Tag Archives: streaming

  • ‘Captain Planet’ Streaming for Free on Boomerang for Earth Day

    ‘Captain Planet’ Streaming for Free on Boomerang for Earth Day

    April 22nd is Earth Day, and there are lots of way you can commemorate this. You can plant a tree, dig a lake, breathe some fresh air while you still can, and so on. Or you could stay in your apartment watching old episodes from the first season of Captain Planet and the Planeteers, which you can now […]

  • Grooveshark: Music Service Shuts Down, Surrenders to Record Labels

    Grooveshark: Music Service Shuts Down, Surrenders to Record Labels

    Music streaming service Grooveshark finally shut its virtual doors recently, succumbing to legal pressure regarding its unlicensed streaming of a huge library of music, some of it not available on more legitimate streaming sites like Spotify. The site’s swan song came in the form of a statement posted on April 30th, which you can read on the […]

  • Sideclick: Additional Controls for Streaming Box Remotes

    Sideclick: Additional Controls for Streaming Box Remotes

    If you have an online streaming box like Roku, Apple TV, or Amazon Fire TV, you know about the potential hassle in keeping track of those little remotes that come with them. A novel solution would be to combine the small remote with a larger one that handles TV controls like power and volume, which […]

  • Tidal: Artist-Owned Music Streaming Service Launched (Video)

    Tidal: Artist-Owned Music Streaming Service Launched (Video)

    The millions of people who use music streaming services like Spotify or Pandora are probably for the most part satisfied with their experiences. But the artists who make the actual music evidently aren’t, because a whole bunch of them got together and launched Tidal, a premium, high-quality streaming service that purports to be artist-owned and […]

  • HBO Announces Standalone Subscription Option for Next Year

    HBO Announces Standalone Subscription Option for Next Year

    One of the cornerstones of the HBO brand has been that you have to be a cable subscriber in order to get their programming. The recent introduction of HBO GO gave college kids and slackers all over the world a taste of what it might be like to have HBO and not have to pay […]

  • 9 Things You Should Know About Aereo

    9 Things You Should Know About Aereo

    If you live in one of several parts of the United States, it’s possible that you’ve been seeing Facebook ads for a TV streaming service called Aereo recently. It’s also possible you’ve heard about it on the news, since the company’s controversial business model is currently before the United States Supreme Court. But whatever things […]

  • 9 Things You Need to Know About Amazon Fire TV

    9 Things You Need to Know About Amazon Fire TV

    Online retailer Amazon is getting into the home video streaming game with Fire TV, a small black box you plug into your TV to stream content from all over the internet. Whether or not Amazon will successfully break into the club currently occupied by Google, Roku, and Apple remains to be seen, but there are […]