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  1. scojer

    T-Mobile and Microsoft Team up on Project xCloud

    https://www.t-mobile.com/news/tmobile-microsoft-project-xcloud-game-streaming As much as we don't want game streaming to take off, they're pushing for it more and more. When technology is at a place with very minimal lag, and affordable service, I'll jump on board. Until then, watching this...
  2. B

    NAS Noob Question: Synology DS218j add new storage pool

    Disclaimer: I know jack about an NAS. I bought a Synology DS218j so I could have an always-on network storage device to stream movie and TV show files without having my PC on 24-hours a day. The Western Digital white 10 TB drive in my DS218j is getting close to capacity, so I bought and added...
  3. cageymaru

    HyperX Quadcast Microphone Reviewed

    Hardware Canucks has reviewed the HyperX Quadcast and calls it super natural and clean. Watch the video below! The HyperX Quadcast is one of the most anticipated USB streaming microphones announced in the last year. At $140 it isn't cheap but as you'll hear in this review the sound quality...
  4. AlphaAtlas

    AMD Confirms Stadia Will Run on Intel CPUs

    As one of the world's most pervasive cloud service providers, Google is in a better position to launch a successful game streaming platform than almost anyone. The hardware they choose to use for the launch of their "Stadia" streaming service will undoubtedly influence future game streaming...
  5. AlphaAtlas

    Digital Foundry Analyzes Google's Stadia Platform

    Following Google's "Stadia" game streaming service announcement yesterday, Digital Foundry decided to take a closer look at the hardware behind the platform. Google says they use a "Custom 2.7GHz hyper-threaded x86 CPU with AVX2 SIMD and 9.5MB L2+L3 cache," and while they didn't mention the...
  6. cageymaru

    Twitch Streamer Ninja Was Paid $1 Million by EA to Stream 'Apex Legends'

    According to Reuters, Twitch streamer Ninja was paid $1 million to stream the battle royale game 'Apex Legends' to his 13 million followers on February 5, 2019. He also tweeted about the event to his fans. $1 million "is more than twice media reports of Ninja's monthly earnings from streaming...
  7. AlphaAtlas

    AT&T Raises Prices Again

    According to recent reports, AT&T is raising subscription prices for their DirecTV Now streaming service. Citing their own sources, as well as an official confirmation from AT&T, Cord Cutters says that emails about the $10 price hike are supposed to go out today. AT&T also raised U-Verse and...
  8. cageymaru

    Revenue from Music Streaming Services Grew 30% in 2018

    According to the RIAA 2018 Year-End Music Industry Revenue Report, revenue from streaming music platforms grew 30% year-over-year (YoY) in 2018. Revenue from streaming music platforms was $7.4 billion and contributed to 75% of the total revenue from 2018. Nearly all U.S. music industry revenue...
  9. cageymaru

    The "Bones" Ruling Exposes Corporate Greed in the Streaming Era

    Fox has been hit with a $179 million ruling in a case involving its hit show "Bones" after an arbitrator concluded "Fox executives lied, cheated and committed fraud at the expense of the show's stars and executive producer Barry Josephson." The dispute was centered around the worth of the show...
  10. AlphaAtlas

    Google Might Announce a Game Streaming Platform Next Month

    GamesIndustry.biz claims that Google has sent out a round of invitations for a GDC keynote address on March 19. While the invitation was particularly short on details, as both gamesindustry.biz and Kotaku's Jason Schreir note, its not hard to guess the direction Google will take. They recently...
  11. AlphaAtlas

    Netflix Cancels The Punisher And Jessica Jones

    Even though Netflix's Marvel TV series are still quite popular, the streaming platform has steadily been axing all of them. They already canceled Daredevil, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist, and today, Deadline reports that Netflix has all but finished off their slice of the Marvel Cinematic Universe by...
  12. cageymaru

    Samsung Announces World's First 15.6-Inch UHD OLED Displays for Notebooks

    Samsung Display has announced that it has created the world's first 15.6-inch ultra-high definition (UHD) OLED display for the premium notebook/laptop market. Mass production of the panels begins mid-February. The displays will feature a 3840 x 2160 resolution, HDR and will be optimized for...
  13. AlphaAtlas

    Most Customers Would Stop Watching Netflix if it had Commercials

    Netflix reportedly tested video ads for other series earlier this year, and those tests didn't go well. The company has no public plans to implement video ads anytime soon, and a recent survey conducted by the market research firm Audience Project seems to justify Netflix's reluctance. After...
  14. AlphaAtlas

