UK supermarket Sainsbury's has emerged as the unlikely buyer of Global Media Vault, which it describes as a "white label online digital entertainment business". Streaming Sainsbury's video on the way soon, then.
Doesn't matter if you're looking at a slideshow of vacation photos, streaming a Netflix movie or watching that copy of Hurt Locker you totally didn't torrent, they all look better bigger. So why squeeze your media onto a little monitor when you can stream it to your big-screen with Western Digital's newest media players?
Rumours have it Microsoft is making content deals for Xbox Live, with LoveFilm specifically on the cards. With the PS3 packing LoveFilm, BBC iPlayer, ITV Player and 4oD, the Xbox could certainly do with a content boost in the UK. [Bloomberg via TechRadar]
In an attempt to remind us that We7 exists, We7 has created an interactive map of the UK’s most-streamed music. Aping the iconic London tube map, it shows the artists most-streamed in the six most-generic genres.
I do love that the Amazon-owned Lovefilm is using the latest Twilight film as a selling-point for the iPad app’s launch. No longer are we tethered by streaming through PS3/PC, or waiting for the DVDs to arrive.
MOG finally released a desktop app for OS X to accompany their web and smartphone-based players, which is great. But what makes it really interesting is that it's one of the first non-Apple desktop apps to offer native AirPlay support.