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PlayOn 4.0 lets you record internet video and skip the ads, DVR-style

PlayOn has been offering a Windows app for years that lets you stream internet video to a mobile device or a TV box (like a Roku, Chromecast, or most recent video game consoles). Just load PlayOn on your PC and you can stream content from over a hundred channels including Netflix, YouTube, Hulu, HBO, and […]

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PlayOn brings more than 100 channels to Chromecast

PlayOn is adding support for Google’s Chromecast to its media server software. That means you can now stream content to a Chromecast from dozens of services that wouldn’t otherwise support Google’s media streamer, including Comedy Central, Hulu (without Hulu Plus), and more. There are a few catches though. PlayOn uses your PC as a media […]

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Chromecast: Vudu, Crackle, Rdio add support, PlayOn begins beta testing

Google’s $35 media streaming device continues to get more useful. When the Chromecast launched in mid-2013, it allowed users to watch content from a handful of internet video sites on a TV. Now there are dozens of apps with Chromecast support, and since Google launched its official SDK the growth of Chromecast apps has accelerated. 4 […]

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Lilbits (12-03-2013): Attack of the (delivery) drones

Amazon surprised a lot of folks when the company unveiled plans to develop a fleet of flying drones that could deliver packages weighing 5 pounds or less to customer’s doors in a matter of minutes. But Amazon is hardly alone in this endeavor. TacoCopter wants to deliver Mexican food by air (but probably won’t be […]

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PlayOn demos method for Chromecast streaming Hulu, Amazon, more (video)

Google’s Chromecast is one of the cheapest devices you can buy that will let you stream internet video to your television. But right now there are only a handful of video sites that work with Chromecast, including Netflix, YouTube, and Google Play Videos. PlayOn is showing off an upcoming feature that will let you stream […]

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PlayOn comes to Google TV, brings Hulu, ABC, ESPN video along for the ride

Google TV is a platform designed to make it easy to find internet video from a variety of sources and stream it to your TV. But as I discovered when I tested the Asus CUBE with Google TV recently, there are many online video sites (including Hulu) which don’t offer apps for the platform. Enter […]