Video and TV

Sep 2, 2010

Is the Sony Bloggie Touch the blogger’s perfect video cam?

Posted by in Camcorder, Flickr Gadget, Manufacturer, Photos, Social Media, Sony, Video and TV, Videos, YouTube Gadget
Sony Bloggie Touch

With a name like the Sony Bloggie Touch, you don’t have to be a genius to work out Sony’s demographic for their cute little video camera. Aimed squarely at bloggers, the Bloggie Touch comes with a touch screen, and a 3″ capacitive one at that! That’s not the only trick it’s got up its sleeve […]


Sep 2, 2010

6 TVs with YouTube – making the TV social again

Posted by in Featured, HDTV, Lists, Music, Social Media, Video and TV, Videos, YouTube Gadget

If you’ve never thought of a TV with YouTube, it might be time to give it some thought. TV is going through a transformation the likes of which it’s not seen since the birth of Satellite TV. New Internet TVs don’t just give you a TV with YouTube – they give you a whole new […]


Jan 18, 2010

Looking for an MKV Player? Here are 6 of the best MKV Media Players around

Posted by in Featured, Media Center, Music, Video and TV
MKV Player

An MKV Player lets you watch the very latest HD videos by supporting the new Matroska Multimedia Container format. Although MKV files are everywhere on file sharing networks, finding an MKV Player is difficult as there aren’t many available, simply because the format is so new. So we thought we’d help you with a guide […]


Jan 15, 2010

Sony Bravia Internet Video brings social media to your 3D TV

Posted by in CES 2010, DLNA, Events, HDTV, Music, Social Media, Sony, Video and TV, Wi-Fi
Sony Bravia Internet Video HDTV

The new Sony Bravia Internet Video platform is Sony’s answer to the huge interest in Internet video that we’ve seen this year. Featuring 25 different applications from the likes of YouTube and Netflix, the Sony Bravia Internet Video system comes built into many of Sony’s shiny new HDTVs, which, together with Wi-Fi and 3D, provide […]


Jan 13, 2010

JVC TeleDock eats iPods

Posted by in CES 2010, Events, HDTV, JVC, Video and TV
JVC TeleDock HDTVs

JVC seem to have found the perfect complement to your shiny new HDTV – an iPod dock! Simply buy one of their new JVC TeleDock range of HDTVs, and you too can dock your iPod into the front of your telly, where it’ll be fully charged and happily play music, videos and photos through your […]


Jan 11, 2010

Turn your Samsung HDTV and smartphone into a Wii (well, almost!)

Posted by in CES 2010, Events, HDTV, Home Cinema, Video and TV
SamsungApps store

I mentioned the SamsungApps Store a few days back, but now a video has been released that shows off some of its potential. The SamsungApps store is basically a smartphone-like app store for your Samsung home entertainment devices. It’s a good move – not only does it extend the features of your Samsung HDTV, Blu-ray […]


Jan 11, 2010

Watch and control your TV from your mobile with the Monsoon Volcano sideloader

Posted by in CES 2010, Events, Video and TV
Monsoon Volcano media streaming application

The Monsoon Volcano is a cracking new piece of kit that lets you watch and control your TV from your mobile phone – no matter where you are in the world. The system, shown for the first time at CES 2010, is similar to a SlingBox in that it placeshifts video content, letting you watch […]


Jan 11, 2010

Samsung S-Series camcorders add WiFi, miss YouTube

Posted by in Camcorder, CES 2010, Events, Samsung, Video and TV
Smasung HMX-S10 camcorder

Samsung have come up with an answer to the perennial problem of viewing the videos you shoot from your camera. Rather than connecting your camcorder to your HDTV by wires, if you use one the new Samsung S-Series camcorders on display at CES 2010 you can beam your videos to you TV instantly with just […]


Jan 10, 2010

Samsung F-Series camcorders bring their own editing software to the party

Posted by in Camcorder, CES 2010, Events, Samsung, Social Media, Video and TV, Videos, YouTube Gadget
Samsung SMX-F40

Samsung announced a series of new camcorders at CES 2010, each optimized to work seamlessly with YouTube. The Samsung SMX-F40, SMX-F43 and SMX-F44 camcorders do this via Samsung’s Intelli-studio 2.0 software, which lets you edit, play and upload videos from any PC. The interesting thing about Intelli-studio 2.0, though, is that all of the software […]


Jan 9, 2010

Boxee Box Review – why your HDTV and you need this remarkable media center

Posted by in CES 2010, Events, Media Receiver, Social Media, Video and TV, Wi-Fi
Boxee Box review

Look around CES 2010 and you’ll see acres of HDTVs and Blu-ray playes, all showing off their flashy Internet TV features. YouTube, Flickr, Facebook, Twitter and a billion other social media apps, all viewable on a shiny new $5,000 HDTV. But what if you don’t have $5,000? Or worse, what if you just spent $5,000 […]