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Tidal CEO Today Gone Tomorrow

Upheaval continues as the new kid on the streaming block, Tidal have announced their interim CEO, Peter Tonstad has left the company. Although by labeling your new CEO who only joined in April 2015 “interim” it…

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YouTube Is Getting Ready to Launch Its Own Twitch Rival This Summer

Twitch has been the most appreciated games streaming service available on the market lately. It now has over 35 million unique visitors a month and more than 1.5 million broadcasters. Now YouTube wants to get in…

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Netflix is Raising UK HD Prices Again!

Netflix is the global phenomenon that allows anyone with a decent internet connection to stream movies and TV shows. The content varies in age greatly and the variety is far superior in the US compared to…

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BT to Launch Europe’s First 4k Channel

BT have released some exciting news.In August, with the start of a new season of Premier League football in the UK, BT are going to launch the BT Sport Ultra HD channel, Europe’s first 4K TV…

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EE Unveil Action Camera with Built-In 4G

At a small event this morning in London, the UK’s largest mobile service provider EE unveiled the next stage of their “Connected Vison” plan. The 4GEE action camera. It is essentially a GoPro camera, but has…

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AVerMedia @ Computex 2015

Computex 2015: AVerMedia are well known for their streaming and capture devices, so it’s no surprise that they had new gaming devices on show at this years show. Their latest hardware is perfect for those who use…

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Aorus Laptops at Computex 2015

Computex 2015 – I have to be perfectly honest, I did not personally know of Auros before today. But I wished I did as they make some incredible portable systems that don’t leave many wishes open.…

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ASUSTOR Demonstrates AiCast and 4K Direct Output at Computex 2015

Computex 2015 – We went back to the ASUSTOR booth to check out what else they had to offer besides what we’ve already seen. ASUSTOR brought along quite a bit and it is all pretty cool.…

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Netflix is Killing BitTorrent Traffic

Forget DMCAs, DRM, fines, and lawsuits: the best way to tackle piracy, as those in the know have been screaming for years, is to make content affordable and easily accessible. iTunes proved it was true for…

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Nvidia Shield Now Available for TV

Nvidia released a new blog post today in regards to a new Nvidia Shield. “The battle for the living room has begun.” Nvidia posted: “For more than 80 years, TVs have been played at you. You watched…

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YouTube Live Streaming Now Available With HTML5 and 60FPS Support

It looks like the old Flash Player is going to be scrapped sooner than expected. After enabling support for HTML5 video playback, YouTube is now extending that support to live streaming sessions. This means that users…

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Is Netflix Planning to Implement P2P Streaming?

Inspired perhaps by pirate home cinema app Popcorn Time, it seems Netflix is considering peer-to-peer (P2P) support for its video streaming service. A recent job post by the company for a Senior Software Engineer suggests that…

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WD Adds Plex Media Server Support for My Cloud Line Up

WD has made their My Cloud lineup of personal storage servers even better with the addition of the Plex Media Server. Plex is a very popular entertainment app and My Cloud users can now enjoy it…

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YouTube and Netflix Marked as a Threat to a Greener Internet

While Netflix and YouTube users sit comfortably in their chairs and watch their favourite TV series and subscribed channels, service providers are constantly struggling to come up with better and greener solutions to power their data…

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Netflix’s Speed Test Exposes Australia’s Broken Internet

Netflix has compiled its latest internet speed index of the 29 countries it operates in, and the results look particularly bad for Australia. The country, which gained Netflix’s video-on-demand streaming service back in March this year,…

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Nvidia GRID Gets 1080p60 Upgrade

NVIDIA, graphics card giant has announced the world’s first streaming cloud gaming service up to 1080p60 (1920 x 1080p resolution at 60FPS). GRID is one of the first games to stream via this method and is…

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Microsoft Shows Off Xbox One to Windows 10 Game Streaming

Game Streaming seems to be the biggest revolution in gaming, Nvidia Shield can stream your PC games, or games in the cloud, Steam can stream to other Steam systems in your house, PlayStation 4 can stream…

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ISP Promotes Higher Broadband Deal for ‘Ideal’ Streaming

We all know the basics that a better internet connection means better internet experience. Well, it seems that this is all Verizon customer service employees know too and it’s over Netflix streaming again. Netflix offers two…

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ASUSTOR Adds the Last Missing Streaming Option to Their NAS’

ASUSTOR has been busy updating their NAS software all around, but with a special focus on the media part. Playing movies and tv shows is becoming a bigger part of users life every day and the…

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Hulu Buys Streaming Rights to the Entire Seinfeld Series for up to $180 Million

Hulu just got done striking a deal with Sony Pictures Television for the streaming rights of the beloved show Seinfeld. The deal was for the entire 180 episode series, with Hulu paying up to $180 million.…

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Diamond Wireless Video Stream HD 1080P HDMI Review

Introduction A great desktop or AV setup should simply work, with as few controls needed as possible, as few cables as needed, so that you can power it up and get on with the work or…

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Netflix Now Streaming X-Files in HD

The truth is out there! And now, so are HD copies of the much-loved sci-fi TV series, The X-Files. When it first launch, X-Fires went on to be a TV sensation throughout the 90s and captured the…

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GTA V – The Way It’s Meant to Be Played – 4K and Nvidia Shield

Introduction In September 2013, Grand Theft Auto V finally hit our screens, albeit via the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, consoles that I loved playing on, but which were kept as a lead platform for far…

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Netflix Soon to Secure Video Streams via HTTPS

The video streaming giant, Netflix will soon be using the HTTPS protocol to encrypt its customer streams. A great plan that helps ensure that what they watch stays secret. This change will leave Amazon as one of…

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4.9 Million New Netflix Members in the First Quarter

Netflix just reported its first quarter financial performance and shareholders sure have to be happy with the news that sent shares up more than 10%. The company reported that there were 2.3 million new domestic subscribers…

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Ikea Hosts Online Weddings

Where should we get married, Ikea? I wouldn’t have said Ikea was even a place that I would think of getting married in, yet the Swedish retailer has seen an opportunity in the marital market. Last week the…

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Amazon Fire TV Displays Information about TV shows and Movies

The Amazon Fire TV, a remarkably simple bit of tech that is packing a whopping amount of features. Amazon have now released a feature called X-Ray that they promised at launch. This is already available on…