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Experience the creativity of music with Stringless Art and Technology

September 29th, 2015 at 10:27 am » Comments Off

Stringless Art and Technology are divergent innovations for musical study that optimize learning and enhance creativity in the brain. Stringless Art and Technology is one of the featured exhibitors at the DaVinci Inventor Showcase. The Inventor Showcase will take place October 10-11, 2015 at the NoCo Maker Faire. You will have a chance to take a look […]

Apps, app stores and Apple could cause the demise of the cable industry

September 23rd, 2015 at 6:21 pm » Comments Off

Benedict Evans, a veteran mobile industry analyst turned venture capitalist, tweeted a chart  on September 3, 2015, showing how traditional TV is losing its share of screen to smartphones and tablets. While Evans’ chart was not the first chart to alarm the cable industry, its timing was particularly interesting, as it came exactly a week before Apple’s […]

Why broadband users around the world are ditching pay-TV

September 21st, 2015 at 3:02 pm » Comments Off

According to Ericsson ConsumerLab’s annual TV & Media report, Digital streaming services like Netflix and Amazon Prime Video are not the main reason broadband users are ditching pay-TV packages. The report reveals that almost half of broadband household users globally are cutting the cord because they are fed up with shelling out high prices for pay-TV […]

Virtual reality is about to unleash the greatest wave of human creativity ever seen

August 8th, 2015 at 9:26 am » Comments Off

Not too long from now, entertainment is about to get as real as real life and nothing is ever going to be the same. This is happening thanks to the combination of two forces that you would never expect to overlap. Together, they form a staggeringly potent combination.

How much major music streaming services pay artists: Infographic

July 20th, 2015 at 4:38 pm » Comments Off

Artists have been at odds with streaming music services over the royalties they receive since Spotify arrived on the scene in 2011.  And now that Apple Music has entered the music streaming wars, the question of how much each music service pays artists is as rife as ever. But without a clear explanation of who’s paying […]

Within a year, Netflix will be watched more than all the major TV networks

June 29th, 2015 at 8:04 pm » Comments Off

Analysts predict, with Netflix’s popularity soaring around the world, it will have a larger audience than all the major broadcast networks within a year.  

LG unveils press-on ‘wallpaper’ TV less than 1mm thick

May 25th, 2015 at 1:11 pm » Comments Off

The screen-making subsidiary of LG, LG Display, unveiled, at a press event in Korea, an impossibly thin “wallpaper” proof-of-concept television.  

Pay-TV business declined for the first time during Q1

May 15th, 2015 at 2:02 pm » Comments Off

During Q1 of 2015 U.S. pay-TV business, for the first time ever, dropped a net number of subscribers in the first three months of a year.  

Time Inc. wants to produce 10,000 videos this year

May 8th, 2015 at 4:44 pm » Comments Off

Using a mix of new entertainment, news and lifestyle-themed shows drawing from its varied portfolio of titles, Time Inc. is planning to produce 10,000 videos this year.  

$91.5 billion will be spent globally on video games this year

April 27th, 2015 at 7:37 pm » Comments Off

A huge amount of money will be spent on video games in 2015.  According to an upcoming report from research firm Newzoo, the global gaming market will reach $91.5 billion this year. NOTE: Those wishing to enter the game development profession can get their start at DaVinci Coders, an 11 week program to learn game dev with C# […]