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Is Google Working On A Nexus Q Successor? Is Google Working On A Nexus Q Successor?

Remember the Nexus Q? It was the media player that Google showed at I/O last year, and then disappeared from the market after shipping out the Q for free to those who pre-ordered it. Now it seems that Google is …

Dracula Is Already Using Google Music All Access to Make Night-Themed Playlists Dracula Is Already Using Google Music All Access to Make Night-Themed Playlists
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Yesterday, at the Google I/O conference, Google unveiled their long-rumored subscription music streaming service and opened it up to the public with a free 30-day trial. The service, called Google Play Music All Access, is poised to challenge the likes …

YouTube Live Streaming Expands to All Channels with 1000+ Subscribers YouTube Live Streaming Expands to All Channels with 1000+ Subscribers

Back in April of 2011, YouTube launched YouTube Live, which offered live streaming capabilities to a select number of partners. Today, they’re announcing a massive expansion of the program which will allow tons of new channels to live stream content …

Google Music All Access Goes Live, Here’s What to Expect Google Music All Access Goes Live, Here’s What to Expect
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If you’re still looking to add a streaming music service to your collection of services (which, admittedly, could be pretty massive by now), Google wants to throw their hat in the ring. Today, Google launched Google Play Music All Access, …

Daft Punk’s Random Access Memories Now Streaming for Free on iTunes Daft Punk’s Random Access Memories Now Streaming for Free on iTunes
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If you feel the need for a spontaneous dance party at your office and nothing you can find on Spotify is really doing it for you, well, you’re in luck. Because you can now listen to the new Daft Punk …

Time Warner CEO Says Standalone HBO GO Not Coming Anytime Soon Time Warner CEO Says Standalone HBO GO Not Coming Anytime Soon

Fans of HBO programming have called on the network to make a standalone streaming service for quite a while now. The initial response from the network said it was impossible, but a little hope came in March when the network’s …

Netflix Access Slows BitTorrent Activity, Says Netflix’s Ted Sarandos Netflix Access Slows BitTorrent Activity, Says Netflix’s Ted Sarandos

Netflix’s Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos (the guy who has led content acquisition since 2000) thinks that the best way to curb piracy is to give the people some good alternatives. “I think people do want a great experience and …

Orange Is The New Black, a Netflix Original, Gets a July 11th Launch Date Orange Is The New Black, a Netflix Original, Gets a July 11th Launch Date
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We’ve got another premiere date for a Netflix original series to report. This one is for the company’s new dramedy Orange is the New Black, starring Taylor Schilling, That 70′s Show‘s Laura Prepon and Jason Biggs. The show will launch …

Hulu Touts 4 Million Hulu Plus Subscribers, Revenue and Streaming Records in Q1 Hulu Touts 4 Million Hulu Plus Subscribers, Revenue and Streaming Records in Q1

According to acting CEO Andy Forssell, Hulu is had a hell of a start to 2013. In a blog post, Forssell says that Hulu set a new record for revenue in Q1, and that for the first time ever, Hulu …

Nielsen Is Now Measuring Online TV Viewers Nielsen Is Now Measuring Online TV Viewers

Nielsen, the long-time leader in TV audience measurements, is taking their methodology online. Today, the company announced a pilot program for the Nielsen Digital Program Ratings which will track TV content viewed online. The pilot starts with a handful of …

All My Children & One Life to Live Return on Hulu All My Children & One Life to Live Return on Hulu
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Two years ago, ABC canceled the long-running soap operas All My Children and One Life to Live, citing “extensive research into what today’s daytime viewers want and the changing viewing patterns of the audience.” Despite ABC’s “research,” plenty of viewers …

Amazon To Launch ‘Kindle TV’ Set-Top Box This Fall [REPORT] Amazon To Launch ‘Kindle TV’ Set-Top Box This Fall [REPORT]

Is Amazon about to jump into the set-top box game? That’s the word from Bloomberg Businessweek, who quotes three sources familiar with the matter. According to the sources, the ‘Kindle TV’ (name uncertain) will be available this Fall. Amazon’s new …

Netflix Is Now More Popular Than HBO in the U.S. Netflix Is Now More Popular Than HBO in the U.S.

On Monday, Netflix released their Q1 2013 earnings report and in it they boasted gains of 2.03 million domestic subscribers. This is important for two reasons. First, it boosts their total domestic subscriber base to 29.17 million, continuing a steady …

Netflix to Offer ‘Family’ Plan with 4 Simultaneous Streams for $12 Netflix to Offer ‘Family’ Plan with 4 Simultaneous Streams for $12
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Netflix will unveil a new tier to their subscription plans in the U.S., allowing large families to stream more content at the same time. The company will soon give the option for subscribers to pay $11.99 a month in order …

Hemlock Grove: The Early Reviews Are In, And It’s Not Looking Good Hemlock Grove: The Early Reviews Are In, And It’s Not Looking Good
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Today, Netflix debuted all 13 episodes of their new original series, Hemlock Grove. Based on Brian McGreevy’s book of the same name, the horror series deals with the brutal murder of a teenage girl and eventually, werewolves. The series is …

Spotify Comes to Mexico, Parts of Asia, and Europe; Now Available in 28 Markets Spotify Comes to Mexico, Parts of Asia, and Europe; Now Available in 28 Markets

Back before the big Spotify launch in Canada, it was rumored that the streaming music platform would also break into Asia and parts of Latin America. Today, many months later, Spotify has finally made it official. “Exciting times! Today we’re …

Roku Hits 5 Million Players Sold, 8 Billion Streams Roku Hits 5 Million Players Sold, 8 Billion Streams
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Roku has just announced a pretty significant milestone: 5 million players sold. Roku first launched in 2008, and the device was called “the Netflix player,” basically because its only function was streaming Netflix. Over time, Roku broke out of the …

Watch Coachella Live on YouTube for the Third Year in a Row Watch Coachella Live on YouTube for the Third Year in a Row

Holographic Tupac or not, Coachella looks like it will be a blast this year. And if you’re going to be unable to make it this year, and sadly most of us fall into this category, YouTube is offering a small …

Pandora Hits 200M Users, 1.5B Hours Streamed in March Pandora Hits 200M Users, 1.5B Hours Streamed in March

Internet radio service Pandora has just announced a pretty significant milestone: 200 million registered users in the U.S. Pandora signed up its first user in 2005, and had hit 100 million users six years later in 2011. It only took …

Warner Archive Instant Offers Classic Films and TV Shows for $9.99 a Month Warner Archive Instant Offers Classic Films and TV Shows for $9.99 a Month

If you have room in your budget and are looking to add another streaming service to your options, Warner Archive Instant has launched out of beta and is offering a two week free trial. Warner Archive Instant is a much …

House of Cards Coming to DVD on June 11th House of Cards Coming to DVD on June 11th

If you still want to experience the superb new drama House of Cards but aren’t a Netflix subscriber, you’ll have to wait until the summer. A little over four months after it premiered as a Netflix exclusive, the Kevin Spacey-led …