Monthly Archives: October 2012

4K TV To Remain Niche, Merely A Stopgap Until OLED

Although some of the world’s biggest TV manufacturers are gearing up for the high profile launch of their next-generation 4K TVs, these are unlikely to make much of a dent in the LCD television market, said a prominent market research firm. 4K TV to remain niche, merely a stopgap until OLED The new 4K televisions touted by the likes of ... Read More »

Logitech Harmony Touch Universal Remote Launched

Logitech, a brand that is behind some of the best-selling peripheral devices in the world, has this week added a new model to its critically acclaimed lineup of Harmony universal remote controls. As can be inferred from its name, the Logitech Harmony Touch features touchscreen technology which has been made popular by the slew of Apple iOS and Android smartphones ... Read More »

BBC Cuts Red Button Coverage On Freeview, Sky & Virgin

BBC viewers are about to see a reduction in the amount of additional content the broadcaster screens on TV, as it switches its focus to online content delivery in the face of cuts to its operating budget. BBC cuts red button coverage on Freeview, Sky & Virgin Currently, the Beeb pushes content through five additional video streams via its Red ... Read More »

75% Of Brits Use Second Screen When Watching TV: Sky

The way we watch television is undergoing nothing short of a revolution, what with the increasing adoption of Smart HDTVs, internet streaming services, integrated social media, and more recently, “second screen” viewing options. 75% of Brits use second screen when watching TV: Sky Ever keen to stay one step ahead of the latest trends, British Sky Broadcasting (BSkyB) recently commissioned ... Read More »

Smart TVs Help TV Overtake PC For Online Video Viewing

Thanks to the ease of accessing online streaming content through Smart TVs, the personal computer is no longer the most common device for watching web videos. A new study by the research firm NPD Group has revealed that for the first time, the television has overtaken the PC as the favoured device for online viewing. Smart TVs help TV overtake ... Read More »