Harman Unveils Star-Studded JBL 'Hear the Truth' Promotional Campaign
September 1, 2011

Harman today announced a new global brand campaign for JBL, “Hear the Truth,” which will feature name musicians and Grammy Award-winning composers promoting the value of hearing music as it's intended to be heard through JBL's speakers for home theaters, home audio, digital devices; and car audio systems.

Electrolux: We're Still in America
August 16, 2011

Electrolux is disputing a comment by a presidential candidate which implied that the company has moved its operations outside the United States.

Nintendo's New 3DS: Gaming is Just the Beginning
March 16, 2011

Nintendo 3DS, a glasses-free 3-D handheld video game system, arrives March 27 for $249.99. Nintendo hopes it will make the strongest case yet for 3-D special effects affordability and relevance. But calling it a gaming console may be the greatest hoax ever perpetrated on the American public. Gaming, it turns out, might be among the least of the system's capabilities. The device will also deliver an array of other fully-connected entertainment experiences, according to Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime

Cable TV In Pursuit Of Mobility
March 3, 2011

Destroy this top-secret strategy document after reading. It could be devastating to our business interests if it fell into the wrong hands like The New York Times or something. Fellow Comcastians, this is a difficult time for the cable TV business. Weve been losing subscribers. These young people today, with their loud hair and long music! They dont watch TV on TV sets anymore. They watch it online! Free episodes on Hulu.com. Ad-free episodes from iTunes. Unlimited past seasons on Netflix. These people are actually proud to cancel their cable TV

What Smart TVs Need to Succeed
December 7, 2010

Intel's Wilfred Martis shares his thoughts on how the smart TV concept is going to work. The Internet and TV are finally converging, in a way consumers seem to be responding to. Wilfred Martis, Intel's GM of consumer electronics in the digital home group, says that while we've heard this before, it's different this time. We agree. Intel is trying to brand smart TVs as something different from Internet-connected TVs - poised to be a hot item this holiday season - that have web-based features but fall short of being smart. In Intel's world, Martis says, a smart TV

Microsoft 'Xbox TV' Rumors: Over the Cable Guy's Dead Body
December 6, 2010

Xbox TV? We've heard it all before, and this time the rumour has replaced the word Apple with the name Microsoft, but it's essentially the same: saying that it will come to market as a virtual cable operator, delivering TV channels over the internet in return for a monthly fee. Let's just examine that for a moment. Apple, with all of its revenues, profits and cash, not to mention devices and all round media vision, found that impossible to achieve when it re-launched the Apple TV earlier this year. It was clearly “in negotiations” to do much the same

What You Need to Know When Buying a Web-Connected TV
December 2, 2010

With seriously large amounts of content online from YouTube to Hulu to Vimeo, there’s never been a better time to get a TV that can access online content. But there are pitfalls: Certain sets have content restrictions, while others lack key features you might want. Here’s our helpful guide to getting a better grasp on these web-connected sets.

Apple and Steve Jobs: Evil?
November 17, 2010

Author Tim Wu of the book “The Master Switch”, in a recent interview with the New York Times, gives some sobering, yet controversial thoughts about Apple’s role in information control that prove much more interesting than Apple’s announcement today. Wu finds Apple just a little terrifying. Paved With Good Intentions Wu, a professor of copyright law at Columbia University, writes about business “in the way that writers have traditionally written about war,” in his own words. His work focuses on the ways that power permeates commerce, sustaining some firms while destroying others.