As cable companies continue to come up with creative ways to sell us TV without hooking us onto traditional cable, Bloomberg is reporting that DirecTV and Time Warner Cable are both thinking about creating an Aereo-type streaming service for customers to use. If it works like Aereo, it means you get to watch TV over…
As Jason noted in his review, the Boxee Box was a really good local media streamer, but the software was also pretty damn buggy. Well hopefully that will change for the better now that Boxee has issued their first firmware update. Not only does it offer 30 bug fixes, it adds improvements to navigational and sorting…
Hulu just put out a casting call in search of hosts for a new clip show they have in the works. While seemingly innocuous, could this be the birth of the internet's first major TV studio/broadcaster?
It seems like everyone wants to get into your living room this year. Most companies are invading with media streamers, but Google wants to sneak an actual computer in there. It's an Android for your TV.
Sony's Internet TVs are here, and we are live at their debut with hands on. So how does it feel to use the world's first Google TV-powered HDTV?
Leaked information on Sony's Google TV-enabled set have hit early, courtesy of Sony Insider. The site claims Sony's new line will consist of 24", 32", 40", and 46" models, with the latter three costing $1299.99, $1499.99 and $1899.99. [Sony Insider]
PlayOn, the subscription TV service, finally has an app for iPhone that lets users watch ESPN, Comedy Central, Hulu, Netflix and other cable channels right on their iPhone. The PlayOn tv service works over 3G or Wi-Fi and costs $40/year with a free 14-day trial to start. The only downside? PlayOn's desktop software is…
Sony's Internet TV is at IFA, demonstrating how Google TV might make your soccer—or football, rather—watching experience more interesting. No further details on the hardware side of things, but the UI looks polished, and more importantly, pretty useful.
I'd normally be on the fence about the utility of an Android-based television set like Scandinavia (above), but if it's made by a company called People of Lava it has to be pretty awesome, right? Or at least ridiculous?
Just in case you missed it buried underneath the upgrade to Netflix Watch Instantly the other day, Microsoft has gone live with Internet TV on Windows 7 Media Center, offering content (of rather poor picture quality) from the following providers:
I only watch a handful of the 200+ DirecTV channels I pay for. To see whether I could survive without the pricey service, I simply went without it. I soon wondered why we all don't just turn off traditional TV.