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Tag: Television

LG Hecto 100-Inch Laser TV is Perfect for Doctor Evil’s Media Room

LG Hecto 100-Inch Laser TV is Perfect for Doctor Evil’s Media Room
LG has offered up a few specifications on an interesting home television display that will be on display at CES 2013 in a couple weeks. This isn’t a traditional TV, it boasts a 100-inch screen with thin bezels and an ultra-short-throw projector.

Dish Network Wins Against TV Studios Trying to Ban AutoHop

Dish Network Wins Against TV Studios Trying to Ban AutoHop
Like many people, I have a serious love-hate relationship with movie and television studios. I love a lot of the content they produce, but they never cease to irritate me when it comes to their heavy-handed approach to trying to block viewers from accessing content the way we want to access it.
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LG Uses TVs in Elevators to Scare the Crap out of People

LG Uses TVs in Elevators to Scare the Crap out of People
Do you know what it feels like to have an elevator fall apart while you’re in it? Nah, me neither. But these people did – and they lived to tell the stories of their harrowing experience.

BBC iPlayer Now Lets You Download Doctor Who

BBC iPlayer Now Lets You Download Doctor Who
If you’re a fan of BBC programs like Doctor Who, Top Gear, and more and enjoy the iPlayer app, check this out. The app for iOS has got a lot more useful with the ability to download your favorite BBC TV shows directly to the smartphone or your tablet.

Major Networks Sue Dish Network for Killing Commercials Automatically

Major Networks Sue Dish Network for Killing Commercials Automatically
Not too long ago Dish Network announced that it had a new, and very also feature, called Auto Hop on its Hopper DVRs. This cool feature would go in after recording your favorite primetime television programs and delete all the commercials so you could watch without having to be bothered to fast-forward. 

High-Voltage Plasma TV Burnout Is Spectactular, Dangerous

High-Voltage Plasma TV Burnout Is Spectactular, Dangerous
After watching countless “will it blend?” videos, I was actually getting pretty burnt out on viewing the destruction of countless innocent gadgets. Maybe it was because of the monotony of watching stuff getting chopped up in a blender.

Dunder Mifflin Office Now a Counter Strike Source Map

Dunder Mifflin Office Now a Counter Strike Source Map
Office fans who play Counter Strike now have a new way to kill some time thanks to this new Counter Strike Source map created and inspired by the Dunder Mifflin paper mill offices from the TV series.

Samsung Echo-P and X Series Display Names Surface, New Screens Coming Soon?

Samsung Echo-P and X Series Display Names Surface, New Screens Coming Soon?
Looks like Samsung has a couple of new display lines in the works, to be sold under the “Echo P” and “X Series” product line names. I just spotted these on the Wi-Fi Alliance certification list.

Marvel 3D Converter Turns 2D Video into Marvelous Anaglyphic 3D

Marvel 3D Converter Turns 2D Video into Marvelous Anaglyphic 3D
For those of us who purchased TVs without 3D capabilities, there’s pretty much not been a way to watch 3D content on these sets without buying a whole new set. This $60 gadget aims to change that, if not is a somewhat unusual way.

Apple iTV Television Concept Renderings Surface

Apple iTV Television Concept Renderings Surface
With all the rumors that Apple is now working on their own line of televisions, it was only a matter of time before someone would start circulating some concept images of what an integrated Apple TV might look like.

Netflix Lets Starz Walk, Streaming Deal to End

Netflix Lets Starz Walk, Streaming Deal to End
OK, Netflix and Starz listen up – You’re killing me, Smalls! Seriously, the single best thing for me on Netflix is that when Starz has a movie or show I want to watch I know it will all be on Netflix.

Minecraft TV: Redstone Ray Tube

Minecraft TV: Redstone Ray Tube
I’ve never actually played Minecraft, but I think it’s safe to say that the industrial revolution in the game’s universe started when redstone was introduced, way back in Alpha. From that simple ore came simple computers, printers – 2D and 3D – and now, a working television.

Turn Your iPhone into a Portable TV with the Cydle i30 TV Tuner

Turn Your iPhone into a Portable TV with the Cydle i30 TV Tuner
I admit, there are times when I just don’t want to leave the house because I can’t peel myself away from my television set. Either there’s a really good show on, some interesting breaking news that’s being covered, or I’m just being my plain old lazy couch potato self.

Rumor: Logitech Suspends Production of Revue Google TV Box

Rumor: Logitech Suspends Production of Revue Google TV Box
[UPDATE 12/27/2010: Logitech has gone on the record to deny these claims, so it looks like this rumor was unsubstantiated.] When Google TV first hit the market, I wanted it pretty bad. I want to be able to get lots of online content like Hulu and other video sites on my TV in the living room, but I don’t want a PC in there.

Three Geeks Set Guinness World Record for Longest Continuous TV Viewing

Three Geeks Set Guinness World Record for Longest Continuous TV Viewing
I admit that the first few seasons of 24, I was really into the show. I watched every episode and really liked it. Once season three rolled around, I lost interest and hardly watched any other episodes of the series.

New Apple Tv Price, Specs and Release Date Revealed

New Apple Tv Price, Specs and Release Date Revealed
Apple today took wraps off their brand-spanking new Apple TV, and it’s taking the device in a new direction from previous models. By removing the hard drive, and moving to a streamed-only delivery model, Apple was able to both shrink the Apple TV and get the price way down.
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