Xiaomi recently launched the Mi Smart TV 4 and 4A in India at very competitive pricing. These televisions are powered Android operating system with support for Wi-Fi. The USP of these TV is the “Smart TV” status, which differentiates them from the competition.
People, those who bought a new TV without the smart features might feel sad about their decision after Xiaomi smart TV launch. However, worry not, as you have three ways to convert your normal television into a smart television in less than Rs 5000.
To convert your standard television into a smart television, just plug-in the device and go through the on-screen setup process.
However, it is [...]
Ever been to a party where you start showing friends your favorite YouTube videos? Well YouTube and Google+ think you have. If you are in a Google+ Hangout and as long as everyone has the web app running, they can share individual videos or whole playlists that run in sync. Voice chat, flips to a push-to-talk requirement to prevent friends from talking over your favorite clip or creating a fish market of the situation.
Everyone can add videos in the Hangout through a search tool in the app, or remove the videos you don’t like. All your friends in the Hangout can drag and drop videos [...]
Still rocking Froyo or Gingerbread devices that fail to stream in HD? Fret no more, the new app update from YouTube will bring HD res YouTube streams to all those devices. Although Honeycomb and ICS devices have been rocking this for some time now, the new app now allows streaming on all those devices that were left out.
Still not all devices will be able to enjoy this app as the update is dependent on screen size and resolution. Alternatively you can find the .apk online and install it! which may or may not work for you.
Adobe has unveiled new software solutions, including Adobe Pass, Flash Access 3.0 and Flash Media Server 4.5.Pass allows cable operators and other content providers to provide streaming TV from multiple sources through a single sign-on solution While Access is content protection platform that can now deliver streaming video to mobile devices
Media Server 4.5 gets the most attention from the press, thanks to its support for iOS.
The latest version of the software provides the option to stream video using the HTTP Live Streaming format and most of the processing is done on the Media [...]
Looks like Apple is in talks to buy HULU, according to a report by Bloomberg. In June, Hulu announced that it had hired Morgan Stanley and Guggenheim Partners to assist with a the sale of the company earlier reports stated that Yahoo! was interested in making a bid at that time.
Currently Hulu is available only in select countries. Should Apple buy it, we can expect a massive video service offering from Apple , that would easily take on the likes of Netflix, even make it available in less fortunate countries, like ours. (redundant sarcasm)
Adobe’s CEO, Shantanu Narayen said that Adobe’s problems with Apple, which were a result of Cupertino’s decision to omit support for Flash in its products, are over.
“Yes, the argument is over from our point of view,” Narayen said. “We are so excited about opportunities we have. We’re focused on that.”“At the end of the day, where Adobe makes its money is through our application tools, as well as our solutions, (and) being able to make that content and measure that content and manage that content,”
He also talks about Adobe’s achievements with the Blackberry PlayBook, But has really no answer to the poor performance of the Flash content on the Android [...]
Google’s YouTube on Friday announced that it is rolling out its new YouTube Live beta platform located at www.youtube.com/live. YouTube will use the channel to stream live events, concerts, interviews and more. Users will be able to subscribe to partners streaming on YouTube Live and will be notified of events. The online Live Streaming service is restricted to a few partners initially , But YouTube plans to bring the service to the thousands of existing partners over the months to come.
Google has release a preview plugin that will enable WebM support on the recently released Internet Explorer 9. The plugin will enable WebM compatible content, a one time download is required.
[WebM for IE9]