Earlier today I saw this story that I thought was absolutely insane. Sony is apparently trying to trademark the term “Let’s Play”. At first I didn’t believed so I checked other sources and sure enough it was true. For those of you who don’t know a Let’s Play is basically a video of someone playing a video game, usually with commentary. Some of these videos get millions of views each. I have two idea’s why they would want to do, the first is that they wan’t to use it as a slogan. Maybe there going to have an ad campaign shoving “PlayStation: Let’s Play” or something like that down our throats. My second and probably the more likely reason is that maybe to promote there content over everyone else’s. they might use the trademark to get videos with there competitors games, who use the term Let’s Play off YouTube or any other video streaming site. Continue reading “Sony is trying to trademark the term “Let’s Play””
Everyone knows YouTube, even people who are allergic to the internet have heard of YouTube. Most likely everyone reading this has used it at least once. Earlier today I saw something that I knew I needed to write a story on. Recently the Screen Junkies channel launched there subscription service Screen Junkies Plus. This is a $4.99 USD a month subscription which allows you to watch extra content. Now this has gotten mostly positive responses so far. But when I saw this and I had totally a different response. First things first the price is ridiculous Netflix which has professional exclusives and thousands of hours of content costs $9.99 USD a month. Screen Junkies Plus probably has about 12 hours of content (I don’t have the subscription I don’t know the exact number), but the price isn’t the worst part of this. What I’m scared of is what if this succeeds. If this is successful more Youtubers will switch from the traditional ad based formula they have Continue reading “Screen Junkies Plus – Could it kill YouTube”
Welcome to my blog this here is my first post and I want to talk about what I will be posting about. As you probably can see this blog is mainly about tech, what this means is I will be posting about tech related story’s and my opinions on them. I will be also be posting about all other forms of media like TV, Movies, and Video Games. I plan on posting often and I really hope you all like my blog. I will start posting more soon so look out for that.