Xbox Music Free Streaming to be Discontinued

Oct 26, 2014 by

Microsoft is cutting out the free streaming option from its wide-ranging Xbox Music service. What does that actually mean though, and how does the decision impact how you're using it?

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Showtime Anytime Finally Lands on Apple TV

Aug 27, 2014 by

Apple has added Showtime Anytime to the Apple TV platform, adding to the increasing content library now available on the device.

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Netflix Ups Its Subscription Rate by One

May 9, 2014 by

Netflix is upping its new subscription rates by one dollar, pound, or euro, depending on where you live. Existing subscribers get a break, though, for the next two years.

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Amazon Instant Video for Media Center Now Uses Silverlight

Feb 9, 2014 by

The Amazon Instant Video for Windows Media Center plugin has been updated to use Silverlight. It fixes the recent video playback issues and brings a new feature!

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Watch the Olympics on Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8

Feb 7, 2014 by

Keep up with all the Olympic action from Sochi with your Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 devices!

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Amazon Rolls Out New, Original Programming

Nov 16, 2013 by

Amazon introduces two new adult comedy series and a new premier schedule along with them. Alpha House premiered with three front-loaded episodes on November 15, and Betas follows next Friday, November 22. Weekly episodes will follow.

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Xbox Music Comes to iOS and Android

Sep 9, 2013 by

Microsoft has brought their all-encompassing Xbox Music service to iOS and Android devices. They've also made improvements to the web player including making it free!

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Netflix Profile Support Breaks Windows Media Center Plugin (Workaround...

Aug 3, 2013 by

User profile support for Netflix sounds like a great idea! However, the implementation of the feature broke the Netflix plugin for Windows Media Center.

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Comedy Central and Nickelodeon Come to Xbox

Jul 31, 2013 by

Just when you thought there weren't any video services left to join the Xbox ecosystem Microsoft has announced two more big properties, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon, for the entertainment console.

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Samsung Acquires Boxee, Kills Cloud DVR Service

Jul 4, 2013 by

After years of pioneering TV over Internet, Boxee has been acquired by Samsung and announces the nearly immediate closure of its cloud DVR service. Might this be a lesson about depending too much on the cloud?

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Xbox Music Hits the Web

Jul 1, 2013 by

As had been anticipated, today Microsoft took the wraps off Xbox Music for the Web. If you are a Xbox Music Pass subscriber, head to http://www.music.xbox.com/ and gain access to more than 22 million songs, and create playlists that will sync across all your Xbox Music devices (tablet, phone and...

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Time Warner Brings 300 Live Streaming TV Channels to Xbox 360

Jun 28, 2013 by

Time Warner Cable joins Verizon and Comcast in bringing streaming TV to the Xbox 360, and bring 300 channels along for the ride.

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