Amazon Introduces The Hot Amazon FireTV

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Amazon Introduces The Hot Amazon Fire TV SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–(NASDAQ:AMZN)—Kindle revolutionized reading by making it possible to think of a book and be reading it in less than 60 seconds. Kindle Fire put the world’s largest selection of movies, TV shows, songs, apps, games, books, audiobooks, and magazines in the palm of your hand. In each

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Cloud Infographic: Amazon vs Netflix – Movie Streaming Comparison

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Cloud Infographic: Amazon vs Netflix Video Streaming Comparison We’ve written a fair bit about Netflix and cloud movie streaming over the past number of years here on CloudTweaks. Here is yet another stylish and interesting infographic provided by Business Management Degree showcases some of the biggest differences between the two streaming companies.

How Big Data Is Changing The Film Industry

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How Big Data is Changing the Film Industry The film industry is huge, generating in excess of $520 billion revenue in the USA in 2013. Imagine if this behemoth of the entertainment world could be further refined by taking account of consumers’ preferences, viewing habits and cultural interests? Big data makes this refinement possible. As consumers

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Pinup: Shodogg Technology Allows Universal Data Access

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Shodogg Technology Allows Universal Data Access A technology startup with a demonstrated track record of performance and innovation, Shodogg offers businesses, government, and other end users the opportunity to access data from any mobile device and display the information on smart screens anywhere else in the world. Founded in 2011, the company, which operates from

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Gaming Industry Heads In The Cloud

Streaming movies has become the bread and butter of online entertainment and it seems that many others companies are meaning to jump on this trend of instant access. Now Netflix has created their own television series that are strictly online, music can be streamed like a radio giving you the option to pick the songs

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YouTube And New Media In The Classroom

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YouTube and New Media in The Classroom One thing many of us may remember from our elementary, middle, or high school careers was the exhaustive process for bringing in a movie or video clip into the classroom. The teacher was forced to go retrieve a television cart with a VCR, spend long minutes finding a

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Cloud Video Streaming And Subscriptions

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Cloud Video Streaming And Subscriptions What is better? Wait… let me start over here. Is ownership with a one time price or a monthly subscription with a constant flux of entertainment a better option with internet based entertainment? I guess this is more of a subjective question with the person but these are really the

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Cloud Computing Capabilities In PS4?

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Cloud Computing Capabilities In PS4? Sony is keen to elevate the marketing hype of its “next generation console”, the Play Station 4 as its release date hits the door. There are many features that are revealed in the introductory presentation about the Play Station 4 including the much awaited “cloud computing”. A lot is being

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20 Cloud Catchphrases

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20 Cloud Catchphrases Everyone wants something to be remembered by and what so many people think they can get away with is coming up with a catchphrase or the very least a quotable line. I sat for two weeks thinking of a catchy phrase for cloud computing that is both funny and memorable. So I

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If 20 Famous Movie Quotes Were About Cloud Computing

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If 20 Famous Movie Quotes Were About Cloud Computing With a world dominated by mass and social media it is no surprise that pop culture arises from common trends that are marketed with these outlets. This makes me wonder how cloud computing may have looked different if famous movies quotes were about cloud computing. I

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Netflix: Plumbers Of The Cloud

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Netflix: Plumbers of the Cloud Although much was made in the blogosphere of the Amazon cloud service outage on Christmas Eve — the one that brought Netflix’s video streaming grinding to a halt — cloud media proponents should actually take heart in the news. An interruption of cloud service being so widely referred to as an “outage”

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Lessons From The Hobbit: Cloud Computing Education

Lessons from the Hobbit for Cloud Computing Education Though he penned it in 1937, J.R.R. Tolkien had much coming for the writer on cloud computing topics of this time and age, in the twenty first century. The Hobbit movie, a Middle earth tale of the coming-out-of-the-hole, fear and snugness of a hobbit which leads to far-reaching exploits

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Can Cloud Security Be Doubted When Even ThePirateBay Is Sailing There Now? – The Simple Answer (Part 1)

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Can Cloud Security Be Doubted When Even ThePirateBay Is Sailing There Now? – The Simple Answer Perhaps the strongest reason deterring people from moving their virtual assets to the cloud is the feeling that their data may not be secure there. The IT world is already building myths about security hackers that could and still

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Mental Simulations And Cloud Computing: Faulty Reasoning Meet The Coming Reality

Mental Simulations And Cloud Computing: Faulty Reasoning Meet The Coming Reality My journey to purchasing a MacBook Air and adopting the cloud for all my data storage needs was fraught with many naysayers. What amazed me most was the salesman who challenged my commitment. When faced with the idea of selling me something without a

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