Quantcast

streaming Articles

Rdio Goes Free (Ad-Supported) on the Web Rdio Goes Free (Ad-Supported) on the Web

In a move to boost its competitiveness in a crowded field of streaming music services, Rdio has just announced that anyone can stream any song in its library for free on the web. “[S]tarting today Rdio is free in the …

Spotify Gets Rid of Streaming Time Restrictions in All Markets Across All Platforms Spotify Gets Rid of Streaming Time Restrictions in All Markets Across All Platforms

if you’re a Spotify free user in some markets, you’re most likely well-aware of time limits on streaming. After you pass that 6-month “grace period,” Spotify begins to limit your listening time – at least until now. Spotify has just …

Veronica Mars Now Streaming on Amazon Prime Veronica Mars Now Streaming on Amazon Prime

If you were planning a return to Neptune before the premiere of the new Veronica Mars movie, Amazon has just made your search a lot easier. Amazon has just announced that Amazon Prime Instant Video is now the exclusive streaming …

Amazon Snags Halle Berry CBS Series ‘Extant’ for Quick Streaming Amazon Snags Halle Berry CBS Series ‘Extant’ for Quick Streaming

CBS bet big on the new series from Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Television, Extant, picking it up straight to series (13 episodes) back in August. Now, Amazon is announcing that Amazon Prime Instant Video will be the exclusive streaming home for …

YouTube To Reportedly Show Off 4K Video At CES YouTube To Reportedly Show Off 4K Video At CES
· 1

It looks like Google is doing its part to make 4K video available to the masses. The company will reportedly show off 4K on YouTube via its own ultra HD VP9 codec at the Consumer Electronics Show in Vegas next …

Roku Gets a YouTube Channel, Complete with HD Streaming and ‘Send to TV’ Feature Roku Gets a YouTube Channel, Complete with HD Streaming and ‘Send to TV’ Feature
· 1

Roku is the latest set-top device to get a YouTube app. Starting today, Roku 3 owners in the US, UK, Canada, and the Republic of Ireland can now stream YouTube videos on the big screen with their device – in …

YouTube Opens Up Live Streaming to All Channels in Good Standing YouTube Opens Up Live Streaming to All Channels in Good Standing

As long as you verify your YouTube account and it’s in good standing, you will soon be able to live stream video all across the globe. YouTube has just announced that they are opening up live streaming to all channels. …

Led Zeppelin’s Entire Catalog Comes to Spotify Led Zeppelin’s Entire Catalog Comes to Spotify

Today, Spotify made a big announcement – free mobile streaming. Starting right now, Spotify users who opt for the free tier can stream playlists and “shuffle” artists’ entire catalogs on their smartphones and stream any song they want at any …

Spotify Launches Free Mobile Streaming with Restrictions for Smartphones (but Not for Tablets) Spotify Launches Free Mobile Streaming with Restrictions for Smartphones (but Not for Tablets)
· 1

As expected, Spotify has just announced that for the first time, the company will offer free mobile streaming. Until today, Spotify users who chose the free, ad-supported option were banned from any sort of mobile listening. Zero. Zilch. Today, Spotify …

Streaming Device Sales Hit 1.7 Billion in 2013 Streaming Device Sales Hit 1.7 Billion in 2013

As app infrastructures move into more and more products, consumers are beginning to expect apps such as Netflix and Amazon streaming on all of their devices. As these services improve U.S. consumers are also relying on them for more of …

Beats Headphones: What’s Next? Beats Headphones: What’s Next?

Remember these? At first glance they seem to be a genuine knockoff of our current futuristic Beats headphones by Dre. But they’re not. As a matter of fact, that photo should take many back to a time when snickers were …

Spotify to Launch Free Mobile Streaming – with Restrictions, Of Course Spotify to Launch Free Mobile Streaming – with Restrictions, Of Course

Soon, users who opt for the free (ad-supported) version of Spotify will finally be able to stream music via their mobile devices, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal. Spotify will reportedly announce the new free tier feature …

Beats Music Launches in January, Trent Reznor Calls It ‘Game-Changing’ Beats Music Launches in January, Trent Reznor Calls It ‘Game-Changing’

According to Trent Reznor, Beats Music, the new streaming service he’s been working on with Beats Electronics (the headphones, yes), is “a game-changer.” A couple of months ago, we heard from Beats Music President Luke Wood that the service would …

House of Cards Season 2 Release Date Now Official: Valentine’s Day 2014 House of Cards Season 2 Release Date Now Official: Valentine’s Day 2014

It’s official, you guys. Netflix’s hit original series House of Cards will be back for its second season on Valentine’s Day, 2014. That means that season two comes just over a year after the show premiered its first season (February …

Some Guy Has More Than 90,000 Spotify Playlists Some Guy Has More Than 90,000 Spotify Playlists

The best part about music streaming service Spotify releasing a bunch of stats is picking through to find the most interesting one. Back in October, on their 5th birthday, Spotify casually noted that 20% of the songs in their library …

Hulu Gets Sesame Street, SpongeBob, and a Bunch More Kids Content Hulu Gets Sesame Street, SpongeBob, and a Bunch More Kids Content

The Hulu Kids section of Hulu Plus just got a lot better at entertaining your little ones. Starting today, Hulu Plus subscribers will have access to ton of new content from Lionsgate Kids, Sesame Workshop, Nickelodeon, Jim Henson Family TV, …

Amazon Makes A Pair Of New Exclusive Streaming Rights Deals Amazon Makes A Pair Of New Exclusive Streaming Rights Deals

Amazon has announced two separate deals for exclusive streaming rights to content. It has added to its PBS relationship, adding exclusive subscription streaming for Mr. Selfridge, and is also entered an exclusive licensing agreement with film studio A24, which has …

CBS to Live-Stream Original JFK Assassination Coverage Online CBS to Live-Stream Original JFK Assassination Coverage Online
· 2

Next Friday marks the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy assassination, and CBS is remembering the historic event with a “real-time” broadcast of the original 1963 coverage, as it aired on that fateful day. At 1:40 pm EST on Friday, November …

Roku Now Sports WatchESPN and WATCH Disney Channels Roku Now Sports WatchESPN and WATCH Disney Channels
· 1

Roku owners can now rejoice in the knowledge that their holiday seasons will be filled with much more sports (as long as their cable provider supports it, of course). Today, Roku became the latest device to get the WatchESPN app, …

Spotify for iOS Now Keeps Track of Concert Dates Spotify for iOS Now Keeps Track of Concert Dates

Spotify just released an update to its iOS app that makes a few fixes and additions – most notably the inclusion of concert dates on artist pages. Take a look: Spotify has also introduced a better search function which sports …

Netflix Eyes Original Movies – ‘Big’ Ones That Would Pop Up the Same Day They Hit Theaters Netflix Eyes Original Movies – ‘Big’ Ones That Would Pop Up the Same Day They Hit Theaters
· 3

Recently, Netflix content chief Ted Sarandos said that Netflix is going to double its spending on original content. And why wouldn’t they? Between House of Cards, Hemlock Grove, original comedy specials, and the surprise mega-hit Orange Is The New Black, …