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Judge Upholds The Right Of Viewers To Skip Over TV Commercials With AutoHop

Judge Upholds The Right Of Viewers To Skip Over TV Commercials With AutoHop

TV commercials can become a bit too annoying at times, especially when you are watching something which is much to your interest. Dish Network provides its viewers the option to skip over these commercials through PrimeTime Anytime and AutopHop features. Fox tried to have these two features blocked but a judge ruled against its attempts.

By On November 9, 2012 Respond
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FOX To Offer Movie Download Weeks Before Discs Release

FOX To Offer Movie Download Weeks Before Discs Release

FOX has planed to give a movie download offer for its consumers. The company has chosen Ridley Scott’s science fiction thriller “Prometheus” for this offer. According to FOX’s plan, it will offers high-definition version of Prometheus movie to download at lower price. This download offer is beginning three weeks before the movie available on discs and through the UltraViolet cloud service.

By On September 11, 2012 Respond
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Hulu Plus Coming To Nintendo Systems

Hulu Plus Coming To Nintendo Systems

Nintendo will update the Nintendo 3DS firmware with 3-D video shooting capability at the end of November and to allowing users to shoot up to 10 minutes at a stretch of stereoscopic video, the feature will support stop-motion animation, so users can create their own Robot Chicken-style animations using a 3DS. Nintendo also would add the Hulu Plus streaming video subscription service to Wii and 3DS. With both Hulu and Netflix in tow, the 3DS is actually turning into quite a powerful little portable and Nintendo has been doubling down on 3D video as of late………………….

By On October 22, 2011 Respond
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Amazon Signs Streaming Deal With FOX

Amazon Signs Streaming Deal With FOX

Amazon said its Prime service will now have more than 11,000 movies and TV shows this fall and Amazon inked a content licensing deal with Fox to bolster its streaming content library. Amazon has been aggressively pushing its media partnerships in recent months, signing deals with both CBS and NBC Universal in July to offer video content to Prime subscribers and before announcing it would partner with 11,000 libraries to offer a Kindle lending service and offer magazine subscriptions………………..

By On September 27, 2011 Respond
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Apple Kills 99-Cent iTunes TV Show Rentals From iTunes

Apple Kills 99-Cent iTunes TV Show Rentals From iTunes

Apple has removed the ability to rent TV shows from both iTunes and its Apple TV, taking away what was just last year one of the major advertised selling points of the $99 streaming-centric set-top box, introduced the ability to rent certain episodes of television programs for $0.99 each last September. Apple recently flipped the switch on streaming purchases for its relatively new second generation Apple TV and it appears 99-cent rentals didn’t move the needle, so we’ll wait and see what the folks from Cupertino have up their sleeve next……………

By On August 27, 2011 Respond
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DirecTV Interested In Buying Hulu

DirecTV Interested In Buying Hulu

DirecTV confirmed Thursday that the satellite TV company was among many potential bidders for online video service Hulu and buying the company from its parents — The Walt Disney Co., News Corp., Comcast Corp. and Providence Equity Partners, could bolster DirecTV’s efforts to allow its customers to watch their video packages on mobile devices. DirecTV wasn’t committed to a deal and said a deciding factor would be the kinds of programming agreements that come with any deal and there is other interested bidders have included Google Inc., Yahoo Inc. and Apple Inc……………

By On August 7, 2011 Respond
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Star Wars Blu-ray Early Access App

Star Wars Blu-ray Early Access App

Star Wars Blu-ray extras revealed early by iOS app launching at Comic-Con and set to debut in time for Comic-Con on July 20th, the free app promises some of the 40+ hours of bonus materials planned for the discs, including concept art, models and interviews with cast and crew………………….

By On July 19, 2011 Respond
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Google Buying Online Video Site Hulu

Google Buying Online Video Site Hulu

Google is in preliminary talks to buy online video pioneer Hulu and Hulu has begun meeting with potential buyers including Google, Microsoft and Yahoo to drum up interest in a sale. Hulu would be an attractive target for any large company seeking to build an online content business and reached tentative agreements to renew rights to television shows from Disney, owner of the ABC broadcast network and Fox parent News Corp……………..

By On July 2, 2011 Respond
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Hulu Plus on TiVo Premiere

Hulu Plus on TiVo Premiere

Hulu Plus launches on TiVo Premiere and it adds instant streaming of thousands of hours of current TV hits and classic programming to TiVo’s unique solution combining cable programming with the best of Web entertainment. To access Hulu Plus on the Premiere users must also pay TiVo its normal monthly service fee which is $19.99 per month for a year’s commitmen and that fee is waived is users buy the product lifetime service for $499.99…………

By On May 24, 2011 Respond
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Vudu Adds Popular TV Shows

Vudu Adds Popular TV Shows

Vudu adds TV shows to its rental catalog, but only some are in HD and it’s currently only offering a small subset of them in anything other than standard definition.There’s an odd situation where some things are a decent value (season one of The Walking Dead is $26.99 on Blu-ray at Amazon, $15.99 on iTunes in HD, and $16.99 on Vudu HDX) and others are not (season six of Weeds is $27.99 on Vudu HDX, $23.99 on Blu-ray at Amazon and $38.87 on iTunes)……….

By On May 5, 2011 Respond
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Hulu Plus on Xbox 360

Hulu Plus on Xbox 360

Microsoft will add Hulu Plus service to Xbox 360 on today, locking the premium on-demand video service behind its Xbox Live Gold paywall and the new system works with Microsoft’s Kinect motion-sensing system, allowing you to speak voice commands or wave your arm in the air to pause, fast forward, rewind or play a Hulu Plus show.The subscription video service features current television programming from networks including ABC, NBC, CBS Fox, MTV and other, subscription costs $7.99 a month with limited advertising, but all Xbox Live users will receive a free trial until May 6 thanks to a partnership with Jack Link’s Beef Jerky………..

By On April 29, 2011 Respond
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Hulu Plus Comes to Xbox LIVE

Hulu Plus Comes to Xbox LIVE

Hulu Plus streaming service arrives on the Xbox 360 in the US. It features Kinect support, but even more immediately exciting is that users will get one week of Hulu Plus for free, and you can thank beef jerky for that.

By On April 29, 2011 Respond
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YouTube Ready To Renting Hollywood With New Movies on Demand Service

YouTube Ready To Renting Hollywood With New Movies on Demand Service

YouTube ready to start renting video on-demand movies from major studios and the report indicates it could launch as soon as this week with movies from majors including Sony, Warner and Universal, as well as smaller entities like Lionsgate, Kino Lorber and other independents.This doesn’t appear to be a challenge to Netflix, with the unnamed studio exec quoted in the article saying how happy they are to see a new entrant renting movies that’s not using a subscription model……….

By On April 26, 2011 2 Responses
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T-Mobile Sidekick 4G

T-Mobile Sidekick 4G

T-Mobile Sidekick 4G from Samsung announced and coming later this spring.New Sidekick 4G is a lightning-fast and stylish communication hub, running on T-Mobile’s HSPA+ network, the Sidekick sports a 3.5-inch display, front-facing camera, runs Android 2.2 and of course has a full-QWERTY pop-out keyboard…….

By On March 15, 2011 Respond
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Angry Birds Rio Coming Soon[Video Trailer]

Angry Birds Rio Coming Soon[Video Trailer]

A new edition of the blockbuster smartphone and console game is coming in March, and it’ll be called Angry Birds Rio. Interspersed with characters from Rio, the upcoming animated feature from 20th Century Fox, Angry Birds Rio will revolve around the kidnapping of those annoyed avians.

By On January 31, 2011 Respond
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