Apple reportedly working to rent new movies early on iTunes

According to Bloomberg, Apple is in talks with major movie studios to offer early rentals on iTunes. The report, which cites sources familiar with the ongoing discussions, suggests 21st Century Fox, Universal Pictures and Warner Bros., are trying to…

Netflix’s offline viewing mode was inevitable

The ability to finally download Netflix videos came as a surprise this morning. After all, it's the same company that just a few years ago said that offline support was "never going to happen." But recently, Netflix's tone started changing. Back in A…

Chromecast Ultra review: Better video quality comes at a cost

Google's first Chromecast was a cheap and ugly little stick that nonetheless served a very important purpose. At $35, it was about the cheapest way to make a plain old TV "smart," letting people get Netflix, Hulu, YouTube and movies from Google Play…

Roku’s $30 Express player is more intriguing than its high-end Ultra

Few tech companies are as reliable as Roku. Every year, like clockwork, it releasess a new round of streaming video boxes, each a bit faster and better than what came before. There's the occasional welcome surprise, like the $50 Roku Stick that debut…

Trump may be building his own online video service

As Donald Trump's presidential campaign appears to be circling the drain with 23 days to go, the Republican nominee must be thinking about what comes next. According to The Wall Street Journal, Trump might be retreating to the relatively safe confine…

The ESPN app now streams live sports from WatchESPN

Up until today, if you came across live video content in the ESPN app, you had to be redirected to the WatchESPN application to start watching. But that's about to change. The network has announced that users can now enjoy WatchESPN's streams without…

HBO Go launching as a standalone streaming service in Latin America

HBO's Go on-demand streaming service is set to launch in Latin America and the Caribbean as a standalone subscription product, the network revealed today. While HBO Go has been available in these areas for pay-TV subscribers, cord-cutters will soon…

Netflix’s most popular streaming plan now costs $10 a month for new customers

Netflix last raised the price of its most popular streaming plan in May of 2014, but it looks like new customers will now have to pay a little bit more. As noted by Bloomberg and confirmed by a quick look at the Netflix sign-up page, the company's…