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.

ivi TV Continues Its Fight For The Future Of Internet TV

ivi TV Continues Its Fight For The Future Of Internet TV

One of the biggest stories of 2011 is what the future of television will look like as service providers, consumer electronics manufacturers and content aggregators all jockey for the prime position in your living room. One company seeking to help consumers "cut the cord" is ...

Call A Web Series What You Want, It's Still Online, And That's Not Shameful

Call A Web Series What You Want, Its Still Online, And Thats Not Shameful

I started writing for ReelSEO back in June, and the first thing that I wrote about extensively was web series. Not long after I started writing about them, a debate was raging on whether to call them a "web series" or a "multi-platform series" or ...

12 New Multimedia Apps For The Updated Xbox 360 Dashboard

12 New Multimedia Apps For The Updated Xbox 360 Dashboard

I just got the big list of all new apps this week on the Xbox 360 dashboard. While YouTube might be one of the more interesting for many, I found the list to be both diverse in content (some aren't about video) and location. For ...

New YouTube App For Xbox Live Now Available For Some Xbox 360 Users

New YouTube App For Xbox Live Now Available For Some Xbox 360 Users

If you have an Xbox 360 and are in the Xbox Live preview program, you can now be a beta participant in YouTube's new app for the console.  Coming days after Microsoft introduced a new dashboard for the service, Xbox 360 officially becomes yet another ...

FreeCast Hopes to Be IPTV Discovery Giant

FreeCast Hopes to Be IPTV Discovery Giant

Let's face it, IPTV is on the rise and that means we can expect a flood of new services based around it. Everything from social viewing experiences to new discovery services and offerings are going to be coming to market in rapid succession, especially with ...

New Xbox Dashboard Brings Expanded Video Streaming Apps

New Xbox Dashboard Brings Expanded Video Streaming Apps

So the new Xbox dashsboard is available and with it came some updated video streaming apps for Hulu Plus and Netflix. The updates fixed a lot of things that I had talked about as being problems like getting so deep into a menu that you ...

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, ...