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HD Report | April 30, 2017

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YouTube Users With 1k+ Subs Can Now Live Stream Mobile Feeds

April 20, 2017 |

Last month we reported some YouTube users with less than 10k subscribers were able to live stream from mobile devices, but as of yesterday Google made it official that any user with over 1,000 subscribers can now utilize the built-in … Read More

Digital Copies Now Redeem in 4k UHD on Vudu

April 20, 2017 |

We’ve been waiting for the day when digital redemption codes with Ultra HD Blu-ray discs actually authenticate Digital 4k copies as well. Now, Vudu has quietly added UHD to some redeemed digital titles that will play in 4k as long as the … Read More

Google Launches New Google Earth Experience with 3D Button & More

April 19, 2017 |

Google has launched an improved Google Earth that takes you around the world with new and enhanced features such as Voyager, Knowledge Cards, Postcard Share, search queries, and a 3D button to tilt the map.

With 3D (when available), places … Read More

How To Find More Netflix Titles with Secret Category IDs

April 18, 2017 |

Want to find some Netflix content you may not have known existed? Try using Netflix’s secret category IDs that link to specific genres of content. Well, the category IDs aren’t exactly secret, but for those of you who never pay attention to … Read More

HBO & Cinemax Free Previews Start On Friday

April 18, 2017 | 2

HBO and Cinemax will be offering free previews starting Friday, April 21st for many customers with cable or satellite TV service. The previews will be available with AT&T U-Verse, DirecTV, Dish Network and just confirmed, Frontier FiOS (licensed through Verizon).

We’re waiting to … Read More

Here’s What’s New on Blu-ray Disc Today

April 18, 2017 |

Want to know what’s new on Blu-ray today, April 18th (otherwise known as Tax Day)?

M. Night Shyamalan’s Split is definitely the most advertised of this week’s Blu-ray releases, getting plenty of airtime during this weekend’s NBA Playoffs and other … Read More

DirecTV Now streaming TV service adds 14 local Fox stations

April 17, 2017 |

AT&T’s DirecTV Now has just signed an agreement with Fox Networks to add 14 local stations to the streaming TV service. The stations, from Tribune Media, operate within the network’s markets in: Cleveland; Denver; Grand Rapids, MI; Greensboro, NC; Harrisburg, … Read More

Is Microsoft The Most Consumer Friendly Game Company?

April 16, 2017 | 12

Many people attribute the PlayStation 4’s early lead in the console sales race to the fact that Microsoft botched the reveal of the Xbox One.

The original Xbox One was expensive, dependent on the controversial Kinect, and built around … Read More

Vudu’s Phone App Now Converts Disc-to-Digital, and It Works!

April 15, 2017 |

The newly updated Vudu app for Apple and Android devices now allows users to easily convert discs to digital format. This Walmart-owned service has been around for a while, but was limited to inserting physical discs into PCs or converting … Read More

DirecTV Adds Local HD Networks in Bangor, Maine

April 15, 2017 |

It’s been a long time waiting, but DirecTV customers in the Bangor, Maine market area can finally get local channels in HD (High Definition). The local broadcast networks now available in HD include WLBZ/NBC, WVII/ABC, WABI/CBS, WFVX/FOX and WMEB/PBS.

The … Read More

NBA Playoffs Opening Weekend Schedule

April 15, 2017 |

It’s the first weekend of the NBA 2016/2017 Playoffs! Will the Cleveland Cavaliers prove they don’t have to be the first seed to dominate the East when they host the Indiana Pacers at 3:00 PM Eastern Time? Can San Antonio beat the troublesome Memphis … Read More

You Should Forgive Nintendo For Ending the NES Classic Edition

April 14, 2017 |

In a stunning move, Nintendo recently confirmed they are ending production of the NES Classic Edition.

Since it launched in November, the NES Classic Edition has garnered a level of consumer demand Nintendo hasn’t really seen since the release … Read More

Lucasfilm premieres ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Official Teaser at SWC

April 14, 2017 |

“Breathe, just breathe.”

At the Star Wars Celebration in Orlando, Lucasfilm premiered the first Official Teaser trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Needless to say, this is the video we’ve all been waiting for, and, with a total … Read More

3:10 to Yuma (’07) will release to 4k Ultra HD Blu-ray

April 14, 2017 |

3:10 to Yuma (2007) is one movie that’s hard to forget, and soon the 2x Oscar-nominated title from director James Mangold will be available for home viewing in 4k. The Ultra HD Blu-ray disc will hit stores on May 2, 2017, featuring … Read More

Star Wars Releases ‘A Tribute To Carrie Fisher’

April 13, 2017 |

The Star Wars channel on YouTube has uploaded the video “A Tribute To Carrie Fisher” coinciding with the Star Wars Celebration in Orlando, Florida.

The four-and-a-half minute video is chock full of vintage as well as more recent interview … Read More

‘The Mummy Ultimate Trilogy’ Slated For 4k Ultra HD Blu-ray Release

April 13, 2017 |

If you’re a fan of the The Mummy franchise you might be happy to know Universal Studios Home Entertainment is releasing The Mummy Ultimate Trilogy with The Mummy (1999), The Mummy Returns (2001) and The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon … Read More

Underworld: Blood Wars Released to Digital HD & 4k

April 12, 2017 |

Not every new digital movie gets released to Digital HD (1080p) and Digital UHD (4k), but when they do we like to point it out. This week’s early digital release of Underworld: Blood Wars can be purchased from several digital movie services … Read More

Star Wars: Battlefront II Teaser Trailer Leaked, with Yoda!

April 12, 2017 |

Late last night a teaser trailer for Star Wars: Battlefront II was apparently leaked to Vimeo. The video was quickly taken down but plenty of YouTubers were able to capture the teaser in time to re-upload for the masses.

The leaked … Read More

Netflix Adds Over Dozen New Original Titles

April 11, 2017 |

Netflix has added over a dozen new original titles in the last two weeks including series shows, full-length movies, and one comedy special.

Among the original series is the highly rated first season of “13 Reasons Why,” a dark drama that … Read More

La La Land released to Digital HD, Here’s Where to Buy

April 11, 2017 |

6x Oscar-winning film La la Land has been released early to Digital HD, two weeks ahead of the Blu-ray, 4k Blu-ray, and DVD editions hitting stores on April 25th. As with most blockbusters we like to let you know where … Read More