There’s a new entrant in the IPTV industry. Google’s YouTube TV promises great DVR support and live local channels, but with limited channel and market availability, can its positives outweigh the negatives? Check out our initial review of the latest live TV streaming service.
Join Ara and special guest host Stephanie as they look at the winners and losers of the 2015-2016 television season. Which shows won both audiences and critics, and which are heading for cancellation?
The practice of cord-cutting — canceling traditional television services like cable and satellite — isn’t ideal for everyone, but most can agree that we’re all paying too much on our monthly cable bill for too little. An alternative solution to cord-cutting is “cord-slimming:” reducing the cost and options from your TV provider and supplementing with online content, and TiVo’s new Bolt DVR is aimed directly at this market. Check out the full review for our experience getting set up with the TiVo Bolt.
While Netflix controls subscription-based online video, Apple dominates online video purchases and rentals in the U.S., according to a new report from the NPD Group. Apple’s iTunes held a commanding lead in both categories during 2012, reaching unit shares of 67 and 65 percent for online TV Show and Movie purchases, respectively. Microsoft’s still developing Xbox Video service and Amazon’s Instant Video took third and fourth place in terms of digital purchases. Online movie rentals were also controlled by Apple,…