Coming Soon

Oct 26, 2010

Breaking: Apple to buy Sony

Posted by in Coming Soon, News, Rumours
Aplpe and Sony

Whoa, now here’s news! Reuters are reporting that Apple has Sony in its sights and are looking to buy the faltering Japanese giant. If true, it’ll be sign of a concerted push by Apple into the homes of us all, and signals that the next great tech battle will be fought around the smart TV. […]

Oct 22, 2010

Samsung develops its own rival to Google TV and Apple TV

Posted by in Coming Soon, Internet TV, Rumours, Video and TV
Samsung Bada TV

Smart TVs have suddenly become very big news, with both Google and Apple slugging it out to be the king of the app-enabled Web TV. But they won’t have it all their own way, though – not if Samsung has anything to do with it. The South Korean electronics giant is working on bringing its […]

Oct 5, 2010

Leaked pictures of Sony’s Google TV – the Sony Bravia NSX-46GT1

Posted by in Coming Soon, Gadgets, HDTV, Internet TV, Sony, Video and TV
Sony Bravia NSX-46GT1 with Google TV

This is the first picture of the Sony Bravia GT1, the first HDTV with Google TV built-in. Sony will officially launch the TV next week, but Best Buy managed to inadvertently show it off through a demo they were doing during a press event last week. We know a fair bit about Google TV – […]

Sep 27, 2010

Nvidia tips smartphones to replace set top boxes

Posted by in Coming Soon, News
Nvidia's Jen-Hsun Huang

Nvidia chief Jen-Hsun Huang has been peerin ginto his crystal ball, and one thing he tips is the smartphone of the future replacing your set to box. “It’s a foregone conclusion that the personal computer of the future is this size,” said Huang, holding up his smartphone. “You could add wireless HDMI to it someday, […]

Sep 7, 2010

Toshiba Places STB takes on Google TV

Posted by in Coming Soon, Internet TV, Toshiba, Video and TV
Toshiba Places on a set top box

Toshiba, a name not currently associated with web-on-TV, are looking to right this wrong with their forthcoming Toshiba Places service. Places offers an array of Web content, from news and weather, to photos from Flickr and videos from sites such as YouTube. OK, so that’s nothing new – every Internet TV solution has been doing […]

Aug 26, 2010

Is Apple about to launch a new iPod Touch?

Posted by in Apple, Apple TV, Coming Soon, MP3 Players, Portable Gadgets, Rumours
iPod Touch 4 Digitizer

The invites are out and the event is now official, Apple will be hosting a music related event on 1st September in San Franciso, USA. Top of the rumour tree is a new iPod Touch, and this fourth generation is whispered to be the most social of iPods yet.

Jan 10, 2010

Notion Ink Tablet prototype fuses the Web with HDTV

Posted by in CES 2010, Coming Soon, Events, Prototypes
Notion Ink tablet

Fresh with their success with the Boxee Box, NVIDIA have been showing off the prowess of their Tegra2 chip that powers it, and talking about some of the devices that other manufacturers are working on that will also be powered by the Tegra2. One such developer is Notion Ink, who have revealed a prototype tablet […]

Jan 8, 2010

Android-powered Social Microwave could crowd source the perfect baked potato

Posted by in CES 2010, Coming Soon, Events, Music, Prototypes
Android-powered social microwave

CES 2010 always brings out the bizarre, but a company called Touch Revolution are taking it to the extreme. They’ve been showing off a microwave and washer/dryer, both equipped with the Android OS. Android, I’m sure you know, is Google’s open source operating system that’s been installed on dozens of smartphones, tablets and laptops. Never, […]

Dec 17, 2008

Try the Tria Wireless Vinyl Sound System

Posted by in Coming Soon, Prototypes
TRIA wireless vinyl sound system

Wireless vinyl – now there are two words I never thought I’d see together! The gorgeous looking sound system you see here could have come straight from the pages of an old 1970s B&O catalogue on how the music systems of the future (i.e. 1995!) might look. It’s called the TRIA, and it’s an oddly […]

Dec 12, 2008

Sony to release touchscreen Walkman at CES 2009

Posted by in Coming Soon, Rumours
Sony Touchscreen Walkman at CES 2009

Sony is rumoured to be launching a new touchscreen Wi-Fi-equipped Walkman at CES 2009 in the New Year. The new Walkman will be designed to take on the iPod Touch, and will feature a 3″ OLED touchscreen display with enhanced colours. It’ll also feature Wi-Fi for browsing the Web, watching YouTube videos, and downloading MP3s […]