Sonos System Software 3.6 Update

sonos_bedroomSonos has launched the 3.6 system software update. If you are on iOS or Android, you are able to get it now at the respective marketplaces. You should automatically be prompted to install the update via the desktop software. 3.6 consist of the following updates: * The Sonos controller for Android can now support tablets (even [...]

Sky Testing Massive Wi-Fi & Cable Broadband Roll-out

Sky has confirmed that it has tested its very own cable installations, researching the potential of skipping BT within the United Kingdom and running its own broadband network where it would have complete control.  An additional possibility - although only a rumor at this phase - is employing a massive development of The Cloud, a [...]

Twonky Gets Personal with Recent Releases

twonky_android_appIn a recent spate of product releases, PacketVideo have extended the Twonky range to bring cutomized media content to its users in what they say is a natural method of discovery. What does that mean? Well the beta release of myTwonky, the Twonky Video app and the Twonky Music app allows access to your existing [...]

Spotify’s Big News? It Wants to be an App Platform

spotify_daniel_ek_previews_rolling_stone_appAfter a big fanfare last week, CEO Daniel Ek announced yesterday that Spotify was becoming a platform. They will allow third party developers to build music based apps that utilize the core of the service. It seems like everyone is jumping on the platform bandwagon at the moment, Sonos made a similar announcement eariler in [...]

Apple’s Smart TV Project – What we Understand up to Now

Apple TV Set Controlled by SiriIt is widely recognized within the technology market that Apple is focusing on a smart internet-connected TV gadget. What do we actually understand about the 'iTV' up to now? [caption id="attachment_22485" align="alignright" width="480" caption="Image: New York Times"][/caption] There has been lots of speculation traveling about regarding an Apple TV set for many years, and it has often [...]

Spotify Playing It Cool Before Major Announcement

Spotify Desktop and Mobile Clients GraphicAs the song in Annie Get Your Gun goes, Anything You Can Do I Can Do Better, and it seems as if Swedish streaming music giant Spotify is looking to take some of the limelight away from Apple's iTunes Match and Google Music from the Mountain View behemoth. With Spotify already available as an iTunes app [...]

Couch Commerce at Your Fingertips

ebay_ipad_appMoney talks and nowhere does it talk louder at the moment than eBay and PayPal, give or take the odd chat about the federal budget deficit. That's not putting off these two giants of the online marketplace and online payments, both of whom have leading roles too in mobile commerce and payments. The new trend, known [...]

Rovi Rolls out new Marketing Tools to Involve the Connected Consumer

rovi_advertising_networkMarketers are constantly looking for new ways to attract and interact with customers, especially through TV advertising. In a major update to its Rovi Advertising Network, Rovi Corporation is aiming to provide marketers with advanced tools to get the digital home further engaged with TV advertising across the likes of connected TV, media players, set-top [...]