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  • Blog Post: You Can Now Control Hulu Plus Console Apps With Your Mobile Device

    If you're using your PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, or Xbox One to watch television content through Hulu Plus, you've got a slick new interface option at your fingertips. A new Hulu plus feature now lets you "cast" Hulu Plus streaming content from your phone to one of the compatible... More
  • Blog Post: Rumor: Amazon Console Will Resemble Chromecast, Stream PC Games

    The rumors are flying hot and heavy regarding Amazon's entry into the video game console market. The latest revolves around the unit size, and possible ability to stream PC games. The report comes from TechCrunch, which states that the "console" will actually be a dongle - similar to Google's... More
  • Blog Post: Twitch Shares Twitch Plays Pokémon Viewership Stats

    Twitch Plays Pokémon was a huge phenomenon for the streaming service, and it has shared a few of the viewership stats surrounding the 16 day journey . According to a post on Twitch's blog , the stream had more than nine million viewers. Of those nine million, 1,165,140 participated issuing... More
  • Blog Post: HBO Go Coming To PS3 And PS4

    HBO's CEO Richard Plepler has good news for PlayStation owners. The network's popular television streaming service is coming to both of Sony's current home consoles. While there is no release date for the PSN HBO Go app, we do know that the service will first come to PlayStation 3's huge... More
  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion: Are You Excited For PlayStation Now?

    Sony's taking a new approach to backwards compatibility with PlayStation Now, a new streaming gaming service that will allow you to play titles from past generations of PlayStation on a variety of devices. This is the service Sony has been working on since it acquired Gakai and, judging by the announcement... More
  • Blog Post: Sony To Combine Live TV And Video On Demand With New Service

    Sony is continuing its push towards cloud computing with a new media service that it claims will combine both live TV content, DVR, and video on demand services. Sony Computer Entertainment's Andrew House revealed the ambitious plan at Sony's CES 2014 press conference. According to House, the... More
  • Blog Post: Sony Announces Streaming Games on Demand Service PlayStation Now

    Sony's cloud-based service has an official name - and is coming to a variety of devices, including PlayStation 4, Bravia TVs, and tablets. Sony's Andrew House made the announcement at the company's CES press conference. The service, titled PlayStation Now, will feature games from the original... More
  • Blog Post: PlayStation 4 Twitch Streaming Won’t Display Friend Requests Or Messages

    In a clever bit of privacy ensuring foresight, PlayStation 4 friend requests and messages are blurred out while streaming online with Twitch. While playing your PlayStation 4, friend requests and messages can appear unexpectedly revealing the names of hopeful friends, or content of private messages.... More
  • Blog Post: PS4 Can Stream Music During Games With Music Unlimited

    PlayStation 4 users can stream music while playing games using Sony's Music Unlimited service. With the service running in the background, the Music Unlimited controls can be accessed during gameplay with the push of a button. Music Unlimited plays on top of in-game audio, which should be selectively... More
  • Blog Post: Twitch Partners With Minecraft To Offer Easy Integrated Streaming

    Twitch has announced a partnership with Minecraft developer Mojang to integrate Twitch streaming capabilities right into the PC and Mac version of the game. Minecraft has proven to be an incredibly popular game on Twitch, consistently appearing in the service's top 20 most popular games since 2011... More
  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion: Do You Watch Gaming Videos On YouTube?

    Sony's policy on allowing external video-capture devices is still unknown, which has us asking: Does it affect you? User habits have changed since the current generation of gaming hardware was released, and the next generation reflects that. Both the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 allow users to capture... More
  • Blog Post: Sony And Viacom Reach Deal For Streaming Internet Television Service

    In a deal that could be a landmark in the transition from cable television to streaming Internet TV service, Sony and entertainment industry giant Viacom has tentatively agreed to bring live TV to a new Sony streaming service. The New York Times says, "The agreement is believed to be the first of... More
  • Blog Post: Devolver Digital Really Wants You To Post Videos Of Its Games

    There has been a lot of news recently about monetization of YouTube videos. This started a few months ago when Nintendo made the unpopular decision to exert its copyright in a way that pre-empted those posting Let's Play videos (LPers) from making money of those clips. (Note: There have been some... More
  • Blog Post: Twitch App Launching Today On Xbox 360

    Microsoft and Twitch have announced that a Twitch app is launching today on the Xbox 360. The app, which is exclusive to Xbox Live Gold members, allows users to view live streams of gameplay and special events. The app does come with a few caveats. It won't allow users to stream footage from their... More
  • Blog Post: Watch The CoD Championship This Weekend

    Do you have big plans this weekend? A baby shower? An anniversary celebration? A cross-country road trip / journey of self-discovery? Cancel, cancel, cancel . Microsoft is hosting a stream of the Call of Duty Championship, so you should probably do that instead. The stream will go live on the Xbox 360... More
  • Blog Post: PlayStation 4 Takes Sharing, Downloads Seriously

    Sony's Mark Cerny laid out some of the PlayStation 4's powerful sharing and game-downloading capabilities at Sony's New York event this afternoon. Simple video capture and sharing, a download system that lets you play while the system is still pulling down files, and predictive software that... More
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Signs Deal To Bring Redbox Instant Service To Live

    Xbox Live already has numerous apps that allow you to access on-demand and streaming movies and television programming. Soon, it will have one more -- Verizon's new Redbox Instant service. Currently, Redbox Instant is in a public beta, which you can access on the official site. According to Microsoft... More
  • Blog Post: Amazon Instant Video Lands On The Original Wii

    While the Wii U has featured support for Netflix, Hulu Plus, and Amazon Instant Video from the very beginning, the original Wii had been missing the latter until now. Nintendo confirmed today that the service is now live on the aging console. If you've ever registered a device for streaming video... More
  • Blog Post: Rumor: Cable Providers To Offer Video Game Streaming Services

    According to Bloomberg.com , companies like Time Warner Cable, Comcast, and Verizon may begin experimenting with video game streaming services as early as next year. "Trials of cloud-gaming services are likely to start later this year so carriers can test and tweak the technology before wider deployments... More
  • Blog Post: Ouya Announces A Special Edition Console For Kickstarter Donors

    In a new email update to its Kickstarter backers, Ouya revealed that it will produce a special edition version of the Android-powered console for backers at the $140 level and above. The special edition (pictured above) features a new, darker color scheme selected by designer Yves Behar. You'll only... More
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