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.

Google TV Marketplace Turns YouTube Into TV – The Reel Web #21

Google TV Marketplace Turns YouTube Into TV   The Reel Web #21

This week on the Reel Web we cover a story about a patent that Google recently updated about a marketplace for Google TV. The Google TV Marketplace will feature channel apps, possibly from YouTube, and may even be bundled together as a network for a …

2011 Online Video In Review – Industry Leaders Reflect On The Year’s Trends

2011 Online Video In Review   Industry Leaders Reflect On The Years Trends

Along with talking to people about online video advertising in 2011, I also asked around about how many thought the year went for online video in general. My specific question was: What was the biggest driver of online video in 2011?

Preview of Google TV Hardware Partners at CES 2012

Preview of Google TV Hardware Partners at CES 2012

So I will be away at CES next week (if you are going, drop me an email to meet up) and I have been putting some predictions together on what would be shown and one of those was an explosion of new species in the …

Google TV To Get Channel Marketplace & Compete With Cable Providers?

Google TV To Get Channel Marketplace & Compete With Cable Providers?

Google TV looks to be on the verge of creating an app marketplace specifically for video channels much like Boxee and Roku have. In a recently updated patent (20110321072) they describe a system that, "…allows content providers to create channels of video content and make …

The Roku Streaming Stick Makes A Regular TV A Smart TV

The Roku Streaming Stick Makes A Regular TV A Smart TV

It must be a Roku kind of day, I guess. In addition to the new Showtime content we wrote about earlier today, Roku is looking to capture a new revenue stream with a product they're calling the Roku Streaming Stick. Essentially, it's a little stick …

Showtime Content On Roku, Starting With Shameless & House Of Lies

Showtime Content On Roku, Starting With Shameless & House Of Lies

Not wanting their competitor HBO to steal every last bit of thunder in the streaming business, Showtime is getting into the mix by signing a deal with Roku that will allow access to their content.  The first offerings will be for a few full episodes …

The First Original Netflix Series Will Be Lilyhammer, Not House Of Cards

The First Original Netflix Series Will Be Lilyhammer, Not House Of Cards

Way back a long time ago–something around 9 months ago–we learned that Netflix had outbid everyone for the rights to a new series called House Of Cards. Starring Kevin Spacy, House Of Cards is an American remake of a successful British show. Nearly every major …

Rumors Say Apple TV Will Challenge Cable With Subscription Service

Rumors Say Apple TV Will Challenge Cable With Subscription Service

It's now a forgone conclusion that Apple will get into the TV manufacturing biz next year and now the rumor mills are kicking into over drive with all sorts of supposed this and thats which will be included or are holding back the release of …

Boxee Said To Drop The PC Client Biz With Latest Boxee 1.5 Version

Boxee Said To Drop The PC Client Biz With Latest Boxee 1.5 Version

Boxee version 1.5 will be the last PC client there is, it seems they no longer want to support that build your own Boxee box initiative. It's partly because they see the Internet TV revolution moving away from Boxee-style boxes and instead going to connected …

Netflix iOS App Updated With Interface Optimized For iPad

Netflix iOS App Updated With Interface Optimized For iPad

Netflix has made an upgrade to their mobile app for iOS devices like the iPhone and iPad, and this update is especially good news for owners of the latter: the new Netflix app is optimized for use and viewing on the iPad, and it looks …

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