LG Wants to Turn Your ‘Dumb TV’ Into an App-powered ‘Smart TV’ with Its ST600 Smart TV Upgrader

LG ST600 Smart TV UpgraderLG is announcing that it will unveil a new TV adapter at CES 2011 that will bring all the "Smart TV" goodness currently offered with LG's latest wireless HDTVs. While most gadget sites have reported this news as a more of a novelty item for your basic HDTV, the LG ST600 Smart TV Upgrader could [...]

LG Positioning Their Smart TVs to Compete with Google TV

LG NetCast Demo at IFA 2010In the attached video from IFA 2010, you'll see a demo of LG's new Smart TV platform (aka NetCast) and the company's new Magic Wand remote (which looks different than the pic we saw earlier). Our buddy Charbax does an excellent job of questioning the LG rep on how things work and the technologies involved. [...]

LG Partners with Plex to Bring XBMC Goodness to LG NetCast HDTVs and Blu-ray Players

LG NetCast Plex Demo at IFA 2010This is pretty amazing news! The Mac XBMC spin-off, Plex, has inked a deal with LG to bring their platform to NetCast enabled HDTVs and Blu-ray players in 2011. The company cites Plex's media server capabilities, ability to aggregate content from multiple sources (online and locally), and its drop dead simple and attractive UI as [...]