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Rumors Of Ad-Supported Amazon Video Return

Rumors Of Ad-Supported Amazon Video Return

By Chris Crum November 21, 2014

A new report from The New York Post claims that Amazon is readying an ad-supported streaming video service, which would be separate from Amazon Prime Video. It seems like most of Amazon’s newer offerings are ultimately ways to get people …

Taylor Swift Explains Pull from Spotify

Taylor Swift has already gone on record about her opinion of streaming music. Last week she pulled all her music from Spotify. Her earlier op-ed piece in the Wall Street Journal indicated that she did not feel her “worth” was …

Taylor Swift Explains Her Big Spotify Diss Taylor Swift Explains Her Big Spotify Diss

As you may have heard, American sweetheart and creator of the only platinum-selling record of 2014 Taylor Swift yanked all of her music off Spotify earlier this week (save one song). Bummer for Taylor Swift fans who don’t buy albums …

CBS Launches New 24-hour Online News Channel CBS Launches New 24-hour Online News Channel

CBS is taking another step into the streaming arena. Today, the network is launching a 24/7 streaming news channel. Broadcast on its website, as well as a handful of its apps and other streaming devices, the new online-only channel is …

Netflix Reportedly Gearing Up for Australian Launch Netflix Reportedly Gearing Up for Australian Launch

It looks like Netflix is readying its push into the land down under. Australian news site Mumbrella is reporting that Netflix has tapped both a creative and a social media marketing agency to help the company’s move to the country. …

CBS, Like HBO, Is Also Cutting the Cord CBS, Like HBO, Is Also Cutting the Cord

Not to be outdone by HBO and their theoretical cable-free content platform, CBS has announced a new subscription service that lets users watch the network’s programming both live and on-demand. It’s called CBS All Access, and it’s launching today on …

Netflix Releases Latest ISP Speed Rankings Netflix Releases Latest ISP Speed Rankings

Netflix has released its monthly update on Internet service provider speed data, ranking the top ISPs in terms of speed for its streaming service. Last month, we saw improvements stemming from the company’s relationships with AT&T, Time Warner, and Verizon. …

Firefox For Android Gets Chromecast, Roku Support Firefox For Android Gets Chromecast, Roku Support

Mozilla announced that Firefox for Android will now let users send supported videos to their televisions via Roku and Chromecast. In a blog post, the company explains: You might be entertaining friends and want to share a clip from your …

Hulu Plus Might Have Fewer Ads in the Future Hulu Plus Might Have Fewer Ads in the Future

In that’s probably a good idea news, Hulu is considering chilling out a little bit when it comes to ads on Hulu Plus. Any subscriber (or former subscriber) of Hulu Plus knows the soul-crushing despair that comes with paying $7.99 …

Spotify Finally Launches (Fully) in Canada Spotify Finally Launches (Fully) in Canada

After announcing back in 2012 that it would eventually move into Canada, Spotify launched on an invite-only basis back in July. Today, Spotify is announcing its full Canadian launch. Alongside the more than 20 million songs, 320kbps streams, and the …

Less People Use Game Consoles For Netflix Less People Use Game Consoles For Netflix

People are using digital media players more and video game consoles less to watch Netflix on their televisions, according to a new report from GfK. Consoles are still the most common hardware for Netflix viewing on TVs, but things appear …

PSA: Battlestar Galactica Departs Netflix Oct. 1

Frakkin hell. If you’ve been putting off watching the Battlestar Galactica reboot (you shouldn’t have been but hey, I know there’s a lot of other stuff to watch), the time has come. The entire series, four seasons in all, will …

Roku Has Now Sold Over 10 Million Players Roku Has Now Sold Over 10 Million Players

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 …

iPhone 6 Hits Stores Sept 19, Preorder This Friday iPhone 6 Hits Stores Sept 19, Preorder This Friday

Today was Apple’s big iPhone 6 announcement day, and for the most part it’s gone according to what many rumors predicted. Apple did in fact unveil two new iPhones today – a 4.7-inch iPhone 6 and a 5.5-inch iPhone 6 …

Here’s How to Watch Apple’s iPhone 6 Event Here’s How to Watch Apple’s iPhone 6 Event

The tech world turns to Cupertino today, as Apple is holding yet another September press event expected to showcase new hardware. The event is scheduled to kick off at 1 pm EST (10 am PST) and Apple has chosen to …

Amazon Prime Music Adds Songs, Gets Betterish Amazon Prime Music Adds Songs, Gets Betterish

Amazon has just added “hundreds of thousands of songs and hundreds of prime playlists” to their nascent streaming service Prime Music, saying that the new tracks will consist of new material from entirely new-to-the-service artists, as well some additional stuff …

Nolan: Netflix Won't Kill the Movie Theater Nolan: Netflix Won't Kill the Movie Theater

Acclaimed director Christopher Nolan thinks that you and I will “lay down [our] money to those studios, theaters and filmmakers who value the theatrical experience and create a new distinction from home entertainment.” Do you? Nolan has penned an op-ed …