Tag Archives: streaming video

Weekly Reading: Back in the Saddle After InfoComm 2015

I’m not sure how you did it. You got ready for InfoComm 2015 in Orlando, attended InfoComm 2015 in Orlando, and recovered from InfoComm 2015 in Orlando — all without reading. Yes, Weekly Reading was on hiatus around the Big Show, which, if you hadn’t heard, was bigger than ever. But Weekly Reading is back! What? […]

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Weekly Reading: A Computer With a Built-In Projector

Before you share that riveting video about the person or animal who did that extraordinarily [cool, awful, explicit, amazing, criminal, heroic, cute, stupid] thing, do you ever stop to ask, “What if it’s not real?” Nine times out of 10 it probably doesn’t matter (who cares if the cat in the video can’t really recite limericks?). […]

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HBO, CBS to Start Streaming: Noooooooooooo!

I’m no big fan of my cable service provider; nor of my cable service provider before that; nor of the sizable monthly bills my cable provider sends that I have little choice but to pay. I’m not a huge fan of my broadband provider (same as the aforementioned cable service provider); nor of the monthly fee I pay for broadband; […]

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Did the Courts Just Slow 4K Acceptance?

I can’t get away from it these days! Everywhere I turn the AV industry is talking about 4K displays and the continuing decrease in the costs of the hardware. I wake up in the morning and the local news station has a “technology expert” talking about what 4K is and how it’s different than HD […]

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Cloud AV: So it Begins

You’ve heard a lot of “cloud this” and “cloud that.” How about the Apple commercials (and others) that tout to average consumers the benefits of keeping their stuff in “the cloud” without ever feeling the need to explain exactly what “the cloud” is? (Admittedly, Apple’s done about the best job of positioning the cloud to consumers […]

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