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Would you have taken figure skater Ashley Wagner over UFC fighter Anthony Johnson last Saturday night? In the arena of TV ratings, that would have been a smart bet as NBC’s coverage of the U.S. Figure Skating Championships defeated UFC on FOX in overnight ratings for Jan. Show More Summary
When last we checked in, the TV adaptation of the Bradley Cooper film Limitless was optioned by CBS, propelled along by the seemingly open-ended nature of a story about a man who takes an experimental drug, becomes super smart, and ends up running for the U.S. Show More Summary
Among the many reasons to praise The Americans’ third-season premiere, there’s this: It shows that Elizabeth and Philip Jennings aren’t invincible. The Jennings are always on the job, and that means a smart move in the field could lead to a mistake at home, and vice versa. Show More Summary
The whole idea behind smart technology is to make life easier. And, nobody needs life made easier more than new parents—the constant worrying, the lack of sleep, and the never-ending to-do lists can get really stressful, so it’s always welcome when a device like TempTraq makes child rearing not only easier, but more reassuring. Show More Summary
If someone told me five years ago that I could be notified via my smartphone whenever I forget to close the garage door, I would tell them they are insane. Well, the time has come for smart home technologies to start making their way to other parts of the home—MyQ Home Control is an iOS/Android app that works as a smart garage door opener. Show More Summary
Apple's little black box keeps gaining smarts. The Apple TV was updated today with a new channel: the Sports Illustrated 120 SPORTS network. The new channel also has an accompanying iOS app for viewing on the small screen. Sports Illustrated created...
We've heard it time and time again: The home is changing. Soon, it will be easy to have your smart refrigerator order new groceries when it senses you're low on milk, and for your garage door to send a message to your TV when you accidentally...Show More Summary
“Jake is stupid, but he’s smart.” There it is. There is the perfect description of Jake Peralta. It’s far more eloquent than “Human Puppy Dog-Super Cop Hybrid,” at least. He’s a crack detective, but he doesn’t understand basic hygiene (or health or sex). Show More Summary
Plex lets you stream your own personal media library on your game console, phone, smart TV, and more.
Large TVs don't have to come with the big prices they once did. Upgrade your big screen in time for the Big Game with our top HDTV deals for today, including this 60-inch Vizio Smart TV, with an effective price of just $625 if you factor in the full gift card savings.
Imagine walking into your house, and tapping a button on your iPad — then seeing the lights come on, your air conditioning change to a comfortable temperature, and your favourite program come onto the TV. When it’s done properly, a high quality home automation system can be the difference between a good home and a great one. Show More Summary
You unbox your Chromecast. Connect it to your TV’s HDMI port. Then you stream YouTube videos to it, and forget about it… At just $18, the Chromecast is an unmistakably great way to make your TV “smart”, but it can feel a bit of a one-trick pony once the initial euphoria wears off. Show More Summary
Lost among the 4K TVs, 3D printers, and smart baby-bottles at CES, the AllSeen Alliance, a cross-industry group advancing the Internet of Everything (IoT) via the AllJoyn open-source software project, announced the first release of the AllJoyn Gateway Agent. Show More Summary
Nine months after Skype revealed it was making group video calls free for Windows, Mac, and Xbox One users, the feature is now being made available gratis on TVs too, alongside full HD support.
Users on and Tom's Guide forums and Twitter are reporting error screens on the Netflix smart TV app. Netflix confirms it's working on the problem.
The smart TV era started around 2008, but everything has changed since then. As the home gets more connected and the war for your attention is waged, the smart TV and its platforms will be the next major battleground.
Every now and then, some excerpt or scene from a manga or movie or TV series will make the rounds on the internet that will pique my interest. In most cases, that one scene or excerpt will be the most notable thing, with everything else paling in comparison. Literacy of Nana was one of the rare exceptions. Read more...
You know how we have modern set-top boxes to bring smart TV stuff like streaming entertainment to old TVs? Verizon has just done the same kind of thing for older cars—it won’t bring Spotify into your ’97 Corolla, but it’ll help you take care of your car and just might get you out of a roadside jam or two. Show More Summary