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2010 Internet Television In A Nutshell and 2011 Predictions

2010 Internet Television In A Nutshell and 2011 Predictions

Some might say that 2010 was the year of Internet TV's emergence. Sure, there were a lot of things that went right for it during the year and a couple things that didn't. So let's take a look at the highlights including the new Apple …

Google TV Stumbles, But Will it Fall?

Google TV Stumbles, But Will it Fall?

I know that CES is still a week away, but there have been some big news surrounding Google TV of late that I thought we might compile to demonstrate the hazards of reaching into the unknown and attempting to carve out a niche for a …

Samsung’s Video Streaming Service Raises More Questions Than it Answers

Samsungs Video Streaming Service Raises More Questions Than it Answers

CES is just round the corner and I've got about a hundred emails all talking about how cool some new product is. Everything from a digital cooking thermometer and iPhone App (why someone would ever need that is beyond me) to real, freakin' robots! But …

Google Buys Another Video Company, Widevine Creeps into Portfolio

Google Buys Another Video Company, Widevine Creeps into Portfolio

Google's year-long shopping spree continues as it scoops up video technology company Widevine. This company is a digital media management platform with DRM, video optimization and other services that help to protect online digital content. Could this be the beginning of a new, more premium-content …

Best Online Video Ad Campaign: Logitech Revue Plays The Kevin Bacon Game

Best Online Video Ad Campaign: Logitech Revue Plays The Kevin Bacon Game

Google seems pretty intent on pursuing this Google TV thing, despite the television networks' initial skepticism.  There's just too much evidence that consumers want technology that helps blur the lines between broadcast TV and online video–and Google TV helps provide that.  And now they're getting …

Why Facebook TV Would Beat Google TV & Apple TV Platforms

Why Facebook TV Would Beat Google TV & Apple TV Platforms

Let me start off by saying that Facebook TV doesn't even exist. As we follow the evolution of internet TV with bated breath, much of the conversation has revolved around platforms coming from Google and Apple. And it sounds like Microsoft is primed to make …

Hulu Plus Emerges From Preview, Cuts Price By Two Dollars To $7.99

Hulu Plus Emerges From Preview, Cuts Price By Two Dollars To $7.99

Hulu is taking the training wheels off their premium service, Hulu Plus, and releasing it out into the wild.  In addition, they've also slashed the price by $2, making the monthly fee $7.99.  While the price cut is not a surprise, most of the recent …

Killer YouTube Remote App Lets Android Phones Control Videos On Other Devices

Killer YouTube Remote App Lets Android Phones Control Videos On Other Devices

YouTube reallywants to make it easier for you to transition video content smoothly between your various Internet-connected devices, be they televisions, mobile phones, laptops, or desktops.  To that end, they've announced the YouTube Remote App, a new app in the Android marketplace and is intended …

How To Get Your Videos On Google TV – One More Benefit of Video Sitemaps

How To Get Your Videos On Google TV   One More Benefit of Video Sitemaps

I've certainly been a proponent of Google's Video Sitemaps for getting into Google Videos and Google Universal Search results…  I've also eluded to the notion that one reason behind Google's push to educate publishers about video sitemaps had to do with their desire to increase …

Vimeo Now Has Couch-Mode for Google TV and Home Theater PCs

Vimeo Now Has Couch Mode for Google TV and Home Theater PCs

As Google TV continues its rollout, several top websites are hurrying to ensure that their content looks great on the device.  And just like YouTube's Leanback, Vimeo has now unveiled its own Google-TV-friendly interface, called "couch mode.”

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