Google's main event of the year was full of announcements, from an entirely new look across all Google products, to super-budget Android smartphones, PC-quality gaming on your smartphone, and Android on your wrist, car and in your TV. Here's the five most important things you need to know from Google I/O 2014.
Following the success of the Chromecast and Google TV, Google is renewing its efforts in the living room by announcing Android TV. Running on Google's just-announced Android L, Android TV will stream content from various sources, just like Google TV and set top boxes, but with an added focus on gaming.
Sportscasting was the focus of this year's Broadcast Asia, as a number of partners were on hand to showcase their latest products and also to talk about how 4K is already very much a possibility with existing technologies - evidenced by trials that have been run over the last year.
Hisense, a manufacturer based in Qingdao, China, has risen to fourth position in the global ranking of total TV shipments by manufacturer. It lost to Sony by a mere 0.1% overall, but defeated the same company and ranked among the top 3 in the 4K and large-screen TV segments.
Racetrack operator of the famous Kentucky Derby horse racing wanted to bring the sport to the next level an invested in a massive sum to build the world's largest 4K video screen at 171 feet wide and 90 feet tall. Can you handle a screen that's larger than 2,200 46-inch TVs?
Local fiber broadband service provider ViewQwest says that its network is already capable of delivering 4K streams to its customers.
Have a Samsung smart TV from last year that supports the company's Evolution Kit? Well, new versions of the upgrade kits have arrived to bring the latest features to your 1-year old TV sets.
Deezer has just announced that their streaming service will be available on a multitude of Bang & Olufsen Smart TVs.
Bang & Olufsen has introduced the BeoVision Avant, a 4K UHD television that the company says will adjust itself to fit your surroundings. Let's find out more.
LG has announced a new OS for its smart+ TV lineup. This new WebOS platform lets developers create applications, and enhances the compatibility of LG's smart TVs with other devices.