Monthly Archives: April 2013

3D TV Dead in the Water? The BBC Seems to Think So

3D TV programming

A senior BBC technology chief has admitted that viewers are becoming “less and less enthusiastic” about 3D TV. Speaking at the recent Future TV summit in London, the BBC’s Andy Quested said that although the broadcaster was one of the keenest proponents of 3D television, audiences had progressively gotten lower each time they televised a new show. 3D TV dead ... Read More »

Microsoft to Focus on Xbox TV: More Content promised

Microsoft announced the sale of its IPTV business Mediaroom to Swedish firm Ericsson yesterday, marking the end of a decades-long effort by the software giant to put itself at the forefront of the shift towards internet-based television. Ericsson states that it will continue to invest in the Mediaroom platform, which powers more than 21 million set-top boxes around the world. ... Read More »

Avatarbook App for Kids Lands on LG Smart TVs

LG has just added a great new entertainment option for viewers looking to keep younger kids entertained in a way that’s fun and educational. Dubbed the “Avatarbook”, LG’s new child-oriented app promises to deliver hours of entertainment for younger children, and at the same time, afford parents a well-deserved rest. The app allows kids to see themselves, their siblings and ... Read More »

Sony Outs FMP-X1 4K Media Player & Ultra HD Video Delivery Service

Sony FMP-X1

Besides officially announcing the prices for its soon-to-be-available 55in and 65in Bravia X9 series of 4K LED TVs, Sony has also launched its FMP-X1 4K Media Player and new ultra HD video distribution service. By being the first in the industry to offer this ultra high-definition (UHD) content delivery system, Sony has taken a massive step towards establishing itself as ... Read More »

Sony USA Prices 55in & 65in Ultra HD 4K LED TVs At $5k & $7k

Ever so keen to establish itself as the leader in the ultra high-definition (UHD) movement, Sony Electronics USA has revealed relatively affordable pricing for its upcoming 55-inch and 65-inch 4K TVs which were first unveiled at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas back in January. Sony USA prices 55in & 65in ultra HD 4K LED TVs at ... Read More »