Tag Archives: TV

Best Android boxes in 2018: for TV and everything else

Whether you want to use them to smarten up your dumb TV set or to empower your workforce on a budget, Android boxes have earned their place – with merit – in the wider personal computer ecosystem. Falling prices along with rising competition and a massive improvement in technology means that you can now have Android boxes capable… Read More »

Google Play Lists ‘Best of 2017’ Apps, Books, Games, Music, Movies, TV Shows

HIGHLIGHTS Dear Zindagi becomes most popular movie on Play Store in India Locally-developed Baahubali: The Game emerges as most popular game Game of Thrones continues domination in TV shows Continuing its annual tradition, Google on Friday announced that the most popular apps, games, music, movies, and books on Google Play India in 2017. Google has also released a list of… Read More »

28 hours a week: Indians spend 7X more time on smartphones than on TV

Indian  consumers spend as much as 28 hours a week on their smartphones, seven fold more than the time they end up spending in watching programmes on television as more users access internet on their mobile phone. According to the Mary Meeker report, released on Wednesday night, the delivery of  entertainment, education, healthcare and marketplaces is being reimagined… Read More »

Facebook to Reportedly Debut Premium TV Shows in June

Facebook is making a debut in premium television and developing around 24 shows that will be premiered in mid-June, media reports said. There will be both long duration shows on the pattern of ‘House of Cards’ and also 5-10 minutes shows that will be added to Facebook app’s video tab daily, Business Insider reported on Friday. “It’s part… Read More »

Twitter Reportedly Partners Bloomberg for Streaming TV News

Twitter Inc is partnering with Bloomberg Media for a round-the-clock streaming television news service on the social networking platform, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday. The channel, which is yet to be named and is expected to begin operations this fall, would be announced Monday, WSJ said. Twitter’s user growth has stalled in the past few quarters… Read More »

Twitter Reportedly Partners Bloomberg for Streaming TV News

  Twitter Inc is partnering with Bloomberg Media for a round-the-clock streaming television news service on the social networking platform, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday. The channel, which is yet to be named and is expected to begin operations this fall, would be announced Monday, WSJ said. Twitter’s user growth has stalled in the past few… Read More »

Twitter, Facebook Announce New Live-Streaming TV Deals

Television, as we know it, is changing. It’s not a massive, all-in-one switch, it’s not something that’s going to mean an immediate alteration to your consumption habits overnight. But the shift is definitely in progress, and steady progress at that. I’m talking, of course, about live-streaming and the many ways in which the latest social media offering is infiltrating the wider… Read More »

Leaked documents raise questions over role played by new Fifa president in TV rights deal

NEW FIFA president Gianni Infantino reportedly signed off on a contract with two businessmen who have since been accused of bribery, leaked documents reveal. Hugo and Mariano Jinkis bought TV rights for Uefa Champions League football and immediately sold them on for almost three times the price, reports the BBC. According to records, Uefa concluded offshore deals with… Read More »

Pittsburgh TV anchor gets the pink slip for inflammatory comments on Facebook

Like it or not, what you say on social media could have serious implications in your professional career. Case in point, WTAE-TV new anchor Wendy Bell was fired for inflammatory comments she wrote on her Facebook page, reports The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. In a now-deleted Facebook post, Bell opined on a mass shooting in Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania that took the lives… Read More »

Xiaomi Launches 65 inch Mi TV 3S with Curved Display

Xiaomi recently launched two of its powerful smartphones the Mi 4S and Mi 5. Xiaomi Mi 4S is an affordable smartphone that best fits into the mid-range device segment whereas Mi 5 is the most anticipated flagship smartphone by the company. The company however took a small break from developing new smartphones and introduced a new generation smart… Read More »