Tag: TV

  • TCL Says its Displays Are Certified to Reduce Eye Strain, Guard Against Harsh Blue Light

    TCL Says its Displays Are Certified to Reduce Eye Strain, Guard Against Harsh Blue Light

    Featured image: Eyesafe Display maker TCL says it’s earned Eyesafe Display Certification for Low Blue Light and Color Performance, which means its screens could be a bit easier on our eyes when it comes to eye strain. There’s been growing interest in the effects of extended exposure to blue light, especially as TV makers continue […]

  • Smart TVs for Every Budget

    Smart TVs for Every Budget

    Over the years, smart TVs (TV’s with built-in operating systems that support streaming services and apps), have become much more common. We’re well beyond that days where only the highest-end TVs offered onboard support for the Netflixes and Hulus of the world. So if you’re just getting into cord cutting and could use some help […]

  • Congress Wants to Update TV Laws To Address Cord Cutting & End Broadcast TV Blackouts

    Congress Wants to Update TV Laws To Address Cord Cutting & End Broadcast TV Blackouts

    This week House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) and Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo (D-Calif.) introduced the Modern Television Acto of 2019. This bill would replace the 1992 Cable Act. Part of it would address TV blackouts and seek to increase competition in the world of TV. “Congress today begins a reboot of the rules governing […]

  • Streaming Makes Up Nearly Half of Music Revenue is TV Next?

    Streaming Makes Up Nearly Half of Music Revenue is TV Next?

    A post from Tech Crunch says that streaming music is now accounting for 47% of global recorded music revenue. Of that 47% of revenue from subscriptions and audio streams, 37% is made up of paid streaming accounts while the remaining 10% is ad-supported streaming. Music streaming brought in $8.9 billion in 2018. The same report […]

  • Study: Most Americans Still Prefer Their Big TV to a Smartphone

    Study: Most Americans Still Prefer Their Big TV to a Smartphone

    For years we have heard that smartphones and tablets are how Americans are watching TV and that they no longer watch TV on a TV. A new study from nScreenMedia seems to show that while short form content is being consumed more on phones and tablets overall most Americans are still watching TV on their […]

  • T-Mobile is Launching a “Disruptive” TV Service in 2018

    T-Mobile is Launching a “Disruptive” TV Service in 2018

    Well, add one more live TV service for cord cutters to the list. Today T-Mobile announced that they plan to take on cable and satellite TV with their own TV service. Here is the announcement from T-Mobile: “People love their TV, but they hate their TV providers. And worse, they have no real choice but to […]

  • Facebook Officially Announces Their New TV Streaming Service

    Facebook Officially Announces Their New TV Streaming Service

    Today Facebook announced a new TV streaming service called Watch. The service will launch on mobile, desktop, laptops, and TV apps. “We think Watch will be home to a wide range of shows, from reality to comedy to live sports. To help inspire creators and seed the ecosystem, we’ve also funded some shows that are […]

  • Review: InstaOutlet a Quick & Easy Outlet Behind Your TV

    Review: InstaOutlet a Quick & Easy Outlet Behind Your TV

    Ever wish you could have a outlet on the back of your TV for your streaming player? Now you can and hide all of your cables behind your TV. Perfect for TV owners who don’t want a ton of cables behind their TV. Here is our full video review: You can find the InstaOutlet on […]

  • Nope, the Tablet Is Not Replacing the TV… Sorry YouTube TV…

    Nope, the Tablet Is Not Replacing the TV… Sorry YouTube TV…

    Recently there has been a lot of talk about how tablets and phones will replace traditional TV viewing; however, while the amount of video being consumed on phones and tablets is increasing, it still represents just a fraction of what people watch. This all comes from a new Nielsen study that was released just this […]

  • We Now Have New Details on Facebook’s New Video Service

    We Now Have New Details on Facebook’s New Video Service

    For months now we have been hearing that Facebook was working on a video service for cord cutters. Now Reuters is reporting that Facebook has signed deals with Vox Media, BuzzFeed, ATTN, Group Nine Media and others to make shows for its upcoming video service. The service will have both long and short-form content with […]