Wireless Page to TV Magnifier puts your books’ words up on your TV screen

Use one of your home’s largest gadget, your TV, to enhance one of the most low-tech activities we all do: read. The Wireless Page to TV Magnifier is a mouse-sized gizmo that scans your books or magazines and sends the image wirelessly to your TV in real time, magnifying it up to 25x it’s actual… Continue reading Wireless Page to TV Magnifier puts your books’ words up on your TV screen

CES 2010: Toshiba Shows Off multi-Cell CPU 3D TVs

3-D is shaping up to be the hot theme of this year’s Consumer Electronics Show and amongst the players, Toshiba has just shown off quite a star – it’s Internet-connected Cell TV. And by Cell, we’re referring to the multiple 3.2GHz 8-core Cell processors that power its 3-D TV. In case you’re wondering, yes, that’s… Continue reading CES 2010: Toshiba Shows Off multi-Cell CPU 3D TVs

CES 2010: Skype Adding HD Telephony To LG, Panasonic TVs

Skype is partnering with TV makers to include their telephony service into TVs in 2010. So far, Panasonic and LG are signed up: LG Electronics will add Skype to its NetCast enabled displays, while Panasonic will add it to select sets equipped with its VieraCast services. Of course, you will still need an active Internet… Continue reading CES 2010: Skype Adding HD Telephony To LG, Panasonic TVs

Have DVRs succeeded?

Have DVRs not brought the revolution they promised 10 years ago? So argues the Economist, saying that they have not undermined television, but instead done the opposite. I disagree. While television advertising hasn’t collapsed as many experts thought it would in the face of TiVos and other DVRs, being able to easily pause, rewind &… Continue reading Have DVRs succeeded?