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Comcast launches Xfinity in UHD for Samsung 2014 models

Comcast launches Xfinity in UHD for Samsung 2014 models

When UHD TVs started appearing at tech events this year, one of the biggest criticisms of the new trend is that while hardware is definitely capable and tempting, there is a lack of content that takes advantage of the considerably higher pixel count. In short, there is still a lack of UHD content for these UHD TVs. Seeking to fill in that gap, Comcast has just launched a new app called Xfinity in UHD, designed to bring in UHD content for 2014 Samsung UHD TVs.

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Vimeo on Demand lets content creators charge for videos

Vimeo on Demand lets content creators charge for videos

Vimeo, one of the top video content sharing websites, is implementing a new feature today that will allow Vimeo users with Pro accounts to sell their videos to their audience. The feature is called "Vimeo on Demand", and content creators can choose whatever content they want to sell, whether its films, episodes, skits, anything for whatever price they want. The sellers are able to sell their content through Vimeo or their own personal website.

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Vimeo kicks off preview of new pay-to-view service

Vimeo kicks off preview of new pay-to-view service

If you stop by Vimeo at some point today, you may notice something new: the addition of full-length movies. Vimeo has always been an outlet for creative types to put their work on display, but lately we've been seeing the video streaming service focus on helping these content creators actually make money. First it was the addition of the the tip jar, and now Vimeo is flirting with the idea of letting creators charge users to view their movies.

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MTV On Demand launched in UK

MTV On Demand launched in UK

Looks like Viacom is taking this whole on demand thing seriously. Just the other day we saw South Park On Demand launch in the UK, promising 7 days access to episodes for £3, and now the same is happening with MTV On Demand. The pricing structure is the same, £2 for a 24-hour pass or £3 for the week, and you’ll be able to access various MTV shows including The HIlls, Geordie Shore, and 16 & Pregnant.

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Nokia TV confirmed for Lumia on-demand streaming

Nokia TV confirmed for Lumia on-demand streaming

Recent rumors of a Nokia TV service have now been confirmed by the Finnish handset manufacturer. Following its announcement of Nokia Music and Nokia Reading, the company has now officially announced the Nokia TV service for Lumia Windows Phone users, which will arrive in the coming weeks. It will allow Lumia users to stream TV shows from "catch-up" services of major local broadcasters.

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Comcast Xfinity Video On Demand To Be Available On TiVo Premiere

Comcast Xfinity Video On Demand To Be Available On TiVo Premiere

Comcast announced today that its Xfinity video on demand service will soon be available on the TiVo Premiere box. Those who own the set-top box in most Comcast areas will get access to their video on demand service. However, no specific timeline was provided except that subscribers in the San Francisco Bay Area will get the option first.

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