Buying a TV used to be an in-store experience, but increasingly people are making this big purchase online.
For years, California has required old TV and computer monitors to be recycled and charges a special fee. But new rules will put many of those monitors in the dump, and consumers will still pay that surcharge.
Three Asia-based companies have agreed to pay $571 million to settle claims by officials from California and seven other states that they conspired to inflate prices for liquid crystal display screens used in televisions and computer monitors, according to New York’s attorney general.
The popular television show “MythBusters” will resume filming occasional experiments at the Alameda County Sheriff’s Training Center in Dublin following last December’s unsuccessful cannonball experiment.
Samsung Electronics is now admitting that millions of its flat screen TV’s may have problems that cause them to just shut down, and a settlement has been reached in connection with the problems of some Samsung televisions manufactured before December 2008.
A startup company is testing out a service that will let subscribers watch over-the-air television programming on their iPhones and iPads.
The study by two Stanford professors found that the amount of media multitasking correlated negatively with their social success.
The sneaker company’s ad features a French Bulldog named Mr. Quiggly, who is about to race a group of greyhounds.
KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid said he is not sure the model for Viggle will prove to be successful.
Rumors are growing that Apple is getting ready to introduce its own television set by the end of next year.