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.

Netflix To Attack Privacy Law As Unconstitutional, Raises Further Privacy Issues

Netflix To Attack Privacy Law As Unconstitutional, Raises Further Privacy Issues

Treading water, sinking like a rock, there are all manner of swimming metaphors that could be applied to the last few months of Netflix's life. Now, they are perhaps facing a whale of a task. They are ready to challenge the Video Privacy Protection Act ...

Majority Of The World's 42 Million Internet Connected TV Homes Still In America

Majority Of The Worlds 42 Million Internet Connected TV Homes Still In America

So you are feverishly making apps, widgets, channels, and what-nots to get your message out around the globe via Internet connected TVs, well you might want to slow down there, Hoss. Recent research from Strategy Analytics shows there are 42 million homes around the world with ...

My Video Lifestyle - No Cord Cutting But Wireless, 3D, HD, Fast, Flexible & Complex

My Video Lifestyle   No Cord Cutting But Wireless, 3D, HD, Fast, Flexible & Complex

I've recently received a bunch of really cool gear here at the home office and need to talk about it. But first I had to assemble it all into a usable and versatile system that then allowed me to watch video from just about any ...

Hulu Sale Hits Whammy! No Deal Say Owners!

Hulu Sale Hits Whammy! No Deal Say Owners!

No whammy, no whammy...STOP! Damn, no Hulu deal, but that's a good thing I think. The following is a joint statement from Hulu owners News Corporation, Providence Equity Partners, The Walt Disney Company and the Hulu senior management team:

The Roku LT Box With 720p, $50 Price Tag, Announces HBO Go

The Roku LT Box With 720p, $50 Price Tag, Announces HBO Go

Roku just made two announcements today, the new Roku LT which is $10 cheaper than the Roku 2 HD, yet also offers 720p like that model. It seems more like a muddling of the market on their part than an actual addition to their lineup. ...

Comcast Set For Its Own IPTV Service To Fight AllVid?

Comcast Set For Its Own IPTV Service To Fight AllVid?

Comcast has been named in the recent Xbox TV lineup and some other interesting Internet TV deals. But now, they seem to just be going it alone on their own IPTV service, according to what they stated to the FCC, along with a device that ...

What Hollywood's Experiments With Online Streaming Movies Means For The Future

What Hollywoods Experiments With Online Streaming Movies Means For The Future

While everyone in the media been debating the many juicy storylines in online streaming services--such as the Netflix price hike and their new content licensing deals, or Hulu's possible sale to Google or other suitors and new ad formats like Ad Swap--and what these stories ...

So Long, Qwikster, We Barely Knew You

So Long, Qwikster, We Barely Knew You

After a summer full of pratfalls and missteps, Netflix is on a roll lately, making good decision after good decision. First, they continued expansion into international markets like Latin America. For U.S. users, they've added tons of great new content deals for content like AMC's ...

The Walking Dead Is On Netflix With Multi-Year Exclusive Streaming Agreement

The Walking Dead Is On Netflix With Multi Year Exclusive Streaming Agreement

Netflix and AMC must get along pretty well. They keep making content licensing deals that are helping both brands. And we're not talking about the lesser-known AMC shows like The Killing, or the now-canceled Rubicon. We're talking about the cream of the crop. In just ...

Yahoo Screen Relaunches In Attempt To Become Major Online Video Destination

Yahoo Screen Relaunches In Attempt To Become Major Online Video Destination

Yahoo, who changes their mind far more than, well... wants in on the online video deal, again. It almost seems like they got wind of what AOL was planning and said "Ooh! ooh! Us too!" Their on again, off again love affair with online video ...

TidalTV Video Ads Come To Roku, But No Word On How it Will Integrate

TidalTV Video Ads Come To Roku, But No Word On How it Will Integrate

See, there is, eventually, no way to escape advertising. Even if you have got a Roku box and were streaming online videos. TidalTV just signed a deal with Roku to bring video advertising to their Roku boxes. Then again, you were probably experiencing video advertising ...

Hulu Ad Swap Gives Users More Control Over Which Ads They See

Hulu Ad Swap Gives Users More Control Over Which Ads They See

Let's face it, Hulu's current ad recommendation engine sucks. No matter what you tell it, it still shows you the same ads, and then just doesn't give you the option of telling it to not show you those particular ads anymore. At least, that's what ...

Netflix To Partner On New Arrested Development Episodes Ahead Of Feature Film?

Netflix To Partner On New Arrested Development Episodes Ahead Of Feature Film?

You know, for all the damage Netflix has done over the last few months to their reputation--not to mention their stock prices and bottom line--they're still making some positive moves in the area of content. AMC's Breaking Bad (seasons 1-3), which is one of my ...

Major Microsoft Xbox TV Deals Imminent, But Still Will Need Something Unique

Major Microsoft Xbox TV Deals Imminent, But Still Will Need Something Unique

Bloomberg wrote up some thoughts on where it looks like the new Microsoft Xbox TV initiative is headed and I have to admit, I like what it looks like. Basically, it could position the Xbox 360 as the single piece of tech you need for ...

More Netflix Customers Use DVD Service Than Streaming, But Streaming Customers Watch More Content

More Netflix Customers Use DVD Service Than Streaming, But Streaming Customers Watch More Content

Netflix is clearly putting their hopes for the future on their streaming business. After increasing prices, they also announced they would soon spin off the DVD service into it's own business, called Quickster (still hate that name). But Netflix is still pretty far out ahead ...