This Week’s Top News: Turn Your TV Into A Smartphone; Facebook Testing a ‘Want’ Button

Every week we scour the news for the latest headlines in advertising, social media, and new products. Here are this week’s biggest stories for the week of July 2nd to 8th.

Turn Any TV Into A Smart One With This Gadget

A new gadget called the Pocket TV has the ability to convert your television into a giant Android tablet using a small microcomputer that plugs into your screen’s HDMI sport. It will retail for over $160 and production will likely start in July with shipping in October.

Facebook May Be Poised to Push the E-Commerce Button

Facebook is rumored to be testing a Want button that will function similarly to its Like button. This is likely to expand Facebook’s e-commerce presence allowing brands to target advertising options on Facebook more effectively.