Comcast has announced the addition of several more channels to its Xfinity TV Go app, allowing customers to watch live programming on the go away from their TV and cable box. The new channels include popular networks like A&E, Bravo, Cooking Channel, DIY Network, E!, Food Network, HGTV, HISTORY, mun2, Oxygen, Sprout, STARZ, Syfy, TBS, TNT, Travel Channel, truTV and USA Network.
According to a report from TechCrunch, Amazon's upcoming streaming video device will come in the form of a dongle rather than a traditional set-top box like the Apple TV. Instead, the rumored stick will resemble Google's Chromecast and Roku's HDMI streaming stick.
DTS recently sponsored the "Sound Matters" neurological study, which was run by a company called Neuro-Insight in New York. The purpose of the study was to see whether increasing audio quality using DTS Headphone:X, or increased video resolution was more important to the audiences watching "mobile content" on a smartphone or tablet.
After discussing a possible price increase back in January, Amazon has finally made it official. The cost for a Prime membership is now $99 a year, a $20 increase from the previous $79 fee. Likewise, the company's Student membership price will increase as well, going up $10 to $49 a year.
Pioneer has announced five new home theater receivers, including two elite models. All of the upcoming components feature full support for the recently announced HDMI 2.0 standard, offering increased bandwidth, higher frame rates, superior colors, and 4K resolutions.