Vizio has announced that its line of SmartCast devices are now compatible with the Google Home. You can now use your voice to control the devices.
You’ll be able to play music through SmartCast speakers and sound bars, turn on movies on SmartCast TVs, and even turn on the devices ... Read More »
LeEco is a Chinese company with no presence in the US. To fix that, the company announced that it has purchased American TV manufacturer Vizio for $2 billion.
The Vizio brand will stay alive here in the US, but the software on the televisions will be replaced with LeEco’s TV operating system. At a certain ... Read More »
Google Cast, the technology behind the Chromecast we all know and love, has grown into much more than just part of a single streaming device. It’s now a technology used across many devices made by many manufacturers. It’s a great way of streaming content from mobile devices to the big screen, and ... Read More »
When Google created the Chromecast, it gained plenty of attention. But one downside of the Chromecast is that it’s still an accessory that you have to plug into your TV. With the rise of smart TVs that have the tech built directly into them, it’s becoming slightly antiquated to continue plugging accessories into ... Read More »
Vizio tried to enter the smartphone market two years ago when they announced an Android phone at CES, but the device never made it to market and the project was scrapped. Now they are back with a pair of new smartphones that they hope will succeed in China. Even though these devices might not be ... Read More »
The Verge reports that Vizio will be one of the first companies to produce a tablet powered by NVIDIA’s new Tegra 4 chip. Details are limited at this time, but the device will feature a 10-inch display with 2560 x 1600 resolution, and it will run a “bone stock” version of Android 4.2 ... Read More »
I am a huge fan of Google TV, so I was really excited when VIZIO placed their $99 Co-Star up for pre-order back in July. We emailed their PR team to see if we could get a sample unit to review, but they never responded and I just went ahead and ... Read More »
America’s #1 LCD HDTV company can’t keep their new Co-Star Google TV box in stock. VIZIO began the $99 pre-order for the device last week and then reported it sold out of the first batch within 12 hours. Pre-orders were briefly back online two additional times, but they are currently unavailable.
We expect ... Read More »
Today VIZIO announced that their $99 Google TV box, the Co-Star, is now available for pre-order. Customers who pre-order can take advantage of free shipping for a limited time and the first units are expected to be available around August 14th.
The Co-Star measures only 4.2 x 4.2 x 1.6 inches and weighs ... Read More »
Google TV may not be as hot as Google hoped it would be, but products like the new VIZIO Co-Star may be exactly what’s needed to excite consumers looking to turn their ho-hum flat panels into a true smart TV. The VIZIO Co-Star with Google TV box will give users access to media rich apps ... Read More »