Digiboo is approaching the movie rental business a bit differently. Instead of popping out discs, Digiboo downloads movies onto a customer’s USB drive. Digiboo recently launched at three airports in Minneapolis, Portland and Seattle. Travelers are more likely to realize they forgot to bring something to entertain them before and during flying, so airports are more »
If you’re an Amazon Prime member, you must have noticed that popular hit series and specials from Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Investigation Discovery and the Science and Military Channels are now appearing in the Amazon Instant Video catalog. That’s because Amazon and Discovery Communications have just reached a licensing agreement – allowing Prime members more »
Are you in the UK or Ireland and a Sky TV subscriber? Well, you’ll be glad to know that the Sky Go mobile app may now be available for your Android smartphone. What the app does is simply bring Sky TV programs to your Android smartphones via 3G or Wi-Fi. As such you can enjoy more »
Cablevision and iO TV have announced a new agreement, one that means Cablevision customers will soon have access to both HBO GO and MAX GO. Of course, as we have seen in the past with these “GO” services, said Cablevision customers will need to be subscribed to HBO and/or Cinemax in order to take advantage more »
We’ve all experienced situations when we’re watching television late at night and the volume suddenly spikes during a commercial. We jump up, fumble with the remote and lay there angry for another five minutes because our zen-like state had been interrupted. I’m here to tell you that won’t be a problem for too much longer. The Federal Communications Commission has made it so we won’t have to suffer through those moments ever again.
D-Link and Boxee have just announced that the SlingPlayer app has been added to D-Link’s Boxee Box. For the uninitiated, Boxee Box is a set-top device that supports full web browsing, HD streaming from the Internet, support for all popular media formats and integrated social networking delivery. All of these features can be enjoyed right more »
Sling Media has just made its SlingPlayer for Facebook app available but only if you have a Pro-HD or SOLO Slingbox unit running the latest firmware. According to Sling Media, SlingPlayer for Facebook lets you watch your home TV right inside Facebook as soon as you’ve installed the SlingPlayer app and signed in with your more »
It looks like the Android Netflix app has recently been updated. This latest update is available by way of the Android Market and comes as version 1.5.2. In addition, the app is listed as supporting Android 2.2 or later, however as we have seen in the past — the support for Android devices is actually more »
A new Roku model will be released in early November. The Roku LT will cost $50 and will be the cheapest Roku device on the market. It will be able to stream videos in 720p HD and will require a wireless internet connection. Even though it’s cheaper, the Roku LT will be able to access all of Roku’s video channels including Netflix, Hulu Plus and Amazon Instant Video. At this price, Roku will be harder than ever to pass up. It’s bound to stuffed in many a stocking this holiday season.
Good news has come to those looking for a SlingPlayer app for Honeycomb running tablets. The folks at Sling Media have officially announced the tablet offering, which will be available for Android tablets running version 3.0 or later. The SlingPlayer app for Honeycomb can be found in the Android Market, and similar to other available more »