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Sources Claim HBO Go Coming to Apple TV by Mid-2013

Sources Claim HBO Go Coming to Apple TV by Mid-2013
I think pretty much every geek out there’s familiar with HBO Go. This is the app and website which allow you to watch every episode of your favorite HBO series and movies the network shows on your computer, mobile device, and on some set top boxes.

DirecTV Subscribers Can Now Get Starz and Encore on the Go

DirecTV Subscribers Can Now Get Starz and Encore on the Go
If you’re going to be doing a lot of traveling tonight to and from the homes of friends and family, you might be looking for some entertainment options to keep you occupied during a road trip.
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Comcast Xfinity TV Player App Allows Subscribers to Watch Shows Offline

Comcast Xfinity TV Player App Allows Subscribers to Watch Shows Offline
If you’re a customer of cable provider Comcast, a new app update is available for you on Apple and Android devices. The app is the Xfinity TV Player App and it will allow you to download TV shows and movies directly to your mobile device to play offline and on the go.

Logitech Unveils Broadcaster Wi-Fi Webcam: Stream Live Video on the Go

Logitech Unveils Broadcaster Wi-Fi Webcam: Stream Live Video on the Go
If you’re the sort that likes to shoot lots of video to put on YouTube or Facebook, and you don’t want to be tied to your computer for recording Logitech has a new Webcam you’ll like.

Slingbox 350 & 500: Content Place-shifting Gets a 1080p Upgrade

Slingbox 350 & 500: Content Place-shifting Gets a 1080p Upgrade
There are plenty of apps that allow you access to some of your content when you’re away from home, but what if you want to access all of it at the same time? The new Slingboxes might fit the bill, since they will allow you to do that.

AirBridge for iOS: What AirPlay Should Be

AirBridge for iOS: What AirPlay Should Be
In theory, Apple’s AirPlay technology is great – effortless mirroring or streaming to media players from an Apple device. But in reality, AirPlay is severely limited by a couple of factors. It’s only compatible with a handful of media players – including the AppleTV – and it needs an Wi-Fi connection to work.

Nordic Region Viewers to Get HBO Streaming with No Cable Subscription

Nordic Region Viewers to Get HBO Streaming with No Cable Subscription
This is so not fair. How many people here in the United States would love to have access to HBO Go alone for streaming on-demand programs, rather than having to pay for a cable subscription to get it?

Sony to Bring Back Backwards Compatibility via Gaikai? [Rumor]: Cross-Platforming the Streams

Sony to Bring Back Backwards Compatibility via Gaikai? [Rumor]: Cross-Platforming the Streams
A much-loved feature that was taken away from the PlayStation 3 could be making a comeback, but not through emulation. There’s a rumor among rumor-having places that Sony will be partnering with cloud gaming service Gaikai to stream PS One and PlayStation 2 games to “PlayStation hardware.”

Amazon, Netflix Pump Up Streaming Catalog Size with Marketing Speak

Amazon, Netflix Pump Up Streaming Catalog Size with Marketing Speak
When my wife subscribed us to Amazon Prime, it promised a huge number of movies and TV shows – 17,000 to be exact. Anyone that’s ever gone on to the website looking to stream a movie or TV show has probably been like me and wondered where exactly all that content promised was.

Roku Streaming Stick: Smarten Up Your TV

Roku Streaming Stick: Smarten Up Your TV
It looks like Roku has been reduced to a USB stick. The new Roku Streaming Stick is about to make your dumb TV a whole lot smarter, without much of a fuss. The stick now looks like a simply USB flash drive, and I have to say that I like this form factor.

CloudFTP Lifts Up USB-bound Data to Your Own Personal Cloud

CloudFTP Lifts Up USB-bound Data to Your Own Personal Cloud
There are already a handful of solutions for streaming data to and from your portable device. You can use Dropbox or apps like Air Video or GoodReader to stream or transfer data. There are also products like Seagate’s GoFlex Satellite, a hard drive with wireless streaming capabilities.

Bang & Olufsen BeoLit 12 Speaker: B&O Gets Unsexy

Bang & Olufsen BeoLit 12 Speaker: B&O Gets Unsexy
Bang & Olufsen are best known for their slick and modern high-end speakers, stereos and TVs, but they will soon be launching a portable speaker named the BeoLit 12 . Spotted in a recent FCC filing, the new speaker looks nothing like your typical B&O hardware.

Hulu Plus Coming to the Nintendo Wii, 3DS

Hulu Plus Coming to the Nintendo Wii, 3DS
Thus far, the Wii has only had Netflix for streaming content, but that will change soon. Nintendo has announced that Hulu Plus will be available on both the Wii and the 3DS very soon. While we don’t have a launch date yet, we do know that it will hit “both systems by the end of the year.”

Hulu Says No Deal… to Anyone

Hulu Says No Deal… to Anyone
I never really understood why Hulu would have wanted to sell itself to a new owner. It already had the perfect owners to get access to the content it needs to be successful. Still, the bidders circled with firms like Microsoft and Google said to be in the running.

Spotify Opens Free Service to All Comers in US

Spotify Opens Free Service to All Comers in US
Listen up music fans, we have some good news for you. I would bet that a bunch of you tried to get in on the free program that Spotify offered for listening for up to ten hours a month when it landed in the states a few months back.

Netflix Lets Starz Walk, Streaming Deal to End

Netflix Lets Starz Walk, Streaming Deal to End
OK, Netflix and Starz listen up – You’re killing me, Smalls! Seriously, the single best thing for me on Netflix is that when Starz has a movie or show I want to watch I know it will all be on Netflix.
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