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.

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 ...

Amazon Prime Adds FOX To Premium Streaming Online Video Service

Amazon Prime Adds FOX To Premium Streaming Online Video Service

A lot of moves have been made suddenly in regards to online video streaming for TV and film. Netflix signed a deal hoping to quell the subscriber rebellion they're experiencing and Amazon just got FOX. I wonder if they will then be some sort of ...

Blockbuster DiSH'es Streaming Video With Blockbuster Movie Pass Plus DVD Rentals

Blockbuster DiSHes Streaming Video With Blockbuster Movie Pass Plus DVD Rentals

Netflix got Dreamworks this week, Amazon got FOX and now DiSH is set to offer a new online streamingv video offering, it's a great time to be an online streamer (though the Netflix deal doesn't affect me as I'm a non-user). New Blockbuster parent company, ...

Netflix Hopes To Quell The Crowds With New Content Licensing Deals

Netflix Hopes To Quell The Crowds With New Content Licensing Deals

Netflix's public apology, and ensuring announcement that the DVD service would be split off into its own service, called Quickster, have been met with a public reaction the company should be getting used to: disappointment, frustration, and scorn. But in the following days, the company ...

Watch Hulu On Facebook: New App Is Almost A Total Failure

Watch Hulu On Facebook: New App Is Almost A Total Failure

Facebook isn't dead yet, despite what some might say. Sure, they randomly make widespread changes  to the interface that are hugely unpopular with the users (much like putting on a crappy song at a party), sure they are struggling to keep up with the ever-expanding ...

Ken Burns Documentary "Prohibition" To Debut On Apple Devices Before PBS Premiere

Ken Burns Documentary Prohibition To Debut On Apple Devices Before PBS Premiere

Ken Burns has been PBS' go-to documentary director since he unleashed the documentary mini-series Baseball way back in 1994.  Since then he's made similar series on jazz, national parks, and World War II.  So Burns is a name in which people are familiar, but that ...

16% Of Netflix Users Plan On Dropping The Service, 30% More Thinking About Leaving

16% Of Netflix Users Plan On Dropping The Service, 30% More Thinking About Leaving

As Hulu Plus continues to expand, rolling out to new Android devices this week, Netflix is still seeing shrinkage from the cold shoulder that customers are giving them--regardless of what kind of backhanded apology the Netflix CEO spammed out to everyone who has ever had ...

DirecTV Nomad Brings DVR Content to Mobile Devices

DirecTV Nomad Brings DVR Content to Mobile Devices

DirecTV is set to release the DirecTV Nomad "soon", a device that will allow subscribers to push their DVR'd content out to their mobile devices. The Nomad will cost around $150 and not have a subscription fee which is not such a bad deal if ...

Hulu May Not Sell After All If New Bids Don't Impress

Hulu May Not Sell After All If New Bids Dont Impress

The Hulu auction seems to be faltering. Microsoft is said to have stepped away, as did Yahoo! Collusion on their parts? After all, they do collude on many other things already. Nah, it was probably that whole thing about the CEO getting fired which, Occam's ...

Netflix To Split DVD & Streaming Services, Rebranding DVD As Qwikster

Netflix To Split DVD & Streaming Services, Rebranding DVD As Qwikster

Imagine my surprise this morning when I got an email from Reed Hastings, the CEO of Netflix. I suppose you might assume that we're such a popular online video website, that the CEOs of major video companies email me all the time, but I can ...

iOS Pulling In New TV Content Through Enhanced TV Studio Apps

iOS Pulling In New TV Content Through Enhanced TV Studio Apps

Well, Apple isn't really doing much except maybe nudging studios and preaching about the awesomeness of their products, but several big names in TV have made some overtures to get their TV content in front of iOS users, mainly the iPad. Since it seems like ...

Netflix Android Update - Streaming Video On Android 2.2 & 2.3 Devices

Netflix Android Update   Streaming Video On Android 2.2 & 2.3 Devices

An update just dropped over the weekend for the Netflix app (updating to version 1.4) for Android 2.2 and 2.3 that gave users access to Netflix. That's a big group of users who can now more commonly run into the 'single stream' error as they ...

Viewster Brings Streaming Video Catalog To Samsung Devices Worldwide

Viewster Brings Streaming Video Catalog To Samsung Devices Worldwide

Viewster has been making some good moves lately and perhaps the Pièce de résistance is today's announcement that sees them teaming up with Samsung, worldwide, on multiple device platforms including connected TVs, tablets, mobile phones and more.

TiVo Premiere Elite Boasts Four Tuners & Completely Dumps Analog

TiVo Premiere Elite Boasts Four Tuners & Completely Dumps Analog

TiVo, pending FCC approval because it's a requirement to have an analog tuner, is ready to push out a four tuner box, that's four simultaneous recordings, sans analog. Because analog is dead. Aren't we all watching some form of digital something or other whether that ...