Smart Tv

'Red Button' TV Hack Could Control What You Watch

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 09.06.2014 | UK Tech

A new flaw has been found in todays smart TVs which means a hacker could easily gain access and start monitoring you with kit that costs only a few hu...

Amazon Fire TV: Should You Get One?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.04.2014 | UK Tech

Amazon has unveiled the 'Fire TV', its new set-top box designed to turn your boring old screen into a fully connected smart TV set. But should you ...

Who Said Catch-up TV Was the Death of the TV Set? It's the Making of It

Andrew Denham | Posted 19.05.2014 | UK Tech
Andrew Denham

When catch-up TV first started gaining traction some heralded it as the death of the TV set. Why would anyone invest in a new TV set when they could watch the programme of their choice on their laptop or smartphone, and for free?

Xavi, Messi and 4,000 pixels

Andrew Denham | Posted 09.03.2014 | UK Tech
Andrew Denham

When the FIFA circus rolls into Rio next year, it might just change the way we watch television. The final will be produced in 4K ultra-high definition. And if the World Cup has its usual uplifting effect on high-end TV sales, this could be the moment 4K starts to go mainstream. But what is 4K TV and why should we care?

Is This The Super Duper Luper Stunning Future Of TV?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

The upcoming 2014 CES was rumoured to be the unveiling ground of LG's webOS Smart TV - but someone may have just scuppered that. The reglar tech l...

Just How Good Is A Really, Really Great TV?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.11.2013 | UK Tech

The Samsung 46-inch UE46F8000 TV is available for around £1,499 from Currys. Key Features: 46-inch LED pannel (1080P) Active 3D (with two pair...

TV Multiscreening: An Evolving Real Time Concept

Owen Lee | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech
Owen Lee

For decades, TV has had a prosperous reign as king of the living room. Entertaining millions daily, it's no wonder we've given the medium ultimate reverence. But just as a monarch's underlings often seek to usurp them, tablets and mobile devices are rising up and gradually stealing attention from TV's once captive and faithful audience.

This is the Age of 'Smart'

Clayton Hirst | Posted 05.11.2013 | UK Tech
Clayton Hirst

We watch them, drive them, make phone calls on them and even live in them. Everything today, it seems, is smart. TVs, cars, phones and cities all carry the prefix to display their clever credentials. And next week, with the launch of the new iPhone 5S, another product will be added to the long list of smart.

Smart TVs: Making Offline as Measurable as Online?

Sri Sharma | Posted 21.09.2012 | UK Tech
Sri Sharma

Online advertising, and paid search advertising in particular, has been held up as the ideal for marketing because of its measurability and the level of tracking it offers. Conversely, offline advertising is inherently difficult to track.

Watch and Surf - TVs, PCs, Smartphones and the rise of the Dual Screener

Dean Donaldson | Posted 28.04.2012 | UK Tech
Dean Donaldson

Mobile browsing while watching the TV? We're a nation of 'Dual Screeners' and advertisers are learning new tricks to keep us engaged.

Beyond the Box: Thinking Through Next-Gen TV

Dean Donaldson | Posted 25.03.2012 | UK Tech
Dean Donaldson

Television is often overlooked when we think of innovation, particularly in light of the rise of PCs, smartphones and the ubiquity of the internet. All this is changing our relationship with the box, and revolutionising television. Looking ahead over the next few years what are key developments that will shake things up?

What is Smart TV, and why Does it Matter?

Jonny Evans | Posted 07.11.2011 | UK Tech
Jonny Evans

These televisions are televisions with Internet access, which enables you to use the TV as a portal for all manner of online services. Surf the Web, share email or access any supported video-on-demand service, including YouTube. And much more...