Tag Archives: streaming

Facebook Messenger Instant Games to Get Live Streaming, Video Chats, and More

HIGHLIGHTS You can share live gameplay with your Facebook audience Facebook is testing playing games during video chats Games like Angry Birds and Sonic Jump coming to Instant Games next year Launched in May this year, Facebook Messenger’s Instant Games is getting upgraded with features like a new live-streaming option that lets you broadcast Instant Games to all your friends ... Read More »

Streaming TV industry says “meh” to 4K, but it loves HDR

TV manufacturers pitch 4K resolution as must-have tech, but not all of the companies serving the content that gets displayed on those screens are as giddy. Streaming TV service providers are much more excited about HDR (high dynamic range). At the Streaming Media East conference in New York in May, industry executives argued that HDR is cheaper to produce, easier ... Read More »

Facebook Live adds PC game and desktop live streaming

Facebook is taking a swing at Twitch while also one-upping its mobile live streaming video competitors. Today, all users can go Live directly from Facebook’s desktop website via their webcam, stream through professional equipment and software hooked up to a desktop and broadcast gameplay from their computer. Previously, Facebook had only allowed Pages to stream from their desktop, not users, ... Read More »

DirecTV Now review: An extremely rough draft of a great streaming bundle

Don’t rush into DirecTV Now, even if AT&T really wants you to sign up immediately. DirecTV Now is a streaming video service that offers a big bundle of traditional cable channels, similar to Dish Network’s Sling TV and Sony’s PlayStation Vue. And for now, the price is unbeatable, with a promotional rate of $35 per month for 100 channels that ... Read More »

CBS All Access will start streaming live NFL games this weekend

Sling TV, Twitter, YouTube, and now CBS All Access. The NFL and CBS just announced that CBS All Access subscribers can watch the network’s NFL broadcasts starting on Sunday, December 4 and continuing through the post-season—including Thursday night games. This is a multi-year deal, which means NFL on CBS will return to CBS All Access for the 2017 season beginning ... Read More »

DirecTV Now FAQ: All the details on AT&T’s new streaming TV service

After months of hype with little substance, AT&T has launched DirecTV Now, a bundle of streaming channels that will compete with Dish Network’s Sling TV and Sony’s PlayStation Vue. While AT&T bills its new service as “TV beyond your wildest dreams,” on paper it’s not markedly different from its competitors. We’ll have more to say about how well the service ... Read More »

Catch ‘No Country for Old Men’ and other movies streaming online

Another week, another crop of movies now on your favorite streaming services. Whether you’re partial to Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, one of the others, or all of the above, new and old movies are yours for the watching. Catch the Coen brothers’ classic No Country for Old Men. Witness Christian Bale’s turn as a serial killer in the sardonic American ... Read More »

Star Trek VI and 11 other movies are now streaming online

These days too many movies neglect the importance of how they look, the overall aesthetic. Some movies adopt a thick, gray visual scheme, while others are merely flat-looking. Sloppy, tangled, indecipherable hand-held camera work is also a trend, as are movies smothered in sludgy, smeary digital effects. Happily, several new movies streaming this week have great visuals at the fore, ... Read More »

Twitter’s next large guess in Asia: C-Pop stay streaming

Twitter has been a part of major conversations around the arena in its ten years of existence, with a hundred and forty man or woman tweets ranging from historical elections to celebrity-studded Oscar selfies to stay cricket tournaments. Now, the enterprise is focusing on a new, growing phenomenon, according to one in all its executives:live video streaming. Rishi Jaitly, vice ... Read More »

Catching up with PlayOn, the DVR for streaming video

PlayOn, but the DVR for streaming video is turning into more difficult to disregard. closing 12 months, PlayOn quietly launched a prime update for its home windows software program to emphasise DVR capabilities. With a $60 lifetime license (or month-to-month bills of $five), customerscan report motion pictures from dozens of streaming services, routinely pass the advertisements on ad-supported suggests, and ... Read More »