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Best smart TVs of 2022

February 6th, 2022

Picking the best smart TV can be tricky. You have to worry about picture quality, size, and sound quality, as well as what OS powers it. It’s relatively easy to tell if a screen looks good at a glance. But it’s considerably tougher to figure out whether a TV’s smart features are reliable and robust. …

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Google came up with a new way to protect your privacy on smart TVs

February 25th, 2021

The upcoming Smart TVs that will ship with Google TV software on board will let users set them up as dumb “Basic TVs.” Google built the new Basic TV feature into the Google TV setup for the upcoming products that integrate its Google TV software, not set-top boxes like the latest Chromecast model. The feature …

Samsung Smart TV Ad Tiles

Your Samsung TV is about to be flooded with ads

May 31st, 2016

If you own a Samsung Smart TV, then you should know you’re in for a much more annoying experience in the near future, because the South Korean giant is reportedly making big changes to its on-TV advertising campaigns. According to a new report, the company is looking for new revenue streams to offset its slowing TV business.

LG Smart TV Spying Fix

LG vows to fix Smart TVs that spy on users

November 21st, 2013

After an LG Smart TV owner discovered that his unit was sending personal data including channel history and even name files from external storage devices to an LG web address while ignoring privacy settings, the South Korean TV maker admitted the problem exists and promised to issue a firmware update to fix it. The company …

LG Smart TV Spying

Privacy settings not enough to stop LG Smart TV from spying on users

November 20th, 2013

An LG Smart TV owner in the United Kingdom has shockingly discovered that his device is sending unencrypted data over Wi-Fi containing TV watching habits, as well as file names from external storage units hooked up to the TV to an LG website, even though the TV’s privacy settings should have prevented such behavior. The …

Samsung to unveil Smart TV at press event tomorrow in New York City

March 19th, 2013

Samsung will be holding a press event tomorrow morning in New York City, and according to our sources at Samsung, the focus will be on Samsung’s Smart TV product. We’re told that a performance or two will accompany the Smart TV and home theater announcements in addition to a full presentation from Samsung executives.