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For a long time, "premium" TV channels were locked behind expensive satellite and cable subscriptions in the UK. If you wanted to watch National Geographic, for instance, you had to pay a little extra for a special channel pack. But viewers want choice, flexibility and cheaper prices, which has fo...

July 2nd 2015 at 10:36am 0 Comments
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Showtime's standalone streaming service was tipped back in November, and now it appears we may be close to the official reveal. Variety reports CBS is prepping to announce the subscription option to temp those who've cut the cord as soon as this week -- six months after CEO Les Moonves discussed t...

June 3rd 2015 at 12:50pm 0 Comments
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It's taken a while for Aereo's Android app to see the light of day, but it's finally hit Google Play today as promised. Subscribers to the service will now be able to watch live TV streamed to handsets and tablets running Android 4.2 or higher -- provided they live in one of the company's markets,...

October 22nd 2013 at 8:39pm 0 Comments
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Walmart's Vudu service will be dipping a toe in foreign waters for the first time, with a planned expansion that could see it landing in as many as 30 new countries. Mexico will be the first to get the service -- some time in June -- before it continues in a southerly direction toward other Latin...

April 23rd 2012 at 1:13am 0 Comments
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As you might have heard a little while back, Windows Phone 7 is the latest smartphone OS to have joined the SlingPlayer gang, meaning WP7 fanatics like Ballmer can be couch potatoes wherever they are. Well, assuming they have data connectivity -- be it 3G or WiFi -- and some battery juice on their...

January 19th 2011 at 3:53pm 0 Comments