Ameba Launches on LG Smart TV

lg_smart_tv"It's the content, stupid!" as Bill Clinton and his assorted politicos might have said if they'd ever thought with any imagination about the digital economy. They might have added "And don't forget about the kids," something LG Smart TV can't be accused of doing following its hook-up with Ameba, the IPTV company headquartered in Winnipeg. The [...]

PLEX Media Server Spreads Its Wings to Windows and Android

PLEX The A-Team Movie ScreenshotEveryone's favorite XBMC spin-off for Mac OS X and iOS, PLEX, has spread it's wings to Windows and Android. PLEX is announcing that PLEX Media Server for Windows XP/7 (FREE) and PLEX for Android ($4.99) is now available for download. It's unclear how deep the Windows integration goes in PLEX's media manager application -- being that [...]

LG Smart TV and Smart TV Upgrader Demo at CES 2011

LG Smart TV Demo CES 2011LG in April will be releasing their first "Smart TV" to the market. The network enabled HDTV features a Nintendo Wii-like "Magic Remote" (powered by Hillcrest Labs' Freespace and Broadcom's BCM20730 chipset), DLNA support, 150 TV Apps (free and premium - i.e. Netflix, Hulu Plus, VUDU, etc.), and a web browser. Worth noting is that the [...]