09/25/2011, Netflix might have gone through some rather tough times in recent memory, but good thing an apology was issued by the head honcho to soothe ruffled featheres, Well, we are pleased to bring you news that Netflix just signed an exclusive deal with Dreamworks Animation in order to stream the studio’s box office hits to its customers – a coup that might see customers smile again. Dreamworks was the supplier […]
09/23/2011, Spotify made its debut in the US on July 14th but it was an invite-only service. But after Facebook’s announcement to integrate more services and apps into its service, it looks like Spotify is ready to open up to the rest of the country. Folks who have been pining for an invite since its launch but haven’t gotten on yet will be glad to know that as of today, anybody […]
09/21/2011, After the splitting up its DVD and streaming business earlier this week, it looks like Netflix is ready to take its streaming service into a different direction. Instead of focusing on offering feature-length films, Netflix is going to bring more TV content to its video on demand service. And seeing how Netflix lost one of its partners, Starz, recently – it needed to bring in more content to make up […]
09/15/2011, There are a couple of music cloud services available or soon-to-be available. As far as the big names are concerned, you have Google Music and the soon-to-be launched iTunes Match by Apple. With the never-ending Android versus iOS debate going on, if you don’t want to have to take sides, perhaps TriPlay’s MyMusicCloud might be a music cloud service alternative you could look into.
09/09/2011, Good news for fans of NBC shows – the iPad app that was released earlier this June has received a major update. Users can now stream full episodes of their favorite NBC shows using the app on their iPad tablets, as opposed to just short clips when it first made its debut. Everything that’s available on NBC.com (which is pretty much everything on the network) can now be streamed on […]
09/07/2011, Bad news for Netflix customers on streaming-only plans. Following the footsteps of its price increase, the company has decided to add on a new restriction to its video on-demand service. It has been reported that as of last weekend, streaming customers will have to fork out an additional $7.99 a month for unlimited streaming. Previously, streaming-only accounts could be used to stream videos from an unlimited amount of devices for […]
09/01/2011, After simplifying multimedia sharing for desktops and laptops, Cloud Engines is introducing Pogoplug Mobile, an incarnation of Pogoplug for smartphone and tablets. Pogoplug Mobile works on the same principle as its older sibbling: it’s basically an easy to use web server to which you attach a USB drive with whatever capacity you want. Once setup, it can serve content over the network via a nice user interface.
08/30/2011, If you’ve been looking for a new way to get streaming music on your TV through the Boxee Box, you’re in luck. MOG has just announced the availability of the MOG app for Boxee Box users everywhere. For those not in the know, MOG’s highly-acclaimed music streaming service gives users the ability to stream high quality music from the internet. Currently available on mobile devices like the iPhone and Android […]
08/23/2011, Verizon announced yesterday that it has launched a new version of its video on demand app, Verizon Video. It appears to be just a rebranding of its V Cast Video, providing the same features as before but offering higher quality video content, unlimited access to Verizon’s catalog of over 250 full episodes of TV shows, local and national news, sporting events, weather and more. While the app is free, the […]
08/22/2011, It looks like Amazon is taking up its online streaming video service a notch – as the company has been reported to have purchased a dozen new domain names that are all related to cloud video. While it hasn’t been announced what Amazon plans to do next, the company now owns a full list of domain names centered around “cloud”, “video”, “instant”, “streaming”, “prime” and “Amazon”. Amazon is currently considered […]
08/18/2011, MetroPCS is definitely not one of the big three wireless carriers Stateside, but that doesn’t mean they are about to just keel over in the face of adversity. The mobile carrier is about to introduce unlimited music to the masses in a business tie-in with Rhapsody. Basically, MetroPCS will be delivering unlimited on-the-go access to a dozen million tracks via subscription music provider Rhapsody, where this plan comes alongside unlimited […]
07/14/2011, After teasing the public with Netflix on the Nintendo 3DS last month at E3, it looks like the service is finally here for 3DS owners to get their hands on. While the Nintendo 3DS’ tiny screen isn’t exactly ideal for watching movies for long periods of time, users now have the option of streaming Netflix videos on their handheld console.
07/14/2011, After months of negotiations and plenty of rumors – Spotify is finally ready to make its debut in the United States of America. The company has announced yesterday that the service will launch its popular music streaming service on this side of the world today – in a few hours to be exact (8am ET). So far no official details have been confirmed, but here’s what we know so far […]
07/13/2011, If you haven’t heard yet, Netflix has lifted its prices by 60% or so. In a blog post, Netflix has announced new plans and price changes. From now on, users will have to pay $7.99 and $11.99 for 1 and 2 DVDs out at-a-time plan (complete list on the full post). The streaming feature will be billed separately from the mail-in DVD feature: Plan 1: Unlimited Streaming (no DVDs) for […]