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YouTube Surveying Streaming Quality
May 30, 2014 - in News
YouTube's taking another big step towards improving the quality of their streams. The Google Video Quality Report is set to help fill that role.
Nintendo Working on YouTube Affiliate Program
May 28, 2014 - in News
Nintendo is taking steps to work with YouTubers with an affiliate program after coming under fire for content match ID claims.
Blockbuster UK Shuts Down Entirely
Dec 12, 2013 - in News
Bad news for Blockbuster UK staff ahead of Christmas.
Netflix UK to Get Breaking Bad Episodes Right After U.S. Airing
Jul 27, 2013 - in News
Another win for Netflix in the UK.
Wuaki VOD Service Launches in UK with Hybrid Payment Model
Jul 15, 2013 - in News
Watch out Netflix and Amazon, Wuaki is coming.
Tom's Guide: 10 Free Conversion Tools for Audio and Video
Jun 22, 2013 - in News
Check out Tom's Guide's latest story on video and audio conversion tools.
Vdio Now Available to All in the U.S. and UK
Jun 20, 2013 - in News
Rdio subscription no longer required.
Amazon's LoveFilm Announces Disney Content Deal
Jun 18, 2013 - in News
Anything you can do...
Seagate Rolls Out 4 TB HDD for Video Storage
May 29, 2013 - in News
Seagate has introduced some new hard drives specifically built for video storage and consumption.
Tesco Signs Deal with BBC for Streaming Content
Apr 4, 2013 - in News
Tesco's Clubcard TV is slowly building up its content library.
Virgin Tops Netflix UK's ISP Index
Mar 12, 2013 - in News
Virgin the best for streaming according to Netflix.
Netflix Reveals Best UK and Irish ISPs for Streaming
Jan 19, 2013 - in News
How did your ISP do?
Playboy Fined £100,000 by UK Telecoms Watchdog
Jan 17, 2013 - in News
Playboy fined over two of its websites in the United Kingdom.
Concept Video Dreams Up Samsung Galaxy S IV
Dec 28, 2012 - in News
Large screen and a laser keyboard dock depicted... which are more likely to be real?
Gangnam Style Surpasses 1 Billion Views on YouTube
Dec 23, 2012 - in News
Becomes first video to achieve feat on Google's video sharing platform, which has generated upwards of $8-9 million in earnings for Psy.
B&N's Nook Video Arrives in the UK with UltraViolet in Tow
Dec 11, 2012 - in News
Content on demand from your new ereader.
LoveFilm Arrives on UK Wiis
Dec 6, 2012 - in News
All the standard definition content you can handle.
Japanese Robot Builder Creates RC Transformer
Dec 2, 2012 - in News
A Japanese robot builder has built a remote controlled Transformer bot.
Jimmy Kimmel Shows Latest Victims of Apple Brainwashing
Sep 15, 2012 - in News
Jimmy Kimmel tricks iPhone 4S owners into believing his iPhone 4 is an iPhone 5.
Seagull Steals a GoPro and Films San Francisco Bay in Flight
Sep 13, 2012 - in News
Talk about a bird's eye view!
Nexus Tablet 7 Mod Enables 720p Video Recording
Sep 12, 2012 - in News
Simple file edit unlocks 720p recording on Google's Nexus 7 front-facing camera.
MPEG Issues Draft For More Efficient Video Compression
Aug 28, 2012 - in News
The Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG) has issued a new draft for a video compression standard that provides a significant increase in compression.
Apple Pulls Genius Bar TV Spots from YouTube, Apple Site
Aug 23, 2012 - in News
Apple has ditched its genius ads without explanation.
YouTube Won't be Affected by Google's Fight Against Piracy
Aug 14, 2012 - in News
YouTube's own reporting system helps it slip by Google's system unnoticed.
Deals July 23: Dell Quad-core Business Laptop $444
Jul 23, 2012 - in News
LogicBuy's latest deals are sure to banish even the worst case of the Mondays.
BBC to Stream Wimbledon, 2012 Olympics Using Facebook
Jun 30, 2012 - in News
The BBC is partnering with Facebook in what it's calling "the biggest tie-up to date between the social-networking site and an international broadcaster."
Belkin Brings Out Two New 802.11ac Routers
Jun 25, 2012 - in News
Belkin has entered the 802.11ac market with two new routers.
Deals June 15: 22-inch Planar 1080p LCD Monitor $99.99
Jun 15, 2012 - in News
Here are today's hot deals to help ring in the weekend.
Deals June 13: 15% off iTunes Gift Cards
Jun 13, 2012 - in News
Here's your daily dose of deals to make your Wednesday afternoon go by a little bit faster.
Amazon's LoveFilm Now Offering HD Streaming in UK
Jun 2, 2012 - in News
European streaming service now serving up HD content in the UK and Germany.