Google’s Project Caviar Aims at Dolby

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Protocol Entertainment has revealed that Google has developed alternatives for Dolby Atmos and Dolby Vision in a project it is calling ‘Project Caviar’. The formats are intended to be open and …

Tags:Dolby Atmos| Dolby Vision| Google| HDR - High Dynamic Range

Google Discontinues Own Chromebook Development

by Bob Raikes

What They Say The Verge reported that Google has discontinued its next Pixelbook notebook and dispersed the team that was developing it, although it confirmed its plans as recently as May and was expected …

Tags:Chromebooks| Google| Notebooks

Google reportedly considering making Pixel phones in India

by Milos Pavlovic

What They Say Two separate reports this week suggest that more smartphone handset assembly may be moving to India. Reuters reported analysis from JPMorgan that a quarter of Apple’s iPhone production could be in …

Tags:Apple| Google| India| iPhone| Smartphone Market

JVC Launches VGQ8200 Series of QLED Frameless Google TVs

by Artem Alekseenko

JVC is set to deliver a next-level personalised, cinema-at-home viewing experience with the introduction of its eye-catching VGQ8200 series of 43/50/55/65-inch QLED Frameless Google TVs. With Google TV TM, the range offers a world …

Tags:Google| JVC| QLED

Google Pixel 6a Camera & Display Score Release

by Artem Alekseenko

After undergoing both DXOMARK Camera & Display quality tests, the Google Pixel 6a demonstrated an excellent performance in camera (2nd position in DXOMARK High-End camera ranking, just behind the Google Pixel 6) enabling Google …

Tags:Cameras| Google

Denmark is banning Chromebooks in schools

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Education administrators in Denmark, have banned the use of Chromebooks and Google Workspace after a data-risk assessment of schools in Helsingør. The exercise revealed that data was being transferred from Europe …

Tags:Chromebooks| Education| Europe| Google

Building and testing helpful AR experiences

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Google published a blog saying that it plans to test more prototypes of glasses ‘in the real world’ from next month. It showed a video of a trial system, demonstrating translation, …

Tags:Augmented Reality| Google| Google Glass| Testing

Xperi Expands on the Vewd Acquisition

by Bob Raikes

What They Say The acquisition of Vewd by Xperi (the owner of Tivo) was announced a couple of days ago (Xperi Acquires Vewd Software) and Next|TV caught up with the Experi Products Chief, Geir …

Tags:Android| Google| Roku| Tivo| TVs (TV Sets)

Links Week Starting 4th July 2022

by Bob Raikes

Every week we see some articles that don’t really need comment or are just plain interesting. Here are a few from the first part of this week. (I’m still catching up after Display Week!) …

Tags:Asus| ATSC| Awards| Consoles| Desktop Monitors| Digital Photography| Game Playing| Google| iPhone| MSI| Netflix| Nvidia| Right to Repair| Samsung| STBs| Vodafone

Links Week Ending 24th June 2022

by Bob Raikes

Every week we see some articles that don’t really need comment or are just plain interesting. Here are a few from the end of this week. A lighter moment – hat tip to economist …

Tags:Acer| Desktop Monitors| Forecasts| Game Playing| Germany| Google| internet| LED| MSI| Outdoor Displays| Panasonic| Recycling| Samsung| Smartphones| tablets| Testing| The Metaverse| Transparent Displays| TVs (TV Sets)| USA| Virtual Reality| Vodafone