Just a few weeks ago, it looked like Sharp had won the right to supply Apple with the LCD panels for the forthcoming iPad 3, but a Korean website is now reporting that LG and Samsung will be the providers of what it is rumored to be a higher-resolution screen.According to the Electronic Times Internet, Sharp was unable to pass muster with Apple over mass production issues.
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If you think the iPad 3 is hot, try holding a $3,000 gaming laptop on your knees while you're playing Mass Effect 3. Asetek's new liquid-cooling solution hopes to cool scorching hot notebooks.
Another week, another iPad competitor steps up to the plate. This week, Vizio gets closer to releasing its Android tablet into the wild, announcing that it's available for pre-order at a select few online locations for a price that of course undercuts Apple's base offering.
This week has already seen a rumor about a Motorola tablet that will let Verizon FiOS customers watch TV anywhere, and the Dish Network announcing an upgrade to their mobile apps to let subscribers access their set-top boxes remotely. Now Cablevision has acknowledged that subscribers will soon be able to watch programming on their iPads, with one big catch: It will only work at home.
Rumor has it that the new Apple TV will emerge this month with a faster processor to finally bring 1080p support to the device.
A new survey shows that adults might not have much use for a smaller iPad, but they would think about buying it for their kids.
Cablevision's Optimum iPad app offers hundreds of live TV channels to subscribers -- but for how long?
Seemingly undaunted by the woes befalling Time Warner Cable's live TV iPad app -- numerous cable networks demanding their channels be pulled from the app -- Cablevision has announced its Optimum iPad app, which promises hundreds of channels streamed live to the iPad for subscribers to watch while in their homes.
It's no secret that Hulu has been readying a subscription service for the older shows it offers for online viewing, but Reuters reports that the site is now just a month or two away from launching. In addition, Hulu is readying support for additional devices, such as the iPad and Xbox 360.
TV Everywhere is looking like it's getting stuck at home. Comcast's Xfinity TV app, which the cable giant promised would bring live programming and video on-demand choices to iPads and Android tablets later this year, has run afoul of cable networks that don't think Comcast has the right to deliver its shows to these new devices.
Apple sold more than 7 millions iPads just in the fourth quarter of 2010, a fact that hasn't escaped the notice of seemingly every pay TV provider and related service. TiVo is the latest company to introduce an iPad app that turns the tablet into a deluxe remote control, or "command central" in TiVo's own words.