Category Archives: video

Occasional reader – Hulu, Tellme, slum tourism, layoffs

Some interesting reads from the past couple of weeks: Hulu: Great Product, Still Screwed (Silicon Alley Insider) – The much-hyped video site from NBC and News Corp. is now out of beta. Hulu offers free access to full episodes from … Continue reading

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MeCasts coming to your TV

I’ve written before about the fragmentation of television. With cable and satellite, programmers can reach smaller and smaller audience segments. With content delivered over broadband, those segments become even smaller. Broadband distribution ultimately enables everyone to have his or her … Continue reading

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Revolutionizing television

The next two years are going to bring big changes in television. Next month, the FCC is going to begin requiring cable companies to let users buy and connect their own cable boxes (instead of leasing them from the cable … Continue reading

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YouTube takes the stage on my Apple TV

I got the YouTube software upgrade on my Apple TV today. As impressed as I was with Apple TV, the YouTube upgrade is a very welcome addition. From the YouTube menu, you can watch featured videos, highest rated videos, most … Continue reading

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Kill time anywhere with YouTube mobile

NewTeeVee reports on the launch of YouTube mobile. Now you can kill time watching YouTube videos anywhere, assuming you have a phone that can display streaming video. You should also have an unlimited data plan, lest you have to hold … Continue reading

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YouTube reshaping the American political process

YouTube and CNN announced today debates with Democratic and Republican candidates for president. The debates will feature video questions uploaded to YouTube and will air on CNN this summer and fall. Audience questions have been featured in presidential debates before, … Continue reading

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Apple TV brings your media to life

I bought an Apple TV over the weekend. It’s quite simply the most elegant, well-designed consumer electronics device I’ve used. Apple TV works with iTunes to bring music, video, movies, photos and podcasts to life on your HDTV. (In geek … Continue reading

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