Tag Archives: Streaming

Pandora Adding 40 Hour A Month Streaming Limit For Mobile Users

For those of you who are heavy Pandora streamers, the founder of Pandora has brought some less than ideal news. This week, they are introducing a 40 hour a month streaming limit on mobile devices. The streaming limit will not affect desktop users (thank god), but you mobile users will be cut off past the 40 hour mark. This decision was made because… Read more

NVIDIA Shows Project SHIELD Running Borderlands 2 Through Steam

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=UF7V3h24w38 NVIDIA is starting a new video series called Project SHIELD PC Mondays, showing off more features of the SHIELD and teasing us when we have no release date or price point (cruelty). This video shows the Steam streaming functionality, with the person playing Borderlands 2 streaming from a… Read more

NVIDIA Says Project SHIELD Will Not Be Sold At A Loss

Many consoles turn a profit on their ecosystem, at least at first. A perfect example is the original Xbox: it was sold at a loss, while Microsoft raked in money from games and content. They earned money from published games and everything on Xbox Live, so it ended up a good business strategy for them. But NVIDIA is not a content provider, it’s a… Read more

Pioneer Receivers Updated With HTC Connect Compatibility

HTC Connect, a DLNA streaming service built into many HTC phones (like the One series and its non-One brothers), is gaining some traction. Pioneer is releasing updates to its AV receivers today, adding HTC Connect compatibility for easy media streaming. Hit the source link to find out if your receiver will get the update. It’s too bad that HTC… Read more

Netflix Updated With New Player UI And Android 4.2 Support

The Netflix app has been updated with Android 4.2 support. Yes, the app worked with 4.2 before, but now it’s actually supported on 4.2 (which is important). It also comes with an improved player UI, making it easier to control your favorite shows. With a bigger volume slider, a scrub bar that changes the background as it moves, and a 10 second skip back… Read more

Google Wants To Create An AirPlay Alternative

Apple’s AirPlay is a very popular way to stream content between Apple devices, but it’s a proprietary system. Unfortunately, this means that us non-Apple users are left without a solid way to stream content between any devices we want. There is no real open standard, but there will be if Google has their way. Google already has a way to stream from… Read more