Google Just Renamed The Chromecast App

Google announced that it has renamed the Chromecast app to fit better with its strategy of providing cast technology across more device. When the app was first launched, the Chromecast name made sense because Chromecast was the only device that…

U.S. TV Shipments Down 9% in 2013

A large portion of Americans are now perfectly happy with their (relatively) thin HDTVs. Consumers in the U.S. even skipped 3D TV for the most part, quickly identifying it as the fad that it was. Market research firm IHS this…

AMOLED Tech To Expand in the TV Market

If this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) taught consumers anything, it’s that TV manufacturers will be leaning hard on Ultra HD to sell TVs in the coming years. Already component manufacturers are gearing up this year to make over 500%…

Over 3 Million Ultra HD Panels Shipped Last Year

Television manufacturers are betting big on Ultra HD TV sets, pushing the technology hard to customers that are largely satisfied with their large-screen HDTVs. This year’s Consumer Electronics Show was packed with Ultra HD displays from nearly every manufacturer, with…

CES 2014: LG and Samsung Show Off Flexible OLED TVs

With 3D TV all but abandoned and ultra HD set to take off this year, manufacturers have turned to the odd to impress attendees at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Both LG and Samsung this week are showing off…

CES 2014: Vizio Unveils 120-Inch Ultra HD TV

Vizio this week has one-upped Samsung in what is sure to become an ongoing ultra HD TV size pissing contest. Just before the end of 2013 Samsung unveiled its 110S9, a 110-Inch ultra high definition (UHD) TV. Today at the…

Affordable 4K TVs Are Coming Soon

With TV manufacturers now giving up on mistake that was 3D, the entire industry is now looking for ultra HD to increase TV sales in the coming years. So far the technology has shown promise, but real sales growth has…

Black Friday 2013: Check Out Deals From Walmart, Target and Best Buy

With Black Friday just two weeks away, retailers are beginning to release their ads, so let the chaotic holiday shopping preparation begin! Whether you’re shopping for young kids, teenagers or yourself, there are a lot of great deals to be…

4K TV Market Predicted to Take Off Next Year

Now that the 3D TV movement is essentially dead, manufacturers are pushing 4K TV as the next big reason for consumers to buy a new TV. With 4K content almost nonexistent and 4K TV sets priced far higher than similar-sized…

4K TV Adoption Coming Along Slowly

With 3D TV a bust, the TV industry now set to contract for the second year in a row. With established markets now content with their current HDTV sets, TV manufacturers are looking for 4K TV to be the next…

TV Sales to Drop For Second Year in a Row

With 3D TV sets a failure and 4K TV content virtually nonexistent, TV manufacturers are offering nothing new to consumers this fall. Add in the fact that flat-panel and smart TV adoption has reached saturation levels in established markets, and…

75% of Americans Don’t Care or Know About Smart TV

TV Manufacturers are scrambling for a way to increase sales now that consumers have settled in with their HDTVs. While 4K resolutions and content are still on the horizon, “smart” TV functionality is being touted as the must have for…

TV Sales Expected to Decline This Holiday Season

HDTV sets are now ubiquitous throughout the U.S., with high quality, low cost sets available at retail locations across the country. While good for consumers, manufacturers are now scrambling to find a way to get consumers to spend money on…

LCD Panel Demand Weakening, Says Analyst

Tech manufacturers are now gearing up for production runs of fall and holiday product launches. Those plans, however, have not translated to high demand for large-sized LCD panels, defined as those 7-inches or larger. Analyst firm IHS is now estimating…

LG Sells Over 100 of Its 55-Inch OLED TVs

That seems like a silly headline until you realize that LG’s 55-inch OLED TVs sell for over $10,000. That means those 100 TV sets brought in over $1 million for LG. The Korean electronics manufacturer has begun selling pre-orders for…