Are you ready for October 21, 2015? That’s the date that Marty McFly arrives in the future — at least according to the second Back to the Future movie. But if you’re planning on watching the trilogy to celebrate, you’ll only have one streaming option: Amazon Prime. »
The Shield is Nvidia’s Android TV gaming powerhouse, and Grid isi ts software soul—a streaming service that lets you play a selection of titles over the internet. Think like a Netflix for FPSes. But Grid is changing. Starting tomorrow it will launch out of beta under the new name GeForce Now, with an $8-per-month… »
In another addition to the growing trend of dumping live TV on the internet, the BBC will be joining the fray by launching its own over-the-top (OTT) subscription service in the U.S. next year. This hopefully means another avenue for watching DOCTOR WHO!
In the days of physical records, you could simply shrug and claim to have known a band before they were big. But with digital streaming comes cold, hard evidence of when you first listened to a band — and Spotify now lets you use it to work out if your bragging is accurate. »
Black Mirror, the genius U.K. series about the dangers of media and technology, is coming back. And it’s coming back via the outlet many U.S. viewers first discovered the show: Netflix.
With Star Wars, Marvel, Pixar, and a little dirge known as “Let It Go,” Disney controls your children. There’s no use resisting anymore. But at least you don’t have to worry about entertaining them, now that Disney can stream those movies to practically any device under the sun.
As far as watching TV goes, the experience provided by a traditional cable provider is shit. Slow hardware, clunky interfaces, unwanted bundled channels. Streaming services are slowly replacing all of this and thanks goodness for them. But there’s an aspect of the old way that I will sorely miss—the DVR and its… »
It’s hard to say exactly when I learned how to steal music. At first, I think it happened when I learned how to torrent. Then I recall my late nights with Napster. But if I really think hard about it, I remember middle school and Columbia House and that incredible eight CDs for a penny deal. That’s when I started… »
Yesterday, my wife wanted to play some Kingdom Hearts. I was in the mood for Titanfall. We only have one TV. So I pulled out a Surface 3 tablet, plugged in an Xbox One controller, and started streaming the game from my Xbox to my portable PC. It’s a new Windows 10 feature. »
A new set of proof-of-concept tests reveals that it’s perfectly possible to beam 4K TV through the air, without the need for streaming video services. Imagine: 4K through your TV aerial. But, perhaps predictably, it’s going to be a little while before you can have it.