Google Kills Local Video Streaming App On Chromecast

Google is usually pretty good about keeping its hardware open for all to tinker with. Its Nexus hardware can be customized in any way you see fit and that’s not likely to ever change. As for its other hardware, it…

Hulu Debuts New Original Series “Run”

While Netflix gets most of the glory for introducing original shows for its members, they aren’t the only streaming video service that makes their own programming. It may also be true that Hulu originals don’t get the same amount of…

PlayStation 4 Will Have Twitch Streaming Too

Back at this year’s E3, Microsoft announced that the Xbox One will come with Twitch streaming built into the console, while Sony announced Ustream streaming for its PlayStation 4. Though it was assumed that these were exclusive streaming deals, Sony…

Netflix To Start Testing HTML5 Streaming This Year

Netflix made Samsung Chromebook owners happy last month when it brought instant streaming to Chrome OS through the power of HTML5. It was finally able to do so thanks to a few recent developments made to the Web standard. Now…

Google Drive Android App Gets Video Streaming

Google has launched an update to the Google Drive app for Android. The biggest new feature is support for streaming video files. You must be using Honeycomb or greater to access the feature, but the ability to stream video files…

New YouTube App Comes to PlayStation 3 in Europe

Sony today announced that PlayStation 3 owners in Europe will finally be getting the newly redesigned YouTube app. The redesign emphasizes subscriptions and search. From the PlayStation blog post: You might have watched YouTube on PS3 before, but get ready…

TwitchTV to Offer Expensive Ad-Free Subscription

One of the most frustrating experiences while watching an eSports event online is dropping a stream and having to reload and sit through another commercial while the action continues. TwitchTV, the most popular video game streaming service, has heard customer…

Call of Duty: Black Ops II Gets Twitch Streaming

TwitchTV, the popular video gaming streaming website, today announced that players will soon be able to stream their Call of Duty: Black Ops II gameplay directly to their Twitch channel using the in-game streaming option. The feature is available today…

Amazon Instant Video Hits Wii Consoles

Better late than never. Nintendo of America today announced that Amazon Instant Video is now available for the original Wii console. The service has been available for the Wii U since late 2012, just before that console’s TVii service came…

Redbox Instant’s Early Streaming Selection Doesn’t Hold Up to Netflix

It’s a given that streaming services aren’t very good when they begin. Netflix’s Watch Instantly service was filled with obscure programming for at least a year before deals were made to provide subscribers with decent content. So, it’s no surprise…