February 19, 2013

Why Intel TV Could Really Shake Things Up

Tim Carmody, The Verge


ntel? Really? There were rumors and reports for months that Intel was mounting a play for internet TV, but there was always an element of implausibility to them. Finally, on February 12, Intel VP Eric Huggers publicly announced that the company had been negotiating with major content companies and would introduce a set-top box and internet television platform before the end of 2013. But the foggy aura around the idea hasn't gone away. The disbelief isn't just due to the lack of concrete details, or the prospect of a top chipmaker competing with established cable giants like Comcast and Time Warner Cable. It's because we've been burned by big promises before.

Read Full Article ››

TAGGED: Streaming Video, Tv, Intel


October 14, 2013
HBO Needs to Be the Next Netflix
Don Reisinger, Slash Gear
That HBO might go to a paid model with HBO Go isn’t so crazy. Right now, non-HBO subscribers can buy the company’s shows on iTunes or the Google Play marketplace. Therefore, it wouldn’t be such a huge leap to... more ››
October 19, 2013
Want to Watch Sports Online? Read This
Bree Fowler, Associated Press
It's not always easy to stream live sports on a mobile device. more ››
October 21, 2013
Who Makes the Best TV?
Caleb Denison, Digital Trends
Who makes the best HDTV: LG or Samsung? Samsung or Sony? Toshiba or Panasonic? We hear these questions all the time. So, if those questions are so common, why are the answers so uncommon? Well, the trouble is that such queries... more ››
October 16, 2013
What's the Future of TV?
Stewart Wolpin, Digital Tech Consulting
Ya know how you go into a diner and you're handed a menu with more items listed than in an Ikea catalog and it takes forever for you to weed through all the blue plate specials, and diet plates when finally out of... more ››
October 17, 2013
Samsung Has Built a Jaw-Dropping TV
Josh Fields, Reviewed
We've seen Sony's take on UHD (ultra high definition) TV, and we checked out Seiki's budget-friendly attempt too. Now it's time for Samsung to step into the arena. The Korean giant's brand-new UHD display—the 65-inch F9000... more ››