Roku boxes will soon offer some of the same functionality now found on Chromecast, as the company is adding support for the DIAL protocol to its platform.
Apple needs to innovate on AirPlay, or every other connected TV device is going to have better multiscreen features than Apple TV in just a few months.
Netflix wants TVs to be better at handling online content, and it just added a new leadership position to advance its partnerships with consumer electronics makers.
For users, one of the most painful things about using a smart TV is the remote controls. That’s why Google and Netflix are now looking to reinvent the way users communicate with their TVs.
The more consumers rely on touch-enabled, personal devices to find and access content for their TV, the more appealing the link between personal devices and the TV will be to marketers.
Watch out, AirPlay: Netflix and YouTube are working on an open second screen protocol, and they’ve already secured support from key CE makers and content platforms.
Matthew Waldman’s Nooka watches are far from your standard time-keeping devices, with various dial designs that often use digital, visual markers to indicate the passing of hours, minutes and seconds. With a new app launched Thursday, Nooka brings that time-telling magic to the iPhone.