Plex has just announced an update to its media player system that will give users something to enjoy this weekend. While there are new features across the board, bulk of the update revolves around enhancements to its Chromecast support.
After just revealing its jack-of-all-trades Multi-Console box last month, Xtreamer is once again outing a new Android-powered device designed to connect to your TV. This time, however, the Xtreamer SideWinder4 is more interested in a focused watching experience than playing games.
Google may currently have the lion's share of the HDMI streaming audience with Chromecast, but Netgear wants to provide smaller players with an alternative. Its new Miracast-enabled NTV300D NeoMediacast dongle is not only a streaming device but a complete platform that will let service providers deliver the content that their consumers want.
The era of 4K videos might really soon be upon us if YouTube's push truly takes off. At the Consumer Electronics Show next week, the Google-owned subsidiary will be demonstrating its shiny new VP9 codec that will be pushing forward 4K video streaming on one of the most popular streaming services in the world.
Chromecast, which has been named as TIME Magazine's top gadget of 2013, has inspired a series of devices that try to either imitate it or put their own spin on the form factor. Now even electronics and accessory maker Belkin is jumping into the bandwagon and launching its own take on the streaming dongle device category.
An update to the Netflix app on Android might not have an exhaustive changelog but it finally brings in a much awaited feature. Now users will be able to use the individual streaming profiles announced by Netflix a few months ago.
It is no secret by now that Samsung dreams of becoming more than just a passive Android device manufacturer and wants to entice developers to target its devices instead of just the mobile operating system. As part of its crusade, the company is releasing a bunch of Software Development Kits (SDKs), one of which is meant to rival Chromecast and Airplay but also offer more.
Hulu has set up a new landing page on its website that may or may not be the feature you are looking for. Users who will be navigating to hulu.com via their smartphone or tablet web browser will now be able to view clips of some of their favorite TV shows for free.
You know that YouTube, primarily a video viewing and sharing service, has become bigger than itself when people start using it listen to music more than just to watch. It seems that YouTube plans to capitalize on this latest user trend by launching a subscription-based music service soon.
Don't get your hopes up yet, but people outside of the US might be getting a real treat soon. If the Chromecast app is taken as an indicator, Google's streaming dongle might be available in the UK and Canada in the near future.