October 17, 2014New iPads Announced
As expected, Apple rolled out two new iPads at an event in Cupertino yesterday: the new iPad Air 2 and an improved iPad Mini 3. The iPad Air 2 is 18% thinner and 40% faster than the last version, and the new iPad Mini 3 will run on iOS 8 and feature A7 powered Retina technology. Both iPads will come with Apple's Touch ID fingerprint scanner. Read more specs and check out pricing info on the two new iPads here.
October 16, 2014HBO Announces Stand-Alone Online Service
HBO made the major announcement this week that they will be launching a stand-alone, over-the-top version of their HBO Go service. The move to make HBO Go available to non-cable subscribers could potentially bring in billions of dollars in revenue for the company. CEO ...
October 15, 2014New Skype Video App
Skype is dipping its toes into the social messaging waters with the release of a new video app this week called Qik. According to Recode, Qik is a "lightweight, video-only messaging app that allows users to send quick snippets of video (up to 42 seconds long) to a ...
October 14, 2014Deezer's US Music Strategy
An interesting interview with Deezer CEO Tyler Goldman has finally shed some light on the streaming company's unique plans for the US. Deezer, which launched in the US about a month ago, will initially be targeting audiophile consumers, and then continue by targeting ...
October 13, 2014Nielsen TV Ratings Blunder
Nielsen just admitted that they have been incorrectly counting audience numbers since March of this year. The blunder has been blamed on a "technical error", and means that some networks have been credit for other network's audiences. Total audience numbers will ...
October 9, 2014Most Valuable Online Shoppers
An interesting chart released this week revealed that Apple users spend more money online than Windows or Android users. This is true for purchases made on desktop, mobile, and tablets -- with desktop purchases still being the most common way for online users to ...
October 8, 2014Live Nation in Talks to Acquire C3?
It was reported this week that Live Nation is in talks to acquire the largest independent promoter in the US, C3 Presents. If a deal were to be done it would give Live Nation the majority stake in C3, which is worth around $250 million, and allow Live Nation to expand ...
October 7, 2014ESPN to Sell NBA Games on the Web?
ESPN is reportedly working on a deal that will allow them to stream NBA games live on the web, at no cost to viewers. This report comes on the heels of a new rights deal the two companies agreed upon this week, and will not affect games shown to pay-TV subscribers. ...
October 6, 2014Apple/Beats Label Negotiations
Multiple reports have surfaced recently on Apple's plans to revamp the recently acquired Beats Music. And one of the biggest stories surrounding the revamping has been rumors of Apple's efforts to negotiate a lower price point for monthly user subscriptions. The ...
October 3, 2014Comcast's Cloud DVR
Comcast just added an awesome new feature to their X1 network DVR service -- the ability for subscribers to access their recordings over any Internet connection outside of the home, anytime and anywhere. The recordings are limited to be in use with one device at a ...