All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Streaming Media’

Fire TV Price Cut to Just $84 by Amazon

Amazon this week cut the price of its Fire TV streaming media player by $15. The device now costs just $84 and will remain at that price for a limited time. The Fire TV is Amazon’s entry into the streaming video market. It is the online retailer’s effort to be the gateway into living rooms for video and music streaming …

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Digital Entertainment Surges as Disc Rentals Decline

Anecdotally it’s clear that streaming media is the future of content consumption. Netflix was a pioneer in this sense, co-opting its own DVD-by-mail business model with a streaming service several years before the technology was perfected. Most physical copies of movies now come with digital version unlock codes. Now hard data has emerged showing that digital entertainment sales are growing …

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Connected TV Adoption to Double in Coming Years

As the year comes to a close, sales estimates are now being finalized and predictions for the next few years are being made. Market research firm Strategy Analytics today issued what seems to be a safe bet for the tech industry, predicting that the install base for connected-TV devices will double by the year 2017. The firm believes that an …

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TV Isn’t Quite as Dead as You Think It Is

Although the way we consume televised entertainment has been altered somewhat in the wake of new technology, people are still sticking their eyeballs all over their TV sets when they’re ready to be entertained. I doubt that will change anytime soon. Sure, the number of individuals watching live broadcasts of television programs has dropped significantly since last year, but that …

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Spotify Germany to Launch Tuesday

Germans will soon have to decide what article to assign “spotify,” when the new word enters their vernacular–and the web-based music streaming service enters their country–this Tuesday. A representative for Spotify confirmed to WebProNews that the music service will be live in Germany Tuesday morning, under the leadership of Spotify’s Director for International Growth, Axel Bringeus. The launch will include …

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