VUDU drops price of HDX rentals

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If the extra buck ever held you back from renting movies from Vudu in 1080p, you’ll be happy to know that they’ve reduced the price of all HDX rentals to the same as HD (or, 720p)….

Check Out This Extreme Bungy Jumping Video in 4k

YouTube user devinsupertramp has uploaded an extreme bungy jumping video that’s viewable up to 2160p (4k) resolution. The high quality video can be best seen on a PC with a 4k Ultra HD monitor, or through…

Target Ticket Shuts Down, Digital Purchases Transferable

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Target Ticket, a now defunct online video rental and purchase service, officially shut down on March 7th, 2015. While Target Ticket customers were informed about the closure about a month before, many who purchased movies and…

Amazon Original Series ‘Bosch’ Renewed for Second Season

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Amazon’s original drama series Bosch has been renewed for a second season, just a month after premiering on the Prime Instant Video platform. Amazon calls Bosch the “top-watched” title on the subscription-based streaming service during the…

How Can Netflix Be Better?

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Netflix has approximately 60 million users worldwide, so they must be doing something right. But are there things Netflix can do to improve the user experience? We took a look at several potential features that could…

Sony launches PlayStation Vue TV service on PS3/PS4

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The race is on, it would seem, for positioning in over-the-top television. Today, Sony launched their cloud-based TV service called PlayStation Vue on PS3 and PS4 consoles. The service, starting at $49.99 per month, offers live…

HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’ will stream to Cablevision internet subscribers

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Just in time for Season 5 of HBO’s Game of Thrones, Cablevision announced they would be offering the soon-to-launch HBO NOW service, an over-the-top streaming product that will provide subscribers with all-access to HBO programming —…

DIRECTV Adds 22 Channels to Out-of-Home Streaming Lineup

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It wasn’t long ago that streaming TV out-of-home was limited to a select few channels. But as new deals are made with networks, service providers like DirecTV are living up to the TV Everywhere initiative that’s…

Tennis Channel Everwhere channel now on Roku

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Here’s some good new for tennis fans with Roku players. The Tennis Channel Everywhere app channel has launched for both Roku streaming media players and Roku TV models. The addition comes just in time for the…

YouTube launches 360-degree video support

YouTube has officially launched support for 360-degree video, allowing users to control their point-of-view while the video streams. The video quality is a bit low right now, even at higher HD resolutions, but you can expect…

Verizon to launch streaming service with DreamWorks

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Verizon announced today they will be launching an over-the-top (OTT) streaming service starting with the DreamWorks Animation-owned network AwesomenessTV and DreamWorksTV. Verizon’s agreement with AwesomenessTV will have the YouTube-based network producing over 200 hours of original content for the service,…

Netflix app update for Android phones & tablets is buggy

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Netflix has updated the free app for phones and tablets running the Android OS, but sometimes updates don’t always go the way the developers want them to. The newest version of the app gives users new…

New Game of Thrones Season 5 trailer revealed

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Apple and HBO have partnered up to launch a new over-the-top service called HBO NOW, and with today’s keynote address a new Game of Thrones Season 5 trailer was revealed. The one minute, 50-second trailer is…

Apple announces HBO NOW $14.99 per month OTT service

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Today in Apple’s keynote address the company announced they would exclusively be launching HBO NOW, an over-the-top (OTT) service that will provide HBO programming without the need for a cable or satellite television service provider. The…

Verizon still on top in Netflix streaming rankings

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Netflix has released its ISP Speed Index for the month of February, 2015. The index rates Internet Service Providers in terms of providing the best Netflix streaming experience, using picture quality, load times, and network lag…

New drama ‘American Crime’ debuts on ABC & Hulu

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ABC’s new drama series “American Crime” will premiere its first episode tonight at 10 PM/9 CT on ABC. Alternatively, viewers can stream Episode 1/Season 1 on PCs at Hulu.com, or through supporting Hulu apps for tablets,…

‘Transformers’ in HD is free on Google Play today

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Google Play is celebrating their birthday today by giving users a free copy of Michael Bay’s hit film Transformers. The film, usually priced at $17.99 for the HD format, is completely free for those who enter…

New Roku channel Red Bull TV launched today

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If you’re using a Roku player or Roku TV model in the U.S. you’ll now be able to add Red Bull TV to your channel lineup. Customers with Roku players in other parts of the world,…

Sling TV’s Sign-Up Deal Includes a Fire TV or Roku Player

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Need an incentive to “cut the cord” and try out the new live streaming service from Sling TV? The company is now offering 50% off the price of a Fire TV or Roku 3 player to…

‘The Boy Next Door’ Blu-ray, DVD & Digital Release Dates Announced

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Universal Pictures has announced the release dates for The Boy Next Door starring Jennifer Lopez. The Digital HD release will pre-date disc formats by two weeks, releasing on Tuesday, April 14th. The Blu-ray Disc, DVD, and…

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