The once-awesome built-in YouTube app is waving goodbye with the arrival of iOS 6 this month, but that isn't stopping Google from trying to build a better machine on its own -- complete with advertising.
Out with the old, in with the new! Amidst rumors of big changes coming from Hulu, the company is rolling out a fresh new look for its website in an effort to make it easier for viewers to find what they're looking for.
It's a funny thing when a competitor's app is at the top of most iPad users' wish lists. For Amazon Prime members like myself, Instant Video's lack of compatibility with Apple was a glaring omission that threatened the future of many memberships, and clearly Amazon was aware of this. Luckily, the recently released Amazon Instant Video feels right at home on the iPad, with a smooth-scrolling interface that spotlights "featured" videos in an array of categories.
We love our second-generation Apple TV (that's the black one), but mostly because we've hacked it with aTV Flash to add Plex, the media server client software that pretty much smokes Apple's own. But with the aTV Flash 1.7 update this week, Plex is gone, and now we're sad.
The new iPad has only been on store shelves for less than a week and the complaining is already shifting from “My iPad is too warm!” to “Streaming video is eating up all of my 4G LTE data!” -- clearly first-world problems if ever they were.
In case you missed it Sunday night, CBS News has now posted the full Steve Jobs profile with official biographer Walter Isaacson for online viewing -- and if that’s not enough, Apple has posted an 80-minute video from the company’s own private tribute to the man for all to see.
It’s been a rough and tumble last few months for Netflix, but the company finally has some good news to share with the world thanks to a new agreement with DreamWorks -- even though little will change in the near term, with new movies being added to the streaming service only in 2013.
As customers and stockholders alike pile on Netflix following their questionable moves over the last few months, another threat looms large on the horizon: The newly invigorated Blockbuster Video, flush with cash from its Dish Network purchase and ready to announce something significant on Friday.