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Android Market Movie Rentals Blocked On Rooted Android Devices

Android Market Movie Rentals Blocked On Rooted Android Devices

Here's something that I'm not at all impressed with on the part of Google and Android. I read over at Engadget that Rooted Android devices won't be able to stream content from YouTube or the Android Market. Now, I don't have any plans at present …

Google Goes Prime Time With Lady Gaga Chrome Commercial Ad

Google Goes Prime Time With Lady Gaga Chrome Commercial Ad

For reasons I have not yet put my finger on, I still occasionally tune into Saturday Night Live. It hasn't been the truly great show it once was in over a decade, but out of some kind of routine (or self-punishment) I still check it …

Hands On With The New Netflix App For Android Devices

Hands On With The New Netflix App For Android Devices

I've been thinking about cutting the cable-TV cord for the last couple years, and just a couple months ago, I finally took the plunge. I had to get creative to watch some of the NHL and NBA playoff games I wanted to see, but overall, …

Google Drops New Video Services at I/O: Android Movie Rentals & YouTube Live Captions

Google Drops New Video Services at I/O: Android Movie Rentals & YouTube Live Captions

The tech-blogging community has its hands full with all the big announcements Google made at their I/O event this week. There's a new version of Android rolling out to the Motorola Xoom, there's a new cloud-based music storage system, and there are new happenings with …

Google Android @Home Precursor to Skynet, Terminators?

Google Android @Home Precursor to Skynet, Terminators?

In the Terminator universe, Skynet was the all-encompassing hivemind of the robot revolution. It basically gained self-awareness and then spread itself to every machine with a processor and memory. Well, it seems that Google is a agent of humanity's destruction as it wants to hook …

Android Apps May Save Google TV’s Ass

Android Apps May Save Google TVs Ass

I read an article that had a URL like "think-google-tv-sucks-just-wait-for-the-next-version" which made me go take a look at the Google I/O Conference agenda for next month and it certainly looks like Google is still planning on going strong with Google TV as there are numerous …

Vevo Tests International Waters with UK Expansion

Vevo Tests International Waters with UK Expansion

Vevo is on the move as the record-label-owned music video service is expanding into the UK according to a blog post this week on their site (which is not available anywhere but in the US…and the UK now). While the UK had a glimpse into …

HTC to Offer Movie, TV Rentals on New Superphone, Sensation 4G

HTC to Offer Movie, TV Rentals on New Superphone, Sensation 4G

HTC recently announced that they will offer an app that will allow the purchase and rental of TV and film right from their new Sensation 4G superphone. They recently invested in OnLive, a video game streaming service (Feb 2011) and made a strategic investment in …

Google Android Takes Top Smartphone Operating System Spot, 33% of Market

Google Android Takes Top Smartphone Operating System Spot, 33% of Market

Google Android's expansion in the US smartphone market is continuing to grow as the three month comScore average, ending Febraury 2011, showed that 33% of smartphone users are using Android, up seven percent from 26% during the previous three months ended November 2010. This is …

The Week’s Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons

In the world of online video, this will probably go down in history as Rebecca Black week. Whether she wanted to or not, she took over the whole darn Internet with her "Friday" video, the Good Morning America interview, and then Jay Leno on top …

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