Samsung Teases Galaxy S6

Samsung has decided to reveal a new flagship device on March 1st in Barcelona, Italy!

Galaxy s6Senior Vice President DongHoon Jang has been referencing the front-facing cameras on different Galaxy products that have a 5 megapixel shooter and the idea of a wraparound screen. Samsung has been testing the camera by taking over 10,000 images. “This year’s flagship will be intelligent and do all the thinking for users, allowing them to take amazing pictures under any conditions”, said Jang.

The Galaxy phone will improve overall by focusing on the “fool-proof” design and metal bodies.

To find out more information about the flagship device,
check out www.techcrunch.com.

YouTube Kids: Released Today

Afraid of what your kids can see on YouTube?
Well, now there’s an app specifically for your kids.

The new app, YouTube Kids, was released todayshutterstock_187664090
in the United States for Android users. According to TechCrunch, the new app will feature built-in parental controls, bigger buttons, menu options, a mute button and a filtered search bar excluding inappropriate words.

The demand for kid-friendly apps continues to grow as parents turn to technology to help their kid’s time with entertainment and educational games.

To find more kid-friendly apps go to BestKidsapps.com.

 

Big Hero 6

bigheroCouldn’t get enough of “Big Hero 6″ in theaters? Well, wait no longer because on February 24th, you can watch it 
On Demand!

Created by Walt Disney’s Animation, “Big Hero 6″ has the attention of kids everywhere. Hiro, played by Ryan Potter, is introduced to Baymax, a plus-sized inflatable robot, while visiting his brother Tadashi, played by Daniel Henney, at the San Fransokyo Institute of Technology.

This action packed comedy will have your whole family on the edge of their seat as “Big Hero 6″ tries to save San Fransokyo.

View more On Demand releases in our monthly newsletter!

Smart-TV Privacy: Samsung Responds

Sick of having to worry about where you put the remote to change the channel or turn up the volume?

Voice commands have been added to the Smart – TV making them more popular than ever before. smart-tv
This feature has added a convenience factor to the TV’s making them able to be controlled without actually having a remote. However, after a recent post on TechCrunch.com, worries have arisen that if you can talk and give commands to your TV, then it may be able to listen in on personal conversations by the voice recognition feature.

Without hesitation, a statement was released discussing voice recognition and personal privacy settings.

To read Samsung’s full explanation, visit www.c2meworld.com.

Golden Globe and Oscar Award Winner: Birdman

Winning “Best Screenplay” award at the 2015 Golden
Globes and “Best Motion Picture of the Year” at the Oscars,
Birdman will be released on DVD on February 17, 2015.

Birdman

Riggan Thomson, played by Michael Keaton, is a Hollywood actor known for playing Birdman decades earlier. However, Riggan is still criticized and tormented by the voice of Birdman many years after. Hoping to kick start his career back up, he starts writing, directing and starring in different Broadway shows. Battling his ego and also attempting to recover his family, he becomes overwhelmed with everything happening in his life.

To see more details and reviews about the film, visit www.metacritic.com.

HDCP 2.2: 4K FRUSTRATES CUSTOMERS

Do you know someone who has pirated music at least once in their lifetime?
If so, then they have contributed to the more than $12.5 billion lost due to piracy.

In an effort to help prevent media pirating and HDCP2.2protect 4K Ultra HD streaming content, HDCP 2.2 was created. HDCP, developed by Intel, secures the cable connecting the source and the TV, monitor or projector that is displaying the content. By improving this security feature, it will help prevent someone plugging a Blue-Ray player into a digital recording device to make a personal copy. However, customers are getting frustrated because most of the HD devices in homes right now are HDCP and don’t support HDCP 2.2
unless the correct equipment is purchased.

To learn more, read the full article written by Michael Ansaldo by visiting www.pcworld.com.

The Kids’ Choice Awards 2015

Get ready for the ultimate kid experience at Nickelodeon’s 28th Annual Kids’ Choice Awards, taking place on March 28th, 2015! The 4 day, 3 night trip to Los Angeles, CA includes tickets to the show, round-trip airfare, ground transportation, and hotel accommodations.

nickelodeon awards2Visit www.NickKidsChoiceAwardsSweeps.com for your chance to see the star-studded event! Be sure to hurry – the last chance to enter is February 23rd.

The grand prize winner will be selected on March 6, 2015.
Good luck!

*Entrants must be at least 21 years of age, and the parent of a child between the ages of 6 and 17 years old at time of entry.
Paid subscribers of the National Cable Television Cooperative
as of January 1, 2015 qualify to enter. Winner may choose to
do a press release announcing the winner if in their market.
See official rules at www.NickKidsChoiceAwardsSweeps.com

Battlebots

ABC is going to bring back Battlebots to your television screen. The original show on Comedy Central went away 12 years ago and left a buzz-saw size hole in our hearts. Cnet reports on the upcoming series in a recent article. To tide you over until the show hits the screen, check out Armstrong Local Programming‘s Robobots competition from 2012.

Walk the Line

hdtv2The Walking Dead returns this weekend for the second half of Season 5. This season has taken the group back on the road for much of the first half. Get caught up with all the gory action with Armstrong On Demand. Watch all the episodes leading up to the gripping mid-season finale and be ready to roll with Rick, Carl, Daryl and the rest of the crew.

Demand It!

DemandItBannerAction and suspense are waiting this week, as John Wick and Ouija are available from Armstrong On Demand this week. [Read more...]