Lots of people download movies and TV episodes off the various BitTorrent networks. That’s always been asking for trouble, but it’s about to become a lot more dangerous. I get why people download some of their videos from BitTorrent. If … Continue reading →
October 18, 2012
by sjvn01 Comments Off on Will the new Boxee be worth buying?
The first generation all-in-one Internet TV, Boxee tried to do everything you could do with TV and the Internet…and it wasn’t very good at doing anything. Oh sure, if you put in the sweat equity you could do great things … Continue reading →
October 2, 2012
by sjvn01 Comments Off on UltraViolet: Another DRM dead-end for Internet video
UltraViolet sounded good. “UltraViolet is DVD for the Internet. Just as the DVD logo means that you can buy a DVD from any seller and expect it to play in any player with a DVD logo (DVD players, DVD PCs, … Continue reading →
September 30, 2012
by sjvn01 Comments Off on Adobe Flash: I’m not dead yet!
Yes, we all hate Flash. Even Adobe’s not that crazy about Flash anymore. Too bad. There’s still no replacement for it. HTML5 video you say? What about it? There’s nothing magical about it. HTML5’s video tag doesn’t define which the … Continue reading →
September 23, 2012
by sjvn01 Comments Off on A la carte TV channel choice is coming to the Internet
Watching TV on the Internet is cheaper than watching it by cable or satellite, but it’s also messier. Some shows aren’t available at all. Many sporting events, like football, come with costly restrictions. And, often programs are available on one … Continue reading →