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Blinkbox extends offline movie and TV playback to Android tablets

When offline playback arrived for Blinkbox’s video streaming service on the iPad, we knew that Android support couldn’t be far behind.

via Blinkbox extends offline movie and TV playback to Android tablets.

Posted in TV Content

Microsoft Explains Why The Xbox One Is Sized The Way It Is | Ubergizmo

With our smartphones and tablets getting smaller and thinner with each passing generation, you would think that consoles would eventually get small and compact as well, right? However if anything they seem to have grown compared to back in the day, or at the very least are roughly around the same size, so what gives?

via Microsoft Explains Why The Xbox One Is Sized The Way It Is | Ubergizmo.

Posted in TV Tech

Driven by MSO deals, TiVo surpassed 5.1M subs in fiscal Q3 – FierceCable

Driven by burgeoning partnerships with U.S. cable operators, TiVo added 328,000 news subscribers in its fiscal third quarter, upping its customer base to 5.1 million.

via Driven by MSO deals, TiVo surpassed 5.1M subs in fiscal Q3 – FierceCable.

Posted in Top News, TV Business

Chromecast vs Roku vs Fire TV: which streaming stick should you buy? — Tech News and Analysis

Are you still looking for a gift for the TV fan in your life? Or maybe you are looking to upgrade one of your own TVs to finally watch online video in the downstairs den? The streaming sticks that bring Netflix, YouTube and other apps to any TV are a great option, especially if you’re looking for a gift that doesn’t break the bank. But with everyone and their mother making their own TV stick, you might ask yourself: Which one should I buy?

via Chromecast vs Roku vs Fire TV: which streaming stick should you buy? — Tech News and Analysis.

Posted in Top News, TV Tech

BlackArrow CEO Dean Denhart steps down – FierceCable

BlackArrow, a leader in advanced advertising services for the pay-TV industry, has announced the departure of Dean Denhart as CEO after seven years in the role.

via BlackArrow CEO Dean Denhart steps down – FierceCable.

Posted in TV Business

ASA calls for ad transparency on YouTube vlogs » Digital TV Europe

The UK’s Advertising Standards Authority has called for YouTube video bloggers to be clear upfront if they are being paid to advertise products, after finding a host of YouTube stars in breach of ad standards.

via ASA calls for ad transparency on YouTube vlogs » Digital TV Europe.

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4K TV shipments jump by 500% » Digital TV Europe

Shipments of 4K TVs increased by more than 500% year-on-year in the third quarter to top 3 million units, according to IHS’s DisplaySearch.

via 4K TV shipments jump by 500% » Digital TV Europe.

Posted in Top News, TV Content