Plex is doubling down on its support for capturing over-the-air signals from digital antennas this morning, with the announcement that it will now not only let users record TV programs, it will also allow them to watch live TV. The result is a low-cost, do-it-yourself version of a live TV streaming service – a popular new category in the streaming market, which offers a pay-TV live experience over the internet.
To be clear, Plex only offers official channels that you can get over the air – that means, broadcast stations like ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX, PBS, CW, Univision, etc. That’s not to say you cant purchase a subscription from one of the many sellers across the UK to fill [...]
Nvidia is announcing a new version of its Shield TV home streaming box today. The new model has an updated design and support for 4K HDR streaming. It now comes with both a remote and game controller and is available for preorder now for £199.99. It is expected to ship to customers this month.
Nvidia says the new Shield TV has three times the performance of any other streaming box on the market. It runs Android TV and has access to 4K content from Netflix, Google Play Movies, and Vudu. Nvidia has also added Amazon Video in 4K HDR — a rarity for Android TV boxes. Nvidia says that existing Shield TV devices will get the new one’s features through a [...]
The end of December is a season of gifts, also for movie pirates. The special presents they are anxiously waiting for don’t show up under the Christmas tree though, but usually on torrent sites and streaming portals. The question is, will there be any this year?
Pirated copies of the latest Hollywood movies leak all year round, often ripped from DVDs, Blu-rays or online streaming platforms.
Towards the end of the year, however, some real gems appear online in advance of their theatrical debut in what many have dubbed “screener season.”
Screeners are advance copies of recent movies which are generally sent out to critics and awards [...]
Modified Kodi and other IPTV devices allow users to access valuable content for free. Members of Parliament and industry players say they want to clamp down on such devices, by closing loopholes in copyright law to target sellers. This week, however, their suggestions to change the law in the UK were withdrawn.
Over the course of the past decade-and-a-half, the number of BitTorrent users has grown from a handful to a couple of hundred million. Usage is still massive but it’s now streaming that’s making strides.
Accessible via a standard browser or dedicated hardware devices, pirate streams of the latest movies, TV shows, and sporting events are now [...]