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.
The HDHomeRun DVR still has some work to go before it's officially released, but once it's done the idea is for anyone to make the kind of DVR that suits them, with access to programming from antenna or cable TV.
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,.
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.
If you'll forgive the hipster-ish-ness of it all, I was a cord-cutter before cord-cutting was a thing. Not because I wanted to be, but rather due to a childhood in which we didn't have cable and, later on, the habit of living without it. I had an old Dell laptop connected to the TV and a ton of DVDs ripped to its hard drive.
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.
Father’s Day is just two weeks away, which means it is time to get a gift for your dad. My dad has just about everything he needs, and Father’s Day is a great way for me to thank him for raising me to be the best person I can be. He worked M-F?from 8-5pm, and was home every night to help me with homework, play catch, coach me in Little League and soccer, and to ask me how I was doing.
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.
Summer is my favorite season of the year. Days are the longest and nights are the shortest. It’s the time we get to spend outdoors under the sun with friends at BBQ’s, camping trips, backpacking adventures, road trips and international excursions.
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.
Father’s Day falls on June 19th this year and is a celebration honoring fatherhood. I’ve learned how to use my hands, how to problem solve, and how to be a better person from my father. He always taught me to try my best and to treat others with respect.
It’s time we pay respect to our fathers this June 19th.
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.
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).
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.
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.