LG's Bringing Back WebOS to Run its Smart TVs

It's official, LG really is incorporating an open WebOS into its 2014 lineup of smart TVs. That includes everything from the curved 55 to 77-inch OLED models all the way up to the curved 105 inch monstrosity you'll never get through the front door. Read More >>

LG Will Power 70 Per Cent of its Smart TVs With WebOS

Resurrecting Palm's ill-fated mobile OS – which never truly delivered on phones – LG's new range of webOS-powered TVs will make up a staggering 70 per cent of the company's 2014 Smart TV line-up. That's a very clear sign of commitment to the technology—but what can we expect from it? Read More >>

Here's a Look at LG's Smart TV webOS Resurrection

Palm's webOS, once a dead-cert for smartphone OS supremacy, is tipped to be resurrected by LG at CES 2014 in a rather unlikely place -- a new line of the company's Smart TVs. And, thanks to Twitter leaker EvLeaks, we've got an early glimpse at what it will look like. Read More >>

LG Grabs Exclusive Sky Now App for Smart TVs

LG and Sky have come together to offer a pretty compelling reason to upgrade to one of LG's TVs, with an exclusive Sky Now app heading to LG's smart tellies this August. The app, which will be exclusive to LG for at least 12 months, is a sort of PAYG way in to Sky's sports and movies range, and therefore a great way of watching the odd Big Thing without paying for a proper sub. [LG] Read More >>

Reason #5,482 That Smart TVs Are Dumb: They Can Get Hacked

Televisions with apps are already a little superfluous; the updates are slow, the interfaces are boorish, they think you actually want to tweet from a 55-inch screen. But now it turns out that they're also vulnerable to hackers. Great. Read More >>

What Is Xbox SmartGlass?

As expected, Microsoft just announced something called SmartGlass at E3. Less expected? Just how awesome SmartGlass turned out to be. What could have been just an Apple AirPlay imitation, is something more ambitious. Something that could change television forever. But what is it, exactly? Read More >>

Everyone Wants a Dumb TV After All

Over a year ago we argued that the "smart" part of Smart TVs — the apps, the connectivity, the widgets — is useless. Unwanted. Turns out we weren't alone. Everyone really does just want a dumb TV. Read More >>

Lenovo's New Smart TV Already Has Ice Cream Sandwich

Lenovo's Android-powered K91 is, in their words, a "Smart TV" that runs Ice Cream Sandwich, the latest version of the OS. On top of running any Android 4.0-compatible app, Lenovo promises optimised apps, including 100 that are already preloaded. The only catch is that it's a China exclusive for now. Read More >>

FetchTV Rolls Out New Smart TV App For Pay-As-You-Go On-Demand Video Streaming

There's never been a better time to cut the proverbial cord and get your non-free-to-air TV through the internet. IP Vision has just jumped from set-top boxes to smart TVs with its FetchTV app, which went live today for Panasonic's Smart Viera TVs. The app offers cheap on-demand pay-as-you-watch content from "major studios". Read More >>


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