Disney, ESPN and ABC Widgets Could be Streaming to Yahoo TVs Soon

The WSJ has heard from those elusive sources, who're claiming that Yahoo is talking with Disney about developing TV-streaming widgets for the ESPN, ABC and Disney networks. People with Yahoo Connected TVs could stream TV shows from those networks, along with movie trailers and in ESPN's case, stats. These apps would… » 1/10/11 4:16am 1/10/11 4:16am

Sensia DAB and Wi-Fi Radio Delivers Big Touchscreen, Twitter and…

Taking cues from devices like the Chumby, Squeezebox and HP's DreamScreen, Pure is throwing a kitchen sink full of features into their new Sensia radio—including Wi-Fi, DAB and FM support, a 5.7-inch touchscreen and plenty of popular widgets. » 9/21/09 3:20pm 9/21/09 3:20pm

'Powered by Chumby' Gadgets to Be Dropped Off In Time for Santa

We already knew that Chumby, maker of that adorable little Wi-Fi widget beanbag, was planning on porting its open-source platform to other gadgets, but we now have an ETA: this holiday season. » 8/19/09 12:30pm 8/19/09 12:30pm

The Verizon Hub Widget Phone Just Got a Lot More Exciting

I'm reviewing the somewhat anachronistic Verizon Hub connected phone. Now that I've seen its future—an open platform built on Linux with sleek hardware from this decade, like capacitive touchscreens—it's way more exciting. » 4/15/09 1:42pm 4/15/09 1:42pm

Chumby Is Merging With TVs and Blu-ray Players

I'm not sure if Chumby's widgets, minus the Chumby, are all that appealing—while everything with a power button has widgets nowadays, Chumby's adorable, squishy form factor was why we liked it. » 2/23/09 11:20am 2/23/09 11:20am