Category: television

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Google Chromecast Review And Field Test

Google’s Chromecast has taught manufacturers a hard lesson: People aren’t yet ready to replace TV. They’re looking for a device to augment it, and they’re looking for a device that doesn’t cost them a fortune – I have to say that Google’s Chromecast does a fantastic job of this, although it has a few bugs to be worked out. Note: I apologize (or do...




Apple TV Vs Google Chromecast Vs Roku: A Guide

Regular TV has become passe. Smart TV and web-based video is the future. But should you buy a Chromecast, or an Apple TV, or a Roku? How does the Chromecast Compare to the Apple TV? What is the best streaming device? We’ll take a look in this comparison. First let’s look at each competitor individually: Chromecast – the affordable, easy option $35 Chromecast is...




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Google Chromecast Simplifies Smart Television – Device Preview

Google released a new device today that promises to make streaming media to your television dramatically simpler, and that device costs $35. Google’s original venture into television (Google TV) in 2010 involved buying a new TV or an expensive device, and was criticized for limited functionality, and complicated software. Google’s next venture, the nexus Q completely flopped, once again facing limited functionality and a (really) high...




Alec Baldwin To Speak At #DNC, And the Tech Behind the #RNC

Many across the net have joked (and secretly dreamed) about Alec Baldwin doing a Clint Eastowood-esque  performance at the DNC, but according to sources who wish to remain anonymous Alec Baldwin will indeed be somewhat countering and satirizing Eastwood’s infamous speech (posted below in case you haven’t seen). My sources stated that their employers had given them specific instructions on preparations to make for...




Switch Up Ads on Hulu

For those who don’t know, Hulu- an online video provider now allows you to choose your ads. It requires you to start the ad from the beginning even when another ad is in progress, but by sacrificing a few seconds of your life, you can save 27 seconds of misery of watching an ad you’ve seen five times. The feature is called Hulu ad...