May 27, 2022

U.S.: Consumer Rentals of DVD and Blu-ray Disc Formats Fell by 11% in 2011

What is the future of library video rental programs? Is there still a need? Popular titles? Foreign films? Independents? From The NPD Group: According to The NPD Group, U.S. consumer rental of movies in DVD and Blu-ray Disc formats fell by 11 percent in 2011, versus the prior year, and the landscape of retailers has […]

Rent and Watch Dr. Who Episodes Online Via Facebook & New Facebook for "Every Phone" App

Google+ is getting a massive chunk of attention these days (this is probably an understatement) so we thought we would pass along two Facebook items. First, another example the massive amount of video content becoming available and viewable on the Internet. This time it comes from the BBC and is for users globally. Beginning today, […]

Online Music: Spotify Announces Plans to Enter U.S. Market; Register Now For a Beta Invite

You can read the announcement for yourself on the “Spotify is Coming to the U.S.” web page. According to the page, Spotify will be “coming soon” to the U.S. That’s all we know at this time. You’ll also find a link to register for an invite so you can be one of the first to […]

Watch Live Television News from Japan's NHK Television on Your Computer, Mobile

NHK (Japan’s sole public broadcaster) is offering a feed of their 24×7 English language coverage via NHK World. You can access NHK World from several services/sites including: 1. The NHK World Web Site 2. Via a FREE NHK iPhone/iPad/iTouch App 3. Via Livestation (Along with Feeds from Other Broadcasters and Organizations) Here’s a direct link […]