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Popcorn Time's 'Netflix For Torrents' Is Coming To Chromecast

Popcorn Time is a miracle: It lets you stream torrents of movies and TV shows as though they were on Netflix or Hulu. Is it illegal? Probably! But it’s also awesome, hard to trace, and soon it will work with your Chromecast.


Google's About To Ruin YouTube By Squeezing Indie Labels

It’s official: Google is about to ruin YouTube. A company exec told the Financial Times it will start blocking videos from record labels that refuse to sign licensing deals for its forthcoming premium service, YouTube Music Pass. This is the dumbest thing Google could do, and it threatens the very heart of what has always made YouTube so special.


The Future Of UltraViolet Video Streaming In Australia Is Up To JB Hi-Fi and EzyFlix

Two big names in Australian movie and TV show sales are deciding the future of how consumers access digital copies of their movies online. All the technology is in place for these companies to offer digital purchases and high-quality on-demand video streaming, but they haven’t made that crucial step just yet.


Streaming Video Junkies Devour Over Half The Traffic On The Internet

Sandvine just released its twice yearly report on internet traffic, and it’s a doozy. While it’s no surprise to see mobile growing and Snapchat kicking arse, it’s a little bit mind-bending to learn that binge-watching streaming addicts gobble up over half the traffic on the internet in North America.


Popcorn Time For Android: Stream Movie Torrents On Your Phone For Free

You remember Popcorn Time, the Netflix for torrents that suffered a self-inflicted death? Well, it never really died. The open source project lives on in the form of a forked app version, available for download for Mac, Windows and Linux. Today, it comes to Android.



The Secret Deals That Make YouTube Buffer

If you ever find yourself having to wait for YouTube to buffer videos — but ads load just fine — then don’t worry, you’re not alone. In fact, it’s likely you’re on the receiving end of a corporate deal that limits how much you can enjoy online videos.


For Music Fans, Google Chromecast Is No Apple Airplay

About two and a half years after Evolver.fm started taking Google to task over its lack of a super-simple wireless music solution along the lines of Apple’s AirPlay for zapping music to speakers around the house, Google unveiled on Wednesday what some are calling its answer to AirPlay: Chromecast.


Chromecast Is Google's Answer To Getting Web Video On Your TV

Meet Chromecast. This is Google’s vision for how Chrome can help unite your experience across all of the many screens we’ve got. And you better believe it’s all about video. Who knew a little $35 dongle could change the way you watch forever?


Report: Google Wants To Make A Streaming Television Service

The Wall Street Journal reports unnamed sources that say Google has approached big media companies about licensing TV shows for a streaming television service it wants to launch. Intel and Apple have also been working on similar services.