Bill Gates says he's calling it quits at CES this year, but not without some jabs at Steve Jobs and of course, some announcements.Up and coming for Microsoft:- deals to offer the entire MGM movie library and Disney/ABC television for download via the Xbox 360;- specifcially 500 hours of programming in both standard and HD including such shows Desperate Housewives, Lost, Grey's Anatomy;- renewed partnership
Now this is kewl! JVC announces a line of LCD TV sets with integrated iPod dock at the CES 2008. Read more in Yahoo news here.
Oh, it's another shiney black box! iLuv brings the iLuv i1255 at CES. It's luv-erly!Features: - Plays music from audio CDs, MP3 CDs and docked iPods - Remote - Dock adapters for a variety of iPod models - Video out lets you view iPod video on-screen - On-screen navigation - DVD player supports DVD, VCD, MP3 CD, Audio CD, JPEG CD, and Kodak Picture CDThe iLuv i1255 is expected to ship in March and
Archos TV is introducing a new set-top box at CES next week.Engadget had a review of the product way back last summer.The question (at least in my mind) remains: will it be a competitor for Apple TV?FWIW, though I'm a Mac fanatic, I'm unconvinced Apple TV is the end all and be all in this race to bring the ultimate black box to market.
Reuters is reporting today that according to a study done by Deloitte & Touche, more and more Americans are creating content on-line (hello!) with 32% calling themselves broadcasters. Close to 40 percent (38%) of Americans are watching TV shows online, 36 percent use their cell phones for entertainment and 45 percent are creating Web sites, music, videos and blogs.Here's a preview of the report