Posts Tagged ‘ Roku ’

RawVoice Unveils Media-on-Demand Service

Apr 14th, 2011 | By | Category: Making Money with Podcasts, Video

Podcast production and hosting company RawVoice has introduced a new media-on-demand service at this week’s National Association of Broadcasters [NAB] Show in Las Vegas April 9-14. Dubbed “Cue Too,” the media-on-demand (MOD/VOD) service will allow content creators, independent film artists, bands, educators and all others who create content to sell their content online and through […]

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 […]

Cable, DVD Industries Sag as Consumers Shift Attention To Online Media

Feb 9th, 2009 | By | Category: Digital Video Downloads, General, Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

Todd Mundt, longtime public radio guy (and a favorite former Iowan) who writes as The Mediavore, is featured today in a CNN Money article about Americans’ changing media consumption habits. Mundt’s changing media consumption habits are reflective of similar changes taking place throughout many U.S. households. Many families are economizing on entertainment costs, as they […]

Netgear Takes On Apple With Two New Internet TV Boxes

Jan 7th, 2009 | By | Category: General

At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) this week, networking hardware maker Netgear unveils two new Internet-connected set-top boxes. Netgear’s product launch comes amid a flurry of announcements and launches of other Internet-ready televisions and digital video players and recorders: the Roku digital video player‘s partnership with Amazon, Netflix-enabled televisions, among others. The company says the […]

Roku Teams With Amazon For Video On Demand

Jan 6th, 2009 | By | Category: Digital Video Recorder, Streaming Video, Video

Online retailer announced today that its 40,000-item library of movies and television programs will now be available via the Roku digital video player. Previously, the $99 device only supported streaming video rentals from Netflix. According to the Roku website, “Rentals [from Amazon] are available in prices ranging from 99 cents to $3.99, for a […]

Roke Player Now Streaming Netflix In HD

Dec 22nd, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

Roku – the maker of the $99 Netflix Player, today announced (pdf) it has released support for streaming high definition (HD) content. Netflix is the first content provider to deliver HD content to the Roku player. Additional providers of HD content are expected in the first quarter of 2009. The new software will be automatically delivered to all Roku […]

XBox 360 Movie Rentals Not Ready For Prime Time?

Jul 20th, 2008 | By | Category: Digital Movie Store, General, Internet TV, Video

MG Siegler at Parislemon has an interesting take on the current state of movie rentals on the�XBox 360, suggesting that it’s not ready for prime time: Last night I sat down to download The Diving Bell and the Butterfly. I figured it would take 5-10 minutes to get enough information to start playing and then […]

Why The Roku Netflix Player Could Change Internet Television

Jul 2nd, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

There’s been a lot of discussion today about the Roku Netflix Player, focusing on the idea that Roku could its cheap Player to establish a foothold in people’s living rooms, and then add additional services to establish itself as a major Internet television solution. According to a Forbes report, “Later this year, a simple software […]