Rumor has it that the new Apple TV will emerge this month with a faster processor to finally bring 1080p support to the device.
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.
Google prepping pay TV service in Kansas City. Is it the start to competing with cable TV elsewhere?
In addition to laying a high-speed fiber-optic network in Kansas City, Mo., Google is applying to offer that city's customers a pay TV service that puts it in competition with local cable TV providers.
Not to be outdone by the rumors that Apple's iTV will (eventually) arrive with a built-in Siri of its own, Google has filed for a patent for a voice-based remote control that would tie into Google TV.
New York City residents will soon have another way to cut the cable cord thanks to a new start-up venture called Aereo, which will stream local channels to your Internet-enabled device.
Google is working on a wireless home entertainment system, according to the Wall Street Journal. Will it succeed where Google TV has not yet?
The latest rumors about Apple's purported television set suggest you can control it via voice or gesture controls. Also, Best Buy surveys its customers about their interest in an Apple TV.
Vizio is taking a chance that there's a set of TV buyers who is looking to recreate the ultra-widescreen experience of the movie theater in its living rooms. The company introduced its new CinemaWide set, which uses a 21:9 aspect ratio instead of the 16:9 aspect ratio of conventional HDTVs, at CES last month, and has just put a (big) price tag on it.
In addition to controlling home theater devices like DVD players and home automation systems, the remote concept could also work with your computer to run iTunes or execute other functions.
Last November, Boxee announced a USB dongle that would provide over-the-air TV channels in addition to the Boxee Box's streaming capabilities. Yesterday, the company made Boxee Live TV available for consumers for $49.
Sony has given up on consumer OLED HDTV production, leaving it to the LGs and Samsungs of the world, but that doesn't mean it has lost sight of it as a potentially disruptive display technology. So in response, the electronics giant has unveiled at CES a competing concept that it's calling Crystal LED Display.