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AT&T Is Building a Netflix Competitor, Spending Big Cash on Over-the-Top Video Services

AT&T Is Building a Netflix Competitor, Spending Big Cash on Over-the-Top Video Services

By Josh Wolford April 22, 2014

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 …

Amazon to Launch Dongle in April, Per Reports Amazon to Launch Dongle in April, Per Reports

Amazon’s long-awaited video streaming device will hit stores next month, according to sources quoted in The Wall Street Journal. The streaming device, which has been rumored for years, will reportedly hit Amazon.com as well as a handful of brick-and-mortar retailers …

You Can Totally Make A Boat Out Of Cardboard You Can Totally Make A Boat Out Of Cardboard

Cardboard can be just about anything when you’re a kid. The possibilities are nearly limitless and all you need is a box and some imagination. Things aren’t as much fun when you’re a boring adult, but you can at least …

Star Fox Gets A Fan Film Because A Game Isn't Coming Star Fox Gets A Fan Film Because A Game Isn't Coming

You better give up on a new Star Fox game coming anytime soon. Nintendo seems about as interested in resurrecting the franchise as it is in resurrecting the Metroid franchise. In short, it’s not going to happen unless Platinum Games …

First Video from Inside Supreme Court Hits YouTube First Video from Inside Supreme Court Hits YouTube

“What you’re about to see has never been seen before. This is video from inside the chamber of the US Supreme Court. Under their arcane rules, no one is allowed to record the proceedings, not even C-SPAN–in the year 2014.” …

Majority Still Attached to Physical Media Majority Still Attached to Physical Media

Over the past few years Netflix has led a revolution in digital media, bringing high-quality streaming and downloadable media into the homes of average consumer. However great cord-cutting may be for some, though, the majority of Americans still get their …

Mobile Video Viewing Continues to Grow Mobile Video Viewing Continues to Grow

With an increased focus on streaming media boxes, all-in-one entertainment devices, and smart TVs, tech manufacturers are now more focused on dominating the living room than ever before. The war may already have been lost, however, as it now appears …

AMC Sticks a Bunch of Walkers In NYC Sidewalk Grates AMC Sticks a Bunch of Walkers In NYC Sidewalk Grates
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I wouldn’t call it a phobia, but I really hate walking on top of sidewalk grates. It’s not that I ever imagine a horde of zombies walkers busting through, grabbing my feet, and pulling me down to entrails town – …

Don’t Videobomb The Weather Channel’s Jim Cantore Don’t Videobomb The Weather Channel’s Jim Cantore

Veteran meteorologist Jim Cantore has been a fixture on The Weather Channel for nearly 30 years, going on into the field to cover some of the country’s major weather events – Katrina, Irene, Sandy…the list goes on. Let’s just say …

Global Over-the-Top Video Revenue Hit $11B in 2013 Global Over-the-Top Video Revenue Hit $11B in 2013

As physical media has become more antiquated, content companies are turning more and more to streaming and IPTV solutions. This has led to a relatively competitive streaming service market, at least for the portion of the market that Netflix does …

State of the Union Address Streaming Live on YouTube State of the Union Address Streaming Live on YouTube

At 9pm EST, President Obama will address the nation for the fifth time and tell us that the state of our union is strong (that’s what they all say, right?). And whether you’ll be nodding your head in agreement or …

Video Games Don't Turn Your Brain To Mush Video Games Don't Turn Your Brain To Mush

I, like many children who grew up in the 80s and 90s, spent a lot of time playing video games. We could have spent those hours outside, but we instead chose to stay inside trying to save the princess or …

App Looks to Kill  Vertical Video Syndrome App Looks to Kill Vertical Video Syndrome

If your friends are always yelling at you for your vertically-oriented videos, a new app is offering a solution. The app is called Horizon, and it’s a video-shooting tool that promises one important thing – your videos will record in …

YouTube To Reportedly Show Off 4K Video At CES YouTube To Reportedly Show Off 4K Video At CES
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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 …

Here Come Facebook's New Autoplay Video Ads Here Come Facebook's New Autoplay Video Ads
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Facebook announced on Tuesday that it is testing a new promoted video format in the News Feed, starting with one for the new film Divergent on Thursday. Do you think users will accept these ads? Will they be effective for …

Google Gives Chromecast Users A Fireplace Google Gives Chromecast Users A Fireplace

‘Tis the season. Google has introduced the YouTube Fireplace for Chromecast, which it calls “the easiest way to get the fire going this holiday season.” Yep, it’s just an hour-long video of a fire burning in a fireplace. There’s also …

YouTube Opens Up Live Streaming to All Channels YouTube Opens Up Live Streaming to All Channels

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. …