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Top 5 Tech Articles You Might Have Missed: Week of April 25

It’s the end of April and recent news is all about connectivity. This week we saw some exciting coverage of streaming entertainment in the Internet Era with new offerings from service providers to allow for more multi-screen experiences. Software continues to evolve and help consumers access content anytime, anywhere, on any device. The week comes to an exciting close with the royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton.  It’s a spectacle sure to have the whole world watching…did you? 

1. Comcast Is Making VOD More Like Live TV

April 28, 2011 By Ryan Lawler, NewTeeVee

Comcast has drastically expanded the amount of TV content available through its VOD service, now with all four major broadcasters on board with current-season TV programming available to subscribers. But more important than the addition of new content is some technology that will enable content providers to better track and monetize shows that Comcast subscribers are tuning into on demand.

2. The Future of TV: Why Broadcast Needs to Adapt

April 28, 2011 By Ron Frankel, Mashable

The TV industry is at a turning point, and it’s no surprise that this shift is causing operator and programming executives to aggressively rethink conventional wisdom and come up with new ideas to address changing consumer habits.

 3. Next Up for Netflix: Family Plans

April 18, 2011 By Janko Roettgers, GigaOM

Netflix will introduce additional streaming plans later this year that will offer the ability to stream to multiple devices simultaneously, according to a FAQ for investors published on the company’s website. Details are still to be determined, but the offering could look like a cell phone family plan, with an option to add additional accounts at a lower price point.

4. Travel+Leisure’s Best Travel Gadgets of 2011

April 20, 2011 Travel+Leisure

Travel + Leisure magazine announced the winners of its 2011 Tech Awards, featuring both the Motorola XOOM and Motorola ATRIX 4G in the Best Tablet and Best Smartphone categories.

5. How to Follow the Royal Wedding Online

April 28, 2011 By Doug Gross, CNN

Fear not. The British royal family is making sure that anyone with access to the Web will be able to keep up with the nuptials of Prince William and Kate Middleton. Viewers can follow the royal wedding on any device anywhere including live streams via YouTube, Twitter, Flickr and TV broadcasting.

One Response

  1. Online television is great!
    I hate missing things which do not happen in online TV. 🙂

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