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Aereo Austin In-Depth Preview

Aereo, a service that lets you watch & record broadcast TV online for $8/month, is launching in Austin on March 3rd.  I took it for a test drive across iOS, Roku and PC – check it out.  

 
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Netflix Didn’t Win CES

Last week The Verge ran an article about How Netflix won CES – they also named Netflix “Biggest Story” in their Best of CES 2014 awards.   By the end of the show, every major TV company had announced support for Netflix in 4K. That’s a big deal: as 4K sets hit the mainstream, Netflix will

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Legally Using Twitter in Broadcasting

A very important legal opinion was just handed down in a case regarding use of Twitter images by mainstream media: basically, that posting an image to Twitter doesn’t grant the world a license to use it as they see fit. This shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone. I mean, just making something publicly available

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4K TV Is Not About Resolution

Published on January 9, 2013, by in Featured, Tech.

Unless you’ve been living under a technology rock (which I guess would just be a normal rock), you know that the Consumer Electronics Show is happening this week. And every time that CES happens, we’re inundated with announcements of new TV’s with fancy cutting-edge features: 3D, 4K, OLED, LMNOP, QWERTY, and even lasers. This year,

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4K TV Screen Size Calculator

Published on January 8, 2013, by in Tech.

Viewing Distance (in Feet):   Recommended Screen Size NHK SMPTE THX   Want to know the logic behind the numbers? Read on.   Where You Should Sit Probably the best data on 4K viewing distances is from NHK. Here’s the results of their studies:   As you can see, study participants seem to agree that

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Big Advertising is Watching You

Published on January 3, 2013, by in Featured, Tech.

“It was terribly dangerous to let your thoughts wander when you were in any public place or within range of a telescreen. The smallest thing could give you away. A nervous tic, an unconscious look of anxiety, a habit of muttering to yourself–anything that carried with it the suggestion of abnormality, of having something to

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