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Jul 17, 2016

STARZ App Comes to Roku Devices

Starz has announced that its recently launched STARZ App is now available on Roku devices, through the Roku Channel Store.... Continue Reading
STARZ App Comes to Roku Devices

Jul 08, 2016

Bryston Digital Music Players Are Now Roon Ready

Bryston has announced that its digital music players now support Roon Labs music management and playback software. A free firmware... Continue Reading
Bryston Digital Music Players Are Now Roon Ready

Apr 27, 2016

Viacom Channels Coming to Sling TV

DISH Network and Viacom have reached a new multi-year contract, averting a programming blackout that Viacom was already starting to... Continue Reading
Viacom Channels Coming to Sling TV

Apr 25, 2016

The Great "Voice Search" Face Off

Adrienne Maxwell compares the voice-search functionality on today's top streaming media players from Roku, Apple, Amazon, and NVIDIA. Continue Reading
The Great

Apr 24, 2016

Netflix Plans More HDR/Dolby Vision Content in 2016

Netflix has announced plans to add�over 100 hours of HDR programming by August of this year, with more than 150... Continue Reading
Netflix Plans More HDR/Dolby Vision Content in 2016

Apr 19, 2016

Denon Adds Bluetooth and Hi-Res Audio Support to HEOS Platform

Denon has announced a major update to its HEOS multi-room audio platform to support both Bluetooth wireless audio streaming and... Continue Reading
Denon Adds Bluetooth and Hi-Res Audio Support to HEOS Platform

Apr 10, 2016

STARZ Launches Streaming App

STARZ has joined HBO and Showtime in offering a standalone streaming service that gives non-cable/satellite customers access to STARZ content... Continue Reading
STARZ Launches Streaming App

Apr 06, 2016

Roku Debuts New Streaming Stick

Roku has announced a new version of its pocket-sized Streaming Stick that connects directly and discreetly to a TV's HDMI... Continue Reading
Roku Debuts New Streaming Stick

Apr 04, 2016

TV Everywhere Usage Grows

A recent article in Multichannel News provided new findings from Parks Associates showing that�40 percent of U.S. pay TV subscribers... Continue Reading
TV Everywhere Usage Grows

Mar 31, 2016

Sony to Launch ULTRA 4K Streaming Service in April

Sony announced this week that its new ULTRA 4K streaming service will launch on April 4. The new service, which... Continue Reading
Sony to Launch ULTRA 4K Streaming Service in April

Mar 29, 2016

Redbox to Revisit the Streaming Category with New VOD Service

Variety is reporting that Redbox plans to revisit the streaming category with a new video-on-demand service dubbed Redbox Digital. The... Continue Reading
Redbox to Revisit the Streaming Category with New VOD Service

Mar 28, 2016

Netflix Admits to Throttling Service to AT&T/Verizon Customers

Netflix has come under fire in recent days after admitting that the company intentionally throttles its video feeds streamed to... Continue Reading
Netflix Admits to Throttling Service to AT&T/Verizon Customers

Mar 17, 2016

M-GO Acquired by Fandango, Changes Name to FandangoNOW

Back on January 29, Fandango (the NBCUniversal-owned online movie ticket service) acquired M-GO from DreamWorks and Technicolor. M-GO is a... Continue Reading
M-GO Acquired by Fandango, Changes Name to FandangoNOW

Mar 14, 2016

My Search for Higher-Quality Soundtracks in Streaming Movies

As the video quality of streaming services like Netflix and Amazon Video continues to improve, the audio quality remains stuck in neutral. Adrienne Maxwell explores the current options for streamed movie soundtracks. Continue Reading
My Search for Higher-Quality Soundtracks in Streaming Movies

Mar 10, 2016

Over Two-Thirds of U.S. Smartphone Owners Stream Music Daily

A recent Parks Associates report reveals that 68 percent of U.S. smartphone owners listen to streaming music every day, for... Continue Reading
Over Two-Thirds of U.S. Smartphone Owners Stream Music Daily

Mar 06, 2016

AT&T/DirecTV to Launch New Streaming Video Services

Multichanne News is reporting that AT&T plans to introduce three DirecTV-branded streaming video services in the fourth quarter of this... Continue Reading
AT&T/DirecTV to Launch New Streaming Video Services

Mar 05, 2016

LG to Add GameFly to Its Smart TV Platform

LG has announced plans to add the GameFly subscription-based streaming service to its 2015 and 2016 smart TVs. GameFly includes... Continue Reading
LG to Add GameFly to Its Smart TV Platform

Mar 04, 2016

Amazon May Add Live TV Streaming to Prime Service

Motley Fool is reporting that Amazon is trying to add live TV to its Prime streaming video service. Both ESPN... Continue Reading
Amazon May Add Live TV Streaming to Prime Service

Mar 01, 2016

Netflix to Add Second-Screen Capability

Business Insider is reporting that, later this year, Netflix will add second-stream capability, meaning that users will be able to... Continue Reading
Netflix to Add Second-Screen Capability

Feb 28, 2016

NVIDIA SHIELD Gets Android 6.0 Marshmallow Update

NVIDIA's SHIELD 4K streaming media player, which is built on the Android TV platform,�has received a software update to support... Continue Reading
NVIDIA SHIELD Gets Android 6.0 Marshmallow Update

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