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Domino's Pizza Tracker comes to Samsung Smart TVs

You can now track the progress of your Domino's pizza on your Samsung Smart TV

Just in time for the Super Bowl XLIX on this coming Sunday, February 1st, Domino's Pizza has launched their pizza tracker widget onto Samsung Smart TVs. The feature, which will be available to owners of 2014-or-newer Samsung Smart TVs, overlays Domino's pizza-assembly-and-delivery-status tracker...
LG WebOS

LG reveals new 4K OLED TVs and new apps for its webOS Smart TVs at CES 2015

LG used CES 2015 to announced seven new 4K OLED TVs, along with some new app partners for its webOS-based Smart TVs. All of LG's new OLED TVs use the company's webOS Smart TV platform. The company said: All of LG's 2015 4K OLED TVs utilize the company's proprietary WRGB technology....
Samsung's 2015 smart TVs will all run Tizen

Samsung's going all-in with Tizen for their smart TV OS

After tinkering around with their custom Tizen operating system for the past several months, Samsung is making it official: all of their new smart TVs in 2015 will run Tizen. Samsung showed off their first Tizen-powered TV set back in June and pushed out a Tizen TV apps SDK in July, and now...
TVs with Roku built in launching soon

First embedded Roku TVs coming soon from Hisense and TCL

People who purchase new smart TVs from Hisense and TCL in the very near future may see that their UI is based on the one developed by Roku for its popular set-top box. Today, Roku announced that televisions made by those two companies will incorporate their Roku TV interface later this fall....

BBC updates on its iPlayer plans for Smart TVs

The BBC has released new information on its plans for its iPlayer service on Smart TVs and set-top boxes. iPlayer is currently supported on over 1200 individual devices but the plans are to migrate all of those over to the newer, more unified version of the service. The next wave of devices is...
LG smart TV

LG stays committed to WebOS platform for smart TVs, new version launching in 2015

LG is planning to roll out a new version of WebOS operating system next year which will be used to power all of its high-end smart TVs. While LG already uses WebOS to power its Internet-connected TVs, the South Korean manufacturer is looking at ways to extend the platform to communicate with...
PlayStation Now

Sony talks PlayStation Now at E3, public beta opens July 31

First seen at CES back in January, Sony has talked a little more about its PlayStation Now game streaming service in its E3 press conference. The big news is that the open beta for the service will begin on July 31 in the U.S. and Canada for PS4 owners. Following this, PlayStation Now will then...
Samsung Tizen TV

Samsung shows off first Tizen-powered TV

At the Tizen developer conference, Samsung has shown off a new smart TV that runs the emerging operating system co-developed with Intel. The Tizen software was running on a prototype 65-inch screen with Samsung's EVP Jong-Deok Choi promising that sets with Tizen "will be on the market very soon...
Samsung TV

Samsung announces SDK for Tizen-powered TVs, due in July

Samsung today announced that that they will be releasing an SDK to enable developers to build apps to run on Tizen-powered televisions, The SDK is due out in early July, following next week's Tizen Developer Conference. While Samsung hasn't yet announced any TVs that will run the Tizen operating...
iPlayer

Watch all the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games from your mobile device and Smart TV with BBC

This morning the BBC has announced its plans for domestic coverage of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games and it's good news for mobile watchers. Via the BBC iPlayer and BBC Sport apps for smartphones, tablets and Smart TVs as well as on the web you'll be able to watch live and on-demand coverage...
Apple TV and Fire TV

Only one third of U.S. homes have smart TVs

In a recent report from market research firm NPD, only one third of Americans (42 million out of a pool of 115 million) have televisions that can display content downloaded from the internet. The quarterly Connected Home Report covers devices that are able to deliver said content through fixed or...
Mi TV 2

Xiaomi's Mi TV 2 is a 4K Android TV for $640

Following today's Mi Pad tablet announcement, Chinese firm Xiaomi also took the wraps off its second smart TV, dubbed the Mi TV 2. It's a 49-inch Android-powered set with a 4K display resolution and a CN¥3,999 price tag — that's a little over $640. However don't get too excited just yet, as it's...

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