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LG 2013 Google TV LG are set to expand their Google TV lineup in 2013 with the release of seven new models in five different screen sizes. Last year, LG sold just two Google HDTV models – the GA 7900 and GA6400, which came in 47 and 55-inch sizes. The 2013 Google TV is set to feature a next-generation ‘Magic’ remote, voice search and an almost completely edge-to-edge display. In addition to the existing 47…

Apple CEO Tim Cook said that the TV was an area of “intense interest” for the company, which is exactly what he said last time he had an interview. While this does not make us feel very excited about the product coming, it does show that Apple have not dropped the TV project, whatever that may be. When speaking to Brian Williams on NBC, Cook said “When I go into my living room and turn on…

High-definition televisions, or HDTVs, are now increasingly very popular, but it can be the case that the quality of the picture does not look quite as impressive when the TV is installed in the home compared to when it was bought in store. To get the most out of an HDTV, there are several things that a user should aim to do. These include purchasing the best television for their needs and ensuring that it…

In a move that will skyrocket consumer familiarity with a start-up named Boxee, the retail giant Wal-Mart will begin carrying Boxee TV in 3,000 of its U.S. stores starting tomorrow. The holiday season release of the set-top box is expected to be accompanied by large in-store displays, signage, and even in-store demos. This is a major gain for the Boxee company, which has been selling its product in relatively obscurity in stores like Best Buy…

Don’t look for an Apple branded television, the so-called iTV, or even a pay TV service any time soon. Says who? A prominent analyst that met recently with Apple’s chief financial officer, as well as the company’s senior internet VP, who spell rather clearly that the conditions aren’t right. Tapscape has reported that the Apple iTV is already in production. In fact, lots of folks have said as much. However, there are attributable quotes that…

According to reports, the Apple iTV is already in production. And, just as importantly, Apple apparently has partnered with a trio of big-time pay TV operators, though perhaps not the ones you’d think. Sammy the Walrus IV quotes a Jefferies & Co report, which offers the following nuggets (Tweets, actually) and the current state of the Apple Television / Apple iTV: Jefferies: iTV (full television) is in full production. Apple will partner with AT&T and…

Apple’s latest attempt to conceive in the living room has all of the tawdry drama of Charlie Sheen and a Las Vegas hotel suite full of hookers. Unfortunately, both fields of endeavor, though they have been so regularly plowed, are equally unlikely to result in a crop. Other than rumors that is and today’s spin on Apple vs Hollywood can be summed up in two words — Cloud DVR. Wall Street Journal has put some…

Try, try again. Over the last few years, Cupertino has tried repeatedly to tempt content owners into licensing their shows for an Apple-branded IPTV (internet protocol television) service. Despite having failed again and again, a new report claims that our favorite fruit company is now trying to talk cable operators into sharing the wealth. The story comes via the Wall Street Journal which claims Apple is in talks with cable operators for live TV programming…