Brightcove’s Jeremy Allaire on His Apple TV Predictions

Brightcove chairman and CEO, writing again for AllThingsD on what he expects out of the mythical Apple TV. No. 1? The best way to consume broadcast TV and any online video. A seamless touch- and TV-based interface makes it simple to consume your existing cable and broadcast content, including video-on-demand (VOD) libraries and DVR features. Via […]

Samsung Product Manager: TVs Are About Picture Quality

Samsung AV product manager Chris Moseley, talking to UK gadget review site Pocket-lint, about the possibility of an Apple television and what it might mean competitively: “TVs are ultimately about picture quality. Ultimately. How smart they are … great, but let’s face it that’s a secondary consideration. The ultimate is about picture quality and there […]

The Guy Who Bought the HD-DVD Player

Thankfully, it wasn’t me. I waited. And I was lucky. This guy at Slate, not so much: In three short months, I was screwed by every cog in the gadget-industrial complex. The tech blogs convinced me that the format war would drag on for years. Sony pulled sketchy backroom deals behind my back. Netflix cut […]