Marvel does it, DC is doing it, so why not Valiant? The indie comic company recently announced they’re doing an online series called Ninjak vs. the Valiant Universe which will introduce the company’s popular comic book characters into live action for the first time ever, creating what they hope will be their own…
Movies and TV shows come and go on Netflix on a regular basis, which means you might be half way through your favorite flick when it gets yanked from the service. The solution? Buy all your own content and set up your own private cloud-based streaming service you can get at from any computer or device.
When the very first Roku launched in 2008, the bulky box had a clunky interface that only played Netflix. How far we’ve come. That initial idea ended up spawning an entire genre of streaming devices and set-top boxes that have basically helped change the way we watch movies and TV at home. Roku has sold millions and…
If you’ve got a lot of movie and TV files floating around your computer you’re doing a disservice to your free time by not installing Plex. It’s a gamechanger app that lets you instantly stream all your media to any phone, computer, or TV in your vicinity. Originally an offshoot of the popular XBMC (now Kodi) media…
You can find almost anything on Reddit, including free, pirated movies, which is why one movie studio has started to not just go after the sources of these videos, but the places that aggregate them.
If you’re one of the 17 million people with a grandfathered-in Netflix subscription, take note: Netflix is raising its prices for those plans next month.
Remember ChatRoulette? You’d log on, click through webcam feeds of obese men having sex with fruit, and walk away feeling like you’d finally made a human connection. Just take away the anonymity, the second camera, the sense of fate, and the fruit intercourse (for now) and you get Facebook Live’s new map—a digital…
Now there shall be no more endless converting of your videos to make them more palatable to your Apple TV’s desires. VLC, the software that famously supports a wide range of file formats, is now available on the new Apple TV.
The past 24 hours have been a tortured 24 hours for YouTube professionals and their fans. The famously free video site announced a new paid service called YouTube Red, and nobody’s really sure what it means. But some YouTubers are already making end-time predictions.
YouTube’s taking big steps towards transforming itself into a media service that you pay for like you pay for Netflix. Fancy YouTube! Aren’t you psyched?
For the first time on any subscription video service, Amazon Prime subscribers will now be able to download movies and TV shows from the company’s huge catalog. Roll over Netflix.
Over the weekend, Netflix announced the service would be losing tons of big ticket blockbusters next month. Within hours, Hulu announced it would be scooping up those very movies. The streaming wars continue.
YouTube doesn’t want to give you a reason to turn on CNN. The Google-owned video hosting site is trying to legitimize eyewitness accounts of breaking news by launching YouTube Newswire, a special feed for footage it verifies as accurate.
The single best reason to buy a Roku? You’re looking at it. Roku is the only streaming media box that does all the comparison shopping for you. Why pay $3 to rent a movie when you can stream it with your existing Netflix plan, or on Crackle for free? And soon, Roku’s comparison shopping will become more powerful than…
Television is experiencing a digital renaissance. Cutting the cord no longer means severing you from live TV. We're witnessing the birth of true internet television, and Sony's PlayStation Vue is the service with the most to offer as of today.
I think that 360-degree video is going to be a big deal. Apparently, Mark Zuckerberg agrees! He just announced that Facebook will be able to embed spherical videos right in your News Feed, much like YouTube 360.
Today, Vimeo is launching 4K video support—sort of. Pro subscribers will now be able to offer 4K downloads of their videos. (They have to be 4K videos to begin with, duh.) 4K streaming is "in the works," according to Vimeo, but there are no concrete plans to launch a streaming option at this time.