hulu

Tue
09
Aug
John Lister's picture

Hulu Abandons Free Service; to become Subscription Only

Hulu is ditching its free TV service, though it will still be available in a different form. Analysts believe the move was forced on it by the television industry. Up until now, Hulu users had three options for streaming video online. The free, ... basic service let users watch many network and cable shows the day after broadcast - but only if users watched commercials. In most cases, the five most recent episodes of a show were available online. Customers can also pay $7.99 a month for a "limited commercials" option, or $11.99 a month to cut out commercials altogether. Both of these ... (view more)

Fri
16
May
Brandon Dimmel's picture

Comcast to Reinstate Bandwidth Caps: Fair or Foul?

It appears as if one of the largest cable and home Internet service providers in the United States is planning to reinstate monthly bandwidth limits on its many customers. The news is raising new and old questions about net neutrality , Internet ... fairness, and bandwidth usage caps in general. Recently, Comcast executive vice president David Cohen told a New York audience that his company plans to reinstate monthly bandwidth caps sometime in the next five years. Bandwidth Cap System More Fair, Says Exec Bandwidth is loosely defined as is a measurement of available or consumed data communication ... (view more)

Fri
25
Apr
Brandon Dimmel's picture

Netflix Price Going Up; Amazon Acquires HBO Content

Popular video streaming service Netflix has announced plans to raise its monthly service price. Meanwhile, Amazon says it has acquired the rights to HBO (Home Box Office) shows for its Amazon Prime streaming service. For the past three years, ... Netflix has offered its video streaming services to customers for $7.99 per month -- an affordable price that has helped Netflix generate revenue of $1 billion. Netflix's total profits for the first quarter of 2014 are an estimated $53 million. (Source: bbc.com ) Premium Content Means Higher Prices, Netflix Says Netflix chief executive officer Reed ... (view more)

Mon
04
Jul
Dennis Faas's picture

Tech Giants Bid to Acquire Hulu Online Video Service

Google, Microsoft and Yahoo are all reportedly bidding to buy out online video service, Hulu.com. But they all have different reasons for considering the move. For those who aren't aware of it, Hulu is one of the most popular legal video streaming ... services. It allows users in the US to see recent and archived programming from several major American networks and cable channels, with viewing available on computers, smartphones, tablets and directly on some TV sets. It had appeared Hulu was going to join several other tech companies over the next few years by cashing in through public share ... (view more)

Wed
17
Jun
Dennis Faas's picture

'Hulu Desktop', and 'Prey'

Hulu Desktop Hulu Desktop features a media center that allows you to view movies and television on your PC. It offers a sleek new look that's optimized for use with standard Windows Media Center remote controls or Apple remote controls, allowing you ... to navigate Hulu's entire library with just six buttons. Hulu's website offers commercial-supported streaming video from NBC, Fox and many other networks and studios. http://www.hulu.com Prey Prey is a simple and lightweight program that will help you track and find your laptop if it ever gets stolen. It works in all operating systems and is open ... (view more)

Mon
17
Mar
Dennis Faas's picture

NBC Ready To Take On YouTube

NBC has formally launched its online video site Hulu.com, seen by many as a potential rival to YouTube. The site, which is also backed by Fox's parent group News Corporation, contains more than 250 TV episodes from shows such as The Office and The ... Simpsons, plus movies such as The Big Lebowski. There are also movies and TV shows available in clip-form only. Sports fans can choose from clips of recent NBA and NHL games, or full-length NCAA basketball games from the past 25 years. Around 50 different TV stations, movie producers and websites are represented in the project. Some shows include ... (view more)

Thu
13
Mar
Dennis Faas's picture

'Hulu', and 'Google Labs'

Hulu Hulu finally opens its beta to everyone today. Watch the newest television series and movies on the web without fearing the feds breathing down your neck. It's all free, it's all legit. http://www.hulu.com/ Google Labs Google's technology ... playground. Showcases a few of their favorite ideas that aren't quite ready for prime time. Your feedback can improve them. Play with these prototypes and send your comments directly to the Googlers who developed them. http://labs.google.com/ (view more)

Wed
19
Dec
Dennis Faas's picture

'Open Hulu', and 'Vmc Player'

Open Hulu Watch US network television shows on the Internet; these are the same shows currently showing on the closed beta of Hulu, including 24, Arrested Development, the Simpsons, the Office. According to the site, this use is allowed by Hulu's ... terms of use, so enjoy! http://www.openhulu.com/ Vmc Player VMCPlayer is a free player for watching video from mobile phone and iPod on your PC. Supports all mobile phone video formats including 3GP, 3G2 and MP4. Plus, most of the video and audio codecs are supported. It is fast, powerful and easy-to-use. http://www.videomobileconverter.com/vmcplayer (view more)

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