Long time, no see BIGtechies! Halloween may be over, but we’re still feeling some spooky vibes after binge-watching the recently released Stranger Things Season 2 on Netflix. In the spirit of the holiday and our new favorite show, we’re bringing you all the tech news you may have missed while you were out trick-or-treating, as told by the kids of Hawkins (no spoilers ahead, we promise).
The expression “content is king” gets thrown around a lot in today’s digital world, but there’s no denying that consumers want and are willing to pay for quality, easily accessible entertainment. The demand for these services is high and continuing to rise—Netflix recently released its second quarter earnings, which showed the company surpassed 50 million members and generated $1.1 billion in revenue. With users spending 29% of their time online consuming video content, it’s not surprising that a new market has emerged, making it easier for consumers to more comfortably spend hours streaming their favorite shows. Why watch something on a bulky laptop or tablet when you can seamlessly view it on your television? Enter the world of wireless streaming devices.