Google TV Suffers Another Setback

If you were expecting to see various television makers unveil their offerings for Google TV at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas next month, prepare to be disappointed. Google TV has received lukewarm reviews since its introduction in October and has asked TV makers such as LG, Sharp, and Toshiba to delay their introductions.… Continue reading Google TV Suffers Another Setback

Who Will Own The Living Room? Apple, Google, Sony or Microsoft?

Though recently it has been the smartphone market that has garnered the most attention in the tech world, the arrival of a revamped – if slightly disappointing – Apple TV is a reminder that the living room is the next big play for digital transformation. Think about it: unlike so many other sectors of society,… Continue reading Who Will Own The Living Room? Apple, Google, Sony or Microsoft?

The Next Apple TV May Cost $99 and Not Suck

Now this is interesting. Hey, remember Apple TV? No, I don’t blame you. Man, Apple TV sucked so hard. Apparently, though, that won’t be the case forever – sources of Engadget have whispered some sweet nothings about the next iteration of Apple’s crappiest product (presently), and it’s sounding pretty erotic from where I’m sitting. Like,… Continue reading The Next Apple TV May Cost $99 and Not Suck

Google TV Can’t Skip Ads – Should We Skip Google TV?

Part of the greatness of the traditional PVR is that you can skip through crap you don’t want to see; credits, Survivor, ads, etc. This feature is arguably the single reason to own a PVR. So what of Google TV? Apparently, no dice, said Rishi Chandra, product manager of The Goog-TV and all around swell… Continue reading Google TV Can’t Skip Ads – Should We Skip Google TV?

Your TV Remote Can Just Stay Lost

[vimeo]http://vimeo.com/6698128[/vimeo] With all the ballyhoo Google’s brought over Google TV in the last 36 hours, it would seem that people are about to get excited over television again. With that, I guess it’s only fitting I show you some totally cool TV tech. What you’re watching is a demo of Skål. Skål (pronounced ‘skål’) is… Continue reading Your TV Remote Can Just Stay Lost

Beyond the Hype: The Future Impact of Google I/O Announcements

With the goal of complete and total domination in mind, internet Goliath Google has set its sights on nearly every form of interactive media imaginable. What started as a research project by Sergey Brin and Larry Page in ’96 later became the most widely used search engine in the world, and went on to expand… Continue reading Beyond the Hype: The Future Impact of Google I/O Announcements