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This Nexus Player Is The First Official Android TV

Chromecast who? The real Android TV is here. This is the Nexus Player, a four-inch hockey puck of a set-top box designed to watch all your movies AND play your Android games.


First Look At The New Guardians Of The Galaxy Animated TV Series

Video: This is great news, just announced this Friday at New York Comic Con: Marvel is releasing a Guardians of the Galaxy animated TV series coming in 2015 on Disney XD! Check out the first sequences of how it is going to look here (I like that colourful 80s look!)


Meet MatchStick: Mozilla's Firefox-Powered Chromecast Competitor

Chomecast is a very good deal for $49 (Australian price). But Mozilla thinks it can do a little better, with its own Firefox OS-based streaming stick, the $US12 MatchStick.


TiVo Mega: A DVR That Stores 3 Years Of Video (For $US5000)

So much TV, so little time to watch it. So why not stockpile, say, three years of the stuff using TiVo’s new Mega DVR? You’ll just need a spare $US5000 to enjoy its capabilities.


The Psychology Of Catfishing, From Its First Public Victim

The internet didn’t invent the concept of people not being who they say they are. It simply gave them a better vehicle, and gave these deceivers a name: catfish. That term came into our consciousness first in a documentary, followed by a TV series, and now it’s a book. You may be wondering why.


The Best (And Worst) Texting Scenes In TV And Movies

Text messaging is new enough that movies and TV shows haven’t landed on a consistent way to show viewers what their characters are saying. Done incorrectly, an on-screen text session can look immediately dated or weird. But with the right visuals, the effect can be great.


CSI: Cyber Is Already Perfect When The First Episode Is 'Kidnapping 2.0'

CBS is adding a new version of CSI to the mix, called CSI: CYBER, starring James Van Der Beek and Bow Wow (YEP). Bow Wow is on set today for his first day of filming, and revealed in a tweet that the first episode in the series is titled “Kidnapping 2.0″. Emmy committee, do you read me?


How Hollywood Figured Out A Way To Make Texting In Movies Look Less Dumb

Typing on screens is, as we know, pretty boring to watch. But Hollywood has lately gotten a lot smarter about depicting this ubiquitous technology on screen. A radically new film convention, what we might call the “beyond screen text message,” is emerging right before our eyes.


How A Documentary About Eskimos Explains Our Stupid Reality TV Obsession

We can trace the world’s obsession with curvaceous humanoids like Kim Kardashian and mannequin dolls named after cities and hotel chains back to the first documentary ever made: Nanook of the North. It was a documentary that faked the life of eskimos to entertain people.


The Xbox One Could Soon Stream TV Straight To Your Phone

Just a few months ago, Microsoft pushed out an update that lets you use your phone or tablet as a remote for your TV thanks to Xbox’s SmartGlass app. Soon, it will let you use your phone or tablet as a TV, with live streaming straight to your pocket.


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