News tagged ‘smart tv’

Wednesday, 27 Feb 2013

LG Electronics Acquires webOS from HP for Smart TVs

LG Electronics Acquires webOS from HP for Smart TVs

The story of WebOS takes another turn as LG Electronics has bought the platform from HP. Rather than being used for smartphones and tablets, LG will be utilizing WebOS for its Smart TVs.

Tuesday, 8 Jan 2013

LG Exhibits Google TVs, Ultra HD & OLED TVs at CES 2013 (Updated!)

LG Exhibits Google TVs, Ultra HD & OLED TVs at CES 2013 (Updated!)

LG has unveiled several new TV and related products at CES 2013. Some that caught our attention are new Google TVs and wider variety of Ultra HD TVs. Also, the company has stated its plans for its 55-inch OLED TV for the US market.

Thursday, 3 Jan 2013

LG to Strut Carbon-Free OLED TV & Smart TV Games at CES 2013

LG to Strut Carbon-Free OLED TV & Smart TV Games at CES 2013

Participants at CES 2013 can expect to see LG's CarbonFree-certified OLED TV and a variety of new Cinema 3D Smart TV games at the tradeshow. LG also announced plans to take pre-orders for their OLED TVs in South Korea, which are slated to arrive in February.

Thursday, 27 Dec 2012

Samsung ChatON 2.0, Previews Smart Hub and Smart TV Unveiled Ahead of CES 2013

Samsung ChatON 2.0, Previews Smart Hub and Smart TV Unveiled Ahead of CES 2013

With CES 2013 coming up in two weeks' time, Samsung has released a teaser video for its Smart TV and gave a sneak preview of its new Smart Hub. It also announced a new version of its instant messaging app, ChatON 2.0.

Wednesday, 12 Dec 2012

Japanese TV Makers Sell Assets to Increase Capital

Japanese TV Makers Sell Assets to Increase Capital

To recover from recent losses, Japanese TV giants, particularly Panasonic, Sony, and Sharp, are hawking out US$3 billion worth in assets in a last-ditch attempt to turn the tide.

Tuesday, 28 Aug 2012

Senior VP: No Apple HDTV Unless Content Deals Are Secured

Senior VP: No Apple HDTV Unless Content Deals Are Secured

One of Apple's Senior VPs has remarked recently that the likelihood of an Apple HDTV display materializing in the near future is slim, mainly due to the company's inability to secure rights with major networks to broadcast their content.

Monday, 14 May 2012

Panasonic Suffers Record Loss, Plasma TV Sales in The Red

Panasonic Suffers Record Loss, Plasma TV Sales in The Red

Panasonic will be scrambling to turn things around after suffering a record net loss of US$9.7 billion. Things aren't looking too rosy for its plasma division either with a 41 percent dip in sales.

Thursday, 10 May 2012

Samsung's OLED HDTV Will Cost You US$9000

Samsung's OLED HDTV Will Cost You US$9000

Samsung is set to unleash their OLED televisions in the second half of the year at a whopping price of US$9,000. Expect them to come in 55-inch packages.

Thursday, 3 May 2012

Almost Half of Britain's Smart TV Users Don't Know What It Is

Almost Half of Britain's Smart TV Users Don't Know What It Is

A recent survey conducted by a market research firm reveals that almost half of Britain's Smart TV owners have no clue as to what a Smart TV is. Is this an appalling phenomenon or an expected trend?

Monday, 23 Apr 2012

Internet-enabled Smart TVs at Risk of Hack Attacks

Internet-enabled Smart TVs at Risk of Hack Attacks

Researchers fiddling around with their Internet-enabled Smart TVs have found out that these devices may be susceptible to denial-of-service attacks.

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