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.
The Sony PS4 game console has recently launched in the US to high demand and short supply. Sony had previously announced the apps that would be available for launch on the PS4 in the US, including Netflix and Hulu Plus. A new streaming application for PS4 buyers in the UK was announced today.
Time Warner Cable has announced some good news for subscribers that have Showtime on their cable plan. Subscribers to Time Warner can now get access to the Showtime Anytime authentication service. This service allows free, on demand access to Showtime content on mobile devices.
Netflix has hit a home run with some of its original programming. One of the most popular original shows that Netflix offers is House of Cards. However, the first of the Netflix original shows was Lilyhammer. That show was announced in January of this year for the first time.
A new report is in from Sandvine, which is a provider of broadband network solutions for fixed and mobile operators. The company has published its Internet traffic trends report called "Global Internet Phenomena Report 2H2013." The report is compiled from data from some of the 250 customers Sandvine has around North America, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa among other places.
Cloud storage and streaming service Streamnation has just added a new feature to its arsenal that could potentially ruffle the feathers of a few entities in the entertainment industry. It will now be allowing users to not only upload "DRM-free" copies of their favorite films and TV shows, but actually let others watch them as well, at practically no cost.