Cloud Engines (the company behind Pogoplug) announced today two new features available with the device. Pogoplug allows you to access and share content from a local hard drive using a simple Internet connection, no matter where you are in the world. This is how it works: With version 2 users will be able to stream […]

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MIX 2010 comes with a lot of news and Netflix has a very interesting one: live streaming on mobile phones. Netflix streaming is one of the services that may be available on mobile devices by the end of the year but the first mobile phone to support it will be Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7 and […]

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OnLive CEO Steve Perlman announced at the Game Developers Conference, the official launch date of their on-demand video game streaming solution. Gamers will be able to play HD 3D games without actually having a video console. There have been rumors regarding OnLIVE launching date (they are not the only company thinking about this concept – […]

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First iPad commercial launched during the Oscars has been frequently discussed in the online media community for a few days now. They are not gaining all the attention as rival HP has launched an iPad alternative. The new tablet is called the Slate and seems to offer a full touchscreen and zooming capacities. Big and […]

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Last night, Apple presented the first iPad commercial during the Oscars. Steve Jobs was also there at the 82nd edition of the Academy Awards. The ad shows the variety of functions available on the iPad: pictures, ebooks, email, web browsing, videos, calendar are all there in a slide show style presentation. The multi-touch option is […]

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Online video is growing in popularity month by month and comScore published new statistics. In the US, viewers watched 12.7 billion online videos during November 2008 and in December 2009 178 million people watched over 33 billion videos, so more than double. Pew Internet & American Life Project conducted a survey from March 26 – […]

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On Saturday a very strong earthquake hit Chile somewhere south of the capital, Santiago. The magnitude was 8.8 which is extremely high. UFC champion BJ Penn turned into an international reporter this Saturday by streaming live coverage from Chile, where a huge tsunami was about to hit the coast after the earthquake. Actually you could […]

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Lower Merion School District located in Pennsylvania was recently accused for remote controlling webcams installed on laptops distributed to all students and spy them. The school offered laptops including on-board webcams which could be easily accessed by administrators using a pre installed software. The strange story is that nothing about this possibility was specified in […]

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Here is some good news for the consumers: MPEG LA stated that H.264 licenses for video streaming will remain free at least for the next 5 years. Seems like this is the answer to what YouTube and Vimeo made (implementing the HTML5 video player about a month ago, which seems to win against H.264). MPEG […]

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O2 (one of the most important mobile broadband providers in the UK) is working together with Huawei to release the 4G technology and posted a video showing a demo of what this technology can do. They first conducted tests in December 2009 and this new demo presents a live HD stream at 8Mbps which looks […]

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