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Latest New Media Stats May Surprise You

Dec 16th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Story, iPods & Portable Media Players, Podcasting, Streaming Video, The New Media Update

Pew Internet has a new report out today, Generations 2010, that looks at Americans’ daily use of the Internet. While some of the findings are just what you’d expect [more young people are accessing the Internet via mobile devices like phones and laptops? Gee!], other results of the study were somewhat unexpected. Following up on […]



Users Uploading 35 Hours Of Video To YouTube Every Minute

Nov 10th, 2010 | By | Category: Internet TV, Streaming Video

YouTube today announced that users are now uploading 35 hours of video to the site every minute: That breaks out to 2,100 hours uploaded every 60 minutes, or 50,400 hours uploaded to YouTube every day. If we were to measure that in movie terms (assuming the average Hollywood film is around 120 minutes long), 35 […]



One Out Of Three Dumping Live TV For Internet TV, Time-Shifted Video

Oct 19th, 2010 | By | Category: Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

Media Research firm Say Media reports that one out of three people in the US has given up watching live TV for Internet TV and time-shifted video. Consumers are spending less time with live television and more time with online content as well as time-and-device-shifted premium video content. This group is young, educated and affluent […]



YouTube Adds Free Grindhouse Movie Section, Featuring Slashers, Zombies & Extreme Chickfights

Aug 27th, 2010 | By | Category: Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

YouTube has introduced a new YouTube Movies section, which offers about 400 free full-length films. If you’re looking for YouTube to offer an alternative to Netflix or Blockbuster, this ain’t it. On the other hand, if you want to take a trip back to the 70′s drive-in grindhouse, you have hit the motherlode!



Five Reasons Apple iTV Will Be A Hit

Aug 11th, 2010 | By | Category: Apple iPad, Internet TV, iPods & Portable Media Players, Streaming Video, Video

Apple will replace its Apple TV hobby with a new member of the iOS family, Apple iTV, according to an Engadget report. Apple iTV will be priced starting at $99 and will be similar in size and specs to the iPhone 4 (A4 CPU, 16GB of flash storage). It is expected to support a new […]



70% Now Watching Online Video; 22% Now Want Internet-Ready TVs

Aug 5th, 2010 | By | Category: Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

Nielsen has released a new report on video and the Internet, based on input from people in 55 countries, and has found that most people, around the world, are now watching online video. Furthermore, interest in Internet-ready TVs is now at 20%. “The research reveals how connected consumers all over the world are expanding their […]



YouTube Bumps HD Resolution To 4K, But Still Limiting Length

Jul 9th, 2010 | By | Category: Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

YouTube today announced support for videos shot in 4K (4096 x 3072 pixels) – a mega HD format designed for screens up to 25 feet wide. This level of resolution may seem like overkill – but devices like the iPhone are demonstrating that more pixels per inch is better, and TV screens are likely to […]



How Google TV Works

Jun 15th, 2010 | By | Category: Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video, Vlogs

Google today published this YouTube video that explains “What is Google TV?” It doesn’t offer new info, but the video does help position the Google TV solution. With Google TV, it looks like Google is trying to fork the Web, like the Apple iPad forks the Web – creating a new platform for Interacting with […]



Online Video Growth Slows To 10.5%

Mar 13th, 2010 | By | Category: Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

The number of unique viewers of online video increased 10.5% year-over-year, according to The Nielsen Company. While still impressive numbers, the explosive growth of a few years ago appears to be gone, replaced by slower, but still respectable organic growth. Other highlights of Nielsen’s stats: People are watching more video – the number of streams […]



Boxxee Wants To Help You PWN Your Apple TV

Feb 25th, 2010 | By | Category: Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

Tired of Apple’s “Apple TV is a hobby” attitude? Boxxee wants to help you “pwn your AppleTV” and run Boxxee – a free Internet media platform – on your Apple hardware. Here’s Boxxee’s instructions: Installing Boxee on Apple TV In order to install Boxee on the AppleTV you need to do the following: Download the […]