As CES comes to a close, we've got the second and final Engadget HD Podcast of the show ready for your listening (and viewing) pleasure. The guys of Ceton Corp were good enough to stop by, and they brought their slick six tuner Windows Media Center Embedded DVR and extender boxes with them.
AT&T has announced plans to kick off 4K Ultra HD content on DirecTV with the Masters Tournament next month. The game will be broadcasted on the DirecTV 4K Channel, giving golf fans access to the show in crisp detail. The channel itself will be dedicated to UHD content, and will launch as of next month under the company’s Premier and Ultimate subscription packages.
4K TV's have been growing in popularity over the last year or two. The prices have finally started hitting a point where buying one doesn't break the bank. So you pick up a nice big 4K TV and you bring it home and set it up. But where's the 4K content? Well Sony is about to launch a new streaming service just for streaming content designed for your brand new TV.
If we weren't all obsessed with getting the "Next Big Thing" all the time, how long would that smartphone of yours actually last? To help answer this question, we turn to Engadget Senior Mobile Editor, Nicole Lee! Also, do you love taking notes? Are you a hand-written person, or more comfortable typing? One of these makes you smarter, but you'll have to watch to figure out which one! As always, ke
There is a growing chasm between people who watch broadcast TV and those who watch streaming shows. Consider that in2015,Netflixsubscribers watched CBS shows 42 percent less thannon-subscribers. That means nearly half ofNetflix subscribers have just stopped watching CBS. Netflix subscribers also watched Fox 35 percent less, ABC 32 percent less, and NBC 27 percent less.
The company says In it, the company outlines all the ways a normal cable package could actually save you money. But one of the most intriguing parts is a statistic that Cox shares about how many people actually watch live TV. The company says that its research arm, Cox Consumer Insights, “discovered that only 28% of consumers watch live TV.
If you're worried to might miss out, Facebook already announced it would prioritize the live content to the top of your News Feed. Notifications are also a way to tune in when a stream is actually live, but depending on how many pages you follow, things can get out of hand quickly.
Dish Network has announced that its Hopper 3, currently its most advanced DVR, can now stream Netflix content in 4k Ultra HD resolution. The support starts as of today, and involves the Ultra HD content Netflix has available in its library.
While cable companies and content providers are scrambling to remain competitive in an age of video and music streaming, Verizon seems to be moving away just a little bit. Although still without official confirmation on its website, users of its FiOS TV service have reported receiving notices that Verizon is killing off FiOS TV's presence on consoles as well as smart TVs.
Starting this year, Comcast ’s Xfinity TV subscribers will be able to watch their cable subscription’s content through a channel on their Roku player, sidestepping the need for Xfinity’s set-top box. The option will roll out some time later this year, and will be available through the Xfinity TV Partner app, an app that has been made — in this case — for Roku’s own set-top boxes and smart TVs.
Razer's Android TV-powered Forge TV is no longer on sale through Google, but tonight the company tells Engadget it's not giving up. According to a Razer representative, it's "doubling-down on Android gaming in the living room and looking forward to producing the world's largest library of Android TV games.
If you've already purchased films on Sony's online store, you'll be able to upgrade to the 4K version for a "discounted" price. You'll also get four titles for free if you purchase a new 4K Sony TV this summer. Additionally, Ultra is Ultraviolet compatible, so you'll be able to link to your existing library of films.
Julie: I guess that means you are with AT&T or T-mobile then since the Huawei Mate S is a GSM phone? I agree that Huawei makes a great phone. I’ve been testing the Nexus 6p and think it’s the best Android phone I’ve ever used. It’s just so freaking huge!Julie: I also use the same computers! Although my MacBook Pro is a year older than yours. :o)Julie: Ha! I had a 15″ MBP too.
TiVo has taken the wraps off its new TiVo Roamio OTA 1TB, a DVR that doesn’t require any sort of monthly subscription fees and that, says the company, has a new 1TB hard drive (able to record up to 150 hours of high-definition content).
Facebook launched a new service for celebrities and public figures called Live back in August of this year. The idea behind the service was to allow celebrities and public figures to live stream to Facebook users. The social network says that since it launched thousands of public figures have shared live videos. Live has now been updated to make it easier to notify fans of Live streaming.
Comcast says that the Xfinity service through third-party TVs and devices will offer the Xfinity guide, live and on-demand content and cloud-based DVR. The company already had live television apps that allow customers to stream shows and more from 70 channels on mobile devices.
BMW launched its $40,000 city-oriented i3 vehicle and $135,000 i8 EV supercar in 2011 , both to general acclaim. Sales for the vehicles have been respectable in the EV category, as the company sold 24,000 i3 models in 2015. However, the company delayed plans to introduce a new model called the i NEXT from next year to at least 2020.
Guitar Hero Live has launched for the new Apple TV today, allowing users play the latest entry in the music game series on their television screen without the need of a dedicated game console. However, in an unexpected move, users must have the guitar controller in order to play.
Anyone who has a metered internet connection knows that you don’t have to spend much time streaming video content or playing online games to blow through a miserly bandwidth allotment. AT&T U-verse subscribers are going to get more bandwidth at no additional cost and there will even be an unlimited option allowing you to gobble all the downloads, games, and streaming content you want.