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
[IamTeknik]‘s reason for entering his home automation assistant into The Hackaday Prize is simple; we have smart phones, TVs, and even smart cars. Why not a smart house? Like its namesake from Iron Man, Project Jarvis is an intelligent assistant with a bit of home automation thrown into the mix. Show More Summary
Consumers don't always want to use a smartphone app to control their smart home. The universal remote of the past could control your TV, cable box, DVD player, VCR, and maybe a few other devices. But with the rise of smart homes, the remote is growing up to command connected lights, blinds, locks, and, of course, the entertainment system. Read Full Story
This week’s Smart Living roundup features a smarter way to manage the connected home, a cloud company acquisition to improve smart homes, and a snazzy way to update your home entertainment system. . airfy Beacon If you don’t make … Continue reading ?
The most confusing aspect of The Mysteries Of Laura is whether or not the show is self-aware enough to realize it’s generic to the point of absurdity. Debra Messing is Laura Diamond, a tough-as-nails cop who’s great at her job, but not great with her messy personal life. Show More Summary
StockLogos: A fun look at what some famous TV characters’ logos would be. The Walter White one (pictured) is only missing his trademark hat. TVNewser: Brooke Baldwin won the ninth annual “New York’s Funniest Reporter” show. She willShow More Summary
I may be off my rocker for wondering about this, but here goes. You've seen the ads for Madam Secretary, right? (Aside from those of you who shun TV as unworthy of your attention, of course.) Téa Leone stars as a smart, tough, engaged,...Show More Summary
If any of your TVs still aren't smart, here are a few cheap streaming box options. The Roku 1 has a hardware remote and can run thousands of Roku apps, but the Chromecast makes it much easier to stream content directly from your phone or computer. You can't go wrong either way. Read more...
Amazon opened its “home automation store” one year ago, selling everything under the sun that even resembles a smart device or system. There are TVs, Blu-ray players, tablets, routers, GoPro cameras, run-of-the-mill security cameras and more. Show More Summary
Even if you aren't hauling a 55-inch smart TV with you to campus, you can do better than watching Netflix on your laptop. Our picks include an affordable Blu-ray player, set-top boxes and a few big-screen stunners. There's more where that came from,...
Coming off the massive success of FXX's Simpsons marathon, the network is looking for ways to keep die-hard fans tuning in, and bring even more over to the still-young TV channel "There's going to be an awful lot of curation and thematics,"...Show More Summary
4K may be here, and it is exciting, but let's be honest -- for most people, it's going to be a long time before a 70-inch 4K TV sniffs a price considered "affordable." More power to those who can afford it, but if you're looking forShow More Summary
"You'll never know if you don't try," said some smart person at some time in history, probably not talking about television Still, the phrase very much applies as career couch potatoes prepare to enter the most stressful time of theShow More Summary
It's time to start making decisions about what gets room on your TiVo/DVR. Don't waste valuable space on terrible shows. Make smart decisions by checking out BuddyTV's rankings of the best and the worst of the new fall TV programs. Fall Premiere Dates | Ranking Returning Fall Shows | 25 Sexiest Women | 25 Sexiest Men
Philips has just revealed a new lineup of 4K TVs, along with a way to actually play something on them. The standout model is the 55-inch curved Philips 8900 model that brings Smart TV features via Android. That gives access to the Google Play Store...
If this actually happens, file it under “Smart Moves.” I’ve praised DC Entertainment in the past for their overwhelmingly stellar work in producing effective superhero TV. ‘Smallville’ was a success even thought it petered out near the end. They had a respectable run with ‘Superboy’ and ‘Lois and Clark’ definitely worked a niche market. The […]
Samsung has introduced a curved speaker to complement its 55- and 65-inch curved TVs The HW-H7500 Curved Soundbar lives up to its name by offering a unique, curved slab of audio that can be used as a standalone unit, or serve as a television...Show More Summary
The TV miniseries Cosmos, both in its O.G. Carl Sagan form and its rebooted Neil DeGrasse Tyson iteration, works, if you want it to, as a smart science lesson for kids. It’s a lionization of the iconoclasts, throughout history, who helped us understand now the universe works, and an approachable science-fictony way to teach science [...]
The deal will take cloud gaming to new smart TVs in Europe.