Sony is not taking any chances this holiday season. It just announced a new set-top box to take control of the living room, the PS Vita TV. Currently Apple is making great progress in being a living-room TV device, so how does the PS Vita TV stack up against it?
Sony was once the darling of the TV industry. Getting a Sony Trinitron TV was the bar that people interested in tech focused on. It was the best of breed and as alluring as Apple products are today. But the last few decades, Sony has lost its footing. Last year’s focus on 3-D television has cooled, so Sony is seeing a new way to capture the magic again by betting big on 4K TV. Can it succeed?
Together, SocialBrander and TweetOut enable users to search for trending conversations on Twitter and Facebook, filter out unwanted data, approve message content, and take that content straight to air.
Netflix streaming is certainly on a roll, with the critical acclaim and audience reaction to its recent “House of Cards” series. Although the company has yet to release official ratings for the show, there is no doubt that its investment was a success. Not one to slow down, Netflix has announced a new series coming to a mobile device near you, the sci-fi program “Sense8.”
Verizon Communications CEO Lowell McAdam is bullish on the future of mobile TV. He says that half of Verizon Wireless’ network traffic is comprised completely of video. Not only that, but the percentage is only going to increase in the next few years.
Internet TV company Aereo’s recent NYC federal appeals court win has not settled well with broadcasters. So much so, that FOX and CBS are pondering leaving the free airwaves for satellite and cable to ensure they get paid for their content. But will OTA consumers don’t become collateral damage in this fight?
Showtime has a new updated app out for iPad that is sure to be a hit with mobile fans, as well as fans of Showtime’s numerous hit shows such as "Shameless", "Dexter" and "Homeland". The app listens to your show and provides content to go along with it.