Skipr, a new startup, is promising a set-top box running Android TV that can automatically skip TV commercials. The service only works on a few channels for now, but more are in the pipeline, as are more features.
We're not quite sure what message Microsoft is trying to send with these Windows 8 ads, so we'll let you be the judge. Just don't blame us if you come out more confused after watching all three videos.
Sick and tired of irrelevant ads ruining your precious TV time? A new Verizon patent will stick motion detection sensors in your set-top box to recognize ambient actions so it can play commercials that match your activities.
We just can't seem to disconnect. A new study finds a majority of Americans supplement their television viewing experience with their phones, for everything from fact checking to burning time during commercial breaks.