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GLENN BECK TURNS “THE MEDIA WORLD UPSIDE DOWN”

September 13, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

He’s calling it GBTV, for Glenn Beck Television, but Beck’s new two-hour program is not being aired on conventional television. It’s being streamed over the Internet, and BTG media analyst Richard Greenfield predicted on Monday that it is about “to turn the media world upside down.” The launch of the program marked what Greenfield called […]

APPLE’S ITUNES STORE TO INCLUDE STREAMING WITH MOVIE SALES

August 4, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Many of the movies and TV shows that you have downloaded from Apple’s iTunes Store will soon be available for downloading onto other devices or via streaming to your iPhone, iPad, Apple TV and other devices, the website AppAdvice.com reported today (Thursday). The system, named iTunes Replay, is currently being tested internally, but is on […]

BBC REPORTERS TO USE IPHONE FOR LIVE REPORTS

June 16, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Within a month, BBC reporters will be using their iPhones and iPads to file live reports or to send video to a central studio to be edited for later broadcast. The publicly supported broadcaster said Wednesday that it is testing an app that it created in-house and will seek a license from Apple to put […]

VOLVO SPONSORS IPAD BASEBALL

April 1, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Volvo has gone to bat for baseball fans by providing them with free access to live games on Apple devices for the first month of the season, beginning today (Friday). (Owners of the devices will still have to purchase the $14.95 MLB.com At Bat app to view the games.) Ordinarily a month of “out of […]

NBC’S NEW THE CAPE PREVIEWED ON IPAD

January 6, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

NBC is going all out to find innovative ways to promote its upcoming new series The Cape, which debuts on Sunday at 9:00 p.m. Beginning on Wednesday, the one-hour pilot episode of the series became available for viewing on Apple’s iPhone and iPad tablet device via the DC Comics app (http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/dc-comics/ID378080432?MT=8). In a statement, NBC […]

WEATHER CHANNEL: LET IT SNOW, LET IT SNOW, LET IT SNOW

December 29, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

There’s nothing like foul weather to send ratings for the Weather Channel through the roof, and last weekend’s blizzard in the Northeast and heavy snow along most of the East Coast represented a ratings blowout for the channel. It said on Tuesday that it was the No. 1 cable news network between 7:00 a.m. and […]

VERIZON LAUNCHES TV EVERYWHERE SERVICE, WITH A PLUS

November 11, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

Verizon, which is both a phone company and the operator of the FiOS broadband and fiber-optic TV service, has announced its own “TV anywhere” version. Called Flex View, the Verizon service will allow its subscribers to view video-on-demand programming on mobile phones, tablet devices, and laptops. The company said that the feature is already available […]

AT&T TO PUT TV SHOWS ON IPHONES

August 10, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

AT&T on Monday expanded its U-verse package (TV, telephone, and Internet) to allow subscribers to download TV episodes onto Blackberry Torch and Apple iPhone mobile devices via wi-fi without additional cost. Some 52 TV shows will initially be available through licensing deals with Disney/ABC, Discovery, and PBS. The AT&T application will also allow subscribers to […]

IPHONE APP AVAILABLE FOR CANNES ATTENDEES

May 12, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The website FilmFestivals.com has developed an iPhone app especially for those attending this year’s Cannes Film Festival. The app, created by Xomo Digital, will allow users to browse through films screening at the festival, read descriptions of them and even view trailers. The website said that it will be posting blog entries, readable on the […]

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