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UK Broadcaster Shuts for Hour, Tells Viewers to Exercise

Twitter, predictably, had a field day

(Newser) - One of Britain's leading broadcasters blacked out its programs for an hour in hopes of spurring viewers to get some exercise, reports the AP . ITV shut down broadcasts on several of its channels Saturday morning as part of its effort to entice UK citizens to sports clubs, which are... More »

Apple Rolling Out 60" 'iTV' With 'iRing' Control: Report

Analyst says info came from Asian suppliers

(Newser) - Longstanding rumors that Apple will add television to its repertoire of gadgets are heating up, as an analyst is claiming the 60-inch "iTV" is coming late this year, reports the AP . Brian White of Topeka Capital Markets said component manufacturers in Taiwan and China had revealed that the... More »

New TV Ads Can't Be Zapped

Messages built into TV pictures

(Newser) - Britain's leading ad-supported TV network is testing a new form of advertising that viewers can’t zap past, reports the Times of London. The new technology finds clear space in a video frame, such as blue sky or gray walls, and inserts an ad. It's being tested online before making... More »

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