Allie Townsend

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TV Goes Mobile Thanks To FLO/mophie

More from CES: FLO TV and mophie are teaming up to bring live TV to the iPhone and iPod Touch.

The service will be available via a mophie intelligent case named the juice pack TV that fits around the iPhone or iPod Touch, turning it into the TV that lives in your jacket pocket. The pack has a built-in external battery that provides an …

New Sling Media Products: Placeshifting Just Got Sexier

Sling Media, part of EchoStar Corporation, unveiled these four new TV service products today at CES:

The Sling Monitor 150 (above) is a relatively light, portable flat screen display that wirelessly takes a viewer’s primary HD DVR video content to any place in the home. No need for cables or another DVR.

The Sling Receiver

Lady Gaga, Queen Of The Polaroids?

Or as one staffer put it: “Irrelevant Company Hires Relevant Singer.”

Okay, you got us, Polaroid. You went and did something outrageous so that everyone would write about you. Congratulations. Here’s your obligatory-outrageous-move post:

Today amidst the tech frenzy that is CES, Polaroid announced that Lady Gaga will act as a …

Android Comes To AT&T

Wow. This just in from CES:

AT&T just announced its very first Android phone, as well as its plan for five new phones, a massive upgrade of its 3G network, and a plan to offer mobile apps to non-smartphone users.

AT&T is the last of the major wireless companies to offer a phone operating with the Android OS. The first will likely …

Angel Ass Kicking In New “Legion” Clip

Yahoo posted this new clip from Legion – 40 seconds of what looks to be the makings of an epic battle between ex-angel Michael (Paul Bettany) and still-winged Gabriel (Kevin Durand). I was worried that some of the action would look a little, well … girly due to the volume of male actors flopping around in wings, but from the looks of …

Is That Your TV Ringing? Skype Comes To Your Flat Screen

Another TV development drops in a week that promises to be chalk full of ’em.

Skype announced that it’s bringing its service to HDTVs in 2010 with the help of partners Panasonic and LG. Skype software will come already embedded into Panasonic’s 2010 VIERA CAST-enabled HDTVs and LG’s new line of LCD and plasma HDTVs with NetCast …

The 3D Soccer Match No One Will See In 3D

ESPN just announced its plan to implement a 3D TV station – not a surprising move as the countdown toward this year’s “3D Polooza” themed CES is upon us.

The station will kick off with an inaugural broadcast of The South Africa-Mexico World Cup match on June 11, but now the big question is: Who will watch? I’m not sure sports …

Flixster, Eyes Fixed On IMDB, Devours Rotten Tomatoes

Look out, IMDB. Nemesis Flixster just got a new (not-so-secret) weapon.

As of today, Flixster has acquired user-review bible Rotten Tomatoes from IGN Entertainment.

The pairing makes sense as Flixster grows (this will only aid the rise) and IGN looks to shrink its content umbrella more exclusively to gaming and men’s …

What We’re Looking Forward To In 2010: Sci-fi TV

Though the 2010 pilot season won’t be here until August, the new year is upon us, and this means we must look to the future of our prime time entertainment. With the cancellation of Joss Whedon’s FOX series Dollhouse, we’re left (once again) to pick up the pieces of our sci-fi/fantasy TV fandom and look elsewhere.

Here’s what …

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