Posts Tagged ‘ Internet TV ’

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 […]

Apple TV Still A “Hobby”

Feb 23rd, 2010 | By | Category: Internet TV, Video

Apple Chief Operating Officer Tim Cook, speaking today in San Francisco, explained why he believes the Apple TV is a great product, but there just isn’t a large enough market to make the hardware worth a great deal of concentration from his company. The product is a “hobby,” he said, because it doesn’t compare to […]

Will New Boxee Box Beat Apple TV?

Nov 13th, 2009 | By | Category: Digital Video Recorder, Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

Open source media platform Boxee has announced plans to partner with consumer electronics manufacturers to create a Boxee Box platform – an open Internet video hardware set top box. Here’s the text of their announcement: We launched our public alpha for Mac/Linux in January at CES. During the show we met with several device manufactures […]

Apple TV 3.0 Out, But Not The Update You’ve Been Waiting For

Oct 29th, 2009 | By | Category: Digital Video Downloads, Internet TV, Podcasting Hardware, Video, Video Podcasts

Apple today introduced new Apple TV 3.0 software, featuring a redesigned main menu, support for iTunes Extras and iTunes LP, as well as support for listening to Genius Mixes and Internet radio. While it’s great to see Apple finally update Apple TV, anyone looking for the platform to open up, add an app store or […]

In 5 Years, You’ll Have 500 Billions Hours Of Video At Your Fingertips, Everywhere

Sep 25th, 2009 | By | Category: Commentary, Internet TV, Streaming Video

Think YouTube and the iPhone are pretty cool? In 5 years, there will be more than 12 billion devices capable of connecting to 500 billion hours of on-demand video content. According to Intel’s projections, on-demand TV will be ubiquitous in five years. “We are talking about more than one TV-capable device for every man and […]

Apple TV Gets Life Support Update

Jun 25th, 2009 | By | Category: Internet TV, Video

Apple has quietly updated the software for Apple TV to version 2.4. Here’s what’s new in this version: Refer the table below for Apple TV Software Update 2.4 features: Remote app directional control – Control your Apple TV with simple finger gestures via the Remote app. This feature requires Remote 1.3 running on an iPhone […]

Internet Video Platform To Grow Over 400% In 4 Years

May 28th, 2009 | By | Category: Internet TV, Video

Worldwide shipments of devices that support Internet video consumption will nearly quintuple by 2013, according to electronics industry analysts iSuppli, spurred by an increase in consumers’ broadband Internet access. Four years hence, an estimated 376.5 million “entertainment-oriented consumer electronics platforms” with Internet video-watching capabilities will ship, up from 80.5 million such devices shipped in 2008. […]

Nielsen: Internet Video Viewing Up 50 Percent

May 20th, 2009 | By | Category: Video

American television consumption is on the rise, on every platform available, according to a new report from The Nielsen Company. Monthly time spent watching video on the Internet grew especially quickly, up over 50 percent since the first quarter of last year. Nielsen’s quarterly “Three Screen Report” looks at Americans’ media consumption habits, and this […]

YouTube In Talks To Offer Full-Length Shows In UK

May 20th, 2009 | By | Category: Streaming Video, Video

New Media Age is reporting that video giant YouTube is working on a plan to offer popular full-length television shows to viewers in the United Kingdom. Talks are said to be underway between YouTube and British TV networks Channel 4 and ITV, and with Sony Pictures, for rights to stream those companies’ programs. NMA calls […]

PBS Launches Video Portal

Apr 22nd, 2009 | By | Category: Streaming Video, Video

The public television network PBS is taking some of its viewers’ favorite programs and making them available via its newly-launched video portal,  Today’s debut of the streaming site marks the first time that programming from a variety of series producers has been available in from one location. The new video site features a broad […]