Your External Hard Drive Takes You to a Place Where You Ache to Go Again

Nostalgia has incredible power. Whether it’s through a song, photograph or video, nostalgia “takes us to a place where we ache to go again.” Nostalgia is often used in advertising, especially around the holidays, as a way to remind us of what life was like during a simpler time – often before ...

Subscription VOD Has a Captive Audience

We’ve all heard the expression “Content is King,” and Neilsen’s Total Audience Report seems to confirm this. Recently released, the report has some incredible data highlighting the role that SVOD (Subscription-based Video on Demand) is playing in the amount of content consumed by U.S. ...

Android TV Could Be the Streaming Media Device You’ve Always Wanted

Google recently announced Nexus Player – a streaming media device in collaboration with Asus that will run Android TV. Not only will you be able to access media content available from the Google Play store, but also any Android games that you’ll be able to play on your big screen TV with the ...

How to Format a Windows Drive for Mac in 10 Easy Steps

Like the commercials of years gone by, some people are PC’s and others are Macs. Seagate Backup Plus comes in a couple varieties — one pre-formatted for Mac, the other pre-formatted for Windows but also readable on Mac. But sometimes a little help is needed, if you decide to start using your ...

How Online, Time-Shifting and Pay TV is Changing How You Watch Television

The television landscape has changed in more ways than one over the years. TV’s still the linchpin of almost every living room, but the days when families gathered around a central TV to watch together aren’t as common as they once were. The rise of tablets, smartphones and PCs where you ...

Living in a “Virtual Existence”

I’ve been catching up on older episodes of the Nerdist podcast and the episode featuring filmmaker J.J. Abrams was next on my list. Now don’t get too excited, this interview was conducted a few years ago so there’s nothing on it discussing Star Wars Episode VII. I knew of Mr. Abrams’ work ...

LG Smart TV’s, Connect SDK and Seagate Make Any Halloween Party a Blast

If you’ve got an LG Smart television, then your future just got 26% brighter.  It was recently announced on the Connect SDK blog that the upcoming 1.4 Update will work with Seagate Central, Seagate Wireless Plus and LaCie Fuel. This awesome news means that now all your photos, your favorite ...

Who’s Ready for Cloud Gaming?

A quick show of hands? Everyone? Yeah, I thought so. I stumbled on this article on VentureBeat that talks about how Telltale Games is interested in kicking their content up a notch to allow for cloud-based gaming. Can I just say, I’m all in? First, about Telltale – if you’re not familiar with ...

The History of Saturday Night Live – Infographic

I can count on one hand the number of full episodes of Saturday Night Live I’ve ever watched…well maybe two hands. Conceptually I like the show, but I was always doing other things on Saturday nights that kept me from watching. I’d maybe watch a re-run back in the day and in recent years would ...

HBO vs. Netflix – Who Wins? We Do

If you’ve been keeping up with entertainment news as of late, the fight for subscribers between HBO and Netflix has been taken to another level as according to this article, Netflix has surpassed HBO for the first time in subscriber revenue. Truth told, I’m surprised this hasn’t happened a ...

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