Posts Tagged ‘ Internet television ’

Did Apple TV Just Stop Being Steve Jobs’ ‘Hobby’?

Dec 21st, 2010 | By | Category: Internet TV, Video

Did Apple TV just stop being Steve Jobs’ ‘hobby’ and move on to being a major new business for Apple? Apple has announced that it expects sales of its new Apple TV to top one million units later this week. Not that Apple has sold a million unts – but that it expects to reach […]



It’s Downhill For Old Media From Here – Internet Use Catches Up With TV

Dec 13th, 2010 | By | Category: General, Internet TV, Podcasting Statistics

It looks like it will be downhill for old media from here on out - people in the US are now spending as much time using the Internet as they do watching TV. According to Forrester research, people are spending equal amounts of time online and watching TV: Generation Y has long reported spending more time […]



Why The Internet Is Not Disrupting TV

Oct 26th, 2010 | By | Category: Internet TV

Mark Cuban shares some interesting thoughts at his blog on why the Internet is not disrupting TV: If my memory serves me right, the common thread among industries (disrupted by the Internet) is that they all sold their products ala carte. Music – By the CD Newspapers – Single Newspaper (Dallas Morning News) sold by […]



Can Google Succeed Where Apple Has Failed?

Oct 4th, 2010 | By | Category: Internet TV, iPods & Portable Media Players

Google today offered an update on Google TV – its new Internet television platform. And while Apple has been content to keep Apple TV as a “hobby”, Google is intent on making its Internet TV receiver a business. Today they announced multiple content partners for Google TV: Turner Broadcasting has been optimizing some of their […]



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 […]



Dude Intros The Boxee Box, Noms On The Wheat Thins

Jul 16th, 2010 | By | Category: Digital Video Downloads, Internet TV, Video

You gotta love this – Boxee Chief Product Officer Zach Klein offers an introduction and demo of the first Boxee Box off the assembly line. Compared to the typical stiff demo or the hyper-prepped Apple intros, it’s sort of refreshing to see Boxee do this lo fi, even taking out time to nom on the […]



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 […]



Can Google TV Succeed Where Apple TV Failed? No. Here’s Why.

May 21st, 2010 | By | Category: Internet TV, iPods & Portable Media Players, Video

The buzz of the day is Google TV – with most analysts having a Googlegasm and saying things like Louis Gray’s “While Apple Slept On Their Hobby, Google Executed” or Vince Veneziani’s “Google TV Is Now The Most Important Thing In Television”. Google TV is certainly interesting – but it’s not likely to beat Apple […]



Miro 3, The Latest Version Of The Free Internet TV App, Now Available

Mar 26th, 2010 | By | Category: Internet TV, Video

GetMiro has announced that Miro 3 – the latest version of the free, open source multi-platform Internet TV application – is now available. Here’s what’s new in Miro 3: Subtitles! If subtitles are embedded or in the same folder as your video, they will be available automatically in a new drop-down menu. Or pick any […]



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 […]