Vudu launches free, ad-supported video steaming service “Vudu Movies On Us”

Walmart-owned streaming video service Vudu has been letting customers rent or purchase movies and TV shows for years. But now you can watch (some) for free. Today the company launched “Vudu Movies On Us,” which is basically an ad-supported video streaming service with a catalog of several thousand movies and TV shows. Videos stream at 1080p […]

Vudu Spark is yet another TV streaming stick… this time from Walmart

Want to stream movies or TV shows from online video service Vudu to your TV? You can use a Chromecast, Roku, Xbox, PlayStation, or any number of smart TVs or set-top boxes from Samsung, LG, Vizio, and others. Soon you’ll also be able to use something called the Vudu Spark. It’s a small HDMI stick that you […]

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 […]

Lilbits (3-03-2014): Are you ready for 50MP smartphone cameras?

Nokia’s Lumia 1020 smartphone may have a crazy high-resolution 41MP camera. But it looks like Chinese phone maker Oppo may be preparing to go even crazier. Leaked photos that appear to have been snapped with an unreleased Oppo Find 7 smartphone suggest it could have a 50MP camera. Update: It turns out the Oppo Find […]