When the TiVo Bolt was unveiled earlier this week, most of the questions (that weren’t about its odd shape) came from long-time enthusiasts wondering why it doesn’t cater to them? Many aren’t willing to downgrade from a Roamio Pro’s 6 tuners and 3TB storage just to add 4K and commercial skipping.
Now that it’s a given that production is moving to 4K/UHD, the capability of 4K graphics systems is a hot topic. Sports and major events are the first to use such technology, and they have special needs that drive a lot of graphics development.
The more than 600,000 pay-TV customers lost in the second quarter does not represent a “cord-cutting inflection point,” but rather the confluence of strategic decisions made by individual operators, said Evercore ISI analyst Vijay Jayant.
The Consumer Electronics Associations has announced the first participant in its series of keynotes for CES 2016 with Intel CEO Brian Krzanich. Krzanich will give a pre-show address on Tuesday, Jan. 5.
Google has named a wide range of new device partners to provide Android TV-based devices and services.
Italian broadcaster Mediaset’s audience share has slipped by a reported 1.56% since its channels were removed from the Sky platform after the pair failed to strike a deal acceptable to both parties.
Google on Thursday announced HBO Now, Showtime and CBS All Access are now on Android TV. Even better, Google said Disney Movies Anywhere can now be accessed through the platform as well, while Epix, WWE and UFC are also available. That’s a pretty hefty list of new content—in all, over 50 premium Android TV apps are available to download.