Why I don’t use Smart TV web applications

The LA Times posted an article this week about the limited use web applications receive from smart TVs. I have two smart TVs and until my recent trial of the Amazon Prime service, I had only glanced at the TV application menu. I fall right in line with the majority of people that don’t use the applications. Here’s why. The Read More …

Why I’ve gone Google

I’ve gone Google. Going Google is for individuals too. I’m sure by now you have noticed Google’s campaign about “going Google”. It’s primarily targeted at businesses, schools, and governments to use the Google suite of productivity applications. That target list covers groups of people well. But what about individuals? Have you stopped and thought about how much of your life Read More …

Google TV – What it’s really after

The list of networks blocking content from Google TV continues to grow. Already Viacom, Hulu, Fox, CBC, NBC, and ABC have restricted their online content from Google TV devices. But why? Revenue protection, control, and fear come to mind. But let’s face it, the way we watch video content is changing rapidly. Live network feeds are becoming irrelevant to millennials Read More …