First Look: PBS Video Portal

PBS Video Homepage ScreenshotWhen I heard the news this morning that PBS launched a new video portal (currently in Beta) near the same level of Hulu, I was intrigued. In the past, I've taken the opportunity to watch a few missed broadcasts online through pbs.org, but the experience and quality level back then seem sub-par. Thankfully, that's no [...]

Next New Networks Releases Its First Boxee App

Boxee Next New Networks App ScreenshotObviously, the beauty of having an open API for a platform like Boxee is that anyone can develop an app for it and create a dedicated channel page in just a few hours. Being the case, Next New Networks jumped on the Boxee app bandwagon and created a dedicated channel for their well produced video [...]

TV Media Browsing Demand to Rise with Internet Video as Default TV Feature

Oregan Networks Study - Browser in Next TV GraphA US consumer study into High Definition TV purchase drivers carried out by Oregan Networks™, an Internet TV software company and Micronas®, a leading supplier of innovative TV application-specific IC system solutions, has revealed that the ability to access the Internet from the comfort of the living room in parallel or in addition to watching [...]

Boxee Adds Hulu and Other Online Video Portal Support

Details from Boxee: "The October 20th release of boxee takes the great user interface of our social media center to control all of your downloaded media, and adds the great streaming content from CBS, Comedy Channel and Hulu! When your friends watch a TV show or movie that is on any one of these (and [...]

Number of US Online Households Watching Broadband Video Doubled in One Year

According to a new ABI Research survey of online households in the United States, the number of consumers watching video streamed through a browser has doubled over the past year, going from 32% a year ago to 63% today. ABI Research believes this is due to growth in the amount of rich content available in [...]