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If you're a Roku user looking on at your Chromecast-owning brethren in envy, we have good news for you. PlayOn today made its PlayCast channel available in the Roku channel store. Using the PlayCast app, Roku users can stream online videos to TVs and mobile devices, in essence giving the Roku crowd the Chromecast-like ability to send virtually any video from a PC browser to a Roku-connected TV. "PlayCast is the last piece of the puzzle needed to give Roku devices functionality comparable to Chromecast," said Jeff Lawrence, CEO, MediaMall Technologies. "With PlayOn and PlayCast, Roku users can now... Read more...
If you're in the mood for streaming content, but you don't feel like making your way over to the sofa, there may be good news in your future. And by future, we're talking about right now! PlayOn, which is home to an app by the same name, is coming to Android 2.2 and higher. It's already streaming loads of content to Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, Google TV, Roku and iPhone users, and now that same concept is coming to Android. That means that Netflix, Hulu, Amazon VOD, ESPN3, TBS, Comedy Central and more can now be streamed over 3G and Wi-Fi to Froyo devices. PlayOn states that the whole thing can be setup... Read more...
And just like that, the iPad becomes an even more attractive looking tablet for those who are overly concerned with consuming media on it. Apple didn't exactly get off on the right foot by rejecting Adobe's Flash, which is a platform through which a vast majority of Internet-based multi-media is distributed. But since the iPad has been such a huge seller, many media companies and media distribution portals have been looking for new ways to work around that hurdle. HTML5 has definitely emerged as a major player in the next generation of content distribution. Google is on board with it, as is Apple.... Read more...
We're not quite sure when it happened, but media streaming has taken off in a big way. Just about every consumer electronics company with any experience in the HD/Wi-Fi/routing businesses has decided to jump in, with Netgear being no different. The new Digital Entertainer Live is a step-up from the EVA9150 introduced last year, as evidenced by the EVA2000 model name. The Internet-connected box enables users to watch YouTube videos and a wide range of online content right on their television, and it'll also play back material stored on USB storage devices and networked drives/computers around the... Read more...