The once high-flying electronics retailer Best Buy, reeling from online competition, discloses the 50 store locations it will shut down this year.
Sean Portnoy covers HDTVs, Blu-ray, home theater equipment, and anything else that turns the living room into your media center.
Sean Portnoy is a former executive editor at Computer Shopper magazine and editor at CNET Networks.
The hardware Microsoft has shipped to developers for the next Xbox supposedly includes a 16-core IBM PowerPC CPU and AMD Radeon HD 7000-series graphics.
Developers have expressed disappointment with the next-generation Wii's hardware, saying it can’t even match the graphics firepower of the Xbox 360 and PS3.
With new technology making it easier to produce large-screen IGZO panels, could a Retina Display Apple television be in our futures?
The 55EM9600 will be rolled out during the Cannes Film Festival in May, with a price tag that equals the glitz of that event.
Intel hasn't had much luck to date with its system-on-chip designs for living room set-top boxes, but that hasn't stopped the chip giant from rolling out a new processor for the next generation of connected home theater devices.The Atom CE5300 Media Processor, code-named Berryville, is the first 32nm CPU Intel has offered for set-top boxes and "smart" TVs.
There are plenty of obstacles to the Internet TV service Intel is rumored to be considering. So why is it pursuing the idea?
A former Apple audio engineer has developed Unity, a TV stand with built-in speakers, Blu-ray player, and Internet streaming capabilities,
Netflix wants the 1988 Video Privacy Protection Act amended so it can share its subscribers' viewing choices via Facebook, but it wants to share all of those choices, not just ones that the subscriber wants to share.
Apple may have ultimately earned the upper hand over the music industry with the iTunes store, but its similar bare-knuckled negotiating tactics don't seem to be working as well with the TV industry, according to a recent report in the NY Post.At issue is a streaming TV service that Apple is supposedly trying to develop, presumably to work with a rumored Apple television set (though it could also be a possibility for its Apple TV boxes and even the iPad).