3 New Products Apple Could Release in 2014
“Now’s the time when the best quality video that you can get is coming to you through the Internet as opposed to any other format,” Evers said. Data demands But to see the full picture, some viewers may need to shell out for pricier broadband plans to handle data-intensive 4K streams. Netflix, for example, is encoding “House of Cards” to stream at 15.6 megabits per second – more than double the 7 megabits per second it uses for HD. YouTube is working a 4K streaming technology that may cut that in half. Still, Phillip Swann , president and CEO of TV industry news site TVPredictions.com, said people may remain skeptical after all the 3-D hype. “For three years, TV makers tried to persuade consumers that they had to have a 3-D TV,” Swann said in a recent post. “But people didn’t care about 3-D TV and they became weary of the TV makers trying to shove it down their throats.
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To be honest I dont really know John Boehner. He has his job. I have mine, Cruz said Thursday during Bloomberg Televisions Market Makers. + reset While Cruz didnt praise Boehner specifically, he lauded the House leadership and conservatives, who he said stood up and fought to defund Obamacare last fall and elevated the national debate. ( QUIZ: How well do you know John Boehner? ) They demonstrated principle and integrity. They listened to the American people.
1965. 10:00 Before televisions were in every home, and long before live streaming, sports newsreels allowed football fans to watch players in action. This hour well talk about the importance of archived footage and discuss some rarely seen historical highlights. Plus well take a look at the surprising influence of the game on American culture. Guests Dave Filipi, film director at Wexner Center for the Arts Andrew Doyle, professor of history at Winthrop University
Western Appliance to close Santa Cruz store March 17
There are several tips one should remember to avoid being a victim of an online rental scam. First, do not wire money to a suspected landlord and remember, regardless how convincing the tale, make sure the person renting the house actually owns it. Also, verify where to go and who to see to pick up the rental key. Make sure that the person and location is valid. Finally, anyone with suspicious concerns should follow their instincts. Even if it means paying a fee, it is often safer dealing with a licensed real estate agent.
Ted Cruz: ‘I don’t really know’ John Boehner
The first mobile payments company to gain traction? That was PayPal, and it’s still the dominant player in the industry. The first movers in payments are normally very dominant. As we’ve seen from Google’s own attempts in the space to gain traction with its Google Wallet program, becoming a player in payments is potentially lucrative, but insanely difficult to break in to. Add it all up That’s just a glance at some of the potential markets Apple could enter across the next two years. Remember that Apple’s introduction of the iPhone created a high-end phone market that’s substantially larger than what existed when Apple was considering entering the mobile space, sothe size of the market today isn’t necessarily the total opportunity. Stock ideas beyond Apple If you’re looking for a technology company that like Apple is at the forefront of a major trend, but is much smaller and still under-the-radar of many investors, we have a limited time offer for you.
Hey, TV Makers: Televisions Are Not Smartphones
(Dan Coyro/Sentinel) 1 SANTA CRUZ — Western Appliance will close its Santa Cruz store at 902 Soquel Ave. on March 17, a move that coincides with the retirement of manager Dale Burdick, whose father began selling televisions some 60 years ago. “It’s about time for me to hang it up,” said Burdick, 65, who stayed home this week to fight the flu. “I hope to enjoy life.” Currently, the store is manned by “five of us,” he said. A graduate of Holy Cross and Oregon State University, he was a teen when he began working for his father and spent his entire career in the appliance business.
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In fact, its software already graces TV screens from the likes of Sony, Samsung and Toshiba. LG scooped up WebOSthe admired but ultimately failed smartphone platformand retooled it for televisions . The old Palm Pre and Pixi would hardly recognize the new software now, with its chorus line of app “cards” organized by recent use or relevance. The formerly HP-owned OS will land on more than two-thirds of LG smart TVs this year. Other manufacturers such as Vizio and Sharphave their own proprietary software. Some of these TV makers aren’t restricted to a single approach either. LG’s Google TV sets are still available in the retail market, even got a long-awaited software update last fall , while Phillips has been dallying with Android . Apple, meanwhile, has stayed mum on the integrated smart TV front, but the rumors that it’s developing its own smart television refuse to die. It’s a confusing mess that only gets more baffling when you realize how similar the actual experience of using a smart TV is, no matter what software is involved. You navigate guide data, conduct searches and stream online video from Netflix, Hulu and YouTube, among others.