streaming TV

  • Google Makes Chromecast Available In Korea, Its First Asian Market

    Google Makes Chromecast Available In Korea, Its First Asian Market

    Google’s Chromecast has launched in Asia for the first time–but it’s currently only available in Korea. In a post on its Asia Pacific blog, the company explained that Korea was chosen because of the country’s high mobile penetration rate. Read More

  • Netflix Reportedly In Negotiations With U.S. Cable TV Providers

    Netflix Reportedly In Negotiations With U.S. Cable TV Providers

    Netflix is in the early stages of negotiating with U.S. cable providers to make its online streaming video service available as an app through their set-top boxes, says a Wall Street Journal report. If a deal goes through, it will mark a major victory for Netflix, signifying that it has changed viewer habits so much that cable TV operators can no longer afford to ignore it. We’ve… Read More

  • PLAiR Adds AirPlay-Like Functionality To Any HDTV For $99, Now Available For Sale

    PLAiR Adds AirPlay-Like Functionality To Any HDTV For $99, Now Available For Sale

    PLAiR is a sub-$100, dolphin-shaped dongle for streaming online video to your TV screen, either from a computer or any mobile device. The idea is to enable anyone to experience AirPlay-like functionality, even if they don’t have an Apple TV — or an iPhone or an iPad. The product debuted at CES and is finally ready to ship to consumers. Read More

  • Hulu opens up to the public tomorrow

    Hulu opens up to the public tomorrow

    Hulu, which has been throwing me the above 500 error all morning as I try to log in with my beta credentials, will be open to the public tomorrow. It’s tallied up about five million viewers in the past month, which is impressive for a site that hasn’t been open to just anyone yet. It’s got a pretty broad swatch of content partners, too, including Fox, NBC Universal, MGM… Read More