Instagram’s New Video Feature Let’s You Go Live With a Friend

Instagram is finally catching up with its contemporaries in terms of video streaming capabilities. The popular messaging app has recently joined the live video broadcasting trend with the introduction of its own feature that allows you to invite a friend…

HBO Strikes Deal With Amazon Prime

With Netflix leading the online streaming video pack with original programming like the wildly successful House of Cards, not to mention their expansive catalog of movies and television shows, one would not be blamed for wondering if Amazon Prime Instant…

Amazon Fire TV Ad Stars Gary Busey

At a large announcement event today in New York Amazon officially unveiled its long-rumored streaming set-top box device. Called the Amazon Fire TV, the device is a streaming video and entertainment box priced at $99 to compete with other streaming…

Popcorn Time Torrent Streaming Site is Dead, For Now

It was bound to happen. Popcorn Time, the streaming video platform that allowed anyone to stream just about any TV or movie for free on a variety of devices is now gone. The creators of Popcorn Time have shut down…

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…

That Amazon Set Top Box May Be Coming In March [Rumor]

Amazon has long had its sights set on the living room if rumors are to be believed. The company is already reportedly working on a game console. Before it gets to that, however, it may be working on something a…

Global Over-the-Top Video Revenue Hit $11 Billion 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…

Streaming Video on the Rise as Premium Channels See Subscriptions Fall

Though cable companies are still dragging their feet, it is now clear that streaming video is the future of television. Subscriptions for streaming video services such as Netflix and Hulu are rising fast and hardware manufacturers are preparing to flood…

WWE 24/7 Streaming Network Announced

At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) this week WWE CEO Vince McMahon officially unveiled the WWE Network, a 24/7 streaming network for WWE wrestling fans. The WWE Network will stream WWE-related programming at all hours of the day, including classic…

CES 2014: Netgear Announces HDMI Dongle Chromecast Competitor

The success of Google’s Chromecast surprised many industry watchers. Google had tried to enter household living rooms in the past through Google TV and saw very limited success. It turns out, though, that a small, inexpensive solution is exactly what…