Samsung announced this morning that it’s launching a contest in the U.S. to find innovative new apps for its connected TVs and Blu-ray players. Samsung will give away $500,000 to developers who come up with the best new TV apps. Now, I think that I have this one in the bag! I have come up … More A Great Idea For A TV ‘App’!
By Nigel Walley Ok, a strangely detailed and techie post, from us (who always claim to be marketers and not techies). There seems to be a wave of confusion over the difference between the ‘Internet’ and the ‘Web’ (No they are not the same thing! An Englishman – Sir Tim Berners Lee – invented the … More Is it internet or the web?
It should have surprised nobody that ‘on demand’ would end-up meaning ‘catch-up’. The winning services will always be the ones that offer the fastest access and easiest way to watch the newest, most expensive material. The engineers might not have known that but surely the TV executives did?
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Nigel Walley – March 2009 There is a rule in life that if something walks like a duck and talks like a duck it must be a duck. It is a good rule, but we have been struggling this week with a slight variation to it. How about if someone really big and important repeatedly … More TV iPlayer Looks Like A Duck But Quacks Like A Cuckoo