Internet-Connected TV Apps System Renamed to "Smart TV" by LG

Seemingly, Smart TV is a rebrand of LG's NetCast system—an internet-connected TV service with a home dashboard, displaying apps and widgets. Considering NetCast offered Skype, YouTube, Netflix, VUDU, and Yahoo Widgets, we shall expect more of the same. » 9/01/10 3:10am 9/01/10 3:10am

Vizio Enters LED TV Wars: $2199 55-Inch VF551XVT Coming In September

Vizio's feeling confident enough about their VF551XVT 55-inch LED-backlit TV they're showing it off against Samsung sets now (though these kind of fights are rarely fair) and offering some harder specs. » 6/23/09 3:20pm 6/23/09 3:20pm

Vizio Connected HDTVs: Built-in 802.11n for Amazon and Netflix VOD

Everybody is launching networked TVs it seems, but Vizio's "Connected HDTV" sounds killer: Built-in 802.11n Wi-Fi, with every service you'd want: Amazon, Blockbuster and Netflix VOD, Pandora, Flickr, Rhapsody, plus any other Yahoo widget. » 1/07/09 4:50pm 1/07/09 4:50pm