Widgetized Section

Go to Admin » Appearance » Widgets » and move Gabfire Widget: Social into that MastheadOverlay zone

Home » Archives by category » Mobile » Companion devices (Page 15)

Tablets drive demand for smart connected devices

The smart connected device (SCD) market continued to post strong growth in 2013, with combined shipments of PCs, tablets, and smartphones reaching over 16 million units in the UK in…

Tagvance, Monterosa, Civolution, Turkish cross-channel app

Civolution, a provider of technology and solutions for identifying, managing and monetising content, Tagvance, an innovation project house, and Monterosa, a second screen specialist, have confirmed the launch of the…

DISH enhances Explorer app

In response to consumer input, DISH has added new functionality to its second-screen iPad app, DISH Explorer, giving customers using the Hopper Whole-Home HD DVR the ability to control the…

Multitasking viewers do focus on the TV

Multitasking viewers do focus on the TV

Devices such as smartphones, tablets, laptops, desktops and portable gaming systems have made it easy for consumers to multitask while watching TV. However, a November 2013 study by TiVo found…

Accenture, KPN Google Glass solution

Accenture and Holland’s KPN have developed a proof of concept using Google Glass and the Accenture Video Solution (AVS) for interactive television viewing, storage and control.

 Accenture noted that the…

Belgacom launches TV Replay

Belgacom launches TV Replay

Belgian telco Belgacom has launched TV Replay, a new, exclusive service which allows Belgacom TV customers to watch programmes up to 36 hours after they’ve been broadcast, on their TV,…

Mobile video driving TV apps usage

Research from Parks Associates shows mobile consumption of video is driving usage of TV apps, with 55 per cent of US smartphone owners and 61 per cent of tablet owners using…

2nd screen apps, DVRs aid pay-TV subs quest

According to market research firm Infonetics Research, pay-TV operators are having to refine their business models as they face increased competition from a range of market players. “In a growing…