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YouTube Memo Explains How Offline Videos Will Work

YouTube announced yesterday that mobile users will be able to download videos for offline viewing come November. In the announcement, YouTube didn’t bother explaining the actual logistics of its new offline video program, but a memo sent out to partners did just that. All Things D reports that it has obtained a memo YouTube sent out its partners today regarding …

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Google Has A Perfectly Reasonable Explanation For Why It Killed That Chromecast App

We learned yesterday that Google killed a third-party streaming app for Chromecast called AllCast. Koushik Dutta built the app so that he could stream local content to his TV through Chromecast instead of having to rely on official apps like Netflix or YouTube. He expressed concern that Google would block indie developers from working on Chromecast, but Google says that’s …

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Commerce Department Recommends Congress Bring Back A Part Of SOPA

I think we can all agree that SOPA was no good. The legislation would have done extensive damage to the Internet and free speech all in the name of stopping piracy. One of the more troubling parts of the legislation would have criminalized “unauthorized streaming.” It’s a good thing SOPA was killed off, right? SOPA may be dead, but the …

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PlayStation Network to Get Epix App

Sony today announced that content from video-on-demand service Epix will soon be added to the PlayStation Network. The deal between Sony and Epix will add over 3,000 new movies, concerts, and sports programming to the library of titles available to PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita owners in the U.S. Epix subscribers will be able to use an Epix app to …

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PlayStation 3 is the Most-Used Netflix Streaming Device

Netflix and Sony today announced that the PlayStation 3 now has more people streaming Netflix content than any other device. The statistic take in to account all other game consoles and set-top boxes throughout the world. “PS3 is our largest TV-connected platform in terms of Netflix viewing, and this year, at times, even surpassed the PC in hours of Netflix …

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Verizon’s Viewdini Android App Tells You What’s On Netflix

Mobile video is awesome, right? It’s great to be able to watch Netflix, YouTube and everything else all from the comfort of your mobile phone. You know what would be even better though? An app that just puts all of those aforementioned services in one place but restricts it to a single carrier. Thankfully, Verizon has made that very app. …

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Are Data Caps Bad, Or Are They Justifiable?

How do you feel about data caps? I think it’s safe to assume that most people aren’t in favor of them, which is why many public interest groups are speaking out against them. Several of these groups have reached out to lawmakers and the FCC asking that they investigate data caps.

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