The era of à la carte TV may finally be here—ready or not. Today, you can officially stream Showtime over the internet, without a cable subscription, for $11 a month. You can get it through Apple TV, iPhone, iPad, iPod, on a Roku, via Hulu, or through Sony’s PlayStation Vue—another cord-cutting service.
The a la carte TV options are expanding. If you’re a Hulu subscriber paying $8 per month, you can add Showtime for another $9 now, which is cheaper than Showtime’s recently announced $11 standalone option.
Following the triumphant launch of HBO Now over the last few months, Showtime is rolling out a standalone offering of its own. Starting July 12th you’ll be able to watch Showtime for $11 per month without cable.
Just when you thought the net neutrality debate had died down, a band of content providers now want special treatment. The Wall Street Journal reports that HBO, Sony, and Showtime are asking internet service providers to be treated as "managed" services. In other words, they want dedicated bandwidth for their video…
Good news for Dexter fans looking to relive the show's former glory: Netflix is getting exclusive rights to all eight seasons of the show. The first four will be available starting October 31, and that should keep you plenty busy until the second four hit on January 1.
Adding even more tension to the tug-of-war match between Netflix and content providers, Showtime original series which are still in production—like Dexter and Californication—will disappear from the service this summer.
The WSJ has heard from those elusive sources, who're claiming that Yahoo is talking with Disney about developing TV-streaming widgets for the ESPN, ABC and Disney networks. People with Yahoo Connected TVs could stream TV shows from those networks, along with movie trailers and in ESPN's case, stats. These apps would…
Today CBS pushed out a streaming video player for iPhones and touchy iPods, with smooth navigation of all the content available on TV.com, including for the first time impressive full-length episodes of some—but not most—shows.
Is GTA 4 a murder simulator? Probably not, but any game based on Showtime's Dexter damn well better be. According to a tweet by TV squad, a Dexter game is on its way to the iPhone and will be detailed later tonight at the Dexter Comic-con panel. Will we be able to use the iPhone's accelerometer to bludgeon victims? Or…
Click to viewShowTime is a new application which captures and saves video at six frames per second, 320 x 627 resolution. Not as fast Drunknbass, but this one actually saves the video clips to the iPhone's flash memory as individual files. The application looks and feels polished, even if the recording format is…
Apple made four releases and one announcement in San Francisco today, as you probably saw if you visited Gizmodo at all in the last 12 hours. Here's a roundup of all the stuff that went down in San Francisco.
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Steve's rolled out John Legend on a stage to play a song for all of us. Personally I would have preferred the iPhone.
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Bob Iger, the Disney CEO, is up there talking about their four movie companies, Disney, Touchstone, Miramax and Pixar, are going to put their movies on iTunes Movies. Big speech about how movies are great, not much new here.
All three iPods lines have been updated, iTunes 7 has been updated, and the iTunes Movie store is here...
iTunes is the 5th largest reseller of legal music in the US. About to pass Amazon in the first half of next year. iTunes has 88% of legal sales online, as of now. iTunes music stores in 21 countries, number one in each.
It's no longer a stick. Imagine the iPod Nano with only the control pad and a little bit of extra space. Just a rectangle, like a 3x4 instead of a 1x6 stick.