Apple was indeed building a 4K TV before it got scrapped last year: Report

By on May 19, 2015 at 1:05 PM.

Apple was indeed building a 4K TV before it got scrapped last year: Report

There has been sufficient buzz revolving around Apple building a 4K TV. Senior analysts have even said that the production of these sets will begin this year. However, Wall Street Journal is now reporting that after years of conducting research on a possible Apple television, the company has shelved its plans to foray into this sector due to various strategic reasons. More →
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Xiaomi launches new 55-inch 4K Mi TV 2 with ultra-thin bezel for Rs 50,000

By on March 31, 2015 at 2:43 PM.

Xiaomi launches new 55-inch 4K Mi TV 2 with ultra-thin bezel for Rs 50,000

Xiaomi is marking its fifth anniversary by holding an event in China, and the company is launching a slew of products to celebrate the occasion. One of them was the new 55-inch Mi TV 2 that is priced at RMB 4,999 (approximately Rs 50,000). More →
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Xiaomi Mi TV2 is a $322 40-inch FHD smart TV that you can’t buy

By on March 24, 2015 at 5:29 PM.

Xiaomi Mi TV2 is a $322 40-inch FHD smart TV that you can’t buy

Xiaomi has come up with a new downsized version of its Mi TV 2 that features a 40-inch FHD display. The company had been teasing the TV from past one week and it has finally pulled the wraps from the Mi TV 2. The new version costs $320 (approximately Rs 19,000), which will make it one of the most affordable full-HD smart TVs in the market. Unfortunately, you can’t buy it anytime soon. More →
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LG launches a 105-inch 5K TV in India, priced at a whopping Rs 60 lakhs

By on March 18, 2015 at 4:11 PM.

LG launches a 105-inch 5K TV in India, priced at a whopping Rs 60 lakhs

At its event in New Delhi, all eyes were on LG launching the G Flex 2. While the company launched the smartphone for Rs 55,000, it also had another surprise up its sleeves — a very expensive surprise. More →
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Micromax launches 4K UHD TVs in India via Flipkart, prices start at Rs 39,990

By , on March 12, 2015 at 6:56 PM.

Micromax launches 4K UHD TVs in India via Flipkart, prices start at Rs 39,990

Indian smartphone vendor Micromax, which recently ventured into the television market, said on Thursday that its large screen ultra high-definition (UHD) range will be available for consumers exclusively via e-commerce portal Flipkart. Micromax has launched a 42-inch 4K-UHD TV priced at Rs 39,990, and a 49-inch 4K-UHD TV, priced at Rs 49,990. More →
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Samsung’s Smart TV is eavesdropping on your conversations, the company insists it’s all cool

By on February 9, 2015 at 11:29 AM.

Samsung’s Smart TV is eavesdropping on your conversations, the company insists it’s all cool

The market of internet-connected devices is growing, and so is our concern for privacy. So far we have known that the social network sites we roam around, our email providers, and the one-who-shall-not-be-named is tracking all our activities. And now, we’re learning that Samsung’s new smart TV also takes immense interest in our conversations. First spotted by The Daily Beast, buried deep inside the privacy policy of Samsung’s new TV panels lies a disclaimer stating clearly that the TV is recording everything you say when around. More →
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Sony PlayStation TV gets listed on Amazon India and Flipkart for Rs 12,990, launch imminent

By on January 23, 2015 at 3:34 PM.

Sony PlayStation TV gets listed on Amazon India and Flipkart for Rs 12,990, launch imminent

Sony seems to be planning on launching the PlayStation TV in India. The micro-console has been listed on India e-commerce sites including Amazon India and Flipkart with a price tag of Rs 12,990. First spotted by NDTVGadgets, the console could be launched in the country by mid-February. More →
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Tata Sky launches 4K set top box, but where’s the content?

By on January 11, 2015 at 8:38 PM.

Tata Sky launches 4K set top box, but where’s the content?

DTH service provider Tata Sky has launched what it claims to be the country's first 4K Ultra High Definition (UHD) set top box. Priced at Rs 6,400 for new subscribers and Rs 5,900 for existing ones, Tata Sky is hoping to cash in on the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup 2015. It seems Star Sports will broadcast matches in 4K resolution. The Set Top Box is backward compatible, which means it will work with High Definition and Standard Definition TVs as well. However, we wonder what is there for the subscriber after the World Cup? More →
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CES 2015 Live: Goodbye Google TV, hello Android TV

By on January 7, 2015 at 5:30 PM.

CES 2015 Live: Goodbye Google TV, hello Android TV

Google has been trying to get people to use Android on TV for quite a while now. But despite a couple of not so successful attempts, the company stepped on the stage at the ongoing CES trade show event to make it clear that it hasn’t given up on its ambitious plan. The company announced that it has partnered with television makers Sony, Sharp, Philips, and TP Vision to ship Android TVs, regular TVs powered by Android OS. Some of the TV sets will be showcased at the ongoing event, and will release beginning March. More →

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CES 2015 Live: Razer’s Forge TV is a $99 Android-powered gaming console aimed at bringing PC gaming to the living room

By on January 7, 2015 at 1:04 PM.

CES 2015 Live: Razer’s Forge TV is a $99 Android-powered gaming console aimed at bringing PC gaming to the living room

Razer has a new, two-fold strategy to move forward in gaming business — add more virtual reality games and port popular PC games to your TV. At CES the company announced Forge TV, an Android-powered console that brings Android and PC games to the living room. More →
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