Apps


Viewers not engaged with second screen apps

Viewers are not commonly using apps designed to enhance second-screen engagement with TV, like Viggle and Zeebox, according to a new study by NPD Group. The research firm said that while multitasking is common, US viewers are less willing to use their second-screen devices to interact directly with applications designed specifically for the TV programs […]

Samsung unveils new Smart TVs, chooses Red Bee for discovery

Consumer electronics giant Samsung is using the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week to unveil a range of new features to its Smart TV platform, designed to enable intelligent navigation and discovery of content. Samsung’s key innovations for CES include Smart Hub and S-recommendation with voice interaction. The former comprises a five-panel user […]

Polaroid launches tablet for kids

Polaroid has launched a US$150 tablet aimed at kids at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The photography company has teamed with Southern Telecom to launch the Android-based device. The seven-inch tablet will feature the Android 4.0 operating system and come with 35 preloaded apps. The kid-centric apps including drawing, a Kids Cam, Music […]