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Video killed the radio in 1979, now in 2017 our generation is killing traditional television viewing with a steady decline in cable subscription as more Canadians use their online devices (and televisions) to stream digital content from services such as Netflix, Crave and Amazon Prime Video.
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What makes a piece of content a television show, a movie, a YouTube clip? It's not a new discourse. It's something that many (including little old moi) have discussed, dissected and drafted articles a...
The days of collaboration seem all but over, and the tech industry will be affected by what amounts to a new digital cold war. Advance warnings of what's to come include Apple decoupling itself from Google Maps and Facebook "greying" out YouTube videos in the feed. The decision by Amazon, the world's largest retailer, to stop selling its competitors' over-the-top devices such as Google Chromecast and AppleTV is a preemptive strike with possibly momentous implications.
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NEW YORK, N.Y. - Showtime will join rival HBO with an online streaming service for those that don't want to pay for cable.The cable channel said Wednesday that it will begin streaming in July for $10....
Canadians who want to view specialty channels and watch their favourite shows must go through their cable providers, like Bell and Rogers. But some industry experts say that may change. They suggest ...
When it all boils down, Last Gang Records was started in one of the most tumultuous eras of the music industry. It has thrived in the ten years since. Most people would say that the worst is over, but the entertainment industry will continue to evolve with streaming technology and subsequent advancements. But I'm not too worried for them.
"It's ironic, then, that just as the Internet and TV have conspired to devastate the old business models of music and movies, they're also come together to create new business models to save them."
Basically the cord cutting decision comes down to how much you value brand new content or the social component of watching and discussing that new content with friends. The last episode of Breaking Bad was admittedly the big media event of last year. I'm patient. I'll keep the cash and wait.
Nine Inch Nails (NIN) fans are rejoicing after the American Industrial Rock project announced the release of the 8th album "Hesitation Marks", out on September 3rd. The album is mastered in two ways,...
Eavesdropping on a conversation and only catching the odd word is one of life's great frustrations. Asking people to speak up or moving your chair to join their table is not likely to be met with much enthusiasm. So what's to be done? Amplify!