Kevin James Krotz

Virtual Reality: My New Bathroom Companion

January 18th, 2016 | by Kevin James Krotz

VR Belongs In The Bathroom As a small child, I always wondered why it took so long for my dad to finish using the bathroom. I wasn’t insanely interested in my dad’s bathroom habits, it was more of a passing curiosity, but it wasn’t until…

Oculus Rift Up For Pre-Order

January 9th, 2016 | by Kevin James Krotz

The virtual reality rig starts at $599 Preorders for the Oculus Rift have finally opened and we have more information about the virtual reality rig. The Rift will start shipping on March 28th for $599 and will appear in “limited locations at select retailers” starting…

NBC Launches Seeso Video Streaming Service

January 9th, 2016 | by Kevin James Krotz

Another video streaming service…my favorite. NBC has become the latest traditional television channel to launch their own streaming service. Seeso is the yet another streaming service that hopes to differentiate itself from its seemingly identical brethren by offering its own original content. Just what we…

EFF Proves T-Mobile Is Throttling YouTube

T-mobile binge on

January 9th, 2016 | by Kevin James Krotz

Company’s Binge-On Service Violates Net Neutrality T-Mobile’s recently launched “Binge On” service has come under fire for the way it handles the streaming/downloading of video on a cellular connection. Binge On gives T-Mobile users a way to watch videos from certain services while not using…

Yahoo Shuts Down Yahoo Screen Service

January 9th, 2016 | by Kevin James Krotz

Not Even Community Could Save It Yahoo has officially shut down Yahoo Screen, the company’s two-year-old video streaming service. Yahoo Screen brought together syndicated programming alongside original shows. The streaming service was home to a variety of programming, with everything from licensed clips of “Saturday…

Twitter Considering Removing 140 Character Limit

January 9th, 2016 | by Kevin James Krotz

Longer Tweets Are Incoming Twitter is removing a feature that has, since its inception, been a foundation of the platform, the 140-character limit. According to multiple sources familiar with the matter, the social network is considering a 10,000-character limit with a launch sometime around the…