Netflix Ups Its Subscription Rate by One

May 9, 2014 by

Netflix is upping its new subscription rates by one dollar, pound, or euro, depending on where you live. Existing subscribers get a break, though, for the next two years.

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Amazon Rolls Out New, Original Programming

Nov 16, 2013 by

Amazon introduces two new adult comedy series and a new premier schedule along with them. Alpha House premiered with three front-loaded episodes on November 15, and Betas follows next Friday, November 22. Weekly episodes will follow.

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Transcoding HDHomeRun Available for Pre-order

Oct 25, 2013 by

Newegg now has SiliconDust's long-awaited transcoding network tuner available for pre-order. The new device will deliver ATSC and clear QAM video to tablets, game consoles, and other UPnP devices around your home.

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Hulu Plus Adds Content, Value to Chromecast

Oct 3, 2013 by

Hulu adds Chromecast support to its Android and iPad apps, bringing significantly more content (and value) to Google's $35 HDMI stick.

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Chromecast, Unicorns and the Cable Industry

Jul 29, 2013 by

Last Wednesday, July 24th, Google unveiled Chromecast. Chromecast is a small, $35 device that hooks into an HDMI port that allows content to be streamed from various devices to a TV or A/V receiver. Putting the hardware aside for a second, Chromecast is also a suite of software that works together to enable streaming from cloud content sources or local content sources to a TV. While many are interested in the hardware, the software may have a bigger long term impact.

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Flixster and Paramount Bring UltraViolet to Windows 8, RT

Apr 27, 2013 by

Flixster and Paramount Movies apps finally bring UltraViolet to Windows 8 and Windows RT—but only if you're connected to the Internet.

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Time Warner Cable Introduces Live TV App for Roku

Mar 19, 2013 by

Time Warner Cable has announced the availability of its TWC TV app for the Roku 3 and other Roku devices, offering TWC cable customers live streaming content to any TV in the house.

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Microsoft Talks about Xbox Entertainment at D:Dive into Media

Feb 12, 2013 by

Microsoft talks about the success of its Xbox entertainment ecosystem at the D:Dive into Media conference. Up next: more content—including Microsoft's own—and more interactivity.

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CES Interview with SiliconDust CEO

Jan 16, 2013 by

We interview SiliconDust's CEO, Ted Head, at CES. See the complete discussion about the HDHomeRun products they're rolling out to support the recently announced Project:Connect and the future of CableCARD.

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Verizon Wireless Shows Viewdini OTT App Updates

Jan 13, 2013 by

At CES Verizon Wireless shows off updates to its viewdini mobile app, which aggregates over-the-top services through a single portal. Universal search and browse across mobile video content providers—why haven't we heard of this before?

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And VUDU Makes Six

Sep 15, 2012 by

Is it starting to seem like you have more UltraViolet accounts than you can keep track of? It's probably because you do. VUDU joining UltraViolet makes for six different online services you may need to join.

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Lionsgate Brings The ‘A’ Game to UltraViolet

Sep 15, 2012 by

Lionsgate enters the UltraViolet space with the Blockbuster movie The Hunger Games, an iTunes digital copy alternative, and HD video quality.

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