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Second-Screen Apps Must Engage

Himanshu Sareen | Posted 05.12.2014 | Technology
Himanshu Sareen

The average American owns four devices and spends "60 hours a week consuming content on those devices." With consumers multi-tasking on a variety of device types and consuming all kinds of media, brands should build digital experiences that bridge the gap between screens.

Timothy Stenovec

A Hint At How Apple Will Make TV More Awesome

HuffingtonPost.com | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 08.15.2013 | Technology

Imagine sitting down in front of your TV and seamlessly searching -- and surfing between -- Netflix, HBO Go, iTunes and live TV, all without switching...

Go Inside USA's 'Graceland'

The Huffington Post | Laura Prudom | Posted 06.06.2013 | TV

USA's "Graceland" premieres tonight at 10 p.m. ET, and if you've ever wanted to get up close and personal with Daniel Sunjata, Aaron Tveit, Vanessa Fe...

Interruption-driven Content Consumption

John Pavley | Posted 06.13.2013 | Technology
John Pavley

I want the critical messages to get through without having to set-up exceptions and hide all my toys. If the house is on fire or North Korea does something naughty, I want to know about it.

Does Twitter Make Award Shows Better Or Worse?

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 04.22.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — You can simply tune into the Oscars. Or you can watch them with the peanut gallery on Twitter. While Hollywood parades in tuxedos an...

VH1's Sacher: Social TV is the New Reality of Television as 80 Percent of Viewers Use a Second Screen

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.30.2013 | TV
Andy Plesser

Some 80 percent of viewers of VH1 programming use a mobile device (phone,tablet, laptop) while watching, says Dan Sacher, SVP for Digital at VH1 i...

LG Readies Second Screen Solution for CES Debut

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.30.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Cosumer electronics giant LG is readying the launch of a two-screen API for its  content partners, allowing users to manage and interact with...

Second Screen Killer App: Predictive Gaming is the "Future of Sports Television," Turner's Peter Scott

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.30.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

While many broadcasters are experimenting with the use of the "second screen," meaning mobile devices which provide accompanying content to TV sho...

How Many TVs Do You Need To Watch The Election?

Dino Grandoni | Posted 01.07.2013 | Technology
Dino Grandoni

It was hard to decide where to turn my head. Walking into my friends' apartment at 8 o'clock to watch the 2012 election results come in, not two, not three, not four, but five screens had been set up. A big-screen Panasonic TV was tuned to CNN. An iPad placed directly to its left was playing ABC. A laptop to the right showed NBC. Another laptop stayed on 270toWin.com, to map result for the presidential race as they came in. And a monitor connected to that showed the New York Times website with live results for the House and Senate races.

Shazam Lights up the "Second Screen" for Advertisers in 150 TV Campaigns

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.30.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Shazam, the app for smart phones and tablets which "listens" to television shows and immediately surfaces up related information, has been used by...

Shazam Powers "Second Screen" View of World Series, Presidential Elections Next

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.30.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

The World Series is Shazam-enabled, allowing television viewers in the United States to use their mobile and tablet devices to synch up to their t...

NBC Wants To Help Give You A Second Screen To Look At

AP | Posted 11.26.2012 | Technology

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Comcast Corp. and its NBCUniversal subsidiary are taking a stake in zeebox, the maker of a so-called "second screen" app that peo...

WATCH: 60 Seconds of Social Media

Shawn Amos | Posted 08.08.2012 | Technology
Shawn Amos

The Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) wrapped up yesterday in Los Angeles, and one thing's for sure: there's a lot more going on than just games!