How to Change YouTube Quality on Android

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When it comes to watching YouTube videos on our mobile devices the experience isn’t always the best due to our connection. Whether you’re using an Android smartphone or a tablet having a solid WiFi connection vs 4G LTE, or even 3G, can make or break the experience. We’ve all been there. Trying to enjoy the […]

Netflix and Comcast Keep Bashing Each Other, You’ll Pay the Price

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The gloves are off and a battle is raging between Comcast and Netflix. Both traded blows in corporate blog posts today making highly charged statements essentially calling each other liars. To say that the corporate-speak gloves are off is not only an understatement it is a colossal one. If words were swords, Comcast and Netflix […]

Netflix and Comcast Throw Stones and Consumers Get Bruised

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Streaming media, like its predecessors broadcast and cable television, is big business as we all know. Its such a big business that any move by any company is eagerly watched by consumers, their watchdogs, and theoretically regulators. When head to head corporate combat breaks out in the open between the companies that control the content […]

How to Watch the NBA Playoffs Live on Android

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With the NBA Basketball regular season winding down, teams are resting players and preparing for something even more exciting, playoffs. Everything kicks off on April 19th and for the first time in NBA history the Lakers, Celtics, and New York Knicks are all missing from the playoffs. It’s the first time in history all three […]

Google Chromecast App Support Poised to Explode

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Last year Google surprised many during the unveiling of the Nexus 7 tablet, by also announcing and releasing a $35 HDMI media-streaming dongle for TVs called the Chromecast. This little budget-friendly device turns TVs into smart TVs, and delivers streams of content from nearby devices, like your smartphone or tablet. The Chromecast was one of […]

Microsoft Tries to Send an Olive Branch to Google

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After Google demanded that the Microsoft-developed YouTube app for the Windows Phone 8 platform be taken down as it violates Google’s terms of service, Microsoft is attempting to make peace with its rival. Microsoft has responded to Google’s demands by meeting some of Google’s requests, but not all of the company’s demands surrounding YouTube. Google […]

Nexus Q Revival Unlikely On Google I/O Anniversary

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The fate of the Nexus Q still remains in limbo as sources say there are no plans at the time to bring the music streaming device out of dormancy at this year’s Google I/O conference. Google I/O marks the year anniversary of when the Nexus Q was initially introduced. Since it debuted, Google had shelved […]

Apple Streaming iRadio Service Launch May Be Delayed

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Apple may be facing opposition from some of its content partners surrounding the terms it had proposed for the rumored iRadio music streaming service in a move that could delay the summer launch. iRadio is positioned as a streaming music service that would compete in the same space as Pandora and Spotify, and though it […]

HTC + MOG = Awesome Smartphone MP3 Player

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Rumor has it that HTC is about to acquire music service MOG, if they haven’t already. Neither company will confirm this, but as TechCrunch points out, this wouldn’t be an unusual move for HTC, especially given their acquisition of Beats Audio and how much prominence audio is getting on their new phones. HTC is on […]

4 Things Redbox’s Streaming Service Needs To Beat Netflix and Amazon

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Redbox and Verizon are hooking up to create a streaming media service to compete with Netflix, Amazon, Hulu and the like. The partnership, announced today, is not well detailed to keep rivals from knowing their plans ahead of time and moving swiftly to cut them off. According to Fast Company the partners will offer a […]

NBC To Stream the Super Bowl

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NBC has announced that it will stream the Super Bowl on its website and via Verizon’s NFL Mobile App. This will be the first time that the biggest game of the professional football year will be available on Smartphone (assuming you’re a Verizon customer) and via the Web. The Super Bowl is always the highest […]

Google Gets More Social and Throws a Pool Party, But Who’s Invited?

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In addition to Google+, Google seems to be working on more social projects to compete against the likes of Twitter and Facebook, and now it’s discovered that a Slide team within Google is working on a photo sharing app and service called Pool Party. The secretive service, still in beta, isn’t accessible yet without an […]

Android Users Now Get AirPlay via DoubleTwist

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If you’re an Android user and feel like you might be missing out when it comes to using Apple’s AirPlay feature to stream your music to another device then you’re in luck. Turns out the popular App DoubleTwist, which allows you to sync and play your iTunes media on your Android device now incorporates a […]

What Will You Pay For Cable Cutting TV Viewing Services?

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So, Hulu Plus is coming out of beta today. The Internet TV viewing subscription service will be $7.99 a month down from the $9.99 monthly charge during the beta period. With many saying that cable cutting services like Hulu being the wave of the future, they will all come with a price tag of some […]

SlingPlayer Mobile for iPad Getting Closer

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The Sling Media folks have been working on the SlingPlayer Mobile App for the iPad for awhile and it looks like it is getting closer to release. In the accompanying video the narrator touts the video quality and says it is the best they’ve been able to produce thanks to Apple’s streaming technology that uses […]

Apple Adding Streaming via iDisk

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Michael Robertson has a post on his blog that points to a unique little tidbit in the ongoing media wars. It’s no secret that Apple, Google, Microsoft, and just about anyone else with skin in the mobile game wants to make streaming media a part of their plans. Apple purchased music streaming service Lala awhile […]