Ted Kritsonis

Ted Kritsonis

A journalism grad-turned-veteran of the biz, Ted covers the tech world, and has written for a number of publications in Canada and the U.S. Ted loves hockey and history books, but also gets a kick out of saving people money through smarter tech buying decisions. Well-traveled, spoken, and a nice in a Canadian way, Ted lives and breathes Toronto, but doesn't always write from there.
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Home Theater

Don’t put down that buffet plate! Why a la carte TV isn’t here yet

Calls for a la carte TV business models that let you pick your poison instead of paying for 500 channels you never watch show a bigger picture that it may not be a cakewalk to bring down the old broken system and replace it with something…
Home Theater

Everybody wants to kill cable, but which of these companies is leading the pack?

How you watch TV, when you watch it and where the content comes from are all changing. The networks and cable companies know it, but the players looking to make the most noise are the technology giants, like Apple, Google, Samsung…
Product Review

Logitech Ultimate Ears 6000 Review

Logitech Ultimate Ears 6000 review.
Home Theater

3D TV autopsy: Did it finally die, or was it never alive to begin with?

If you were shopping for a TV three years ago, you were probably bombarded with talk of how 3D was the “next big thing." But it's now just a footnote that barely measures up to smart TV features and the looming 4K Ultra HD TVs. So why…
Home Theater

Aereo’s CEO wants to turn TV on its head (and Big Media wants his head)

Aereo CEO Chet Kanojia speaks with Digital Trends about forthcoming market launches, breaking down the barriers that stand in between what viewers want and what Big Media wants, and how his company plans to turn TV on its head.
Home Theater

Apple may be planning Kinect-style controls for its rumored TV

Even though reports that Apple had acquired PrimeSense, the Israeli company behind the technology in Microsoft’s Kinect, were shot down, the very prospect of getting their hands on that kind of technology leads to some intriguing…
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Your gadgets are bleeding out your wallet. Here’s how to put a stop to vampire power

Would you pull $100 out of the ATM and set it on fire? You might be surprised to learn that, in a roundabout way, you do that every year. Vampire power is a real problem, but all it takes is a little effort to put a stop to it. Here's how.
Home Theater

Bring it! Samsung’s Boxee buy is a preemptive strike on Apple and other rivals

Spending $30 million cash to acquire Boxee is an investment for Samsung, and perhaps an aggressive move to improve what it can offer consumers in the living room by taking on Apple TV and Roku.
Home Theater

Rumor: Is Sony prepping an Android phone with 4K video capture?

It’s just a rumor at this point, but it’s possible that Sony will be coming to market with a new Android smartphone with a 20-megapixel sensor capable of capturing 4K resolution video meant for Ultra HD TVs.
Home Theater

Hulu fans be warned: Its impending sale is not good news for you

Hulu will be for sale one week longer, and with DirecTV, Time Warner Cable and The Chernin Group all reportedly still in the running, the site’s future and questions over whether it can maintain its original vision and purpose continue.
Home Theater

Aereo expanding to Chicago next, goes live Sept. 13

Aereo will be expanding its live TV streaming service to Chicago on September 13, CEO and founder Chet Kanojia announced today at TechWeek Chicago, now bringing the number of operational markets to four total.
Home Theater

Yamaha launching first flagship Aventage Preamp and Amp in August

Yamaha has introduced its flagship Aventage AV separate components today, coming in the form of an 11.2-channel preamp and an 11-channel power amp, designed to deliver thundering sound in a serious home theater setup.