The guy who writes the killer books that HBO turned into a killer show? He wants to kill you. He also wants you to fork over $20,000 to be murderized. He won’t keep the money, of course — he’s not a bad guy. He’s raising money for charity, and is offering up a spot in his next book for those willing to be generous.
Online TV is growing rapidly in popularity, according to a new study. The findings suggest our mobile video viewing habits are up 57% over this time last year. Overall online video is up 43%, while our TV intake in general is up a staggering 246%.
Samsung’s Tizen operating system was a long time coming, but now that it has — it’s taking over much of Samsung’s lineup. Their recent Galaxy Gear update usurped Android for the new linux-based OS, and now the’ve branched into the living room. A new Tizen-powered TV is being shown off by Samsung, using motion controls for navigating the menus.
Not to be left behind, Vimeo has decided to invest in its own original series, following in the steps of Netflix, Yahoo, and others. In this case, the company has funded another six episodes for the web series "High Maintenance".
Gaming is suggested to be the center of attention this year at Google’s presentation of Android TV. Where in past years, Google TV kept Android’s focus - since 2010, as it were - this year it’s tipped from within that Android TV will finally appear in full. With a user interface codenamed "Pano", this UI will take Google to your big screen - again.
The cult-comedy TV series Community is over. It’s dead - it’s been cancelled. It’s had five seasons and more episodes than most non-cult television shows get to run with over their short lives. While we screamed about the show having potential cancellation more than once, it’s time to let go. While Hulu has been tipped to take this show under its wing for another season (or more), it really should just be time to let well enough alone.
In Quantum Break, the game is about heroes, the show is about villains. The folks at Remedy Entertainment have shown off a teaser trailer for their new hero game Quantum Break today, sparking interest once again in the idea that the public would buy the Xbox One just to have one title. This game was first teased at E3 2013 - and here, one year later, we see what it’s all about.
Late last year, it was announced that a live-action series of Marvel Comic's Daredevil would be coming by way of Netflix. Who would play the super hero wasn't known at the time, but it seems a decision may have been made: Charlie Cox of Boardwalk Empire has been tipped for the role.