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Roku Has Now Sold Over 10 Million Players

Roku Has Now Sold Over 10 Million Players

By Josh Wolford September 16, 2014

Streaming device maker Roku is celebrating a pretty significant milestone today. The company has announced that it has sold more than 10 million of its streaming players in the US. Roku debuted its first player, the Roku DVP, in May …

World Cup Scores Huge on the Internet World Cup Scores Huge on the Internet

Now the the group stage is over and we finally have a day’s rest before the knockout stage begins, let’s reflect on this year’s World Cup in terms of how it was received, discussed, and propagated online. Like many, you …

Amazon Prime Music Is a Pretty Nice Dangling Carrot Amazon Prime Music Is a Pretty Nice Dangling Carrot

As rumored, Amazon has just launched Prime Music, their new music streaming service for Amazon Prime subscribers that offers unlimited, ad-free streaming on members’ phones, tablets, and computers. Prime Music will be available to devices that support the Amazon Music …

Amazon's Music Streaming Service Could Debut Soon Amazon's Music Streaming Service Could Debut Soon

After many, many months of speculation, Amazon is gearing up to launch its new music streaming service for Prime customers. According to a report in The New York Times, the launch could come as early as this week. Though the …

Amazon Prime May Add (Slightly Old) Streaming Music Amazon Prime May Add (Slightly Old) Streaming Music

Free two-day shipping, on-demand movies and TV shows, and now streaming music? According to a new report, Amazon is gearing up to offer older and relatively new tracks for free to its Prime members. Buzzfeed reports that multiple sources have …

Spotify Boasts 40M Users, 10M Who Pay for It Spotify Boasts 40M Users, 10M Who Pay for It

Do you use Spotify? If you do, you’re now part of a 40 million member-strong community. As companies are wont to do, Spotify has just released new user numbers as they hit a new milestone. The streaming music leader now …

Netflix on Xbox without Gold Now a Reality Netflix on Xbox without Gold Now a Reality

It appears the rumors are true. Xbox head Phil Spencer has just announced that they are tearing down the Golden Paywall–at least for entertainment apps. In under a month, you’ll be able to stream Netflix (and all other entertainment apps) …

Netflix May Be Leaving Xbox’s Golden Paywall Netflix May Be Leaving Xbox’s Golden Paywall

UPDATE: Microsoft made it official. Original Article: Unlike many of its competitors, Microsoft forces Xbox users to pay for the company’s console subscription service, Xbox Live Gold, if they want to stream content from media apps like Netflix, Hulu, and …

Hulu to Stream Free, Full Episodes on Mobile Hulu to Stream Free, Full Episodes on Mobile

Hulu is going to let people stream full TV episodes on their mobile device, regardless of whether or not they’re signed up for Hulu Plus. Up until now, Hulu’s free streaming (ad-supported) has only been available to people on their …

AT&T Is Building a Netflix Competitor AT&T Is Building a Netflix Competitor

AT&T is looking to kill (or at least compete with) Netflix, Hulu, and the many other popular streaming subscription services that are having a marked impact on the world’s viewing habits. The company has just announced that, with the help …

Two New Amazon Drama Pilots Begin Filming Two New Amazon Drama Pilots Begin Filming

Amazon has just made the official announcement that two new drama pilots have been greenlit for Amazon Studios’ third pilot season, in which Amazon unleashes a handful of new shows and uses viewer feedback to determine which ones stick. In …

Amazon Fire TV Ad Stars Gary Busey Amazon Fire TV Ad Stars Gary Busey

At a large announcement event today in New York Amazon officially unveiled its long-rumored streaming set-top box device. Called the Amazon Fire TV, the device is a streaming video and entertainment box priced at $99 to compete with other streaming …

Amazon's $99 Fire TV Launches into Crowded Field Amazon's $99 Fire TV Launches into Crowded Field

As expected, Amazon unveiled their long-awaited streaming device today in an event in New York. Contrary to the rumors, however, the device isn’t a dongle like Google’s Chromecast. Instead, it’s a super-thin (0.7 inches) set-top box that the company is …

24 Gone from Netflix, Now on Amazon Prime Instead 24 Gone from Netflix, Now on Amazon Prime Instead

You may have seen the warnings that popular series 24 was vanishing from Netflix on April 1st, but today Netflix users were hit with the harsh reality, like a Jack Bauer punch to the throat. It’s no April Fool’s joke–24 …

Alpha House Season 2 Production Begins This Summer Alpha House Season 2 Production Begins This Summer

Amazon has made it official–Alpha House is coming back for a second season and production is set to begin this summer. Reports had already indicated that the series, which stars John Goodman as a Republican Senator sharing a Washington D.C. …

Amazon: We’re Not Planning a Free Streaming Service Amazon: We’re Not Planning a Free Streaming Service

Amazon has quashed reports that they are actively considering a free, ad-supported streaming media service that would allow people to watch video and music video content without an Amazon Prime subscription. On Thursday, The Wall Street Journal cited people close …

Amazon to Launch Streaming Video Device on April 2nd Amazon to Launch Streaming Video Device on April 2nd

Amazon’s long-delayed streaming video device will finally see the light of day, as the company is planning on unveiling it at a press event in New York City on April 2nd. Members of the press have received an invite to …