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Microsoft has released a new version of the Skype app exclusively for Samsung Smart TVs, bringing support for higher resolution and also throwing free group video calling into the mix.
Sony's game streaming service will soon be available outside of the company's ecosystem with PlayStation Now landing on Samsung smart TVs next year. Users will be able to stream hundreds of PS3 games.
As technology progresses, not only phones have become "smart" but TVs as well, which is not necessarily a good thing as it can mean that you have to give up your privacy.
Microsoft has announced plans to release a wireless All-In-One Media Keyboard in April, which includes a built-in touchpad. The keyboard can be used on some smart TVs and Xbox consoles.
A different kind of Big Brother is watching you if you own an LG Smart TV; revelations unfolded that the company collects your viewing data as well as streamed media which is then transmitted to them.
Samsung has confirmed that they have acquired Boxee. The company's internet streaming products will, most likely, be integrated into Samsung's strategy for their smart and internet connected TVs.
Pre-orders have begun for Samsung's 85" ultra-high def 4K TV, the UN85S9. The TV will be priced predictably highly
HPs webOS has endured a difficult time. Hopes were pinned on it driving HPs hardware, but they never transpired. Instead, the OS went open source late last year, but has now been acquired by LG.
Even though TV manufacturers are throwing in tons of Internet apps and features in new "smart TVs", a new survey by NPD shows that those features are barely being used by consumers.
Following strong sales of the Galaxy SIII handset and a high profile court case against Apple, Samsung are set to announce record quarterly profits of $7.3 billion for July to September.
In a surprising move, just before CES 2012 Lenovo has announced a new TV known as the K91 Smart TV that is to be powered by a Qualcomm dual-core processor and Android 4.0