With all focus turned to the iPad 3 announcement happening on March 7, the New York Post is starting sparks about Apple being in negotiations to create a streaming TV service that'll make TV channels more app-like.
The forthcoming release of Star Trek: The Next Generation on Blu-Ray really gets our nerd juices flowing, and some übernerds (we say that with respect and a little bit of jealousy) have gone through scene by scene and taken note of a bunch of the cool new stuff that you can see in the remastered episodes that you couldn't see before. For example, did you know that there's a little shout-out to Star Wars hidden in one of the props in Encounter at Far Point? Yeah, neither did anyone else, but thanks to the magic of high-res Blu-Ray, we can see it now.
We've been anxiously awaiting the re-release of Star Trek: The Next Generation in high definition on Blu-Ray, and this first sample clip shows just how spectacular of a job CBS is doing with it. Let's put it this way: Captain Picard almost looks young.
Men and women have different ideas about home design, and while some guys might think it would be cool to have the rear end of a Porsche parked in the living room, I'm pretty sure most of their female companions won't concur.
Kicking old technologies to the curb is never easy. For Adobe, killing off Flash support for mobile browsers was a tough decision — but one that had to be made because HTML5 is getting so much better. Looks like Flash support on Internet connected TVs are getting the boot too.
That Apple is planning to release a fancy HDTV is one of the longest-held rumors in Apple land. But is it actually finally going to happen?
This is pretty neat: it looks like Verizon and Comcast are working on letting you use your Xbox 360 as a cable box/DVR. With most cable boxes/DVRs existing in the technological world of the late 1990s, this is exciting news.
A piece in today's Wall Street Journal claims that Apple is "working on new technology to deliver video to televisions, and has been discussing whether to try to launch a subscription TV service." And if that's true, the cable industry should be a little nervous.
If you were watching the fireworks in Boston on CBS this 4th of July, you would have seen the fireworks exploding behind landmarks such as Fenway Park and Quincy Market. The problem? It would have been impossible to see the fireworks going off behind those places.
The humble television set seems poised to burst like some feature-laden pinata. Where is our Internet connectivity? Our TV apps? Well, here's one trick the TV will learn soon, and one that makes sense: the ability to make video calls.