Results for "nettv"

Bill Gates reflects: Steve Jobs, old rivalries, and Foundation future

Bill Gates reflects: Steve Jobs, old rivalries, and Foundation future

Bill Gates has described his final meeting with Steve Jobs, in an emotional interview with 60 Minutes' Charlie Rose in which he recalled his rival and friend's "forward looking" attitude. "He and I, in a sense, grew up together" Gates said of his relationship with Jobs, a complex friendship that saw each man engage and respect with each other on a personal level, while at the same time lead companies that at many points in their history were fiercely competitive and even antagonistic.

Continue Reading

Vizio XVT CinemaWide smart TVs mimic 21:9 theater experience

Vizio XVT CinemaWide smart TVs mimic 21:9 theater experience

Vizio has unveiled its XVT Series CinemaWide HDTV line-up, a three-strong range of new LED LCD televisions that offer movie theater-style 21:9 aspect displays. Headlining the company's 2012 TV push, the XVT Series consists of the 50-inch XVT3D500CM, 58-inch XVT3D580CM and finally the 71-inch XVT3D710CM. All support smart TV functionality and 3D, using inexpensive passive 3D glasses.

Continue Reading

SlashGear’s Final Football Matchup Toshiba TV GIVEAWAY!

SlashGear’s Final Football Matchup Toshiba TV GIVEAWAY!

So you've got a love for tech, right? And you might just happen to also have a love for that big giant game at the end of the American football season, right? The one that the Green Bay Packers and the Pittsburgh Steelers are going to be going head-to-head in, the one whose name we're not allowed to speak because of legal ramifications? That one. You'll be watching that one, and you'll want something gigantic to watch it on. How about a big fat Toshiba television? We just happen to have one to give away. Would you like one?

Continue Reading

Philips outs new home theater gear at CES

Philips outs new home theater gear at CES

Philips is on hand at CES and it has unveiled a new line of HD gear that geek will get excited about. The new gear includes the 4000, 5000, and 6000 series LCD HDTVs, a number of Blu-ray players, and other home theater gear. The 4000 series of LED backlit HDTVs are offered in 40", 46", and 55" screens with MediaConnect and NetTV for steaming wireless content to the big screen from the web. The sets will ship in May at $749 to $1499. Smaller screen versions at 22" and 32" will ship this month for $249.99 and $449.99.

Continue Reading

Sony NSZ-GT1 Blu-ray Player with Google TV Announced, Costs $399.99

Sony NSZ-GT1 Blu-ray Player with Google TV Announced, Costs $399.99

Sony's announcement about their upcoming Google TV effort didn't revolve solely around the release of HDTVs integrated with Google TV. They decided to go one step further and also release a Blu-ray disc player with integrated Google TV, too. Not only is the Blu-ray player the first to feature Google TV, but it also features a very unique design, with a fan on the back that no one will be able to ignore.

Continue Reading

Sony NSX-24GT1, NSX-32GT1, NSX-40GT1 & NSX-46GT1 HDTVs with Google TV Unveiled

Sony NSX-24GT1, NSX-32GT1, NSX-40GT1 & NSX-46GT1 HDTVs with Google TV Unveiled

October 12th has finally rolled around, and Sony took some time out of the late afternoon (on the East Coast) to officially unveil their brand new line-up of Google TV products. While everyone knew that at least one TV would be unveiled today, Sony officially took the stage with a small supply of products: HDTVs ranging in size from 26-inches to 46-inches, and their proprietary Google TV remote control.

Continue Reading

IFA 2010 Wrap-Up

IFA 2010 Wrap-Up

IFA 2010 isn't quite finished yet - the show continues through until midway next week - but it's had its stab at the major headlines. Would-be iPad "killers" and 3D were this year's themes, with Panasonic, Sony, Sharp and others all trying to convince us that the 1080p HDTV we bought a couple of years ago should really be traded in for a new, 3D-capable set. Product of the show, though, has to be the Samsung Galaxy Tab, with the Korean company delivering a slate that we consistently heard people say was significantly more appealing than they expected.

Continue Reading