Video and TV

Jan 8, 2010

Want Twitter on your TV? Samsung have an app for that with their new HDTV app store

Posted by in CES 2010, Events, HDTV, Music, Samsung, Social Media, Thoughts, Twitter Gadget, Video and TV
Samsung Internet@TV HDTV app store

HDTVs capable of showing social media apps such as Facebook and Twitter are everywhere at CES 2010, but Samsung have gone one better. Not only have they been showing off a variety of HDTVs equipped with social media apps aplenty, they’ve also launched an app store for their range of HDTVs, Blu-ray players and home […]


Jan 7, 2010

Panasonic shows off Skype on HDTV in the lamest demo ever

Posted by in CES 2010, Events, HDTV, Video and TV
Panasonic Skype HDTV

Panasonic have been showing off Skype on their HDTVs at CES 2010. I say showing off – what they’ve actually been doing is inflicting pain on anyone watching the demo! Check the video after the jump and you’ll see what I mean. They’ve hired some third rate actors to take part in what must be […]


Jan 6, 2010

New LG LHB975 Blu-ray + YouTube Home Theatre System

Posted by in Blu-Ray player, CES 2010, Events, Home Cinema, LG, Music, Video and TV
LG BL975 Blu-ray home theatre system

LG seem intent on merging the Web and telly using as many different ways as possible. This time, it’s with the LG LHB975 Blu-ray Disc Home Theatre System, a mouthful of a name that features a mouth-watering set of features (see what I did there? 😉 Just announced at CES 2010, aside from the usual […]


Jan 6, 2010

LG put Skype video calls on your telly

Posted by in CES 2010, Events, HDTV, LG, Manufacturer, Video and TV
LG Skype HDTV

LG have announced 26 new NetCast HDTVs at CES 2010, each of which comes with Skype built-in. The new TVs will let you make Skype voice and high definition video calls directly from your TV without the need for a PC. Video conferencing has been something that hasn’t really caught on in the consumer space, […]


Jan 6, 2010

Sharp, Toshiba announce Twitter TVs powered by VUDU

Posted by in CES 2010, Events, Facebook Gadget, Gadgets, HDTV, Music, Social Media, Thoughts, Twitter Gadget, Video and TV
VUDU on HDTVs

VUDU seems to be one of the stars at the show at CES 2010 this year. A plethora of companies have been showing off new Internet-enabled HDTVs that feature VUDU built-in. This isn’t just great news for VUDU, though – it’s great news for us, too, as VUDU’s service brings with it a whole host […]


Jan 6, 2010

Toshiba ZX900 Cell TV: the 3D WiFi Internet TV with PS3 Power!

Posted by in CES 2010, Events, HDTV, Manufacturer, Music, Toshiba, Video and TV
Toshiba ZX900 CELL TV - 3D HDTV with PS3 power

Toshiba have been showing off the Toshiba ZX900 CELL TV at CES 2010. The ZX900 has been so over-stuffed with features it’s difficult to know where to start! But I’ll give it a go 🙂 First up, the clue’s in the name – CELL TV, which features the CELL Engine processor, a variant of the […]


Jan 6, 2010

Alereon NoWire laptop extender: The simplest way to wirelessly stream YouTube videos to your HDTV

Posted by in HDTV, Uncategorized, Videos, YouTube Gadget
Alereon NoWires media extender

Watching videos on your laptop is fun. Watching them on your giant 50″ HDTV is better. Much better – it’s what you bought the TV for! Unfortunately, getting your laptop to stream YouTube clips onto your PC has been a nightmare. You can do it farily simply with a simple HDMI connection, but that involves […]


Jan 15, 2009

How HDTVs will look in 2010 and beyond

Posted by in Articles, CES 2009, Events, HDTV, Opinion, Video and TV
new HDTV technology

Now that CES 2009 has finished, we have more of an idea of what’s in store for HDTV in 2009. Better still, several distinct new trends were on display, which point to the future of HDTV. We round up those trends in this article to give a revealing glimpse of what you can expect from […]


Jan 9, 2009

Pioneer confuses Engadget, fans set 'em straight

Posted by in CES 2009, DVD player, Events, Pioneer, Video and TV
Pioneer DV-420V DVD player

Pioneer has announced the Pioneer DV-420V at CES 2009, an upscaling DVD player that has two tricks up its sleeve: the ability to rip tunes from a CD and store them as MP3 files onto a USB device (including an MP3 player or external hard-drive); and the ability to confuse the hell out of Engadget!


Jan 9, 2009

Panasonic TX32LZD80 price drop reflects shift in HDTV market

Posted by in HDTV, Panasonic, Video and TV
Panasonic TX32LZD80 HDTV review

If you wanted proof that the price of HDTVs is dropping like a stone, look no further than the Panasonic TX32LZD80. Part of the Panasonic LZD80 series, the TX32 is, as it’s obscure name suggests, a 32″ LCD TV with full HD 1080p, integrated freeview receiver, 3 HDMI inputs, and, most impressively, a PC input […]