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  • Research: Only 6% of UK Consumers Care About TV Apps; 12% Want Mobile TV; 19% Want 3D

    Research: Only 6% of UK Consumers Care About TV Apps; 12% Want Mobile TV; 19% Want 3D

    Attention TV world: consumers, it appears, are not as tech-friendly as you might think. According to a new survey out in the UK, the vast majority of the public is not interested in fancy new 3D or mobile TV services, and even less of them care about TV apps. What they would like are better players to watch on-demand content on their main TVs and better TV guides for discovering what is on… Read More

  • Freeview launches iPhone HD TV Guide app, ignores the lack of HD content

    Freeview launches iPhone HD TV Guide app, ignores the lack of HD content

    [UK] There are already a plethora of TV guide apps for the iPhone but now comes an official one from Freeview. The UK terrestrial digital television provider has released a free TV guide for Apple’s smartphone, which won’t come as good news for others competing in the space. It has ‘official’ stamped all over it and also emphasises HD content in its guide even though… Read More

  • PS3 Goes DVR In 2008

    PS3 Goes DVR In 2008

    Me: Santa, I’d like a PS3 for Christmas. Santa: I thought you hated the PS3. Me: Well, I did but Warwick Light, head of marketing for Sony in New Zealand, has made an announcement that’s making me eat my words. You see, Freeview is a free digital television and radio provider in NZ and Sony is hoping to support their terrestrial digital broadcast service by March 2008. Santa… Read More