Tag Archive: YouTube

Feb 06 2015

Techie Review: trakAxPC v4

Entering into the arena of video editing can be a bit overwhelming. Simply making the decision that you want to edit video is sometimes not that easy. There may be some topics that you’re not familiar with, like codecs, video drivers and video file formats. And in the world of video editors, it’s important to …

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Jan 28 2015

YouTube Defaults To HTML5 For Their Videos

Since the time of Steve Jobs and the introduction of the iPhone, Apple made it pretty clear that the continued use of Adobe Flash was the wrong direction. Steve Jobs vehemently refused to have Adobe Flash on his phones; it was like a personal mission. Now, YouTube has announced that their going to default to …

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Oct 31 2014

Roku Adds Google Play – Fails To Impress

    I guess what most people would consider good news today is that Roku now has Google Play. Google/YouTube has been putting itself in a position now for streaming content directly to customers, but unfortunately Google Play hasn’t done anything differently to make themselves stand out over any other streaming service. Besides the fact …

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Jul 08 2014

Should Google and Netflix Embarrass and Shame the ISPs?

Apparently, Google and Netflix have taken it upon themselves to do the honorable duty of exposing Internet service providers as the culprits behind why customers can’t get quality Internet service. First it started out with Netflix exposing Verizon customers to a small notice that indicated that Verizon’s networks were not up to par and that’s why …

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Mar 27 2014

Comcast, Verizon and AT&T plan on killing off Netflix with bandwidth fees

Netflix is under siege. I love how the ISPs in the United States are offloading the responsibility of building up and extending their networks to hold and maintain higher bandwidth traffic, while trying to offload the cost of that network expansion to another company— Netflix. Comcast, Verizon and AT&T all have TV customers, all provide …

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Feb 17 2014

Freemake Video Downloader Makes Downloading Youtube Videos Easy

I spent some time this weekend moving videos from one account to the next. It’s one of those problems that I didn’t think about early on in the concept of my website, and add the problem, I got my accounts mixed up one point in some videos Posted the wrong; it happens, but I needed …

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Jan 29 2014

Welcome ROKU TV: Good Move, Or Not

Roku has announced that it’s not just a separate box anymore for streaming content, they been working with manufacturers like Hisense and TCL to integrate the Roku into TVs; from 32 inches to 55 inches. My guess is that Roku is trying to prove that they can play like the big boys in trying to …

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Jul 22 2013

Adobe – Stats for Nerds – playful or insulting?

Adobe Flash is one of those applications/plug-ins that ‘nerds’ hate for a few reasons. It’s bloated, it has security problems, it has one of the worst upgrade processes for a required Internet application/plug-in, and with the exclusion of Google Chrome adding this plug-in for your web browser is a PITA because Adobe doesn’t work with …

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Mar 08 2013

The ROKU 3 Is Here! Let The Streaming Begin!

Roku has released the latest version of its streaming media box [3/06/2013], the Roku 3 for just under $100. As a Roku customer, I’ve been looking forward to this. I was surprised that the company was able to keep the release date hush-hush right up to the very edge of the release date. It’s a …

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Nov 02 2012

Boxee TV – Not just streaming anymore

There’s this ongoing battle for who’s going to be the winner and set-top boxes for streaming content. You have Apple TV and Roku, and now you’re going to have Boxee at Walmart. Who would’ve figured that you’d be able to go to Walmart and purchase your streaming TV entertainment. I, myself, have a Roku and …

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