Tim Bucher’s stealth startup Black Pearl System left us guessing — but at CES, he told and showed us everything about the company’s new product LyveHome
Vizio launched a new, lower-priced version of its CoStar streaming player Wednesday. The new player, dubbed CoStar LT, will sell for $80,…
TV maker Vizio noticed something interesting earlier this year: During some weeks, people were streaming more media than watching regular TV.
Google TV may be getting ready to take the fight to Apple and Roku by allowing CE manufacturers to build pure streaming boxes without any cable TV integration. Vizio CTO Matt McRae told us that he expects these devices to surface later this year.
Vizio’s Co-Star is the company’s first Google TV device. How does it stack up to Roku, Apple TV and other media streamers, and how well does it work for cord cutters? Check out our video review for a detailed look at the device.
The future of TV is like pizza, believes Marvell co-founder Weili Dai. Different people like different toppings, and different companies may have different recipes for their tomato sauce – but Marvell wants to be the dough that holds it all together.
Thought iPads and Android tablets were bad for netbooks? Wait until they replace TV sets. Vizio CTO Matt McRae believes that consumers are beginning to choose tablets over small TVs. Luckily, his company is making both – and a new set-top-box that further blurs the line.
Korea Telecom in South Korea has taken an interesting twist on network neutrality, and is blocking Samsung’s Smart TVs from access the Internet, according to a large S. Korean daily. That’s right, net neutrality isn’t just for applications like Netflix anymore.
A week ago, it seemed like Google TV was back on track after announcing new partners. But if Google finally is gaining the trust and support of the consumer electronics industry, there was little evidence of it at this week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
Sony is going to start selling Google TV devices around the world, Google revealed in a blog post today. Google also confirmed we are going to see new Google TV gear from LG, Vizio, Samsung and Sony at CES in Las Vegas next week.
Perhaps it’s fitting that a company best known for televisions would become the first Android tablet maker to offer Hulu Plus. Vizio’s 8-inc…
Yahoo TV is one of the oldest connected TV platforms still around, but it continues to innovate. Its broadcast interactivity feature offers new ways for broadcasters and advertisers to reach consumers. But with some of its OEMs looking at other platforms, can it fulfill its promise?
Thought Andoid tablets can’t be cool? Vizio begs to differ: The company just introduced an iPad competitor that doubles as a fancy multitouch remote control for any Vizio TV ever sold, plus millions of other CE devices. Features like these could help Android tablets to succeed.
This week at the Consumer Electronics Show, we’re likely to see dozens of new tablets and smartphones from the usual suspects — and at least one surprise entrant. Vizio will show off a new 4-inch smartphone and 8-inch tablet, both of which are built around Google Android.
Vizio could give Google TV a lifeline, with a new line of HD televisions that run the operating system combining live TV with Internet apps. But will Vizio’s market heft and integration with new mobile devices be enough to save the Google TV platform?
Netflix has grown pretty substantially since launching its subscription streaming service. But pretty soon, it might not be the only game in town; companies like OnLive and Vizio are in negotiations with content owners to launch their own streaming services like the one Netflix has.
As predicted, HDTV sales led demand among consumer electronics from Black Friday through Cyber Monday, with retailers both online and off seeing…
Televisions are going to transition from having nice pictures to becoming smart, app-filled, interactive machines, Matthew McRae, VP and GM of Advanced…
No longer the passive box that just displays moving pictures, television just got a whole lot more interesting at this week’s Consumer…
Netflix (s NFLX) today announced that its streaming service will be coming to Vizio HD TV sets, allowing consumers to watch Netflix…