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Barb Gonzalez  |  Nov 27, 2014  |  0 comments
A new crop of streaming video apps have been added to the Chromecast including streaming video apps for kids and games. Family game night will never be the same.
Barb Gonzalez  |  Jul 09, 2014  |  13 comments
The addition of Android mirroring and other features to the Chromecast streaming media dongle will level the playing field with other (more expensive) media players.
Barb Gonzalez  |  Jan 02, 2013  |  0 comments
Best Buy's CinemaNow launches Disc-to-Digital service for buying digital versions of DVD and Blu-ray titles you own from your home computer.
Barb Gonzalez  |  Feb 25, 2015  |  0 comments
In the last 15 months since Comcast launched its Xfinity TV Go app, the cable company has doubled its initial offering of streaming live TV channels.
Barb Gonzalez  |  Jul 22, 2015  |  0 comments
Comcast has started beta testing the new Stream online TV service to its Internet customers. But is it enough to entice a new generation of TV viewers?
Barb Gonzalez  |  Dec 01, 2016  |  0 comments
AT&T has released the live TV and VOD streaming app, DIRECTV NOW. While the app has many problems at launch, AT&T is offering some attractive incentives to lure new subscribers.
Barb Gonzalez  |  Feb 28, 2013  |  0 comments
Dish co-founder debunks rumors that the comapny is trying to bankrupt TV networks with its AutoHop commercial-skipping DVR feature...
Barb Gonzalez  |  Jan 29, 2015  |  0 comments
Dish Network is offering a special feature for this year’s Super Bowl. Not everyone watching the Super Bowl is a football fan. There have been many years that I’ve been guilty of talking through the game only to stop and watch the commercials. The AutoHop feature on Dish’s Hopper DVR typically skips commercials but has been re-engineered for the Super Bowl game.
Barb Gonzalez  |  Mar 25, 2015  |  1 comments
At long last Dish subscribers can watch Showtime Anytime on media players and mobile devices. Here are the details.
Barb Gonzalez  |  Dec 06, 2012  |  2 comments
Landmark deal leaves cable in the cold and gives Netflix exclusive first-run rights to future Disney, Pixar and Marvel movies.
Barb Gonzalez  |  Apr 16, 2015  |  1 comments
New online streaming TV offerings makes it tempting to cut the cord and cancel your cable, satellite, or telecom provider. Is it time and will it save you money?
Barb Gonzalez  |  May 22, 2014  |  9 comments
Don't Let Images Like this Become Commonplace

The FCC has presented its ideas for how to maintain net neutrality and an Open Internet. It's more than slowing down the Internet for some websites while allowing others to pay for a fast lane. It's time for you to comment on how you imagine an open internet and help save net neutrality.

Barb Gonzalez  |  Nov 07, 2012  |  5 comments
The FCC has ruled to allow the National Cable & Telecommunication Association's (NCTA) to scramble (encrypt) basic cable. While the cable companies claim that it is more cost-effective and easier for customers if they can scramble all signals sent to homes, the new ruling ensures that people who don't pay for basic cable can't access it without a cable box or CableCARD.
Barb Gonzalez  |  Apr 27, 2016  |  3 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.
Barb Gonzalez  |  Nov 06, 2014  |  3 comments
CBS is offering a stand-alone streaming service for network TV programming and launching a 24/7 streaming live news service. Here are the details and a first look at how the streaming website and apps work.

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