Panasonic Bringing Firefox OS to Smart TVs This Year

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LG might be bringing webOS to smart TVs, but Panasonic will be trying to one-up LG by introducing Firefox OS for smart TVs, which will release at some point later in the year. Mozilla and Panasonic say that they’ll “work together to promote Firefox OS and its open ecosystem,” hopefully boosting the awareness of the […]

Roku TV Beats Apple’s Mythical iTV to the Market

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Apple, which already competes against Roku and other inexpensively priced set-top streaming boxes on the market, is rumored to be making its own branded smart TV but it looks like Roku has beat the Cupertino, California company to the market. Now, rather than having to connect a Roku box to your existing HDTV set at […]

iTV Taking a Back Seat to iWatch for 2014 at Apple

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A new report suggests that Apple’s plans to launch a dedicated iTV television set, rather than the Apple TV set top box, in 2014 has been delayed and the Apple-branded HDTV is now slated for a 2015 deal. Difficulty in securing content for the launch of the iTV was the reason cited for the delay. […]

Android 4.4 KitKat Now Rumored to Target TVs

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Smartphone owners hoping that Google’s forthcoming Android 4.4 KitKat release will bring new features to mobile devices may be in for an unwelcomed surprise as the latest rumors suggest that the newest chocolate build of Android will be targeted to the larger screen of the television. According to Korean language ET News, the latest Google OS […]

Android Falling Out of LG’s Favor On TV?

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It looks like LG, which had been a Google TV partner bringing the search giant’s mobile OS to its big HDTV screens, is now looking to switch allegiance and is favoring the Open webOS platform, which was born out of HP open-sourcing webOS post-Palm acquisition. Though webOS, which had debuted on the Palm Pre as […]

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 Review: Using The Tablet With Your TV

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According to research cited by Samsung, over 80% of tablet owners use the device while sitting in front of the TV. Because of this, Samsung included an IR blaster on the Galaxy Tab 2 along with the Peel Smart Remote app. The idea is to make the Tab 2 the center of your home media setup, thus making it the center of your world.

Cable TV Set-Top Boxes: The Real Motive Behind the Motorola Acquisition?

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Various smartphone and general technology blogs and sites out there have explored the various implications of what Google’s announced $12.5 billion of Motorola Mobility may mean to the Android ecosystem from the smartphone and tablet perspective, but a key–and perhaps a growing arena–area that has not yet been talked much about is Motorola’s experience and […]