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Posts Tagged ‘Television’

  • Steer clear of malicious programs pretending to be TV shows

    April 1, 2019 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Steer clear of malicious programs pretending to be TV shows

    Cybercriminals are actively using new episodes of popular TV shows to distribute malware, research by Kaspersky Lab has found. Game of Thrones, The Walking Dead, and Arrow are the shows receiving the most attention from attackers. These and other findings are...

  • Apple’s AirPlay 2 is coming to Sony TVs

    Apple’s AirPlay 2 is coming to Sony TVs

    January 8, 2019 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Apple’s AirPlay 2 is coming to Sony TVs

    Sony has announced at the Consumer Electronics Show 2019, currently underway in Las Vegas that it will be adding support for Apple’s AirPlay 2 feature to its televisions, despite the fact that Sony TVs run Android software. In essence, Sony televisions...

  • Spoilt for choice! A rundown of TV brands in South Africa

    Spoilt for choice! A rundown of TV brands in South Africa

    November 15, 2018 • Gadgets and Gaming, Southern AfricaComments Off on Spoilt for choice! A rundown of TV brands in South Africa

    For many South Africans, buying a TV can be an overwhelming process. Even before you start looking at models and features (like is there a difference between HD, FHD, UHD and HDR?), there’s the question of which brand to choose when hitting the nation’s...

  • Netflix testing feature allowing platform to be controlled by eye movements

    WATCH: Netfix lets you control app using eye movements

    November 9, 2018 • Online & SocialComments Off on WATCH: Netfix lets you control app using eye movements

    Internet entertainment service provider, Netflix is rolling out a new feature that allows you to control the iOS app using facial expressions. At the recent Netflix’s Fall 2018 Hack Day held on Nov 7, the company unveiled and tested a mobile Netflix app...

  • Black Mirror is getting an interactive episode on Netflix

    Black Mirror is getting an interactive episode on Netflix

    October 2, 2018 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Black Mirror is getting an interactive episode on Netflix

    Netflix is looking to turn acclaimed sci-fi series, Black Mirror, into a Choose-Your-Own-Adventure kind of experience. The first interactive episode arrived on the service a little over a year ago in the form of Puss in Book: Trapped in an Epic Tale, where...

  • LG sales soar in 2018

    AI TVs on the rise and research shows you’ll love them

    September 14, 2018 • Gadgets and Gaming, Southern AfricaComments Off on AI TVs on the rise and research shows you’ll love them

    The television set has come a long way from small black and white screens embedded in wooden cabinets. Today’s sets are ultra-high definition and smart, complete with artificial intelligence features that ask what you would like to watch and even suggest...

  • LG's Wallpaper OLED TV is a stunner

    LG’s OLED “Wallpaper” TV is a stunner

    July 18, 2018 • Gadgets and Gaming, Southern AfricaComments Off on LG’s OLED “Wallpaper” TV is a stunner

    Our vision of the future is mostly inspired by science fiction movies and can look like anything from dystopian classics such as Terminator to the more hopeful The Martian, where mankind is able to travel to the red planet with relative ease. Whatever shape...

  • SatADSL and Camtel today announced a new partnership to provide satellite connectivity across Cameroon.

    Kenya: Analogue switch off to be done in 3 phases

    December 2, 2014 • Top StoriesComments Off on Kenya: Analogue switch off to be done in 3 phases

    The Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) has revealed the rollout timetable for Kenya’s shift from analogue to digital broadcasting. The reveal was made public after industry stakeholders agreed on a schedule for the switch over. CA Director General,...

  • ‘Rethink the use of television and media’- Ericsson

    February 26, 2014 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on ‘Rethink the use of television and media’- Ericsson

    Global telecommunications and infrastructure company Ericsson, purchased MediaRoom from Microsoft last year and managed to turn the division into one of the world’s most innovative and deployed IPTV platforms. According to the company, Mediaroom-powered...

  • Sharp launches 90-inch television in South Africa

    September 3, 2013 • Gadgets and Gaming, Southern AfricaComments Off on Sharp launches 90-inch television in South Africa

    Japanese electronics manufacturer Sharp yesterday afternoon unveiled their 90-inch television – and according to the company is also the first of its kind in the world. “Demand doubled for televisions bigger than 60-inches in the US and it’s growing...

  • The changing face of television

    March 18, 2013 • FeaturesComments Off on The changing face of television

    The television watching experience has been progressively changing over the past few years. “With many South Africans starting to get used to the idea of watching content online, television manufacturers need to find innovative ways of providing consumers...

  • How Syfy Turns TV Shows Into Social Phenomenons

    March 8, 2013 • Top StoriesComments Off on How Syfy Turns TV Shows Into Social Phenomenons

    Syfy, known to viewers as Sci-Fi up until 2009, recently celebrated its 20-year anniversary. Along with the channel’s revamped branding, new strategies for formulating and distributing content online emerged. Whether it’s populating Syfy Sync (a...

  • Smart TV sales will exceed 50 million globally in 2012

    November 29, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Smart TV sales will exceed 50 million globally in 2012

    Over 220 million Smart TV sets will be sold worldwide in 2017, up from the 54 million that will be sold in 2012, according to Informa Telecoms & Media’s latest Smart TV device forecasts. Thirty-one percent (31%) of households worldwide will own at...

  • Sony unveils 84-inch 4K Bravia television

    November 23, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Sony unveils 84-inch 4K Bravia television

    Electronics manufacturer Sony unveiled its latest high-performance television in the form of the 4K Ultra High Definition Bravia with LCD display – the industry’s largest 84-inch class. The 4K technology allows it to display images at four times the...

  • Samsung launches new 75-inch television

    September 13, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Samsung launches new 75-inch television

    Samsung Electronics South Africa has launched its 75-inch ES9000 LED Smart TV at The World Trade Centre in Sandton. The new ES9000 meets the rising market demand for televisions that are 60-inches and larger, and delivers a unique design concept with a...

  • Sony SA unveils new 84-inch LCD TV with 4K

    August 30, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Sony SA unveils new 84-inch LCD TV with 4K

    Sony has unveiled its latest BRAVIA LCD television which boasts a 4K (3840 x 2160) LCD panel, in the industry’s largest 84-inch class1 and incorporates Sony’s “4K X-Reality PRO” super-resolution high picture quality engine. This formidable combination...