Video and TV

Jan 10, 2011

All you need to know about the Sony BRAVIA HDTVs for 2011

Posted by in CES 2011, HDTV, Sony
Sony BRAVIA HDTV for 2011

Sony has introduced its new line-up of BRAVIA HDTVs at CES 2011, and this time the emphasis seems to be as much on mobile and interconnectedness as it is on the quality of the TV picture. In previous years, the HDTV craze was all about 3D (last year) or thinness (2009), or even just the […]


Nov 23, 2010

LG brings Twitter to your Telly without annoying the TV networks

Posted by in HDTV, Internet TV, Video and TV

LG has launched nine apps for its range of Internet-enabled TVs that attempt to bring more of the Web to your TV. Although not exactly anywhere as comprehensive as Google TV’s offering, LG’s apps bring such things as the BBC iPlayer, Google Maps, Facebook and Twitter to your LG TV, which at least makes your […]


Nov 1, 2010

ViewSonic 3DV5 – the super-cheap way to get started with 3D video

Posted by in Camcorder, Gadgets, Portable Gadgets, Video and TV, Videos, YouTube Gadget
ViewSonic 3DV5 pocket camcorder

The Viewsonic 3DV5 pocket camcorder is a new entrant to the pocket YouTube camcorder market that has a nifty trick up its sleeve – it can shoot in 3D. Looking not unlike every other pocket camcorder that lets you shoot video and upload it easily to video sites such as YouTube, the 3DV5 not only […]


Oct 27, 2010

Western Digital TV Live Hub – the last of the Media Streamers?

Posted by in Gadgets, Media Receiver, Video and TV
Western Digital TV Live Hub

Western Digital have announced the new WD TV Live Hub, a media streamer with a whopping 1TB of storage. The Live Hub will stream any of your content from your PC or Mac to your HDTV thanks to its support for DLNA, while its impressive specs mean it can stream 1080p HD video from any […]


Oct 26, 2010

Video: Hands-on preview of the new Sony Google TV

Posted by in Gadgets, HDTV, Internet TV, Sony, Video and TV
Sony Internet TV with Google review

I was away last week at BlogWorld in Las Vegas, where one of the sponsors was Sony, who were showing off their brand new Sony Internet TV with Google. Fortunately I happened to have my camcorder on me, and so, after apologising to Dinesh, the Sony rep, for ambushing him, I managed to get a […]


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 8, 2010

Logitech Revue Review – 9 things you need to know before you buy it

Posted by in Featured, Gadgets, Internet TV, Media Center, Music, Video and TV
Google TV and the Logitech Revue

The Logitech Revue is the first Set Top Box (STB) to feature the wonderful new Google TV. But does it work as well as the hype suggests it does? Can you really install Android apps from the Android marketplace on your TV, and can you control your TV with your Android phone? More importantly, will […]


Oct 6, 2010

Everything you wanted to know about Google TV

Posted by in Google, Internet TV, Manufacturer, Media Center, Music, Video and TV
Google TV

Google TV has finally been announced in full, with Google launching the brand new Google TV site and Logitech showing off the first ever Google TV Set Top Box. Next week will see Sony showing off the first ever HDTV with integrated Google TV, meaning the Web has finally come to the best screen in […]


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 – […]


Oct 5, 2010

QNAP NMP-1000P media player offers a geeky alternative to Google TV

Posted by in Ethernet, Flickr Gadget, Gadgets, Media Receiver, Photos, Technology
QNAP NMP-1000p Network Media Player

Media streamers are funny things. So many features to offer, so many files to store, and so many different formats to support. Luckily, QNAP has launched the new QNAP NMP-1000P Network Media Player, which can support pretty much every kind of video and audio format you’ll ever come across, and decode it using a super-quick […]