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.

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 …

Engagement & Time Spent With Video Ads On Connected TVs Is On The Rise

Engagement & Time Spent With Video Ads On Connected TVs Is On The Rise

Watching programming on tablets, Smartphones and connected TVs is growing quickly, and brands are eager to reach consumers on those devices. The effort is paying off: click-through rates for ads on connected TVs are in the 10 to 17% range to date, a healthy number, …

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 …

Netflix To Begin Enforcing One Stream Per Customer Rule

Netflix To Begin Enforcing One Stream Per Customer Rule

Everybody panic. Get your pitchforks and your hastily written protest posters ready. After a price hike to their streaming service and Starz walking away from the renegotiation table, Netflix is once again doing something that its customers find completely unacceptable: enforcing long-standing policies about the …

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