streaming

wi-fi

Google's Video Game Streaming Service Passes the Starbucks Test

There were some hiccups, but playing the latest ‘Assassin’s Creed’ on an old Chromebook worked way better than I expected.
Matthew Gault
10.18.18
piracy

The Rise of Netflix Competitors Has Pushed Consumers Back Toward Piracy

BitTorrent usage has bounced back because there's too many streaming services, and too much exclusive content.
Karl Bode
10.2.18
Buffering

US Wireless Video Streaming Sucks, Study Says

The US lags behind dozens of countries thanks to arbitrary throttling practices.
Karl Bode
9.27.18
Twitch

Pewdiepie Is Teaching His Audience that Women Are Asking For It

A feud between Felix "Pewdiepie" Kjellberg and a streamer who goes by "Alinity" encapsulates the way many gamers and Twitch streamers feel about women online.
Samantha Cole
5.25.18
MP3

How the Music Industry Messed Up Legal Streaming the First Time Around

Lessons from the music industry’s initial consumer-hostile reaction to the Napster saga. Going from $16 CDs to unlimited streaming is really hard.
Ernie Smith
5.16.18
cord-cutting

Cord Cutting in the US Has Nearly Tripled Since 2013

A new report shows that the number of people who only watch TV through streaming services increased from around 5 million households to 14 million.
Kaleigh Rogers
3.29.18
Terraform

WATCH: The Shocking Assassination of President Guy Fieri

Behind the scenes of the all-consuming future of online content creation.
Hudson Hongo
3.1.18
Trolls

The Canadian Who Allegedly Spammed Twitch Into Oblivion Got a Criminal Charge

Brandan Lukus Apple has a Supreme Court order against him.
Jordan Pearson
1.15.18
NETFLIX

13 Netflix Hacks, Tricks & Shortcuts Everyone Should Know

Enhance your Netflix & chill experience: Discover all the hidden features and third-party tools that make your Netflix experience better, from watching movies with your friends or loved ones over distance with Showgoers to movie reviews & Netflix keyboard
Michael Förtsch
10.13.17
YouTube

PewDiePie: 'I Can't Keep Messing Up Like This'

Felix Kjellberg apologizes for saying something racist, again.
Emanuel Maiberg
9.12.17
Music

Why Spotify Lowered the Volume of Songs and Ended Hegemonic Loudness

Your ears will appreciate the end of the "Loudness Wars."
Bruno Romani
7.28.17
Sound Decisions

A Team of Volunteers Is Archiving SoundCloud in Case It Dies

Spurred by recent reports the German streaming music and audio company may be running out of cash, The Archive Team is racing to preserve sound files—at high cost.
Carl Franzen
7.15.17