Comcast (S cmcsa) has released two sweet additions to its home broadband service that allow users to turn their TV into a big-screen home and life dashboard. Using gesture and voice controls, Comcast’s new Dayview service lets users see their email, calendar, any home automation service offerings, etc. on their TVs. It’s kind of like how your caller ID used to pop up on your TV screen when the phone rang, only this can also work when the TV is set in “screensaver mode,” creating an open window on your Comcast services.
Comcast is also launching a true cloud TV service dubbed X1 that the cable provider was somewhat vague about, but it appears to be a joining of a customer’s Comcast services from DVR and Xfinity On-Demand shows to any other Comcast service. This enables the Dayview dashboard, but also things like integrated search across all of the Comcast…
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