Internet TV

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 […]


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 – […]


Sep 28, 2010

Apple TV, Google TV and 6 other Internet TV players compared: which should you buy?

Posted by in Featured, Internet TV, Media Center, Video and TV
Apple TV Internet TV player

There’s a revolution in TV brewing, with Apple, Google, Boxee, Roku, Sony, TiVo and Western Digital all selling new set top boxes that combine the best features of your HDTV (namely, its screen) with the best features of the Web – plus your own pictures and videos thrown in for good measure. But which system […]


Sep 20, 2010

Can the Boxee Box compete with Apple TV and Google TV?

Posted by in Internet TV, Media Receiver, Video and TV
Boxee Box review

The long-time coming hardware version of the Boxee software is about to finally be released. Called the Boxee Box, it is what the name hints at – Boxee but in its own box, all ready to go. For those who are unaware, Boxee is a software media centre that is a direct descendant of the […]


Sep 13, 2010

YouTube adds live streaming as Google bets big on TV

Posted by in Google, Internet TV, Video and TV, Videos, YouTube Gadget
YouTube

Taking internet video the next logical step, YouTube are to begin streaming live content under the “Live on YouTube” banner. Initially a test of their live streaming platform, this heralds a major shift in YouTube’s content with on-demand video being joined in the future by a raft of ‘channels’. At present the content is only […]


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 […]