Tag: tv

Laptops, Products

How to connect your laptop to a TV — quickly and easily

November 10, 2022

Via: ZDnet

Whether you need a bigger screen, give a presentation or are looking for an easier way to share photos and videos with friends and family members, you can quickly and easily connect your laptop to your TV. You just need […]

News and Press

CES 2022 will introduce HDMI 2.1a, another confusing new spec

December 29, 2021

Via: The Verge

The HDMI standards are a mess. HDMI 2.1, in particular, is a uniquely frustrating mess, with haphazard support among TV manufacturers, cable makers, and devices that make setting up, say 120Hz gaming on a PS5 or Xbox Series X a […]

Gadgets, Products

Walmart will launch its first Android TV Stick

March 16, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

Walmart is going to release an Android TV stick under its in-house brand name Onn. The Onn 2K Streaming Stick showed up in an FCC listing. Walmart’s TV stick will probably have an affordable price. Similar devices like the Google […]

App Review, Applications

Google Meet is spreading to your TV via Chromecast

August 19, 2020

Via: Mashable

Still haven’t had enough of video calls? If so, you’ll love the fact that Google Meet is now available on Chromecast, letting you make and receive video calls on your TV set. In a blog post Tuesday, Google said Meet […]

News and Press

Google announces stricter rules for political ad targeting

November 21, 2019

Via: Mashable

Google is changing the way it handles political ads. In a blog post Wednesday, the company said it will limit election ads’ audience targeting to age, gender and location, while banning targeting by political affiliation (such as left-leaning, right-leaning and […]

News and Press

Samsung Teams With Apple

January 7, 2019

Via: Pymnts

Samsung has announced that it will offer iTunes Movies and TV Shows and Apple AirPlay 2 support on all 2019 Samsung Smart TV models beginning this spring, while support on 2018 Samsung Smart TVs will launch through a firmware update. […]

Gadgets, Products

Best gadgets 2018: the top tech you can buy right now

December 12, 2018

Via: Tech Radar

When you insist on only having the best gadgets in your life, money is no object. If you’re prepared to splash cash on the crème de la crème of technology, you want to make sure that you’re truly getting the […]

Gadgets, Products

TaoTronics 40-inch soundbar review: How low can you go?

October 8, 2018

Via: TechHive

TaoTronics’ 40-inch, budget-priced soundbar had the tough job of being my review assignment hot on the heels of Bluesound’s outstanding Pulse Soundbar and Subwoofer combo. Bluesound’s package costs nearly $1,400. You can pick up the TaoTronics for less than $100, […]

Gadgets, Products

Apple TV 5th gen: what will we see from the new Apple TV?

September 8, 2017

Via: Tech Radar

When it comes to TV streaming boxes, it’s safe to say the Apple TV isn’t exactly king of the hill. We’re currently in the product’s fourth generation, and Apple hasn’t delivered on the TV revolution it promised. In fact, it’s struggling to […]


These Are the Only Cables Coming Out of Samsung’s New TV

January 4, 2017

Via: Gizmodo

The idea is so simple it’s kind of amazing no TV maker thought of it before. Mounting a TV on the wall should, theoretically, look gorgeous, but the tangle of cords jutting out of the back of the TV, pushing […]


Meet your new streaming TV bundlers: Apple, Amazon, Roku, and Google

October 21, 2016

Via: TechHive

Aside from lower bills and greater flexibility, one of the many benefits of ditching cable TV is that you’re less dependent on an industry with historically awful customer relationships. The less one has to interact with Comcast or Charter or […]

Gadgets, News and Press

Amazon’s faster new Fire TV Stick comes with an Alexa-enabled voice remote

September 29, 2016

Via: Tech HIve

Building on the system update for the Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick that rolled out earlier in September, Amazon is rolling out a new Fire TV Stick equipped with an Alexa Voice Remote. The streaming device is available […]


TCL Roku TV review (model 50UP130): A good picture, and a fantastic user interface

May 18, 2016

Via: TechHive

With most TVs, you get the feeling that the on-screen interface used for set-up, tweaking, and browsing the apps and features was cobbled together by part-timers with only the vaguest sense of, well, what makes sense. With TCL’s P-series Roku […]

Gadgets, News and Press, Tablets

Vizio’s new P-series TVs offer affordable HDR and Google Cast support

March 23, 2016

Via: TechHive

Vizio has announced a new series of 4K UHD TVs that leverage the advanced technologies developed for the company’s Reference series, such as HDR (High Dynamic Range) and more accurate color, but at significantly lower price points. The 50-inch P-series […]


Amazon kicks Apple TV and Google Chromecast out of the store

October 2, 2015

Via: Christina Warren

Want to buy the new Chromecast or the upcoming Apple TV? You won’t be able to get them from Amazon. As first reported by Bloomberg, Amazon is planning on dropping streaming devices that don’t work with its Prime Video streaming […]

App Review

Iovine drops hints about Apple’s secret weapon in the TV streaming wars

August 10, 2015

Via: Yoni Heisler

While Apple Music and Spotify ostensibly provide the same service, the music curation on Apple Music truly sets Apple’s streaming music service apart from its Swedish rival. Underscoring Apple’s commitment to curated content, legendary music executive and current Apple employee […]


What cord cutters? Comcast still has its head in the sand

July 23, 2015

Via: Brad Reed

Netflix-style content streaming is the future of television. The ability to binge-watch new shows the minute they come out is highly addictive, as Netflix fans have shown during marathon sessions of House of Cards, Orange is the New Black, Daredevil, […]


Review: Roku 2

April 15, 2015

Via: itCurated

The Roku 2 has always been – and always will be – the middle child of the Roku family. At $69 (£59, about AU$90), it’s pricier than the Roku or Roku Streaming Stick, but comes in well under the cost […]


Sony’s 2015 range of Android TVs will have YouView app

February 4, 2015

Via: itCurated

Sony announced at CES that almost all of its 2015 TV range would run Android TV. Today the company is announcing that all of those TVs will also be able to offer YouView’s services, including its distinctive user interface design, […]