    Netflix Raises U.S. Prices

    Reuters reports that Netflix is raising prices for U.S. subscribers by "13 to 18 percent." The standard plan will now be $12.99 instead of $10.99, the basic plan is getting a $1 price bump to $8.99, and the premium plan that allows for 4K HDR streaming is now $15.99 instead of $13.99, but those...
  15. AlphaAtlas

    Jensun Huang Comments on the Viability of Streaming Games

    Jensen Huang had a long press Q&A session at CES this year, and VentureBeat posted a transcript of the whole thing. Nvidia's CEO talked about the impact of blockchain, AI, their current GPU lineup, and a wide array of other things, but one of the most interesting comments he made was on the...
  16. AlphaAtlas

    Roku to Launch Premium Channel Service

    Roku already offers a wide array of video streaming services in the form of "apps" available from their store. But in my experience, the quality of these apps varies widely, and juggling accounts and billing methods for different services can be a pain. Following the the footsteps of Amazon...
  17. cageymaru

    Twitch Streamer Ninja Made Close to $10 Million Last Year

    Twitch streamer and Fortnite personality Ninja has been interviewed by CNN where he revealed that he made close to $10 million last year. 70% of his income is from YouTube and Twitch, but he also has sponsors such as Samsung, Uber Eats, and Red Bull. His 20 million YouTube subscribers generate...
  18. AlphaAtlas

    Disney+ is Coming in 2019

    Following in the footsteps of ESPN+, Disney's CEO Bob Iger revealed that Disney's new streaming service will be called Disney+. The service is expected to launch in the U.S. "in late 2019." If you simply can't wait for the new service, Disney also launched a website for the new service, where...
  19. AlphaAtlas

    Comcast is Allegedly Developing a Video Streaming Aggregator

    Citing "people, who asked not to be named because the internal discussions are private," CNBC reports that Comcast is working on a new product that aggregates multiple streaming services like Netflix, Amazon, and YouTube together. That may sound like a Roku, Shield, or any number of existing...
  20. GoldenOne

    Tearing on secondary display when cloning displays

    So I've been trying to sort this for a while now. I have two displays, an acer x34P and an elgato 4k60 pro capture card. the x34p connected via displayport and the 4k60 pro via hdmi 2.0. (I have a dual-PC setup and am not using passthrough) When I "Clone" the displays, the display that is set...
  21. GoldenOne

    Need some help with display timings/blanking intervals to move a tear off-screen

    Heyo! I am in need of some help regarding monitor timings/blanking intervals. Specifically, how to move the blanking interval. Because right now instead of the frame starting at the top/bottom of the vertical area, its starting/ending in the middle. Resulting in an image like this...
  22. cageymaru

    Twitch Streaming Service Has Been Blocked in China

    Twitch has been blocked in China after Chinese citizens flocked to the free streaming service to watch the Asian Games. Due to state broadcaster CCTV's complete lack of coverage of the event, Twitch became the third most popular app in the iOS App Store in China. Even though Chinese esports...
  23. cageymaru

    Study Finds that Millennials Prefer Multiple Content Providers for Streaming

    According to Parks Associates research, millenials are becoming ever more varied when it comes to choosing an Over-The-Top (OTT) subscription service to stream content. By tracking over 200 OTT services it was discovered that more than 25% of millenials chose 3 or more services and over 50%...
  24. DooKey

    Amazon may Make a Free, Ad-Supported Streaming Service for Fire TVs

    Amazon may be making a free, ad-supported streaming service called Free Dive for Fire TVs. It may be similar to The Roku Channel and have licensed content from studios like Sony and Paramount. Also, this won't replace Prime Video and will simply be a supplement to that service. How well this...
  25. cageymaru

    Steam.tv Is Live and Streaming DOTA 2 The International 2018

    Valve is streaming DOTA 2 The International 2018 on Steam.tv. You can invite friends to Steam Chat groups to chat with them and watch the show together. It seems to announce to friends that you are watching the live game stream. It seamlessly allows you to skip to any point in the...
  26. DooKey

    'Shadow' PC Game Streaming Service is Headed to US Coasts

    Shadow is a new PC game streaming service that started up in California earlier this year. According to Engadget they are going to expand to the East and West coast on August 9th. After this initial expansion they plan to go nation-wide in October. What does all of this mean? It means streaming...
  27. B

