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Movies & Entertainment

7 Real Technologies That Season 4 of Black Mirror Has Ruined For Me

By | Jan 10, 2018 at 12:45 pm

As far as futuristic, techno-paranoid thrillers go, Black Mirror takes the artificially intelligent cake. From the horrific depictions of technology gone wrong to the psychopathic monsters using it for their own personal gain, the incredibly popular Netflix series has brought every technophobes worst nightmares…


Research: Most People Think Sports Live Streams Are Terrible

By | Nov 21, 2017 at 9:20 am

Sports have long been the saving grace of paid television. Unlike TV shows, everyone needs to see sports live in order to enjoy it properly. And unlike straight news networks, sports fans will tune in religiously. If streaming video services can crack sports live…

Gear & Gadgets

Here Are the Best TVs from LG and Sony That Money Can Buy

By | Nov 6, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Upgrading your TV isn’t as simple as waiting for the next big upgrade to hit your local big box store. For some consumers, it’s about getting the most out of their investment, but for others (like me) it’s about staying current and having the…


How One Drone Business Is Getting Better Aerial Shots Into TV and Film

By | Oct 25, 2017 at 11:30 am

3D-mapping, construction services, delivery services, and shark-feeding are just a few of the industries that have seen a benefit from drones. But one simple use remains to be explored more fully, and it will be: The first nationwide drone-based service for the arts and…

Startups & Apps

5 Apps to Improve Your Netflix Viewing Experience

By | Oct 22, 2017 at 4:00 pm

You’ve heard of Netflix and Chill. Now try literally chilling and watching Netflix. Crazy, I know, but it’s an increasing common pastime: Netflix captured nearly a third of all home entertainment revenues in the U.S. last year. And when you’re mainlining episode after episode…



2017 Looks Like the Biggest Year for Cord-Cutters Yet

By | Oct 17, 2017 at 9:20 am

Looks like the revolution won’t be televised. Because after the streaming revolution is over, nothing’s going to be televised. After combing the public filings for major pay TV companies including AT&T, Comcast, Dish, Charter and Verizon, streaming watchdog site Exstreamist has officially predicted that 2017…

Social Media


The Gap Between TV News and Online News Shrunk a Ton in Just a Year

By | Sep 11, 2017 at 10:50 am

Americans’ reliance on online news is catching up to their long-time favorite news source, TV. According to a new August 2017 study fresh out of the Pew Research Center, the internet is a scant seven percent of the U.S. population behind TV. Look, the…


14 Sci-Fi Movies That Made Us Want Flying Cars, Smart Watches and Bionic Limbs

By | Aug 30, 2017 at 10:50 am

Life imitates art. At least, that’s what my boss keeps telling me every time I wear my Iron Man mask during important meetings. Honestly though, tech entrepreneurs have to admit that a lot of their great ideas were dreamed up by movie directors 50…

Augmented Reality

Why Local Broadcasters Are Turning to Augmented Reality

By | Aug 16, 2017 at 9:20 am

Augmented reality (AR) is growing in use by broadcast news outlets — even local news studios are exploring AR as a tool to bring their broadcasts up to date and engage their audiences. It’s a sign of the evolving times that a growing tech niche…


Analyst Predicts Another 31 Million Cord Cutters Over the Next Decade

By | Jul 26, 2017 at 2:30 pm

The trend towards cord cutting — the act getting rid of one’s expensive cable package in exchange for a couple streaming video subscriptions — has been growing over the past decade. Now, an analyst predicts that we haven’t seen anything yet, and that a…


TV Subscribers Who Don’t Want ESPN Still Pay Over $4.5B Annually for It

By | Jul 3, 2017 at 11:30 am

Sports coverage just isn’t gripping the younger generations as much as it did for the more senior ones. That’s bad news for the Walt Disney Co., owner of ESPN, and any other broadcasters depending on live sports to give their bottom line a boost….


Seamless Integration Can Bridge the Gap Between Cable and Streaming Services

By | Apr 19, 2017 at 12:50 pm

Just a few short years ago, entertainment was dominated by cable services. If you wanted to watch your favorite shows, movies, and infomercials, you needed a box, a satellite dish, or an old school pair of bunny ears. But in 2007, Netflix made on-demand streaming…


8 Ways to Leverage TV Appearances to Build Your Brand

By | Feb 20, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Getting on TV is the startup founder’s dream. Whether it’s a local news segment or a popular pitch competition show, having a natural marketing opportunity like TV is a great way to facilitate success. But don’t let an appearance on “Shark Tank” limit you…



Watch Super Bowl 51 for Free Without Cable

By | Feb 1, 2017 at 2:20 pm

I just became a cord cutter a few weeks ago, and it was very liberating. Until, of course I realized that, even with a Sling TV subscription, there may not be a way to watch Super Bowl 51 from home. But alas – some good news! This year,…


The 3 Best 70 Inch Televisions That Money Can Buy

By | Mar 24, 2017 at 11:20 am

Let’s face it, television is better than ever. Whether it’s March Madness or Game of Thrones, a new HDTV is never out of place. Fortunately for you, we’ve got the best 70 inch televisions for you to check out. If you want a serious upgrade to…


Digital Ads Are on Track to Finally Beat TV Ads in 2017

By | Dec 7, 2016 at 4:30 pm

Digital ad spends are finally within range of beating their oldest, greatest rival: TV ad spends. Digital is set to finally overtake TV in 2017. The news comes via ZenithOptimedia’s Global Ad Spend Forecast, which was released this week. Anne Austin, publications manager at Zenith,…


4 Ways You Can Provide Your Own Media Coverage

By | Nov 25, 2016 at 2:30 pm

I had a colleague recently ask me about what online PR distribution company they could use to publicize their book. My response was, “I’ve never used a press release ever.” I have only ever been my own media coverage. I see no reason to…