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Posted On 22 May 2013 By Stephen. Under: Uncategorized.
Microsoft has unveiled the Xbox One, which the company is hoping will be the system in the center of all home entertainment for people everywhere. It was unveiled in Redmond with a full press release distributed by the company. Here in Japan, we also received a Japanese version of the official company press release, and [...]
Posted On 21 May 2013 By Michael Gorman. Under: Uncategorized.
The Xbox One is a big deal for consoles, but Microsoft just made a massive content announcement at today's reveal event -- a live-action Halo TV series. As if the existence of such a television show weren't enough, it turns out that 343 Industries...
Sharp – 4K compliant “AQUOS UD1″ series TVs – 2 models presented at the Sharp New LCD TV Model Press Conference
Posted On 21 May 2013 By Stephen. Under: Uncategorized.
Today, May 21, Sharp introduced 2 models of 4K compliant LCD TVs: AQUOS UD1 – 70 inch and AQUOS UD1 – 60 inch. The 70 inch will be released on June 15, the 60 inch will be released on August 10. We attended their product presentation announcement (new LCD TV model press conference) held in [...]
Posted On 14 May 2013 By Donald Melanson. Under: Uncategorized.
It's still a long way from the 22 cities it hopes to launch in this year, but Aereo's expansion of its live TV streaming service beyond its NYC base is now moving steadily ahead. It's set to go live in Boston tomorrow, and the company has confirme...
Posted On 13 May 2013 By Jon Fingas. Under: Uncategorized.
Twitter would really, really like to make ad-driven TV experiences central parts of its service, and it just confirmed that laser-like focus through an expanded deal with ESPN. The sports broadcaster will soon show in-tweet video highlights of foo...
Posted On 13 May 2013 By Zach Honig. Under: Uncategorized.
We've been eager to try out Aereo's TV streaming service, which sends live broadcast content to devices over the internet. But the service has had at least one significant flaw: it's only available to subscribers in the New York City area. That wi...
Posted On 13 May 2013 By Stephen. Under: Uncategorized.
Hitachi Living Systems, Ltd. is adding a new 50 inch model “L50-N1″ to their LCD TV “Wooo N1″ series in June. So far, 19, 29 and 39 inch models have been released for the Wooo N1 series. TVs in this series have tuners of digital terrestrial broadcasting/BS/CS built-in and the company says that they have [...]
Posted On 11 May 2013 By Terrence O'Brien. Under: Uncategorized.
You can't always be camped out in front of your TV for the big soccer (or "footie") match. Thankfully, beIN Sport is hopping on the streaming bandwagon and, starting today, will offer 24/7 access on both PCs and mobile phones though Play. Of cours...
Posted On 09 May 2013 By Jon Fingas. Under: Uncategorized.
NHK's 8K Super Hi-Vision is an extremely bandwidth-heavy format -- so much so that earlier tests used gigabit-class internet links rather than traditional TV broadcasting methods. Thankfully, both the broadcaster and Mitsubishi have developed an e...
Posted On 09 May 2013 By Daniel Cooper. Under: Uncategorized.
Well, Comcast's idea to charge users $10 a month for set-top Skype hardware went as well as you could have expected. If DSLReports' sources are correct, the offering will be quietly retired on June 1st due to, surprise surprise, "low adoption." If...