Digital Video Downloads

Coming Soon To Internet Television: More Indie Films

May 27th, 2008 | By | Category: Digital Movie Store, Digital Video Downloads, General, Internet TV, New Media Organizations, Video

The long tail of cinema is coming soon to Internet television, according to New York Times article. It looks at Cinetic Media, a company that is working on distributing indie films via the Internet: John Sloss is one of the top sales agents for independent films. Mr. Sloss, 52, has handled the sale of such […]

Roku Netflix Player Offers 8 Times The Movie Selection Of Apple TV

May 20th, 2008 | By | Category: Digital Movie Store, Digital Video Downloads, Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

The world of Internet video just got a lot more interesting. The Netflix Player by Roku is the first product that lets you get Netflix movies and TV shows streamed directly to your TV screen. It also costs $100 and offers about 8 times the movie selection of Apple TV. Best of all, if you’ve […]

More Movies Coming To iTunes Sooner

May 1st, 2008 | By | Category: Digital Movie Store, Digital Video Downloads, Video

According to a Hollywood Reporter report – Apple’s iTunes store will be getting more movies and getting them sooner. Apple is expected to announce today that it has struck a deal with a wide array of movie studios to sell new releases at its iTunes Store. The move would come as many bricks & morter […]

ADM Announces Proposed Advertising Standards

Apr 17th, 2008 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Digital Music, Digital Video Downloads, General, How to Podcast, Internet TV, Making Money with Podcasts, New Media Organizations, Video, Video Podcasts

The Association for Downloadable Media, an industry group focusing on podcasting and new media, today unveiled proposed advertising standards for use with downloadable media. The proposed ad units are offered with an eye toward making negotiations smoother between content creators and advertisers. The proposed standards were presented Wednesday morning in an ADM forum at the […]

iTunes Lags 89,000 Movies Behind Netflix

Apr 16th, 2008 | By | Category: Digital Movie Store, Digital Video Downloads, iPods & Portable Media Players, Video

I’m a big fan of Apple TV – but it’s going to be a hard sell unless Apple gets more studios on board and builds up a library of long-tail content. Apple TV & iTunes currently offer less than 1,000 movies  – or about 89,900 less than Netflix: The version of the iTunes Store reachable […]

XBox 360 To Get Original Internet Television

Mar 31st, 2008 | By | Category: Digital Video Downloads, General, Internet TV, Video

Competition for the next generation Internet television platform is starting to heat up. Microsoft, seeking to expand offerings on its Xbox 360 console, has reached an agreement with Hollywood firm the Safran Company to produce original shows for distribution on the system. The company represents clients like actor and producer Sean Combs (“Monster’s Ball”), actor and writer Nia […]

Safari On iPhone To Get YouTube Support

Mar 31st, 2008 | By | Category: Digital Video Downloads, Internet TV, Mobile Podcasting

The iPhone Safari browser may soon directly support YouTube, according to at least one report:  The latest version of the iPhone 2.0 firmware that was just seeded to developers has a YouTube plugin for! We’re not sure at this point if this is using the same method as the native YouTube app that just works […]

TiVo Adds Podcasting Support; Still Too Complicated

Mar 18th, 2008 | By | Category: Digital Video Downloads, General, Internet TV, Podcasting Hardware, Podcasting Services

TiVo today introduced version 2.6 of TiVo Desktop for Windows, adding deeper support for Web videos and podcasts. Features include: You can now transfer all your downloaded Web Video from your PC to your TiVo DVR so you can watch them on your TV. Automatic conversions of your TiVoToGo transfers to support portable devices that […]

Apple’s iTunes Slowly Doing To The Movie Industry What It Did To The Music Industry

Mar 10th, 2008 | By | Category: Computer Hardware, Digital Movie Store, Digital Music, Digital Video Downloads, Internet TV, Video

Much as the movie industry would like to avoid having Apple becoming the dominant digital vendor for digital movies as it has in the world of digital music, Apple is doing it anyway. While the movie and television industry experiments with a bunch of incompatible standards and technologies, Apple has been inexorably putting together a […]

Video Podcast Explores The Universe, Expands Your Mind

Feb 28th, 2008 | By | Category: Digital Video Downloads, Educational Podcasts, Internet TV, iPods & Portable Media Players, Video, Video Podcasts

Gravitas is a unique video podcast that pairs original music compositions with computer graphic simulations of the universe in motion. Here’s the podcast description: GRAVITAS is a visual and musical celebration of the beauty in a dynamic universe driven by gravity. Animations from supercomputer simulations of forming galaxies, star clusters, galaxy clusters, and galaxy interactions […]