Tagged with: ESPN

Microsoft, ESPN and NFL Show Off Robust Xbox One Apps

Microsoft, ESPN and NFL Show Off Robust Xbox One Apps

The highlight is what makes sports come alive, and Microsoft knows that. With the Xbox 360's ESPN app, which debuted in November 2010 and was expanded two years later to include the sports giant's full slate of live programming, Microsoft demonstrated a strong focus on delivering sports through the console. Now the company ...

Report: ESPN is Considering Streaming All of Its Content Online

Report: ESPN is Considering Streaming All of Its Content Online

Walt Disney’s ESPN sports network has held preliminary talks to offer programming on a Web-based TV service like those proposed by Google, Sony and Intel. An Internet TV provider would have to pay as much or more than cable and satellite services, President John Skipper said today at ESPN’s campus in Bristol, ...

ESPN to Embed Video Highlights in Tweets

ESPN to Embed Video Highlights in Tweets

Before you know it, smartphone-wielding football referees will be able to review their calls and respond to nasty tweets about those calls all in one go. ESPN is set to start embedding video streams of instant replays into its tweets, according to various reports. Through a partnership with Ford and Twitter, ESPN's college ...

Xbox Live Now Has WatchESPN

Xbox Live Now Has WatchESPN

ESPN on the Xbox just got a helluva lot better. Instead of being an awkward, half-featured sports channel, Xbox Live is now getting the real deal: a WatchESPN app. That means you can watch ALL of ESPN's channels: ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN3, ESPNU and more. We've been expecting WatchESPN to launch on the Xbox since it was announced ...

What the President Thinks of Salesmen

What the President Thinks of Salesmen

Let me begin with a disclaimer. I voted for Barack Obama in 2008 and supported him for re-election this year. I like his character, I like what he’s done in foreign policy, and I like what he did in bailing out General Motors and Chrysler. But I don’t like his attitude toward “salesmen.” In a speech in the last ...

This Week in the Future: Humans 1, Technology 0 (Or: Watching the Boston Red Sox in Palm Springs)

This Week in the Future: Humans 1, Technology 0 (Or: Watching the Boston Red Sox in Palm Springs)

This week finds me in Chicago visiting my family. Go Bears! I’m not a huge Bears fan, but I’m from the West Coast, where football is a religion like it is in other places in America. Plus, when in Rome…I’ve roped my family into helping with the column this week. My family is more suited for this type of work than ...

PSA: Xbox 360 Fall Dashboard update rolling out today

PSA: Xbox 360 Fall Dashboard update rolling out today

Your chance to shout voice commands at Engadget is coming, as Microsoft is rolling out its Fall Dashboard update to the Xbox 360 Tuesday, headlined by the inclusion of Internet Explorer. The update also adds a version of its popular "pinning" functionality, a variety of specialized sports apps (NBA, NHL, and Monday Night ...

Tomorrow Will Be Televised: Latino TV: Let’s Get Busy

Tomorrow Will Be Televised: Latino TV: Let’s Get Busy

Three decades ago, only one Spanish-language network was on the air (Univision, then known as Spanish International Network), and it was a huge deal for them to land a national advertiser like McDonald's or Kraft, because the majority of national advertisers didn't see the point of representation among the population of ...

ESPN Adds Twitter-Style News Feed

ESPN Adds Twitter-Style News Feed

ESPN debuted a web app called the SportsCenter Feed on Wednesday, and the tool bears a striking resemblance to the service where many sports fans consume news and information these days: Twitter. Instead of presenting ESPN.com visitors with the traditional format of splashy images and a small handful of clickable headlines, ...

Tomorrow Will Be Televised: Post-Olympic Observations From the Passing Parade

Tomorrow Will Be Televised: Post-Olympic Observations From the Passing Parade

***There's considerable furor at the people with oversight of this fall's Presidential Debates over the absence of moderators of color. Various diversity-minded organizations from the NAACP to Univision spearhead the furor-raising – and they have a good point. Given we're on the road to a multicultural majority in this ...