Yahoo may have failed in its bid to acquire Hulu last year, but CEO Marissa Mayer announced it’s snagged rights to show something the streaming site has been known for: Saturday Night Live . The deal with Broadway Video will give Yahoo exclusive online access to archived SNL content from 1975 through 2013 including show clips, “select” musical performances, behind the scenes and dress rehearsal clips
Yahoo snags exclusive rights to Saturday Night Live’s archives (update: clips only) starting September 1st
We’re still waiting to see Cox’s next generation cable TV-to-mobile streaming app, but right now it’s released a version of its existing Cox TV Connect app for Android. Available on iPads since the end of 2011 and on iPhone / iPod touch since the end of last year, it’s finally made the trek to a “select” group of Android tablets, consisting of the Nexus 7 and Samsung Galaxy 2 / Galaxy Note slates
We’re still a bit away from Ultra HD becoming the standard for television. One of the things standing in the way is just how much bandwidth pushing that many pixels demands
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SES demos first Ultra HD transmission in more efficient HEVC standard
Now that Ultra HD TVs are poised to hit the market in force, it’s more important than ever to have receivers that can handle them — even if our bank accounts often can’t . Harman Kardon knows this well enough to ship its AVR 2700 and AVR 3700 receivers, both of which carry 4K passthrough and upscaling on their eight HDMI ports as a matter of course
If we’ve learned anything from the patent wars it’s that lawsuits beget lawsuits, and Red and Sony’s budding spat is no exception. In response to allegations that Sony’s F5, F55 and F65 cameras violate a pair of Red camera patents, the Japanese manufacturer is filing a suit of its own
The 56-inch OLED TV Sony trotted out at CES may not be headed to the consumer marke t, but it is becoming a reality, at least in the professional sector.
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Sony unveils 30-and 56-inch professional 4K OLED monitor prototypes
Along with its new smaller (and cheaper) 4K TVs , Sony has announced its FMP-X1 4K media player and 4K video distribution service. Plans for both were first revealed at CES , however the official press release (included after the break) provides the full details, that it will be $699 and arrive preloaded with 10 4K films and shorts when it ships this summer. Starting in the fall, the video service will launch, with “fee-based” access to Sony’s library of movies.
Think $25,000 for an 84-inch 4K TV is a bit tough to swallow? You’re certainly not alone, but if you’re willing to compromise on a few viewable inches , you could very well save yourself quite a bit of cash. At Sony’s NAB press conference today here in Las Vegas, the company finally shared pricing for its smaller 4K models, the Bravia XBR-55X900A and the XBR-65X900A, which ring in at 55 and 65 inches, respectively
From the latest harbinger of the robopocalypse from Boston Dynamics to more friendly looking machines like Romo , Engadget has a longstanding love affair with all forms of robots.
Say goodbye to the passé virtual aquarium.
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Animal Planet critter livestreams arrive on Samsung Smart TVs, coming to Roku and Xbox Live