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Make your own Firefox OS TV

Mozilla may not be actively developing Firefox OS for smartphones anymore… but the company is still pushing the operating system as an option for smart TVs and Internet-of Things products. Don’t want to spend money on a TV that comes with Firefox OS? You can build your own Firefox-based smart TV device… sort of. Developer fiji-flo […]

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LG introduces webOS 3.0 for smart TVs

WebOS may not be shipping on smartphones or tablets anymore, but LG has been using a version of the software for its smart TVs for the past few years… and the company plans to unveil a new version of webOS at the Consumer Electronics Show in January. Among other things, webOS 3.0 includes new features […]

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Samsung Smart TVs can now stream content from Android, iOS, and Windows

Samsung is rolling out an update to its Smart View app, currently available on the company’s Smart TVs from 2011 and later. The biggest change to the Smart View app is that it is now available across Android and iOS devices, as well as Windows-based PCs. The new app is launching as a beta, with […]

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Xiaomi launches 4K smart TV with upgradable smarts… and a self-balancing scooter

Chinese electronics company Xiaomi may be best known for its smartphones, but for the past few years the company has been offering fitness trackers, TV boxes, and even blood pressure monitors, among other things. The company also has a line of smart TVs, and the company’s latest is a 60 inch model with a 4K […]

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Now you can buy a Panasonic Smart TV with Firefox OS (in Europe)

Panasonic is the first television maker to use Mozilla’s Firefox OS to power its smart TVs. And now you can buy one of those TVs… if you happen to be in Europe. They should be available in additional markets within a few months. The Panasonic CR850, CR730, CX800, CX750, CX700, and CX680 TVs all use Mozilla’s […]

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YouTube drops support for older hardware (Apple TV, Google TV etc)

YouTube has announced that it will drop support for select devices from 2012 and earlier. That means the official YouTube apps will no longer work if you’ve got some older mobile devices, set-top-boxes, or smart TVs. So what devices are affected? Apple TV 2nd-gen or earlier won’t be supported anymore. Google TV version 2 or […]

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Panasonic introduces the first smart TVs powered by Firefox OS

Panasonic announced in January that it’s new line of TVs with 4K displays would feature smart TV software based on Firefox OS. Now the company is starting to show off the first of those televisions, a line of Panasonic VIERA televisions with LED displays including the company’s first models with curved screens. The TVs feature […]