Launched yesterday in Nashville and Denver, Comcast's AnyPlay lets Xfinity TV and Internet customers stream live TV to their iPad. Support for the Motorola Xoom is coming.
analysis Dish Network's deal with Disney sacrifices AutoHop, but it does more than just keep ESPN and gain access to more mobile-video apps: It slings Dish into the lead for full-on Web TV.
On the second official day of the Consumer Electronics Show, the stream of new product announcements hasn't quit. Here's the stuff we saw today that we think is worth knowing about.
If the cable operator's efforts to partner with leading gadget makers are successful, those set-top boxes could be a thing of the past. Photo: Comcast's AnyPlay device
Comcast CEO Brian Roberts used his CES keynote speech Tuesday to announce Tru2way, an "open" cable services platform, and AnyPlay, which is touted as the first portable DVR player. The address also included a visit by the duo from HBO's Flight of the Conchords.
CEO Brian Roberts predicts that by the end of the year, "virtually the entire cable industry will support Tru2way," an "open cable" platform rendering the box moot.
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