With Intel having lost its opportunity with Google TV, the company is now re-focusing its efforts in the smart TV business towards its own Linux operating system – no not MeeGo, but rather Tizen. There will be a smart TV specific version called Tizen TV which will run on Intel's CE range of Atom processors,
Buffalo has just announced its latest generation LinkTheater series LT-V200 which is basically a suped up multi-format capable media player for the lounge, featuring an internal SATA port to add in a HDD alongside the USB connectivity (in the form of a couple USB 2.0 ports; one on the front and one at the rear)
No more worrying about your child playing loud music that can hurt their hearing. Kidz Gear has launched this Apple Wired Headphones for Kids, designed especially for iPod, iPhone and iPad. It features "KidzControl" volume limiting technology for safe volume listening and comes with a special microphone and remote control.
Apple has posted its financial results for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2012, beating Wall Street analyst predictions and showing that the company still has huge growth potential after the passing of its co-founder and former CEO, Steve Jobs.
In a surprise to no-one move, Google or rather Marvell has come clean on the fact that Google TV will be moving away from Intel and onto ARM. The first new Google TV boxes should be based on the Marvell Armada 1500 HD media SoC and should make a debut at CES next week.
It's hard not to get a bit frustrated with Intel and its many proprietary technologies, although at least a few things seems to be changing slowly but surely when it comes to WiDi, Intel's video streaming technology over Wi-Fi. We've managed to dig up a fair bit of news as to what to expect in
It's really a shame that Roku's products are only available in the US due to the technicalities of streaming content over the internet, something the traditional TV companies obviously are very much against even though they are allowing for it to a degree. The company has come up with a simple and elegant solution that
Just ahead of CES, Broadcom has announced four new solutions related to Smart TVs which will be displayed at the show. Some of the chips are intended for integration inside the TV unit while others are destined for media streamers or what Broadcom calls Over-the-Top media players.
We have seen smartphones and tablet devices running Google Android mobile operating system. And apparently SiriusXM has recently introduced their new Android portable satellite radio called Lynx.
Intel has been pushing its WiDi/Wireless Display video streaming over Wi-Fi technology for a while now, but the technology has to caveats, as not only does your notebook need to have one of a somewhat limited range of Intel Wi-Fi cards, but you also need to have a fairly costly receiver. ECS seems to have
The Wi-Fi Alliance has announced new interoperability guidelines for Wi-Fi Direct and DLNA which should make it easier to connect DLNA enabled Wi-Fi devices for media streaming. Currently Wi-Fi Direct can be somewhat convoluted to use depending on your devices, but hopefully this will help simplify things when it comes to media streaming.
Android devices finally receive not one but three speaker docks designed for the platform, courtesy of Philips. A repackaged version of its iPod-oriented cousin the DS8500, this new kid in the block seems like a hit from early reports.
Smart TV is all the rage and if you want to get in on the trend you may end up ditching a fairly new LCD TV to do so. Thankfully, there are companies like ASUS out there that have a solution – ASUS O!Play Mini Plus.
Media players are hardly what we'd call special these days and you can get some really cheap, if albeit basic models these days that will play pretty much any file format you throw at them. Seagate has been trying to get in to the media player for quite some time and so far the company
This afternoon, Western Digital announced the launch of the WD TV Live, My Passport Studio and My Passport for Mac in Singapore. The WD TV Live streaming media player can connect to the Internet easily via Ethernet or wireless, and supports high definition video applications. The WD MyPassport portable hard drives come in compact form
AC Ryan has unveiled the VEOLO smart Android hub that claims to offer apps, Internet, and media streamer on your TV, at the comfort of your home. The VEOLO is equipped with ARM Cortex A9 1GHz processor, onboard 512MB DDR3 and is based on Google Android 2.2 Froyo mobile operating system.
Sony Singapore had recently announced their NWZ-A860 Walkman. And at the recent IFA 2011 trade fair for consumer electronics and household appliances in Berlin, Germany, the company showcased the new NW-Z1000 Android Walkman which claims to run Google Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system.
With LunaTik's creative watch-kit, you can transform your Apple iPod Nano into the world's coolest multi-touch wrist watch. Distributed by Tat Chuan Acoustic in Singapore, two models of LunaTik are available now - TikTok and LunaTik.
Even though many users do use their smartphones to listen to their favorite songs, there still exist a group who prefer to rely on the dedicated portable MP3 player. Sony Electronics Asia Pacific has recently unveiled their new NWZ-A860 Walkman MP3 player that features a stylish exterior design, Bluetooth wireless connectivity, and claims to deliver premium sound quality for
We can't say that we've been blown away by Creative's recent additions when it comes to media player, but the just announced Zen X-Fi3 is an interesting device that might not appeal to everyone with its tiny 2-inch screen and touch sensitive controls, but it seems like a step in the right direction compared to