[Video] Let’s look at Redbox Instant by Verizon for Android

The streaming video venture created by Verizon and Redbox entered beta late last year. Since then, those who signed up for access to Redbox Instant by Verizon have been receiving invites that includes a free month of service. We managed to find our way into the beta, and decided to share some our first impressions more »

CES 2013: Walmart lets you convert physical DVDs to digital files from your home

Walmart’s disc-to-digital service began in April 2012. This service allows customers to take physical DVDs and Blu-rays into Walmart stores, pay a small fee and have a digital version of the movie available to them through Walmart’s VUDU service. Today at CES 2013, Walmart announced an expansion to the service which will let customers do more »

Plex Desktop App adds Airplay in Previewed Release

Plex Media Center, a Mac and PC application, allows users to stream content wirelessly as long as they have it hooked up to their TV. The app underwent a name change and is currently referred to as Plex Home Theater versus Plex Media Center. The only small issue with this announcement is the fact that more »

Sign Up for Beta Access to Redbox Instant by Verizon Right Now

As expected, the newest video steaming service brought to us by Redbox and Verizon has began to open up to a select number of individuals. Redbox Instant by Verizon is now taking registrations from anyone who may be interested in trying out the service before it launches to the general public. If you’re chosen to more »

YouTube Capture for iOS Enables Fast and Convenient Video Uploads

Uploading videos to YouTube from mobile devices isn’t the hardest thing in the world to do, but it does require performing a few different steps. For example, you have to open the camera app, record the video, open the YouTube app and commence the upload. For iOS users, those steps are now a thing of more »

Rdio’s video service shows off its new homepage

Back in October of 2011, we learned the first details about an upcoming video service called Vdio. Vdio was founded by Janus Friis, who also happens to be a co-founder of the streaming music service Rdio. At the time, the assumption was that Vdio was going to become a streaming video service that would share more »

Toys R Us opens its first digital video store

On Thursday, Toys R Us opened the virtual doors to Toys R Us Movies. Toys R Us Movies is a new digital service that offers streaming rentals and full downloads of more than 4,000 movies and television shows. Families with children are the target audience for this service. Toys R Us Movies provides rentals for more »

YouTube for Android updated with slight differences and better support older devices

The latest YouTube update for Android brings welcome changes for  devices running Froyo and Gingerbread. They’ll now be able to experience the newest YouTube interface and preload videos.

PS3 Netflix app can be controlled with a smartphone or tablet

Netflix recently updated its Android app with a new interface that looks pretty much identical to its iOS counterpart. Unknown to us at the time, Netflix also added a feature that lets a smartphone or tablet act as remote control when paired to a PlayStation 3 that’s running Netflix at the same time.

WWE content is now available on Hulu Plus

Wrestling fans can now turn to Hulu Plus to catch up on the televised shows put on by the company every week. Starting today, a multi-year agreement between WWE and Hulu goes into effect. WWE shows will be available to watch on Hulu Plus the day after they air on television.

Roku announces its Streaming Stick and availability of the Vudu channel

Roku today announced that its tiny wireless streaming player, the Roku Streaming Stick will be available starting next month. If you’ve always wanted to stream video and music on your television, be prepared to grab this streaming device which is roughly the size of a USB flash drive – for $99.99. You just need to more »

Nintendo TVii brings in movies and TV from various online video partners

One of the big themes at E3 2012 was gaming on a second screen. Nintendo showed us how it plans to take the touchscreen on the Wii U GamePad, and incorporate it into various games and software on the Wii U. At today’s Nintendo event, the company provided a first look at its online media more »