Internet TV

This channel is focused on Internet TV (AKA Internet Television, Web TV, Online TV, etc…). Internet TV is essentially television content streamed and distributed via the Internet. Here we will cover news, trends, and general information about Internet TV technology. Stay informed with the latest in Internet television – including up-to-date news information on Google TV, Apple TV, Roku, Boxee, Netflix, Hulu and other emerging alternatives to traditional cable & broadcast television.

Boxee Getting Into TV Tuning With Boxee Live TV Tuner

Boxee Getting Into TV Tuning With Boxee Live TV Tuner

Boxee is breaking the mold it set for itself and will now begin to include a new Boxee Live TV Tuner according to GigaOm who got an unreleased version of the Boxee 1.5 update which will be released soon.

TumTiki Combines Hulu & Amazon Content to Become Latest Online TV Distributor

TumTiki Combines Hulu & Amazon Content to Become Latest Online TV Distributor

The availability of, well, everything, gets closer and closer it seems every week.  TumTiki, a creation of cable provider Frontier Communications, will combine content available from Hulu, Amazon, and others to provide a library of 700,000 movies and TV shows.  It will act as curator ...

YouTube And Disney Partner To Create Original Content

YouTube And Disney Partner To Create Original Content

YouTube definitely isn't goofing around when it comes to these new high-wattage channels.  Today, YouTube and Disney announced that they would combine forces to produce original content, a move that benefits both brands.  Disney needs the extra viewers and revenue, and YouTube needs a boost ...

Plex Available on Google TV, Brings Your Media With it

Plex Available on Google TV, Brings Your Media With it

The Plex Media server and client are available for all manner of devices including Mac, iOS, Windows, Android and now, Google TV. That means you can pretty much set up one media server and then access it on just about any device you might have ...

Orb Adds blinkx & Its 35 Million Hours of TV, Video, & Audio

Orb Adds blinkx & Its 35 Million Hours of TV, Video, & Audio

Blinkx has partnered with Orb Networks and everything they've got in the catalog is available through Orb products. If you don't know Orb, they are a DLNA server and streaming media company. Their product works on PC, and Mac and also comes in some hardware ...

YuMe Pushes Interactive Video Ads To TV With LG Connected TV Ad Platform

YuMe Pushes Interactive Video Ads To TV With LG Connected TV Ad Platform

Yeah baby! Screen Convergence Rising! Alright, sorry, I'm a bit amped up these days as I've got a lot going on, like my NaNoWriMo novel and everything else. Now, LG and YuMe have crushed one over the wall and announced some pretty killer cooperation that ...

Encoding.com Teams With Roku To Make Video Channel Creation Easier

Encoding.com Teams With Roku To Make Video Channel Creation Easier

Encoding.com announced that they have worked with Roku to make several profiles for video encoding specifically for the Roku service. So now when you're wondering what settings you need to use to get that video looking crisp and streaming quickly for Roku users, you can ...

Charter Creating Online Video Directory Of Content From Hulu, Netflix, & Amazon

Charter Creating Online Video Directory Of Content From Hulu, Netflix, & Amazon

Here's an interesting tidbit I came across today. Charter Communications is encouraging its users to watch online video by creating a new searchable directory of online video content. Hopefully, this doesn't mean that they will later then charge for video separately, you know the old ...

New Deals Bring ABC Streaming Content To Amazon Prime & Netflix

New Deals Bring ABC Streaming Content To Amazon Prime & Netflix

Happy Halloween! This is one of my favorite times of the year. It's one of the reasons that I like living in an area of the world that has four distinct seasons, even if three of them are far too short. None of that has ...

YouTube Killed TV, Except That It Didn't... Yet

YouTube Killed TV, Except That It Didnt... Yet

There's a very cool infographic making the rounds called YouTube Killed TV. It's filled with excellent graphical representations of some really impressive--and in some cases, mind boggling--statistics about the video sharing site. The only problem I have with it, of course, is the exaggerated claim ...

Google TV Gets Massive Overhaul, Streamlined UI, More Content

Google TV Gets Massive Overhaul, Streamlined UI, More Content

It's been quiet for some time in the Google TV camp, however, yesterday they released the all new, fully updated version of the interface. In a blog post at the Google TV site they talked about all the new changes and features and what it means ...

AOL Expands HD Video Offerings to Samsung, Google TV with New App

AOL Expands HD Video Offerings to Samsung, Google TV with New App

AOL has announced a new version of their creatively named AOL HD app, which is now available for Samsung Smart TVs and Google TV. You might remember that it was originally available on Roku, Boxee, DivX TV, and Yahoo! Connected TV.

Vizio Tablets Now Come With Three Free Months Of Hulu Plus

Vizio Tablets Now Come With Three Free Months Of Hulu Plus

Vizio tablets now come with a special free gift included, as the company has announced that purchasers of its 8" Android-powered Vizio tablets are eligible to receive three months of free Hulu Plus. The app will be auto-loaded through an update that will begin rolling ...

Netflix Stock Drops 40% In One Day On Heels Of 800,000 Subscriber Loss

Netflix Stock Drops 40% In One Day On Heels Of 800,000 Subscriber Loss

Yesterday, Netflix let the world know that they'd lost almost a million subscribers. Today, the shareholders reacted to that news the way that shareholders tend to react to terrible earnings news: they sold the stock. Netflix stock dropped a whopping 37% by only 9:39am Eastern ...

Qwilt Allows Network Operators To Determine Video Traffic, Maybe Even Charge Separately

Qwilt Allows Network Operators To Determine Video Traffic, Maybe Even Charge Separately

This just sounds bad. On the surface you might think that Qwilt, a startup that was recently funded by Accel Partners, Redpoint Ventures, Crescent Point Group, RealNetworks founder Rob Glaser and other investors, has some really good ideas. Their technology is said to allow network operators ...