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Vizio gives Blake Griffin a hands-on with its new tablet

Vizio gives Blake Griffin a hands-on with its new tablet

Famous folks always get special treatment. It has always been funny to me that the famous from the sports world and Hollywood get all sorts of stuff free when they have all kinds of money and could buy anything they want. Such is the case with Blake Griffin and Vizio. Griffin is the NBA Rookie of the Year and Vizio hooked him up with a cool new 65-inch 3D TV and a new Vizio tablet that is unreleased.

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Why Vizio Might Just Dominate the Living Room

Why Vizio Might Just Dominate the Living Room

In the living room, there are some companies, like Apple or Microsoft, that people tend to point to and say that they “get” what consumers are after. In Apple’s case, they point to the streaming options available in the company’s Apple TV. Microsoft is celebrated for delivering an exceptionally worthwhile gaming and entertainment opportunity to consumers through its Xbox 360.

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Refreshed Google TV to miss Google IO, debut for holiday 2011?

Refreshed Google TV to miss Google IO, debut for holiday 2011?

Google TV may be faltering, but we'll have to wait longer than next week's Google IO conference in order to see the search giant's proposal for fixing it. That's the latest murmur from the rumor machine, with AllThingsD hearing from their insider sources that while Google will be holding a session for developers wanting to code TV-friendly apps at IO 2011, the actual reveal of the refreshed Google TV - and, indeed, the launch of the Android Market for Google TV - "won't be announced until sometime in the coming months."

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The Prospect of an Apple Television Bores Me

The Prospect of an Apple Television Bores Me

Through the many years I’ve been covering the technology industry, I’ve always enjoyed Apple rumors. From the absurd to the downright obvious, there is no limit to what people will say about Apple’s plans for the future. But as of late, I’ve been most intrigued by continued rumors that Apple is working on a television that would pit it against some of the best plasma and LCD makers in the business.

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Dear Logitech: The Revue Is Overpriced

Dear Logitech: The Revue Is Overpriced

I’m a firm believer in Google TV. I think the platform has more promise than any other software running on set-top boxes today. With the right vision and some fulfilment on promises Google has made in the past, I think it’s quite possible for the company’s platform to entirely change the way we enjoy entertainment in the living room.

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CES 2011: All-Star Tablet Round-Up

CES 2011: All-Star Tablet Round-Up

Every CES has its unofficial theme - we've seen netbooks and ereaders flood the booths in previous years - and 2011 was the turn of tablets. As predicted before the show, the rise of the iPad, the imminent release of Android 3.0 Honeycomb and the promise of a new, lucrative segment has worked like catnip to manufacturers large and small. Check out the SlashGear CES 2011 tablet roundup after the cut.

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Skype headed to Sony Bravia and Vizio Via TVs soon

Skype headed to Sony Bravia and Vizio Via TVs soon

If you are a fan of chatting with your friends and family, using Skype you will have access to the service on a couple more platforms really soon according to Skype. Skype reports that its service will hit the Sony Bravia line of HDTVs and the Vizio Via line of HDTVs "soon."

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OnLive slash MicroConsole by 33%; promise SRS 5.1 Surround Sound in early 2011

OnLive slash MicroConsole by 33%; promise SRS 5.1 Surround Sound in early 2011

OnLive has slashed pricing on its MicroConsole TV adapter, discounting the streaming gaming device to $66 for the duration of CES 2011. Meanwhile, the company is also demonstrating the incoming SRS 5.1 Surround Sound upgrade, which is expected to arrive as a free update to all OnLive users early in 2011.

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OnLive hitting Vizio VIA smart TVs, VIA Tablet & VIA Phone

OnLive hitting Vizio VIA smart TVs, VIA Tablet & VIA Phone

Vizio may have detailed their 2011 TV line-up, but they missed out one important addition: OnLive gaming. The streaming game company has been added as a part of the Vizio VIA smart TV platform, putting new releases and casual gaming not just on the VIA-compliant HDTVs but on the freshly announced VIA Phone and VIA Tablet.

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Vizio 2011 HDTV range detailed: Google TV, Theater 3D, 21:9 and more

Vizio 2011 HDTV range detailed: Google TV, Theater 3D, 21:9 and more

After a day or two of partial announcements, Vizio has lifted the veil on its full 2011 line-up of HDTVs, including VIA Plus Google TV models, a pair of 21:9 Cinema Display screens, and Theater 3D sets. Over 40 TVs are on offer, ranging from 16-inches to 71-inches, and both edge and smart-dimming LED backlighting is on offer.

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Vizio 21:9 Cinema Display HDTV promises 2560 x 1080p

Vizio 21:9 Cinema Display HDTV promises 2560 x 1080p

Vizio's new smart TV range aren't the only HDTVs the company is bringing to CES 2011 this week; a new teaser for the 21:9 aspect 58-inch Vizio Cinema Display has appeared on the company's site. Running at extra-wide 2560 x 1080 resolution, the Vizio Cinema Display follows in Philips' footsteps but hopefully with a more affordable price tag.

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The Daily Slash: January 3, 2011

The Daily Slash: January 3, 2011

IT HAS BEGUN! We are less than... 12 hours away from the biggest electronics and tech show of the year. Oh man is it CES? Yes it is. We're there, we're all pumped up, and we're about to give you such a coverage as you have never seen. You'd better get just as pumped up as we are about this. On the other hand, it's time to get eternally fearful like Evan, who columns My First CES, & Why I’m Scared Out of my Mind. Next, check out Chris Davies' column by the name of CES 2011: The Tablet Reboot. Don Reisinger brings up a find column point on I’m Bored With Nintendo’s First-Party Games. And take a peek at one gigantoric monster desktop replacement notebook review of the HP ENVY 17 3D Review by yours truly. And just SEE if you can sleep, just SEE if you can get a wink of sleep now that you know CES is tomorrow, starting bright and early. Morning time. CES. Be there. Be here.

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