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.

Can Verizon And Redbox Team Up To Kill Netflix?

Can Verizon And Redbox Team Up To Kill Netflix?

Rumors began circling this week that Verizon might be planning some kind of content distribution service--a Netflix competitor, if you will. There were a great many people quick to jump to judgement, suggesting the company would be getting in over their head. But now new ...

New Xbox Dashboard Combines TV & Gaming Entertainment

New Xbox Dashboard Combines TV & Gaming Entertainment

I have been writing about all the big changes with the Xbox for some time now in regards to IPTV and this is the big day, the day when it all launches (though there does appear to be a slight delay in the launch). I have ...

Social TV Comes To Sony Bravia Connected TVs

Social TV Comes To Sony Bravia Connected TVs

A recent firmware update for the 2011 Sony Bravia TVs brings with it the ability to do some social networking right on your TV without ever leaving the program, something I have stated I would like and I'm sure some others would as well.

Verizon FiOS Xbox 360 App Will Have 26 Channel Lineup

Verizon FiOS Xbox 360 App Will Have 26 Channel Lineup

So it has come to pass, Verizon will offer TV channels through the Xbox 360 as one of the Xbox LIVE TV channels. However, it seems sort of useless if you're already a subscriber or if you're interested in coughing up a bunch more cash ...

Lenovo LeTV To Be LeConnected To LeInternet

Lenovo LeTV To Be LeConnected To LeInternet

I think that we can now officially claim the time of the connected TV is upon us. Even Lenovo is now getting into it. I guess they weren't satisfied with simply passing Dell as second largest PC maker now they want to start busting in ...

Expect Usage-Based Billing On Web From Cable Providers Soon

Expect Usage Based Billing On Web From Cable Providers Soon

I actually wondered if this was something cable providers were chewing on in regards to the increased popularity of Netflix and Hulu.  Bloomberg reports that companies like Time Warner Cable, Inc, are considering charging customers for the amount of data they consume.  The extra charges ...

Time Warner Cable Android Tablet App Disappoints, Will Not Stream Content

Time Warner Cable Android Tablet App Disappoints, Will Not Stream Content

Time Warner Cable has announced that their TWCTV app is coming to Android Tablets but it won't allow you to watch TV, only to do some things like control your DVR and act as a remote. That's sort of a let down, really. The iPad ...

You'll Be Able To Get Disney Movies On YouTube, Just Not For 99 Cents

Youll Be Able To Get Disney Movies On YouTube, Just Not For 99 Cents

About a week ago we talked about how Disney movies were going to be available for rent on YouTube, and everyone rejoiced at the affordable ease-of-access of Disney's library that the deal would bring.  But, it won't be as low as a 99-cent rental, because ...

Video Gadget Gift Giving Guide - The Chris Edition

Video Gadget Gift Giving Guide   The Chris Edition

It fell to me to do a video gadgetry gift guide. Since I dabble in all things consumer electronics, I figured, why not? I'm going to break it up into price ranges because some of us aren't millionaires but we all have video gadget needs, ...

Microsoft Beefing Up Online Video Discovery With Acquisition

Microsoft Beefing Up Online Video Discovery With Acquisition

Microsoft is making big moves in the online video world. We know they're working on Xbox LIVE TV already which sounds like we will see the tech giant using their game console as a TV tuner for cable and other premium content. They already have ...