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Samsung has a remote kill switch for its TVs - can block any Samsung TV permanently
Samsung has a remote kill switch for its TVs - can block any Samsung TV permanently
Samsung has openly told that the company has a remote-activated kill switch built in into all its new TV models. With kill switch, company can render TV set useless if it wants to. 23 Aug 2021
Nokia makes a comeback to TVs  here is the first Nokia smart TV
Nokia makes a comeback to TVs here is the first Nokia smart TV
You might know Nokia from the mobile revolution in the 90s and early 2000s. However, the company was producing all kinds of technology in its ...... 08 Dec 2019 - 2 comments
Samsung advised users to scan TVs for viruses and malware
Samsung advised users to scan TVs for viruses and malware
Earlier this week, Samsung raised eyebrows by sharing a video instructing users of its smart TVs to run virus scans on them regularly. 20 Jun 2019 - 1 comment
Samsung unveils this year's TV lineup with new backlighting tech
Samsung unveils this year's TV lineup with new backlighting tech
Samsung has today unveiled their 2018 TV lineup in New York. The updated line of smart TVs is divided roughly into three categories: Quantum ...... 07 Mar 2018 - 2 comments
Your Vizio smart TV is sharing information with marketers
Your Vizio smart TV is sharing information with marketers
Vizio's smart TVs are tracking your viewing habits and sharing it with advertisers, and you probably don't even know it's happening. 15 Nov 2015 - 6 comments
Panasonic TVs running Firefox OS launch in Europe
Panasonic TVs running Firefox OS launch in Europe
Mozilla has announced that the first Panasonic VIERA TVs running on the Firefox OS are now available for sale. 17 May 2015 - 1 comment
Report: Smart TVs almost twice as popular as set-top boxes
Report: Smart TVs almost twice as popular as set-top boxes
Consoles remain king 04 May 2013 - 18 comments
New Samsung Smart TV to have 'unprecedented' new shape and design
New Samsung Smart TV to have 'unprecedented' new shape and design
Samsung has teased a new TV that will be unveiled at the upcoming CES event. CES runs from January 8th to the 11th in Las Vegas and will ...... 01 Jan 2013 - 9 comments
LG announces premium content for 3D TVs
LG announces premium content for 3D TVs
LG has announced this week the creation of "3D World," a premium content service available to owners of the LG Cinema 3D Smart TVs. 3G World ...... 21 Apr 2012
Samsung expects to sell 25 million 'smart' TVs this year
Samsung expects to sell 25 million 'smart' TVs this year
Samsung has noted today that it expects to sell over 25 million "smart" TVs this year. Overall, the company expects to sell 50 million TVs ...... 10 Feb 2012 - 10 comments
Samsung plans big investment in processors and displays
Samsung plans big investment in processors and displays
Samsung will be spending more than $40 billion dollars to greatly expand mobile processor and display manufacturing. 17 Jan 2012
CES: Multi-room DVR client becomes standard in Samsung Smart TVs
CES: Multi-room DVR client becomes standard in Samsung Smart TVs
All future Samsung Smart TVs will support the RVU protocol to act as clients for multi-room media players and DVRs. 12 Jan 2012 - 1 comment
Roku announces new product to integrate their platform into future TVs
Roku announces new product to integrate their platform into future TVs
Later this year Roku will introduce a version of their set-top box called the Streaming Stick which will connect to a TV via HML-enabled HDMI. 04 Jan 2012 - 1 comment
LG Philips & Sharp attempt to standardize Smart TV apps
LG Philips & Sharp attempt to standardize Smart TV apps
LG, Philips and Sharp are teaming up to create a single framework for developing Smart TV apps. Smart TVs offer a variety of internet connected ...... 07 Sep 2011 - 2 comments
     

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