eSports has grown massively over the past couple of years and game streaming keeps on getting more popular as well. There are many people who make a comfortable living from streaming. How much do they make? Masters degree student Efe Karakus is currently “focusing on human-computer interaction and data mining” and has combined Twitch.tv subscriptions with advertisements and an educated prediction to give the public an insight into how much these streamers really make.
NZXT is a company that we typically know for their PC cases and cooling devices. They have made a great name for themselves in these markets. Well at CES this year they announced a new product that brings them to a brand new market. The product is called DOKO and it is a PC streaming device. PC streaming and streaming services have become extremely popular over the past few years. It seems everyone is coming out with a streaming box or device. We know NZXT puts great quality into their cases so we hope they can bring that to the DOKO. The DOKO is also strictly a streaming device, you cannot load apps on it or does not come with pre-loaded apps. The DOKO does have some very unique features and we think that is what sets it apart from other streaming devices out there. Will this device become a staple in our home theater setup? Read on as we find out!
Streaming media is nothing new. We have been watching YouTube and IPTV for years now, but over the past couple of years streaming video services have become extremely popular and are not just reserved for your PC or mobile device anymore. No one wants to sit around someone’s laptop to watch movies and other videos. Google has come up with a very simple and inexpensive way to bring all of that streaming content to any TV that has an HDMI port. The Google Chromecast is a simple HDMI dongle that allows you to stream content from any Google Chrome tab and from a wide variety of supported apps. Let’s jump in and see what this thing can do!
This summer Intel is collaborating with GoodGame Agency (of Team Evil Genius fame) to bring the gaming community a reality web series, ‘Intel’s Next Top Live-Streamer’ (INTL), where many of the most entertaining streamers on Twitch.tv will compete in hilarious and exciting weekly challenges to become an official member of the Intel Stream Team. The grand champion will also get the ultimate makeover of his/her streaming studio, decked out with the latest 4th Gen Intel® Core™ i7 gaming/streaming system.
Well today is the big game day, it is Super Bowl Sunday! Normally you would have to have a cable subscription to have access to any type of streaming service to watch the Super Bowl online, but this year you can stream the Super Bowl for free!
The mydlink Network Video Recorder (DNR-312L) is a single bay NAS device that sports HDMI out and up to 4 TB of storage for up to nine D-Link cameras over its gigabit Ethernet connection.
Liquid Image showed off at CES Unveiled today its latest tiny sports camera, the EGO LS, and its two modules, a 4G LTE module and a battery module. This tiny camera can record 1080p @ 30 fps, 720p @ 60 fps, and QVGA @ 30 fps, in addition to its up to 8 MP still camera.
Western Digital company, and a world leader in storage solutions for the connected life, today unveils WD TV Play, a versatile media player that streams popular Internet channels, as well as personal photos, music and movies from other networked devices in the home, directly to an HDTV. Priced at just $69.99 USD, WD TV Play expands upon the existing WD TV family of products, offering an engaging new app-based user interface to allow customers to easily personalize their entertainment experience.
Last month we talking about NVIDIA’s Project SHIELD. It is NVIDIA’s new handheld device that features a 5-inch HD touchscreen and was powered by Android. Playing Android games can be fun, but real hardcore PC gamers want more action. Well NVIDIA knows this and that is why Project SHIELD allows you to stream games from your GeForce GTX 600 Series equipped PC to the device. NVIDIA has released a first in a series of videos showing off the streaming feature in action. The first video shows Project SHIELD streaming Borderlands 2.