Entries Tagged as 'search and recommendation'

Roku Kicks Off Holidays With Pricing Specials, Including Streaming Stick+

November 13th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K Front Projection, 4K LED LCD, Cable TV, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, electronic program guides, HDMI, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, Live OTT services, News, OTT services, search and recommendation, Skinny TV services, Streaming Services, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHDTV

  Anyone planning to give a new Roku streaming media adapter has a gift for the upcoming holidays will be happy to know that the company will be offering limited-time pricing specials on select models in time for the traditional holiday shopping mania period. Included in the offers will be the popular new Roku Streaming […]

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AT&T Gives DirecTV An Interface Lift, Looks To Mend Subscriber Losses

November 7th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, Connected TVs, DVR, electronic program guides, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, Live OTT services, News, OLED, OTT services, Satellite TV, Satellite UHD 4K TV, search and recommendation, Second Screen, Skinny TV services, UHDTV

  To curb the cord-cutting phenomenon and reverse recent TV subscriber attrition, AT&T is revamping and elevating its positioning of satellite TV service DirecTV and over-the-top live TV streaming service DirecTV Now. At the same time, the telco giant is giving DirecTV a new look and feel through a re-designed user interface and program guide […]

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Movies Anywhere Launches New Content Locker Service

October 12th, 2017 · No Comments · Amazon, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, Full HD 1080p, News, OTT services, search and recommendation, Streaming Services

  Walt Disney has brought together five of the six major Hollywood studios to provide a new digital content locker for the ownership and playback of streamed movies accessed through an app called Movies Anywhere. Movies Anywhere, which launched Wednesday night, uses a free app and a web site that serves as a cloud-based digital […]

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Review: Roku Streaming Stick+ Delivers Speedy 4K, HDR10 Streaming

October 9th, 2017 · 1 Comment · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Amazon, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, Dolby Atmos, electronic program guides, HDMI, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, Live OTT services, News, object-based audio, OTT services, search and recommendation, Second Screen, Skinny TV services, Streaming Services, Surround Sound, UHDTV

  Roku recently announced its 2017 five-model streaming adapter line with its new Roku 8.0 operating system, which brings improved power, speed and enhanced voice control features to the Roku streaming video equation. We were able to get the newly announced Roku Streaming Stick+ ($69.99) with 4K Ultra HD resolution and HDR10 high dynamic range […]

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Apple Unveils Apple TV 4K Media Adapters

September 12th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, Connected TVs, Digital Cameras, Digital Media Receivers, electronic program guides, Full HD 1080p, HDR, Home Automation, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, OTT services, search and recommendation, Second Screen, Streaming Services, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHDTV, voice command

As widely expected, Apple used its press conference Tuesday to introduce the new Apple TV 4K in two versions, both supporting 4K 3840x2160p resolution streaming video for the first time as well as both Dolby Vision and HDR10 high dynamic range. A version of the Apple TV 4K with 32GBs of onboard storage will retail […]

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Onkyo, Pioneer Elite, Phorus Add Smart Speakers With Alexa, Play-Fi

September 1st, 2017 · No Comments · Amazon, Audio, Home Automation, News, search and recommendation, Second Screen, Sound Systems, Streaming Services, sub woofer, Surround Sound, Wireless Audio

  Wireless speakers incorporating Alexa far-field voice control and DTS Play-Fi capabilities, will be offered under the Phorus, Onkyo and Pioneer brands this fall. DTS announced the smart speaker additions this week to underscore their use of DTS Play-Fi technology, which delivers advanced multi-room audio linking and synchronized music sharing capability between compatible devices. Among […]

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Onkyo Introduces Smart Speaker With Google Assistant, Chromecast

September 1st, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, Amazon, Home Automation, News, search and recommendation, Second Screen, Sound Systems, Streaming Services, sub woofer, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, voice command, Wireless Audio

  Onkyo joined Sony Thursday in introducing a wireless speaker that incorporates Google Assistant interactive voice control technology and Chromecast Built-in app streaming functionality. The Onkyo Smart Speaker G3 (VC-GX30) will ship to retail in October at a $299 suggested retail. It is designed to enable multi-room music streaming with high-fidelity sound using Onkyo’s advanced […]

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Hulu Kicks Off Beta Launch Of Live OTT TV Service

May 3rd, 2017 · No Comments · Cable TV, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, electronic program guides, Full HD 1080p, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, Live OTT services, News, OTT services, search and recommendation, Skinny TV services, Streaming Services

  Over-the-top (OTT) streaming service Hulu officially introduced Wednesday the beta launch of Hulu With Live TV, its skinny TV service with monthly pricing packages starting at $39.99 for 50 channels. The service–which joins a growing field of slimmed-down live OTT streaming providers including: Sling TV, PlayStation Vue, Direc TV Now and YouTube TV–will include […]

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