Streaming Video

Koozoo turns old smartphones into streaming web cams

Koozoo turns old smartphones into streaming web cams

A new service called Koozoo has launched and promises to be the first platform dedicated to unlocking the potential of sharing live video of public places around the world. The service is able to do this using a new mobile application that runs on a network of smartphone video cameras. The idea is to create a crowd-sourced network of continuously broadcasted video that is streamed to the Internet via smartphones.

Continue Reading

Super Bowl 2013 streaming video sources: a brief guide

Super Bowl 2013 streaming video sources: a brief guide

This Super Bowl Sunday you're going to be working with slim pickings as far as choices for real live streams of the big game, but they do indeed exist. You can certainly go ahead and watch the game on your television with a regular ol' cable connection, of course, and that will bring you the highest-definition delivery without a doubt. But if you're all about the web and maybe even don't have a massive television or cable to connect, the internet will be your friend all day long.

Continue Reading

Netflix Player stand-alone hardware revealed (and why you can’t have it)

Netflix Player stand-alone hardware revealed (and why you can’t have it)

This week we're coming into the understanding that Netflix has had and likely still has a working collection of stand-alone Roku-like devices in their warehouse collecting dust - and why they were cut from production at the zero hour back in 2007. This device was known as the Netflix Player and was outlined in a lovely video presentation made in-house by Netflix under the title "The Griffin Initiative". This project was, as its creators recall, just "weeks" away from launch when it was cut down to the ground by Netflix CEO Reed Hastings.

Continue Reading

Looxcie HD Explore Review

Looxcie HD Explore Review

It's time to have a close-up look at the newest model wearable camera ready for 1080p recording, direct-to-Facebook live streaming, and the ability to connect to your smartphone for remote control - the Looxcie HD. This machine builds on the abilities of the past with the original Looxcie Bluetooth video camera that we reviewed back in April of 2011. Back then the camera was an ear-wrap sort of situation while here we've got a slightly larger machine, made for mounting to your hiking backpack, your helmet, or basically anything flat that you'll be able to stick to with the sticky pads included in the box.

Continue Reading

Hulu asks investors for $200 million

Hulu asks investors for $200 million

The Wall Street Journal reports that Hulu CEO Jason Kilar has asked the owners of the streaming video site for about $200 million in additional funding. Three major movie and TV companies own Hulu including Walt Disney Co., Comcast Corp., and News Corp. Hulu hopes to use the additional $200 million to fund the purchasing of more programs and overseas expansion.

Continue Reading

YouTube to start another big round of content investment

YouTube to start another big round of content investment

YouTube has announced that it is investing more money to bring a professional level of content to its website in an attempt to lure more viewers and advertisers. The new round of investments, nearly a year after YouTube invested $100 million to create over 100 new channels, including a lot of celebrity content. Google says that it will provide a second round of funding to between 30% and 40% of its original partners.

Continue Reading

YouTube search rankings no longer based on clicks

YouTube search rankings no longer based on clicks

The days of using thumbnails of scantily-clad and well-endowed women to drive clicks to your YouTube videos - thereby placing them higher in the search results - are over. Today, YouTube announced that it's changing what it bases its search rankings on. Instead of determining search placement by looking at the number of clicks a video has received, YouTube will instead be basing its search results on the time spent viewing the video.

Continue Reading

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13