As CES comes to a close, we've got the second and final Engadget HD Podcast of the show ready for your listening (and viewing) pleasure. The guys of Ceton Corp were good enough to stop by, and they brought their slick six tuner Windows Media Center Embedded DVR and extender boxes with them.
So Verizon is launching a new TV service that allows you to pick just a few channels instead of several hundred. So what? How does that compare to the rest of the TV services on the market today? What we're doing here is taking a run down the networks that offer similar services - the few that do - to show you what the real skinny is.
Live streaming now is not just about binge-watching on Netflix or Hulu. With the advent of such apps like Periscope and Meerkat, Facebook’s foray into Live sessions for celebrities, and even gamers streaming their gameplay, users want the ability to share their most important moments with people who matter, and they want to do it live.
Let’s get this out of the way, this tablet has mediocre and outdated specifications. It runs Android 4.1, has a 1.5Ghz dual processor, and only 8 GB of built-in storage. This is not a top of the line tablet, but it should be fine for basic internet browsing, reading, and music streaming. So why the news post? This tablet has a unique feature that sets it apart from others I’ve seen before.
Netflix , the source of all our binge TV-watching these days, has just announced the Netflix Card. No, it's not a streaming video-sponsored credit card, but a way to subscribe to the service through a pay-as-you-go plan.
As Microsoft has already kicked off its Xbox One announcements at the Gamescom 2015 event in Germany, the company is starting out with some big announcements about hardware functionality. While the backwards compatibility update first announced at E3 now has a release date in November, the biggest excitement is about the new DVR functionality coming in 2016.
Microsoft announced last week that the Xbox One DVR would initially land in three countries at launch. Those three countries are the US, Canada, and the UK. The announcement was made at the Gamescom conference in Cologne. The launch is set for an unspecified time next year with more details coming closer to launch. Microsoft did show off the DVR during the conference.
You may like Verizon'smore flexible FiOS TV packages, but ESPN sure doesn't. The Disney-owned sports networkclaimsthat these offerings break contracts which prevent carriers from putting ESPN and ESPN2 into a separate sports package -- typically, they have to be included with other Disney channels.
Gamescom this week has seen Microsoft make its biggest pitch to try and wrest the laurel away from Sony's PlayStation 4 . While the jury still deliberates on whether it has succeeded or not (and some already think it has), Microsoft continues to throw more and more goodies to the gaming public.
Back in May, Comcast began a limited test of a mobile app that let users stream video from their smartphone to not only other phone users, but to TVs at home and the homes other subscribers. Called Xfinity Share, the app proved to be fairly popular, and now Comcast has made it available to all Xfinity customers.
If you have an internet connection, you’ll be able to subscribe to SHOWTIME’s new streaming service. In the beginning, they’ll be partnered exclusively with Apple, so you’ll also need an Apple device or an Apple TV until the service expands to other providers.
Amazon is hoping to gain dominance in the living room with the same strategy it used to take over the e-books business: lower prices.The company on Thursday introduced new versions of its Fire TV products, which plug into television sets to stream content over an Internet connection.
Some of you into Android gaming may have been disappointed that the Razer Forge TV was pulled back out after having gone up for pre-order earlier this April. We already got our hands on what we believe could level up Android living room gaming. It's not the first gaming product from Razer as we've seen several devices and apps from the brand in the past already.
Our first glimpse at the ZTE Spro 2 smart projector came at CES 2015 and the first place it landed was AT&T . ZTE has now announced that the projector is available at Verizon, which will make folks that aren't fans of AT&T happy. The projector appears to be exactly the same as the one AT&T offers. The Spro 2 smart projector is the only projector on the market with an integrated 5-inch touchscreen.
The company behind the Gogoro Smartscooter announces their intent to ship pre-orders as of this week. Customers that ordered the Gogoro Smartscooter earlier this year on pre-order can expect their shipments to begin as early as tomorrow. Just so long as they live in Taipei. As for the rest of the world - not just yet.