Saturday, December 14, 2019

CW NETWORK TO MAKE ALL SHOWS AVAILABLE ON APPLE TV

May 17, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Consumers who have purchased an Apple TV settop box will soon be able to connect to their favorite CW Network shows via an onscreen app. CNET quoted a CW spokesperson as saying, “We can confirm that we will have an app launching on Apple TV soon. … The app will have full episodes of our […]

CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW BLASTS CBS, CUTS TIES WITH CNET

February 1, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

In a direct slap at CBS, the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) added DISH Network’s Hopper DVR as co-winner of its Best of Show award. The Razer Edge gaming tablet had initially been announced as the winner after CNET, which usually determines the award, was ordered by CBS to exclude the Hopper from competition. The […]

DISH HITS BACK AT CBS OVER AWARD INTERCESSION

January 22, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Following reports that CBS, which owns the technology website CNET, blocked the site from giving DISH Network’s Hopper DVR its “Best of CES” award, DISH itself is taking out newspaper ads proclaiming that the Hopper was “Named Best in Show” followed by an asterisk. “What’s an asterisk doing in our award?” the ad asks, then […]

APPLE’S PLANS FOR ITUNES REPLAY STYMIED BY STUDIOS

August 9, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

On the surface, Apple’s concept for what it calls iTunes Replay seems uncomplicated and reasonable enough: buy a digital copy of a movie from the iTunes Store and watch it anytime, anywhere, on any device capable of downloading or streaming it. The movie would be stored permanently in its upcoming iCloud service. But, as with […]