Dish, at the CES Unveiled mini-trade show in New York Tuesday, unveiled a new upgrade to its Hopper software, which makes video on-demand (VOD) information available in its channel guide. Therefore, if a viewer opens the guide and realizes that the show she wants to watch started ten minutes ago, the guide easily enables her to instead start that show, from the beginning, on demand.
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Samsung exhibited a lot of pluck when going on record to announce the futuristic Galaxy Note Edge smartphone and even more experimental Gear VR… thing would be available for sale stateside by the year’s end.
After Apple acquired Beats Electronics, we’ve all been anxiously waiting to see what new products would come after the acquisition. Now, we have our first in the form of the Solo2 Wireless on-ear headphones. Of course, they just had to use an exponent in the product name to make our lives just a little more difficult.
Amid its many announcements about International CES at Tuesday’s CES Unveiled and press conference event, Consumer Electronics Association president/CEO Gary Shapiro revealed a collaboration next year between CEA and the entertainment industry’s DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group.
The Home Technology Specialists of America (HTSA) announced Thursday that Digital Home Systems is its newest member. Based in the New York area, Digital Home Systems was founded in 1999 by lifelong musician Tom Manna.
Robert Acker, a longtime 12 volt industry executive who spent time at XM, RealNetworks, Aha Mobile and Harman International, passed away this week at the age of 49. A San Jose Mercury News report said a man found unresponsive near a jogging trail in Redwood City, Calif. was identified Thursday as Acker.
Harman International's JBL brand this week introduced the new Horizon clock radio. The product offers JBL stereo sound and ambient light, while also charging all devices.
CEA president and CEO Gary Shapiro didn't bring up net neutrality during the policy section of his initial remarks during the CEA press conference Tuesday in New York, touching on such other issues as trade, immigration reform and infrastructure investment. But in the Q&A period, and in a brief interview afterward, Shapiro made it clear that he has major misgivings with President Obama's announced intention this week to regulate the Internet as a utility.