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YouTube releases mobile Live streaming to select creators

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 24 June 2016

Soon to be at the core of the YouTube app, the company states that mobile live streaming will be part and parcel of their service, with a select number of creators currently utilising it. FULL STORY >

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Netflix unveils new icon, but says logo is here to stay

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 21 June 2016

Not quite a redesign as many have thought, but Netflix has added a new icon to fold. FULL STORY >

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Periscope now lets users permanently save their videos

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 5 May 2016

Taking a play out of Facebook Live's playbook, Periscope now lets users save their videos by using #Save in the title description. FULL STORY >

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Sean Parker relaunches failed Airtime chatroom as live mobile app

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 22 April 2016

After failing to launch Airtime as a Chat Roulette-esque service, Sean Parker rebrands the chat room service as a live-sharing mobile app. FULL STORY >

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YouTube adds live streaming to its 360-degree video service

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 19 April 2016

After launching 360-degree video support in March last year, YouTube adds live streaming functionality to its platform. FULL STORY >

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Facebook providing financial incentive for partners to use live streaming

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 7 April 2016

In an effort to give its Live streaming service much needed momentum, Facebook is reportedly courting some of its media partners with financial incentives to use the service. FULL STORY >

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Google Play Movies now in South Africa

By Staff Writer 18 February 2016

In the age of Netflix and ShowMax, Google South Africa’s announcement might not be the biggest, but it’s a push in the right direction none the less. After recently introducing its Play Music offering, the company has launched its Play Movies service... FULL STORY >

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YouTube reportedly discussing 360-degree livestreaming with manufacturers

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 3 February 2016

According to reports, YouTube is in fervent talks with 360-degree camera manufacturers to outline the specifications for livestreaming content on the online platform. FULL STORY >

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Following global launch, Netflix will crack down on VPN users accessing unlicensed content

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 15 January 2016

Like several other regions around the globe, Netflix is now available in SA. The streaming service was however stated that it will vigilantly crackdown on those using VPN to access its global catalogue. FULL STORY >

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Top 6 Sci-Fi flicks on ShowMax

By Staff Writer 11 December 2015

Sci-Fi fans looking for their entertainment quota this holiday period (apart, of course, from the new Star Wars) can head over to ShowMax. With a number of movies and series on offer, these are the sci-fi flicks you are looking for. FULL STORY >

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ShowMax and Telkom partner for zero-rated data streaming

By Staff Writer 8 December 2015

Naspers’ recently launched subscription video-on-demand service and Telkom have entered into a partnership to provide users with zero-rated data for streaming content. FULL STORY >

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POW! Top Comic Book Content on ShowMax

By Staff Writer 4 December 2015

Even geeks need to stream. Luckily, ShowMax has plenty of content to feast on. Here are five of the best comic book-inspired movies and TV series that ShowMax has on offer. FULL STORY >

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YouTube Red reportedly has plans to stream movies and TV shows via the service

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 3 December 2015

According to reports, YouTube is in talks to get content to stream via its new subscription service, YouTube Red. FULL STORY >

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Samsung and ShowMax bring free streaming to TV purchases

By Staff Writer 2 December 2015

Samsung has announced that all 2015 Samsung Smart TVs purchased at participating retailers will be supplied with a voucher for three months’ complimentary access to ShowMax. FULL STORY >

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The Best to Binge: Top 5 Binge Watches on ShowMax

By Staff Writer 26 November 2015

The recently launched ShowMax streaming service was purpose built with binge watching in mind. With that in mind, we've picked five series perfect for binge watching, along with a few alternatives. FULL STORY >

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