If you’ve got a Chromecast, we’ve got great news for you. In what really is a bit of a workaround, Chromecast is getting TV, even live stuff. Sling TV, which takes TV content and re-directs it just about anywhere, has updated their app for Android, iPhone, and iPad to allow for Chromecast streaming.
Apple TV is a pretty neat concept, and like others in its category, does its job well. Until recently, Apple has left Apple TV as a back-burner technology, which could have to do with the fact they were hard at work on a new iPhone and Apple Watch. Speaking to Charlie Rose, Apple cEO Tim Cook hinted that big things could be on the horizon for their TV division, and consumers who adopt it.
After showcasing at IFA 2014 last week what it bills as the first Curved Ultra HD 4K OLED TV in the market, LG is doing it again at CEDIA Expo this week. This time, however, it comes with some good news for those in the US who want one. The 65-inch and 77-inch models of this new LG line will be available in October and November, respectively.
Verizon is aiming for a la carte TV service within the next twelve months, with the company conceding that vast bundles of channels of which only a few are viewed simply don't work with today's viewing habits. "No one wants to have 300 channels on your wireless," CEO Lowell McAdam said this week at Goldman Sachs Communacopia conference, promising a new option with far more selectivity by mid-2015.
Taking advantage of the fact that houses may have more than one room and that people might want to watch TV in some of them, TiVo is announcing a new offer that will accommodate that scenario well. For a monthly service fee of $14.99, TiVo subscribers will be able to string together up to 12 rooms so that they can get access to their recordings anywhere. As long as they're in the house, of course.
This week we’ve seen one whole heck of a lot of new products from some of the top technology brands in the world. While many devices are unique, some products released this week will go head-to-head with their contemporaries’ devices revealed within hours of one-another. What’s are must-see, must-experience, or otherwise most awesome products we’ve gotten up close with this week? Let’s have a look!
At IFA 2014, Samsung isn't just about Android smarrtphones, or even Android printers for that matter. It is also giving the crowd something gawk at when it comes to its TV lineup. And they will definitely stare at two of Samsung's giants, 105-inch TVs that not only boasts 4K resolution but also have a pleasing curve to them as well. One of them can even flatten or bend at will.