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Have you tried Google TV yet? This week guest writer Justin Ruiz compares two new set top boxes: the Sony Internet Player and the Vizio Co-Star. With support for full 1080p HD video, 3D content, and built-in WiFi, both STBs also run on Android 3.2, opening the doors for app integration on your TV set. Here’s a side-by-side look at two new set top boxes.
If you’re a Time Warner Cable customer with the TV Everywhere service you can now watch FOX News Channel and FOX Business Network live on your iPad, iPhone or iTouch.
The 75″ Samsung LED 9000 HDTV will premiere at a Santa Monica store in California for $8,999, which is a week earlier than other retailers and $1000 less than the suggested MSRP of $9,999. The Samsung 75ES9000 is a full HD (1920×1080) TV with a 35:1 contrast ratio running on a dual core processor. The 9000 is also ultra-thin at less than 1.4 inches with three HDMI ports, three USB ports, and optical cable port. The set also supports 3D and comes with 4 pairs of 3D glasses. The Santa Monica Video & Audio Center will start sales today at 5:30pm.
It’s just about confirmed that the iPhone 5 will have a larger 4″ display. Reuters reported today from a briefing in Tokyo that electronics manufacturer Sharp will be shipping displays in late August, presumably for the iPhone 5. And, a Reuters source has revealed the shipment includes a larger 4″ display. Of course, nothing is confirmed except for the shipment itself, as Sharp wouldn’t divulge any details on size, technology, or what model the display will be used for.