    Need opinions on streaming build

    Hi, I want to start steaming fortnite and rocket league. My budget is £1400, would you say this build is ok. I could save money by dropping down to the 2600x, but I'm not sure whether it's good enough. I don't want to have to upgrade my CPU for a few years. Also, is there anything else I could...
  28. DooKey

    DC Universe Streaming Service Annual Membership Pre-Order Available Now

    If you're a fan of DC Comics then you might be a fan of their new DC Universe streaming service that starts this fall. You can go to DCUNIVERSE.com and pre-order an annual subscription to the service for $74.99 plus tax. This service will have some of their animated series available as well as...
  29. DooKey

    Senate Wants Emergency Alerts to go Out Through Netflix, Spotify, etc.

    Senators from Hawaii and South Dakota have introduced a bill that would change the Emergency Alert System and add these alerts to streaming services like Netflix. This is an interesting idea and I can get behind this effort as long as the government fixes false alerts like those that happened in...
  30. DooKey

    Sources: Google Is Planning A Game Platform That Could Take On Xbox And PlayStation

    Several months back we talked about Google and their possible entry into the gaming market. The rumors are still persisting and Kotaku is claiming they have sources that say the rumors are true. If their sources are correct it's going to be a three-pronged approach beginning with a streaming...
  31. R

    Watch Streaming TV On Oculus Go, With Oculus TV

    AndroidCenteral is reporting that available today on the Oculus Store is a new app called Oculus TV. Available for free after downloading the app will transport you to a virtual living room, with a 180" equivalent screen, where you can watch content from Netflix, Hulu, Showtime, Pluto TV and...
  32. FrgMstr

    Twitch Getting Twitchier - Youtube Gaming Smelling Gamier

    If you do not know much about the world of streaming games, The NYT has a fairly extensive article about how Twitch is seemingly getting a stranglehold on the market over Youtube Gaming, and not much is really said about Facebook's foray into the game streaming world. And while everyone is...
  33. R

    Streaming Service Subscribers Significantly Satisfied

    A report today from PR Newswire shows that video streaming services are absolutely crushing subscription TV service in customer satisfaction. The American Customer Satisfaction Index 2018 Telecommunications Report shows subscription television service satisfaction down 3.1% to a score of 62...
  34. DooKey

    AT&T Launching New Streaming Version of DirecTV

    AT&T is getting ready to launch yet another TV streaming service to go with their DirecTV Now and AT&T Watch. The new service is basically DirecTV without the satellite dish. You get an AT&T streaming box, hook it to your internet and then you get the DirecTV lineup. They expect to be able to...
  35. DooKey

    YouTube Launching New Music Streaming Service

    YouTube wants to compete with the likes of Amazon Music and other streaming services with their new YouTube Music service. The service starts on 22 May with a new app and they claim to offer everything from songs, albums, live performances and music videos. Also, they are renaming YouTube Red to...
  36. R

    Late Afternoon Defrag Streaming

    Are the adrenaline packed, high tension livestreams of Hunt Showdown too much for you? Perhaps PvPvE gameplay just isn't your bag? Well fortunately for you, we're here to help, and bring you "twitchdefrags," a 24/7 livestream of a hard drive being defragmented. Let your cares float away as you...
  37. DooKey

    AT&T Getting Ready to Offer Skinny TV Streaming Package for $15

    During his recent testimony in the AT&t/Time Warner antitrust trial, AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson mentions a new skinny streaming TV option without sports is going to be offered for $15 a month. Wireless customers will get the best deal....free. Even though AT&T already offers a $35 per month...
  38. DooKey

    Disney Launches New ESPN+ Streaming Service

    Disney has just joined the ranks of streaming content providers with their new ESPN+ service. Disney has never done anything like this before and it makes sense for them to offer their flagship sports product to the masses like this. I guess they've seen the ESPN numbers dropping on traditional...
  39. DooKey

    YouTube TV Now Streams in Firefox Browser

    YouTube TV now has the capability of being streamed in the Firefox browser. Up until this point it was only available for streaming in Chrome. Also, YouTube plans to open up streaming to other browsers in the future so don't worry if you don't use Chrome or Firefox. It's not exactly a surprise...
  40. A

    Solutions for connecting separate bluetooth microphone and BT earpiece to android

    I am interested in doing interviews for live streaming and was trying to figure out a solution in which I could hear alerts via a bluetooth earpiece connected to my phone but also have the freedom to have a standalone microphone that I could carry and conduct interviews with that would pick up...
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