Category Archives: Gadgets

TVs and iPads are like Peanut Butter and Jelly

Second screens are taking over our living rooms, changing our TV experience, and revolutionizing how we engage with content. So this week’s #broaddata jumps into the numbers and checks to see if there’s any serious statistical support for these new TV viewing trends. Are TVs and iPads really a perfect pair?

Breaking News: iPad Awesome

Canalys reported last week that over 1/3 of all PCs delivered in 2012 were Tablet computers. Of those, about half were Apple tablets – either an iPad or an iPad mini. Let that sink in for a moment. From a market and business perspective, this is staggering. But more importantly (and far more interestingly) this is […]

Which Screen is the Real CES Show-Stopper?

Big screens, wide screens, ultra-mega-super-high-definitions screens. Touch screens, smart screens, 100 inch laser screens (laser screens?!). I’m sure it comes as no surprise that so much of what we’re seeing at CES is a newer, faster, brighter, bigger screen that enhances the home TV, computer, and movie experience. After all, getting the most out of […]

2013 CES News, Updates, and Conversation from NCTA

As we at NCTA gear up for the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas this week, we wanted to share that we will be keeping you on top of key show moments related to cable, television, and telecom (and yes – all the cool gadgets) as the show progresses. Starting today, look to @NCTAcable for […]

Saving Energy for Consumers

In participating in a major new Set-Top Box Energy Conservation Agreement, NCTA member companies today re-affirmed the industry’s strong commitment to continued improvement in the energy efficiency of the set-top boxes we provide to our customers. Signatories of the agreement include several NCTA member companies: cable operators Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Cox, Charter, Cablevision, Bright […]