Have you been waiting to get your hands on a media streaming device for your TV? Not sure which device to get or whether you’re better off waiting for something better? Well, it looks like now might be a great time to jump into the world of wireless video streaming! Netflix CEO, Reed Hastings, has officially announced […]
Showtime Showdown “Everyone loves their phones, tablets, and laptops,” said Google. “Unlike other solutions, we will not force you to have the same operating system on all your devices.” Google is throwing a punch at Apple with their new Google Chromecast, a tiny $35 dongle that lets anyone stream videos from any phone or tablet […]
Redbox Instant by Verizon, a joint venture by Redbox and Verizon, is now coming to a Roku player near you. The video streaming service, developed to compete with Netflix, Hulu and Vudu, is taking a double-punch approach that allows its subscribers unlimited video streaming and four free physical rentals from any of its 42,000 kiosks […]
The era of cable and satellite subscriptions are coming to a screeching halt, and tech giants like Apple and Google are racing to get consumers hooked onto their own media-streaming services in order to keep up with the new norm. Roku, a small tech company nestled in the outskirts of Silicon Valley, has an answer […]
Several online options, 2D to 3D conversion, and super thin.
Streaming has become one of the buzzwords in modern home theater, offering consumers the ability to access directly on the TV a vast array of new and favorite music, video or still photos, either across the worldwide web or locally on the home computer. As always, there’s a lot to be said for the comfort and […]
It’s been almost a year since we first heard about them, and the product has undergone some significant changes since then, but LG’s Nano TVs are almost here. This week LG released details of the new Nano LED LCD TVs which use a proprietary thin screen (the nano part) which is supposed to disperse light […]
Steaming content—both videos and music—is so easy now, and so cheap, that I worry we’ve gotten a little spoiled by the experience and will begin to expect everything to be as easy and cheap, forgetting the huge backend infrastructure it takes to make these systems work. A couple of weeks ago the web went berserk […]
If you’re thinking about ditching Netflix, you may want to look at this list of other movie rental options.