4 Minute Roundup: 3D TV Hype at CES; Nexus One Phone

    by Mark Glaser
    January 8, 2010
    Photo by "dryxe":http://www.flickr.com/people/dryxe/ via Flickr.

    Here’s the latest 4MR audio report from MediaShift. In this week’s edition, I consider the hype around 3D TV at the Consumer Electronics Show. While many companies and even cable channels are announcing 3D TV initiatives, it seems doubtful that huge numbers of people will be drawn to the technology this year. Plus, Google unveiled its Nexus One phone to decent reviews, but it might have trouble with other phone makers who use Android and don’t want to compete with Google hardware.

    Check it out:


    Background music is “What the World Needs” by the The Ukelele Hipster Kings via PodSafe Music Network.

    Here are some links to related sites and stories mentioned in the podcast:

    3D TV to steal scene at electronics show at Detroit Free Press


    RealD signs big names for 3D TV at CNET

    Experiencing 3D TV first-hand at Macworld

    Let’s Get Real – Why The Reporting On 3D TV Is Mostly Hype at PaidContent

    Nexus One Review – The Best Android Phone To Date”:http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/01/05/nexus-one-google-phone-to_n_390219.html at Huffington Post

    Microsoft – Google’s Nexus One will hurt Android at Ars Technica

    Apple’s War With Google Heats Up at Silicon Alley Insider

    iSlate, Nexus One Kill Microsoft’s 15 Minutes at InformationWeek

    3 Reasons The Google Nexus One Won’t Live Up To The Hype at ChannelWeb

    Financial Times’s content revenues set to overtake print ad income at the Guardian

    LA Times Laying Off 80; Both The Monday Business Section, Paper Size To Shrink As Well at PaidContent

    Tablet Fever – How Apple Could Go Where No Computer Maker Has Gone Before at Xconomy

    Here’s a graphical view of the most recent MediaShift survey results. The question was: “What’s your wish for the new year?”

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    Also, be sure to vote in our poll about your thoughts on 3D TV:

    Mark Glaser is executive editor of MediaShift and Idea Lab. He also writes the bi-weekly OPA Intelligence Report email newsletter for the Online Publishers Association. He lives in San Francisco with his son Julian. You can follow him on Twitter @mediatwit.

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