Monthly Archives: August 2012

Under 0.5% Of BBC Viewers Watched London Olympics In 3D

Following the BBC’s decision to broadcast certain segments of the London 2012 Olympics in all their tri-dimensional glory, many 3D advocates had hoped that this would spur an upturn in 3DTV adoption among the UK public as Olympic fever grips the nation. However, some initial viewing figures released by BARB (Broadcasters’ Audience Research Board) may leave them disappointed, as it ... Read More »

TV Woes Persist For Sony & Sharp As Panasonic Bounce Back

Massive losses from Sharp and a profit warning from Sony have once again underlined the enormous difficulties facing Japan’s most famous consumer electronics brands, which are beset by the same two problems – a lack of competitiveness in the TV-making industry, and the rising value of the Yen. TV woes persist for Sony & Sharp as Panasonic bounce back Sony, ... Read More »

Apple TV Gets Hulu Plus App

US-based readers who own an Apple TV media streamer might just notice something different when they switch on their box this week – Hulu Plus. Apple TV gets Hulu Plus app Viewers will notice that the Hulu Plus app has recently been added to the Apple TV home screen. With the new update, existing Hulu Plus subscribers will be able ... Read More »

Sky Releases Now TV App For iPhone & iPad

Hot on the heels of its pay-as-you-go internet TV service launch last month, British Sky Broadcasting (BSkyB) has this week unveiled a new iPad and iPhone app so that viewers can watch NOW TV on the go. Sky releases Now TV app for iPhone & iPad NOW TV went live last month, and was initially only available on PCs, Macs ... Read More »