Streaming Media

  • Apple TV Gets Live MLS Games And Disney Junior Kids Content Via New Channels

    Apple TV Gets Live MLS Games And Disney Junior Kids Content Via New Channels

    Apple continues to roll out its staged partner additions, with two new channels appearing on the streaming media player today. The Major League Soccer channel brings soccer (or “football,” depending on how European you are) and the Disney Junior channel adds a third outlet for that media giant’s content to invade your Apple TV. Read More

  • Review: Sony SMP-N100 Streaming Media Player

    The Sony SMP-N100 is Sony’s addition to the media streaming device market. It’s a small, unobtrusive device that doesn’t attract any attention to itself. It supports Netflix, Hulu Plus, Amazon Video On Demand, and a whole host of other streaming media services. In pretty typical Sony fashion, the device performs its primary tasks admirably well, but everything else falls a… Read More

  • Survey: Up To Half Of All Media Sites Plan To Support The iPad And HTML5 Video

    Survey: Up To Half Of All Media Sites Plan To Support The iPad And HTML5 Video

    As everyone on the Web knows by now, Steve Jobs does not think too highly of Flash and therefore you cannot watch Flash videos on the the iPad (or the iPhone). Apple’s position has stirred a lot of debate about how much video on the Web is iPad-friendly. It turns out that about two thirds of new videos are currently being encoded in the H.264 format, which is playable on the iPad… Read More

  • Sony adds Slacker to BRAVIA Internet Video Link

    Sony’s $300 Internet Video Link add-on box for BRAVIA-series TVs has recently added the Slacker streaming music service to the list of available channels. Also added was content from Howcast.com, a site that contains a series of user-generated how-to videos. Slacker ought to lend some good music features to Sony’s service and Howcast has won some awards from TIME and PC Magazine… Read More

  • Popcorn Hour, super-versatile media streamer, gets an update


    I had forgotten how impressive this little thing is. To be honest, I don’t see any reason to go with any other media box, AppleTV included. This thing costs less than two Benjamins and supports more formats and hardware out of the box than other media things can even dream of. If I owned a TV I’d definitely have one of these. Anyway, the reason I bring it up is that it’s… Read More

  • Joost Runs On Apple TV!

    Apple TV already seems to be pleasing every owner who has received a unit. With loads of fantastic features already, you thought it couldn’t get any better, right? Well now a school of tinkerers over at TutorialNinjas have gotten Joost to successfully operate on an Apple TV. Aside from minor issues, it seems to be working out quite well. Joost + XviD hack + Apple TV features = simply… Read More

  • Sprint Subscribers Getting New Streaming Music, TV

    Those of you who subscribe to Sprint and take advantage of the streaming media the company offers will be in for a bit of a jumble. Sprint will be replacing the Sirius Hits service with 10 different channels of music based on genre. As far as mobile TV goes, you’ll now be getting content from CNN, The Weather Channel, E!, Fox Sports, and more. Maybe this has to do with Sprint’s… Read More

  • Sony Internet Video Link


    Image courtesy of Gizmodo With Apple TV almost out, Sony knew it needed a competitor that was overpriced and flawed – just like plenty of other Sony products. Sony’s Internet Video Link aims to be just that, costing $300 and basically possessing the streaming media functions from a PS3. As far as content goes, there’s partnerships with AOL, Group, Yahoo!, and others. Read More

  • Pinnacle Announces PCTV To Go: Be Afraid Slingbox

    Looks like Pinnacle has caught a case of the ol’ Slingbox bug that’s going around. They’ve just announced that in late November for $249, you’ll be able to purchase PCTV To Go. This new product stays true to their popular PCTV line of products by allowing consumers to watch TV on their PC via their wireless network, integration with Windows XP Media Center Edition… Read More