Joost Video Streaming iPhone App Makes Us Dream of Hulu

Joost lost the video war a while ago, thinking a P2P app that imitated TV would be the way people wanted to watch TV and movies on their computer. They were wrong, and only recently rectified the mistake. It's probably too late for them. But their new iPhone app, which streams over 46,000 videos including full movies… » 11/29/08 6:30pm 11/29/08 6:30pm

Joost Flash Player Launches Tonight, Has Serious Hulu Envy

The poor kids at Joost—and their partners at Viacom—thought the future of TV on the computer » 10/13/08 9:00pm 10/13/08 9:00pm would be a discrete app that blended a slick TV emulator with internets! power. They were wrong, : It's all about the browser. So that's where . Its Flash-based player officially launches full-throttle tonight. The early word…

Sling.com Beta Enhancements, Like Your TV Shacked Up with Hulu

Sling Media (makers of those nifty Sling boxes) has just notified their beta community that new and improved Sling.com services are soon to go live for testing. The first major feature is web-based content viewing for subscribers, eliminating the need for separate players. The second major feature, teased way back in … » 10/03/08 11:15am 10/03/08 11:15am

Hunting for Viewers, Joost Moves to Your Browser

Joost, the P2P-powered TV killer we reviewed back in the heady days of the writers' strike that we found a bit wanting (and is on the skids), will work in your browser later this summer with a plug-in, rather than needing to install a whole separate app. As Valleywag points out, this might be a bit futile, since the… » 5/23/08 5:00pm 5/23/08 5:00pm

ZeeVee: One Box to Broadcast PC's HD Video All Over the House

Today, a startup called ZeeVee is launching the ZvBox, a three-part plan for getting all the good HD video content from your PC out to all the TVs in the house:
• The box itself converts the video from the PC's VGA port into a high-def channel and sends it out to your home's coax cable network.
• A PC app acts as a… » 5/01/08 7:00am 5/01/08 7:00am

TV on Your PC: Hulu, Joost and Miro Reviewed

The Writers Guild strike already stripped us of our Daily Show and Colbert Report, and now it may take away Heroes and House as well. Looking to escape Reality TV hell? We've painstakingly reviewed three free (and mostly legal) video services—Joost, Miro and Hulu—for your faux-TV enjoyment during these dark times. » 11/20/07 3:00pm 11/20/07 3:00pm

Coolness Roundup: Joost a Minute, and Star Wars, the Guest that Stayed Too Long

This week on episode 107 of the Coolness Roundup, the Gurus of Cool answer home theater questions and talk about watching videos via peer-to-peer internet streaming video service Joost. In Cool/Not Cool, Charlie and Stephen wonder why the weird, Elvis-like Star Wars phenomenon just won't go away. [Free Podcast at … » 10/15/07 1:00pm 10/15/07 1:00pm

Joost, DivX Working Together For DivX Connected Content

The DivX connected platform, which we had a hands-on with back in August, may just get an injection of Joost internet video. DivX founder stated that their two companies were working together to enhance DivX connected—which already lets you stream music, photos and video from your computer—to add a Joost plug-in by… » 10/09/07 2:30pm 10/09/07 2:30pm

Joost Beta 1.0 Debuts, Everybody Can Try It Now

Until late last week, if you wanted to use the potentially cable-TV-replacing video streaming service Joost, you had to have friends. But now anybody can watch Joost online from dusk until the dawn and beyond, because Beta 1.0 of the P2P (peer-to-peer) video service just hit the streets. The good news? The company's… » 10/02/07 12:10pm 10/02/07 12:10pm

Joost to be Embedded in TVs, Cellphones, Set-top Boxes, Bagel Toasters

Internet TV software Joost doesn't want to lose any position in the infinite video wars. They want to move out of the PC box as soon as possible and that's why they are getting ready to embed their software in TV sets with Internet connections, cellphones, set-top boxes and any other "future device" they could get… » 6/19/07 8:22am 6/19/07 8:22am