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Barb Gonzalez Posted: Jul 20, 2016 2 comments
If you're old enough, you'll remember those days in high school when you could show your love by gifting a mixtape (or CD) of music that you created for the object of your affection. Netflix has launched the 2016 equivalent—Flixtape.
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Barb Gonzalez Posted: Jul 06, 2016 5 comments
Tribeca Shortlist is not just another niche streaming service. It doesn’t try to have the most movies. It doesn’t try to figure out what you want to watch. It doesn’t use algorithms. Tribeca Shortlist is...
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Barb Gonzalez Posted: Jun 22, 2016 3 comments
The newest Roku streaming stick has the power of a full-sized Roku. In this hands on review, learn more about what this flash-drive sized stick can do.
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Barb Gonzalez Posted: Jun 09, 2016 1 comments
Hands on with Tap, the new portable version of Amazon's wildly popular Echo speaker/personal assistant.
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Barb Gonzalez Posted: May 26, 2016 2 comments
Representatives from traditional pay TV and from Over the Top (“OTT” or online streaming) companies gathered at the 20th Annual CONNECTIONS conference in South San Francisco to discuss TV and video content delivery. In a series of keynotes and panels, the conversation was centered on the future of home entertainment and how we will find and manage what we want to watch.
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Barb Gonzalez Posted: May 13, 2016 2 comments
Hulu has announced plans to offer a live TV streaming service as an alternative to traditional cable. Slated to launch in 2017, the service aims to offer “live sports, news, and events” and a limited number of cable and network channels at a price that undercuts the price of cable TV.
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Barb Gonzalez Posted: Apr 27, 2016 6 comments
Turner Communications has announced FilmStruck, their over-the-top (“OTT” or online) streaming service that will include Criterion Collection films. The Criterion Collection has been available as part of a Hulu subscription but will soon be pulled and offered exclusively on the new Turner subscription service.
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Barb Gonzalez Posted: Apr 13, 2016 1 comments
A hands on review of the MightyTV movie streaming discovery app. Check out the tips on how to use the social and mashup features of this unique new app.
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Barb Gonzalez Posted: Mar 31, 2016 1 comments
Dish's Hopper 3 has a completely redesigned interface, powerful new hardware, and 4K capabilities that have improved the Dish experience making it easier to watch what you like whether it's your favorite sports team or learning about what's coming to theaters.
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Barb Gonzalez Posted: Mar 10, 2016 2 comments
Sony's Playstation Vue and AT&T's DirecTV Now promise a streaming alternative to cable TV programming. These bundles and the FCC's proposal to open access to cable channels without a cable box are changing the way we get our TV programming.
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Barb Gonzalez Posted: Feb 25, 2016 0 comments
Mighty Audio has launched a Kickstarter campaign for an iPod Shuffle-like device that stores and plays Spotify playlists.
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Barb Gonzalez Posted: Feb 18, 2016 1 comments
On a trip to Kenya, I discovered the best way to stream my movies and music while traveling outside the U.S.
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Barb Gonzalez Posted: Jan 26, 2016 1 comments
Spotify has made a name for itself as one of the leading streaming music services and this week will add video to its Android and iPhone apps. Officially, video will roll out on the Android app first, followed by an update to the iPhone app in the coming weeks.
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Barb Gonzalez Posted: Jan 13, 2016 3 comments
Like many other gadgets at CES, this was the year that ideas became reality in streaming services, media players, and smart TVs.
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Barb Gonzalez Posted: Dec 17, 2015 0 comments
With the Sonos Controller app's latest update, a public beta of Apple Music is now available for streaming to Sonos speakers. The update also adds Trueplay speaker tuning, which optimizes sound quality based on the acoustics of where a speaker is located.

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