News tagged ‘streaming’

Monday, 26 Aug 2013

Chromecast Update Disables Streaming of Personal Media

Chromecast Update Disables Streaming of Personal Media

While the Google Chromecast officially supports media from the Google Play store, Netflix and YouTube, there are third-party apps that allow users to stream their personal media to a TV. However a recent Chromecast update has disabled this feature, casting doubt on whether the Chromecast will officially support this feature.

Friday, 28 Jun 2013

Google Developing Android Hardware like Game Consoles and Watches

Google Developing Android Hardware like Game Consoles and Watches

Google is rumored to be working on expanding Android's presence on more than just smartphones and tablets. Sources also say we can expect to see Google branded Android devices like gaming consoles, watches and media players -- one of which will retail by the end of the year.

Thursday, 2 May 2013

Nielsen: Youtube Attracts More Young Viewers than any US Cable Network

Nielsen: Youtube Attracts More Young Viewers than any US Cable Network

A survey done by American measurement company Nielsen has revealed that Youtube reaches more users in the 18 to 34 age group, than any other US cable network company. These viewers are what Youtube calls "Generation C", and the company reckons that advertisers need to be on Youtube in order to reach them.

Thursday, 25 Apr 2013

Rumor: Amazon Poised to Launch Own TV Set-Top Box

Rumor: Amazon Poised to Launch Own TV Set-Top Box

According to Bloomberg Businessweek, Amazon is planning to launch its own television set-top box. This TV-based device can be viewed as a natural extension to Amazon Instant Video that is an video-on-demand service currently only available in the United States.

Wednesday, 27 Feb 2013

Music Revenue Up, Music Piracy Down

Music Revenue Up, Music Piracy Down

The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) has reported that global music revenues have increased by 0.3 percent over 2012. This is the first time since 1999 that the music industry has reported an increase in revenue.

Tuesday, 26 Feb 2013

HBO Asia Rolls Out HBO GO Broadband Streaming Service in Hong Kong

HBO Asia Rolls Out HBO GO Broadband Streaming Service in Hong Kong

The brand new broadband streaming service provides over 1,000 hours of HBO Original content on multiple devices including PCs, MACs, tablets, and mobile devices (across iOS, Android, and Windows 7 platforms) anytime, anywhere.

Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013

WD TV Play Offers a Low-cost, Versatile Media Player for Streaming Fans

WD TV Play Offers a Low-cost, Versatile Media Player for Streaming Fans

The WD TV Play is a versatile media player which streams popular internet channels, personal photos, music, and movies from other networked devices in the home directly to an HDTV.

Thursday, 6 Dec 2012

Sony Hails PlayStation 3 As Most-Used Device for Netflix Streams

Sony Hails PlayStation 3 As Most-Used Device for Netflix Streams

Sony announces the Playstation 3 has become the number one hardware choice for viewers worldwide to stream Netflix content onto their televisions.

Friday, 23 Nov 2012

Is Microsoft Developing a Set-top Xbox?

Is Microsoft Developing a Set-top Xbox?

Rumors have surfaced suggesting that Microsoft is working on a cut-down version of the Xbox. The device is reportedly a set-top box equipped with casual gaming and online streaming support.

Wednesday, 22 Aug 2012

Deezer Brings Music Streaming to Asia

Deezer Brings Music Streaming to Asia

Deezer is expanding is realm of operations and sphere of influence by also starting up services in Asia. Starting with Thailand, Deezer will become available to users in Singapore and Malaysia this week.

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