Apps could fence in free-range Internet: US study
The free-ranging Internet is under assault by mobile applications that connect people exclusively to content kept in "walled gardens" online, according to a US study released Thursday.
Survey finds binge TV viewers feel no shame
The majority of people who watch television online say they regularly indulge in binge-watching, and they feel no shame about it, according to a survey by Netflix.
Tech push transforms TV viewing experience
For decades we've been watching TV. Now a new generation of televisions is beginning to watch us. Technological advances are giving the old clunky "boob tube" an IQ injection. Some of the new breed of smart TVs comes equipped ...
Smart TVs get smarter, by just a little bit
In the not-so-distant future, couch potatoes will be waving, pointing, swiping and tapping to make their TVs react, kind of like what Tom Cruise did in the 2002 movie "Minority Report." That's the vision ...
Review: Nintendo Wii U blows up dual-screen gaming
When Nintendo first broached the idea of multiple-screen video games in 2004, many critics were skeptical that players could focus on two images at once. Yet the handheld DS, blending one touch-sensitive ...
Reduction in fish harvesting necessary to protect healthy stocks in future
(Phys.org)—Fish populations around the world could soon be full of slow growing, unproductive 'couch potatoes' if the current levels of intensive fishing continue, according to Deakin University research.
How late is too late to break bad habits?
Research linking bad habits such as smoking and the direct impact on a senior's health will be presented during the American Geriatrics Society's Annual Meeting April 29 - May 3 in Chicago, IL. The study followed more than ...