Claim: Sensors for heart devices, consumer electronics can be digitally hijacked

The type of sensors that pick up the rhythm of a beating heart in implanted cardiac defibrillators and pacemakers are vulnerable to tampering, according to a new study conducted in controlled laboratory conditions.

TVs are top CE energy user

Use of consumer electronics (CE) devices like Blu-ray players, video game consoles, set-top boxes computers and peripherals are on the rise.



Organic PV ready for consumer electronics

New breakthroughs in solar photovoltaic technology could make low-cost solar cells available in an array of consumer electronic equipment.

Men spend nearly $1,000/year on consumer electronics

EVen though people are constantly whining about the rough economy, it seems they're still flush enough to buy more TVs, game consoles, and Blu-ray players than ever before.

WiFi-enabled TVs to explode by 2014: report

Last year, fewer than 5 million TV sets shipped in the US had Wi-Fi connectivity features. That number is set to grow to over 60 million units in the next 4 years, according to a new report from In-Stat.

Is that an Intel chip in your Sony TV?

Sony is planning to unveil a new lineup of home entertainment devices that will be powered by Intel processors and Google-coded software.

Verizon adds Youtube, Internet Radio to Fios service

Verizon Fios has added new functionality to its first-in-class Media Manager functionality, and has expanded its reach from DVR customers only to all Fios subscribers.

Panasonic first to market with DivX Plus Blu-ray player

Panasonic has just added DivX's new top-of-the-line "Plus" certification. The 3D player is the first in the world to do so.

Toshiba: 3D "Regza" TVs to arrive in June

Toshiba has announced a summer launch date for its "3D Regza" LCD TV lineup.

Marvel licenses branded LED TVs

What better way to show off your inner geek than to deck out your living room with an HDTV themed to one of several Marvel Comics superheros.

Pioneer Adds iPhone Connectivity To Receivers

Pioneer has launched its first iPhone App, iControlAV, which allows users to remotely access their home theater sound systems through Wi-Fi connectivity. Support, though, is limited to just 2 receivers.

LG confirms 3D LED TV with backlighting

Global electronics manufacturer LG is set to offer a first in the burgeoning market of 3D TVs: it will have the first sets with LCD backlighting.

Google wants to take over your TV set too

It was only a matter of time: Google is now reportedly working on a new software interface for Internet-enabled TV sets, further expanding the online behemoth's stretch from its search engine roots.

Panasonic 3D TVs sell out in one week

If Panasonic's initial sales are any indication, 3D is indeed going to break into the market in a big way. The company's first shipment of 3D HDTVs has sold out.

Smartbook shipments to reach 163 million by 2015

A senior analyst has predicted that global shipments of non-X86 powered smartbooks will reach 163 million in 2015.

OpenPeak showcases Moorestown-powered OpenTablet

OpenPeak is currently showcasing its Moorestown-powered OpenTablet 7 at the 2010 Mobile World Congress (MWC).

Mobile Operators unite over yet another united app platform

The bigwigs of the mobile world have come together in their infinite wisdom at Mobile World Congress (MWC) Barcelona and decided to create an 'open international applications platform' to add to the plethora of platforms already out there, in the hope of creating a super huge and more or less unified platform for the mobile apps space.

'iPhone envy' fuels insurance fraud

We're sure none of you would ever do such a thing, obviously, but apparently naughty Brits are bashing their iPhones with hammers just get a free upgrade out of their insurer.

Sony promises 3D Blu-ray player by summer

Sony has announced its first 3D-ready Blu-ray disk player, along with upgrades to existing machines allowing them to play 3D movies too.

Smartphone UI lives your life for you

As if predictive text wasn't bad enough, an Israeli company has launched a totally predictive interface for Android phones.