Apple has a new patent application (via AppleInsider) for a new mobile app that could be used specifically to amp up the Apple TV viewing experience. This would be different from the existing Remote app, in that it would more directly translate the on-screen experience of using both Apple TV, and iTunes on the desktop. Show More Summary
Hey, you. Yes, you, the one who has one eye on her computer and the other on her smart phone while the TV is on in the background. Listen, I know there is a ton of bad press out there about how damaging screen time is to your kids and...Show More Summary
It’s about time a real remote control came with your “smart tv.” A team over at Philips Media Interaction, which operates within the Philips company, has solved your scrolling through Netflix blues. It’s called uWand, gesture control...Show More Summary
HBO’s thoroughly engrossing documentary, Captivated: The Trial Of Pamela Smart. The true-life case, which inspired To Die For and more than a few TV movies, is far more fascinating than fiction. The Conjuring prequel/unofficial Chucky sequel, Annabelle. Show More Summary
Today’s Smart World recap features a miniscule battery-free chip, a TV that tracks your health, expectations for Big Data powering the erection of smart buildings, and upgraded platforms for the Internet of Things developers. For those who missed last week’s Smart … Continue reading ?
Consoles enjoy strong lead over smart TVs, media boxes.
The 40th Ryder Cup concluded yesterday, and fans with 2013 or 2014 Samsung Smart TV were able to follow along with the Ryder Cup TV app, developed in collaboration with Turner Sports and the PGA of America. The app allowed fans to follow...Show More Summary
While many television manufacturers have taken to padding their features lists (and price tags) with everything from 3D to curved screens, streaming set-top box maker Roku has just released a whole new breed of barebones smart TV. Practical,...Show More Summary
As of late, a lot of smart TVs come with a bunch of apps (like the Vizio E3201-A0 which we reviewed) that allow you to use services such as Netflix, Hulu, YouTube, and more. If you don’t have one of those TVs, you can also resort toShow More Summary
Arguments about whose turn it is to do the washing up, negotiating rights to the TV remote control and disputes over noise — as many students returning to university for the new academic year are about to learn the hard way, sharing a house can be a tricky business. Show More Summary
Right now, the 4k challenge isn’t getting a 4k television, it’s getting 4k content to watch on it. More movies are slowly but surely being made available in 4k, but the relative lack of availability of 4k content is still a good argument to hold off on buying 4k televisions for the time being. Show More Summary
On today’s “The Roundup,” Bloomberg’s Trish Regan, Mia Saini, Eric Chemi and Barry Ritholtz wrap up the day’s top market stories on Bloomberg Television’s “Street Smart.” Source: Bloomberg, Sept. 24 2014
Real Genius, the 1985 college campus comedy starring Val Kilmer, is a smart and cheeky guide to doing right by the old coming of age comedy structure. So, naturally, a new Real Genius TV show that will relaunch the title is dropping most of the signature elements. Show More Summary
After a successful run for the PGA Championship TV app last month, Samsung and the PGA are teaming up once again to bring you maximum golf. This time, they’ve prepared a companion app for the Ryder Cup, which will pit Team USA against Team Europe this weekend at the Gleneagles Hotel PGA Centenary Course in Perth & Kinross, Scotland. Show More Summary
This week’s Smart Health roundup features a healthy round of funding for iHealth Lab, a television that does more than entertain you, and a fresh effort to help people with food allergies better enjoy their dining experiences. . iHealth Lab’s healthy … Continue reading ?
Arguments about whose turn it is to do the washing up, negotiating rights to the TV remote control and disputes over noise -- as many students returning to university for the new academic year are about to learn the hard way, sharing a house can be a tricky business. Show More Summary
Tue 07 Oct Peter Berner has been smart on TV, smart in comedy, smart in books and has also appeared on Celebrity Apprentice. This proves he has the capacity to convert...
Friends ("The One Where the Monkey Gets Away") is on TV, Alanis Morissette is angrily screaming "You oughta know" on the radio, your bff messages you on WhatsApp. What's this misfit in this picture? Nothing if you're rocking LG's Wine Smart -- a rare...
In which our intrepid correspondent feels bad for his smart phone being wielded by such a dumb user. Now read this:Woman Falls Asleep On Charging iPhone And Is Severely Burned (Aug 26, 2014) TV Crew Tests App Identifying ‘Sketchy’ Neighborhoods And Is Promptly Robbed (Aug 10, 2014) President Obama To Sign Bill Unlocking Cellphones (Jul [...]
From Smart Monkey TV: Global beauty ambassador Eryca Freemantle talks about: how the international make-up brands are investing in Africa; why women of color spend more on beauty products than their white counterparts; the kinds of beauty...Show More Summary