Media

CBS announces its own multi-platform digital subscription service with CBS All Access

CBS announces its own multi-platform digital subscription service with CBS All Access

Cord cutters have had a few options over the years, but for the most part some of the most exciting content has still been hidden behind paywalls from cable providers. CBS has just announced their own way around that.

HBO to offer stand-alone streaming service in 2015

HBO to offer stand-alone streaming service in 2015

Delivering content is an important aspect to a company like HBO, which focuses entirely on delivering content to as many people as possible. Of course, having limited access to that content is an inherent impedance. HBO is looking to fix that in 2015.

Amazon Expands Instant Video to Roku, Samsung Smart TVs, and iPhones

Amazon Expands Instant Video to Roku, Samsung Smart TVs, and iPhones

Today Amazon is expanding its Instant Video reach with Cloud Player apps for Samsung Smart TVs, Roku boxes, and an update to the existing iOS app bringing it to the iPhone and iPod touch.

Popularity of the Second Screen: 40% of People Use a Tablet or Smartphone while watching TV

Popularity of the Second Screen: 40% of People Use a Tablet or Smartphone while watching TV

It’s certainly part of TV watching in my house—watch show, check for more info on iPad (or iPhone)—who is that actor or actress. What else was she in? Has this show been canceled? According to a Nielsen report over 40% of us use a smartphone or tablet while watching TV. But is this an opportunity for deeper engagement with shows, creative marketing, or just part of distracted, connected lives?