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Boxee Box to Release USB TV Tuner in January

Boxee, the media player software platform, takes advantage of good-old television antennas for its Boxee Box. The USB TV tuner or antenna will be available in January and priced at $49. Through this new accessory, Boxee Box owners will be able to watch live broadcast television channels minus the high-cost of monthly cable bills. According […]

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Where does Tech Advancement Lead the TV?

During the Open Mobile Summit at San Francisco this week, various personalities in the entertainment technology industry share their thoughts on the future of connected television. In a panel discussion during the event, company executives discussed about the concept of “video everywhere” and what this implies to both consumers and content providers. Disney/ABC’s Albert Cheng […]

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Google Plans to Marry Chrome and Android

Web browser Chrome and the mobile OS Android are both strong Google products. And as can be expected, Chrome could one day run natively on Android. Today, web browsers on Android smartphones and tablets come from an open-source WebKit engine that is slowly being disassociated from. Google is trying to blend its Chrome and Android […]

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Skype Video Now in 17 Android Phones

Skype updated its video call feature on Android smartphones with the release of version 2.1 of its application, allowing video chat support to a new set of Android handsets. The update enables 17 more Android handsets to benefit from Skype’s video call and chat feature. This is now available on HTC Thunderbolt, Desire, Desire HD, […]

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Box.net Readies HTML5 apps for 2012

HTML5, the emerging structured programming language for the World Wide Web is still under development as of June 2011, but Box.net is already on its toes planning for “semi-local” apps on the new browser protocol. These new HTML5 apps are expected to run on various popular mobile operating systems and will harness the new HTML […]

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Google’s e-Reader Goes iriver Story HD

Google announced Monday its choice for the iriver Story HD as its first eBook reader to integrate seamlessly with its Google eBookstore. Scheduled for a product launch at Target stores and the Target.com site this Sunday, July 17, it will sell with a tag price of $139.99. This was disclosed at Google’s blog site. This […]

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Apple App Store Hits Record Downloads as Sales Surge

Users of iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad tablets are downloading record numbers of apps and spending more for each. Apple announced today it has registered over 15 billion applications downloaded from its App Store. The Cupertino computer company, through Phil Schiller, Vice President for worldwide marketing, issued an appreciative statement thanking its developers “who have […]

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