Most of the streaming media companies out there get upset if they know users are sharing passwords. Typically, the sharing of a password is seen as a form of piracy and executives at the streaming firms tend to consider sharing to be costing them a subscriber. HBO has a refreshingly different opinion of password sharing for its HBO Go service.
Netflix has an ever growing slate of original TV shows that have proven to be popular with viewers and critics. The most popular of the shows that Netflix produces is House of Cards, which won several awards last year. Netflix has announced that a new original show is coming later this year.
All around the country one of the most popular sporting events that comes to arenas, stadiums and pay per view is World Wrestling Entertainment or WWE. During CES, WWE announced a new live streaming network that would be coming to game consoles giving fans of wrestling more access to the sport. The network will be called the WWE Network.
If you have had a subscription to Netflix for very long, you know that the service adds and removes content regularly. Netflix says that most of the removing of content has to do with licensing deals struck with the studios. If you have been holding off watching some older movies on the streaming service, today is the last day for some content.
NVIDIA today announced the latest update to GeForce Experience, and it includes full integration with Twitch. The long-awaited feature is called ShadowPlay Twitch streaming. With it you can broadcast your gameplay from the GeForce Experience interface with a hotkey combination and post it to your Twitch account for all the world to see and learn from. The update is optimized for Kepler-based GeForce GTX GPUs.
TV broadcasters have been out to destroy the cloud-based TV streaming company called Aereo since the streaming and DVR service launched. Aereo and its copyright infringement accusers have already been in court several times as broadcasters seek to have the service terminated on grounds of copyright infringement. However, Aereo has won each of the court cases so far.
We've talked about streaming devices and set top boxes from Nuvola in the past. One of the products from the company that we have talked about is the Nuvola NP-H1. Nuvola also has another steaming media set top box called the Nuvola NP-1. This device is billed as the world's first 4K UltraHD media player.
The Google Chromecast device has proven to be a very popular way to stream content from portable devices to a big screen TV in the living room. One of the big draws of the Chromecast device is that it is very cheap at under $40. Despite the low price and good performance of the device, there are some features that users are clamoring for.
Spotify is a music streaming service that wants to increase the number of artists that use its platform. In an attempt to lure in more artists to their service, particularly independent artists, Spotify has launched a new Spotify Artists page. The Artists website is an attempt to explain how the Spotify business model works.