Apple could disrupt the TV industry with a la carte pricing. Customers are lowering cable bills just by asking. More people are choosing tablets instead of expensive TV sets. All that and more in your weekly rewind.
Decades ago, American living rooms were marked by boxy monochromatic television sets topped with rabbit ears. Fast forward to 2011, and living rooms are home to television sets that are vibrant, razor thin and connected to the Internet. In a not-too-distant future, the living room and TV set will take on a new form.
Lose the remote: Microsoft now lets you talk to your TV. Rumors are Verizon will be all up in Netflix's business. After overcoming a legal hurdle, Netflix might be coming soon to a Facebook near you. All that and more in your weekly rewind.
The generation that came of age in the era of Harry Potter isn't so interested in television anymore.