Introduction To The World Of Smart TV

Introduction To The World Of Smart TV

Your Guide To Smart TV aka Google TV New! Just added Logitech Revue page with more details and pictures. More content on our Smart TV apps page also! It was a Friday morning and I was doing what I usually do. Reading the business section of the daily newspaper. There it was! The introduction of […]

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Android TV is actually Google TV – Rebranding Coming Up!

Will you always know Google TV as Google TV or will you embrace the upcoming rebranding to Android TV? Get used to the change because it’s coming according to a report from GIGAOM. As the story says, the developers and manufacturers have apparently been told by Google to drop Google TV branding and use Android […]

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It’s 2013, where is Google TV at now?

Things really started with a bang. Google TV has its partnerships with Sony and Logitech well over a year ago. Since then Logitech has pulled out, but Sony has continued with integration in their BluRay players and some television models. LG has their own ecosystem which hasn’t help Google TV make inroads. There have been […]

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Get a Hisense Pulse smart tv box for just $99

The world of Google TV is now a bit cheaper to enter. For $99 you can get the Hisense Google TV box. It has all the features you want but is a basic device. It has the following features: 480i to 1080p resolution usb hdmi ethernet socket wifi dual sided remote controller with full QWERTY […]

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The challenge for smart tv and apps mainstream success

There was a recent article on CNET that outlined some of the challenges facing the smart tv app marketplace and that consumer demand is still a work in progress. The point is that in 2012 a lot of consumers still viewed TV purchases from the point of what display specs the televisions have. The connectivity […]

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LG Smart TV Platform Now Has Disney 3D Movie Rentals

LG Smart TV Platform Now Has Disney 3D Movie Rentals

LG and its smart tv platform is bolstering it’s line-up with a recent agreement with Disney for 3D movie rentals. This means movies from studios such as Disney Pixar, Walt Disney Pictures, Marvel and Touchstone Pictures are available now to rent in 3D. More details can be found here.

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Asus smart tv box Qube – full details

Google TV is expanding its support with Asus now set to launch a smart tv box named Qube. It’s an interesting set top box and definitely worth a consideration if you’re in the market for smart tv and Google tv. shaped like a cube hdmi out hdmi in 2 usb ports rj-45 ir-out hardware includes […]

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Gaming functionality in smart tv boxes gains momentum

CES 2013 has seen plenty of gaming products. Cloud based gaming is gaining momentum and that opens the door to more functionality out of smart tv boxes. In this instance, the company Agawi and Marvell are working together. Read the full Press Release for all the details: “Tablet Cloud Gaming Leader Agawi Collaborates With Marvell […]

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Redbox Instant coming to Google TV, Vizio and LG Smart TV’s

Redbox Instant is coming to the major smart tv platforms with a new app. For the most part this will be featuring movies and not so much with TV series. The video is at 720p and audio is stereo. Redbox will be upgrading the quality aspects of Redbox Instant so stay tuned for that. It’s […]

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CES 2013 – Smart TV emerges in a big way

Since we’ve been following the advancements of smart tv, it’s really exciting to see all the new products and advancements coming out of CES 2013. Heck, we have a lot of new smart tv boxes, televisions and devices to discuss. The price point of getting into smart tv has dropped significantly with regards to set […]

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Google TV comes to Canada via Sony

Google TV comes to Canada via Sony

Starting August,  the Sony Internet Player powered by Google TV will be available for $199. Sony Blu-Ray players will be priced at $329 and will be Google TV enabled. Look for the logo! Check out here for details.

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