Hulu Plus App for Nintendo Wii Now Available

Hulu Plus on Wii

Hulu Plus subscribers can finally get their waggle on. The Nintendo Wii has added Hulu Plus to its list of downloadable apps in the Wii Shop Channel. There will also be a version of the Hulu Plus app for the Nintendo 3DS before the end of the year. Now, please note that I am quite aware that Nintendo does not […]

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Aereo Looking to Bring Live TV into the Cloud


It would seem that everyone is looking for a way to bring live TV to the Internet. BitTorrent would like to subsume live TV into the Internet with its new P2P technology, while providers like Time Warner Cable are deploying live streams of their standard broadcasts to as many devices as possible as quickly as possible. Now media conglomerate IAC […]

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SlingPlayer Comes to Kindle Fire

Sling Media Kindle Fire

Amazon has been always been cagey about providing Kindle sales numbers, but with estimates floating around that Amazon may have sold upwards of 6 million Kindle Fires since the tablet’s introduction late last year, you can bet that we will see more Android-friendly media apps and services working to bring their wares specifically to the Kindle Fire. How nice of […]

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XBMC 11.0 Eden Beta 2 Now Available

XBMC Beta Eden

The release of the first beta of XBMC 11.0 “Eden” turned out to be a great Christmas present. I’ve been using it regularly since its release, and other than some issues with building a library from a SMB share, the Eden beta has been quite stable. The interface is faster than ever and the new horizontal layout is a welcome […]

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Showtime Launches Showtime Anytime for iPad

And just like that Showtime is competing with HBO Go. Showtime has launched their Showtime Anytime app for the iPad to allow for mobile streaming of over 400 hours of Showtime’s original content, along with some of Showtime’s movies as well. So far only AT&T U-Verse and Verizon FiOS subscribers can access Showtime’s streaming content through the app; Comcast subscribers […]

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LOVEFiLM Stikes Deals with BBC Worldwide and ITV


Netflix recently announced it had made a deal to offer BBC Worldwide’s content when Netflix launches in the UK and Ireland. It was, however, a non-exclusive deal as LOVEFiLM has demonstrated by jumping in and cutting a deal of their own. Amazon announced today that their LOVEFiLM service has secured a deal similar to Netflix’s for access to the BBC’s […]

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HBO Refusing to Provide Discs to Netflix

Netflix and HBO

I guess the executives at HBO decided the “Lilyhammer” trailer that Netflix released a couple of days ago looked pretty good. In just about a month Netflix will break into the world of original programming with a show that looks, at least vaguely, like the type of show that HBO has become famous for over the last 10-15 years. One […]

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