Quipol As online video services like Hulu, YouTube, Netflix, Amazon Video, and iTunes continue to grow, do you think good old-fashioned cable TV is “on the way out the door?” Let us know what you think in this poll!
Television is changing, everyone can see that. But does that mean that television many of us have come to know and love is going away? Absolutely not. This great interview with Dan Wieden of the popular advertising agency Wieden+Kennedy sums up nicely how the changes in how we’re all watching TV is actually good. To [...]
Created by Connect Your Home. Here’s an interesting look at how DVRs are changing the way we watch TV. Today, more than 45% of cable TV subscribers have DVRs and 35% have more than 1 DVR. What’s that mean for how we’re watching TV? Take a look.
What if the job you get paid for is what you end up doing at work surreptitiously anyway? Maybe you stream a couple TV shows at work while you wait for the office aide to get back with the figures for an upcoming meeting. Or maybe you watch some shows when you’re actually supposed to [...]
Before I get mobbed with Kardashian stalkers or mauled by guidos, let me preface this list with a reminder that popularity does not constitute influence, which is the perfect segue into what “influence” in this article truly means. Influential Rule #1 For a television show to be influential it must either capture the world’s attention, [...]
Have you ever wondered what you’d have to do in order to avoid seeing a television for the rest of your life? Neither had I, but there’s a first time for everything and the idea of a life sans TV intrigues me so let’s go with it. For starters, we a need a scenario that [...]
Recently it was announced that ads will be banned from the middle of TV dramas in China starting January 1st, 2012. In China, this strategy is a step towards tightening already strained restrictions on television. Could a similar ban ever take place in the United States or elsewhere? We can’t really say. What we can [...]
You’re watching a favorite weekday cable tv show at home and decide to see which of your friends might be tuned in as well. So you get out your phone and open Yahoo!’s app “IntoNow” and then, almost by magic, the phone knows which show you’re watching. You don’t have to push any buttons or [...]
“When you’re young, you look at television and think, there’s a conspiracy. The networks have conspired to dumb us down. But when you get a little older, you realize that’s not true. The networks are in business to give people exactly what they want.” – Steve Jobs. But are we getting what we want from [...]