• Cisco launches Videoscape TV platform

    Posted January 6, 2011 - 12:41 pm

    Cisco Wednesday announced the Videoscape platform for viewing video content from multiple sources.
  • Yahoo wants TV full of interactive pop-ups

    Posted January 6, 2011 - 10:56 am

    Not satisfied with Web TV alone, Yahoo now wants to bring interactive widgets into ordinary television channels.
  • Microsoft TV vs. Google TV: Showdown at CES

    Posted January 4, 2011 - 3:01 pm

    Microsoft will reportedly announce a new Windows-based $200 set-top box using Windows Media Center as its primary interface, according to the Seattle Times. The company, which has been trying to put a Windows box in living rooms for more than 10 years with little success, is expected to make the announcement during the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
  • Hulu CEO: Our ads should be less annoying

    Posted November 11, 2010 - 10:52 am

    A media executive who wants to make advertising less intrusive? Hulu CEO Jason Kilar is convinced that the interactive nature of the Web means that his internet TV service can make money from fewer and better ads.
  • Twitter: Please Tweet while you watch TV

    Posted November 11, 2010 - 9:41 am

    A Twitter executive speaking here at the NewTeeVee Conference today says more and more people are using Twitter to add a social and community element to boring old TV-watching.
  • Would you believe...Get Smart's Cone of Silence is real!

    Posted October 28, 2010 - 3:23 pm

    Once again, what once was make believe becomes real technology in our amazing modern world...
  • Watching the internet on your big TV

    Posted June 7, 2010 - 8:00 am

    The current trend in viewing media seems to be smaller: iPods, netbooks, even tablets. But what about that marvelous 1080p flatscreen monitor? Why not turn your big TV into an internet experience? Here are a few different ways I have done just that.
  • Changing the channel on your cable box? There's an app for that.

    Posted May 13, 2010 - 7:44 am

    Yesterday Comcast introduced the Xfinity Remote, an app (for various devices) that'll help you find something to watch on TV, change the channel to the right station, and invite a friend to watch, too.
  • Apple as a TV provider? No thanks.

    Posted December 22, 2009 - 12:23 pm

    According the The Wall Street Journal, CBS and ABC are in talks with Apple to sign on for a rumored subscription TV service to be delivered via iTunes. This is not the way to solve the problem of high-cost cable TV.
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