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4K TV shipments jumped 500 percent in Q3 2014

4K TV shipments topped 3 million units last quarter, up a whopping 500 percent compared to the same quarter last year, bringing total shipments to 6.4 million units this year, according to the latest report from global market research and consulting firm DisplaySearch. …

SkreensTV is picture-in-picture for the modern era

The first widespread consumer implementation of picture-in-picture (PiP) can be traced back to the mid-1980s. It’s a common feature on most modern televisions yet despite innovations like dual-view that let two different people watch two different shows at the same…

Aereo's subscriber count might surprise you

Aereo's run-up to its Supreme Court case earlier this year and subsequent loss drew quite a bit of media attention. The company was - and could still be - extremely disruptive (especially among broadcasters) but did anyone every stop to…

Quick & Dirty: Fire TV vs. Roku vs. Chromecast vs. Apple TV

As Amazon Fire TV bursts onto the market to compete with streamers like the Roku 3 and Apple TV, you may be wondering what these set-top boxes offer over cheaper streaming sticks, specifically Google's Chromecast and Roku's Streaming Stick. Each has its own advantages and drawbacks, and it really comes down to what features you want, and possibly what tech ecosystem you are already a part of.