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Facebook “awesome” launch happening today

07/06/2011, Last week we reported that Facebook will be announcing “something awesome” this week, and it looks like today’s the day. According to invitations sent out by Facebook, today will be the day of the announcement. At 10am PT (that’s...

Crackle streams free movies to your Android device

06/17/2011, Want to stream movies onto your phone but don’t feel like paying money for Netflix or any similar service? How about the option of watching blockbuster movies and TV series without getting into trouble with the law? Say hello to Crackle, the...

Spotify rumored to launch this July

06/17/2011, We previously reported that Spotify managed to get three out of the four major labels onboard with its music streaming service and judging by what Spotify’s general manager, Jonathan Forster, recently announced in an advertising conference – we...

Amazon wants to stream movies to own tablets

06/13/2011, Amazon might be one of the giants in Internet retail sales at the moment, but that doesn’t mean they are content to remain where they are in the general pecking order. Word has reached our ears that Amazon is currently mulling over the idea of...

Turn your Samsung smartphone into a mini TV with Smart View

06/07/2011, While people are busy trying to get videos streaming from their phones onto larger sized HDTVs, the folks over at Samsung are doing things the other way around. They have just released the Smart View app for the Samsung Galaxy S II – an app that allows...

Kingston Wi-Drive is a wireless SSD

06/03/2011, For folks looking to leave behind the hassles of wires, Kingston’s new Wi-Drive might catch your attention. This solid state drive had been designed to provide users with an easy to use, wireless storage device for smartphones and tablets. The drive...

Netflix CEO: “We’re now finally beating BitTorrent”

06/01/2011, Great news if you’re a member of the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), the war on illegal downloading of movies is finally in your favor. At the recent D9 Conference this morning, Netflix is helping to beat piracy, according to its CEO,...

Nowstre.am lets you stream lets you stream torrents on your iPhone

05/24/2011, Sohail Prasad, a Carnegie Mellon student and future Google intern has built one of the most useful apps for the iPhone. Demonstrating it at the TC Hackathon last weekend, the app basically allows users to stream videos from torrent links instantly....

Netflix is doing its job to reduce piracy in North America

05/17/2011, We’ve previously covered about how bit-torrent downloading rates in the US have been going down, while the number of Netflix subscribers has been slowly rising. Well, it looks like we have more details to corroborate with the theory that Netflix is...

Miramax makes a 5-year deal with Netflix

05/16/2011, Movie buffs will be glad to know that their favorite movie distributor has just signed a deal with Netflix to provide hundreds of movie from their catalog. Get ready to enjoy movies like Clerks, The English Patient, Good Will Hunting, Pulp Fiction as well...

Elgato HDHomeRun turns every computer in your house into a TV

05/16/2011, Elgato has just released a dual network tuner that allows users to watch HDTV wirelessly on a Mac or a PC. Called the HDHomeRun, all users have to do is attach the device to a TV antenna or digital cable and it’s ready to wirelessly stream content...

Comcast Xfinity On Demand to be available on TiVo

05/09/2011, Great news to TiVo customers. Comcast and TiVo has just announced that they have teamed up to bring Comcast Xfinity On Demand to TiVo Premiere set-top boxes sold at retail. For the first time ever, Comcast customers in select markets will be able to use a...

Roku hits 15 million channel downloads

05/09/2011, If anybody’s wondering about the success of Roku’s internet TV platform, they can wonder no more. In a press release issued today, Roku announced that it has delivered 15 million channel downloads to its base of over 1 million Roku viewers....