stores from July ... Read More »

LCD TVs Shipped Worldwide Suffers First Ever Y/Y Drop

Recently released figures from market research firm DisplaySearch have shown that in the first quarter of 2012, television shipments around the world saw a year-on-year fall of nearly 8 percent. This is the steepest rate of decline witnessed since the second quarter of 2009, and was largely down to a slowdown in shipments of LCD TVs, which experienced their first ... Read More »

LG & Philips Form Alliance Of Unified Smart TV Platform

In a joint statement this week, television manufacturers LG Electronics and TP Vision (who now makes and sells Philips TVs) announced the formation of a Smart TV Alliance, which has been established to enhance the internet-connected HDTV experience through the introduction of a unified, non-proprietary ecosystem where app developers can create platform-independent services. LG & Philips form alliance of unified ... Read More »

Samsung Launches Football App On Smart TV Apps Store

With the Euro 2012 tournament well underway, football is at the forefront of many peoples’ minds at the moment, making it the perfect time for technology giant Samsung Electronics to announce the launch of The Football App on its Smart TV apps store. Samsung launches Football App on Smart TV apps store The Korean television manufacturer has announced a partnership ... Read More »

BBC iPlayer Gets Live Restart & Rewind Capabilities

The launch of a new feature called Live Restart, which allows viewers to restart or rewind live TV on BBC iPlayer without needing to wait for the end of the programme, should make live television viewing on the critically acclaimed video-on-demand (VoD) service even more enjoyable for users. BBC iPlayer gets Live Restart & rewind capabilities Audiences will now never ... Read More »