How to manage security threats on Android TV

| December 6, 2017

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These are valid concerns, since one of Android TV’s main attractions for consumers is access to the thousands of apps in the Google Play Store. But frankly, this is the reality you have to accept with Android TV. Otherwise, you can consider Android AOSP – without the app store, but also without many built-in features.

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Sony Will Be Revealing a Lot of New PlayStation 5 Info Very Soon

Article | March 17, 2020

Sony has announced it will be holding a special event for the PlayStation 5 tomorrow, March 18. The tech company took to Twitter today to share the news, stating that lead system architect Mark Cerny will be delving into the console’s system architecture and its influence on the future of gaming. News of the upcoming event comes as Microsoft shared the full specs for its new Xbox Series X just a day ago, and as Sony has already provided information on the power of the PlayStation 5 back in 2019. The PS5, with its eight-core CPU and custom GPU, will support 4K gaming at 120Hz, 8K resolutions, and 3D audio, while featuring a speedy SSD and lower power consumption option.

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Waylaid by Daydream VR & focused on Lens, Google far from AR glasses

Article | March 17, 2020

Augmented reality is arguably the next big thing for its potential to replace the smartphone and change how people interact with technology. Across the industry, all efforts are currently phone-based with Google’s approach focused on Lens, Maps, and ARCore. However, a new report today shines further light on the situation — suggesting those efforts are largely the extent of the company’s AR ambitions at the possible expense of hardware glasses.

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The streaming, AI and VR-assisted future of listening

Article | March 17, 2020

We’ve already seen a boom in smart speakers. This and the unleashing of sound experiences from any sort of tether are fuelling the audio revolution. Streaming services like Spotify and Apple Music mean sound is no longer dependent on a carrier medium or dedicated device. Instead, listening has become mobile and on-demand. Like an invisible companion, sound accompanies us wherever we go, without interruption. In the future, I believe that the distance between listener and sound will shrink even more. How so?

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Sony reportedly battling to keep PlayStation 5 price down

Article | March 17, 2020

Sony is struggling to land on a price for its upcoming PlayStation 5 console, according to a new report by Bloomberg, with component shortages potentially pushing the MSRP beyond that of the PS4. The bill of materials is said to be at around $450 right now, compared to IHS Markit’s estimate of $381 for the PS4, which sold for $399 upon its release in 2013. Unless Sony is willing to sell the PS5 at a loss, a $450 build cost would make the new console significantly more expensive than Sony’s current $399 PS4 Pro, which is often discounted to as low as $299. It was once common for consoles to be sold as loss leaders, but Sony designed the PS4 to be profitable from the start after losing billions on the technically ambitious PS3 at launch.

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Nexstar Media Group, Inc.

Nexstar Media Group is the largest TV station operator in the country. With the reach of 171 full power television stations in 100 markets addressing nearly 38.9% of US television households, and a diversified, growing digital media operation, Nexstar Media Group offers superior audience engagement across all media devices and local broadcast television’s unrivalled influence on consumers’ purchasing and political decisions.

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