How Amazon and Google’s streaming feud helped make Roku king
The video-on-demand space is growing and users are more likely to pay for multiple services to satisfy their streaming needs. Managing and navigating the various services will inevitably become a chore.
Roku understood this when Google and Amazon refused to allow their devices to use their competitor's services. The knew that users would begin to demand a single, easy-to-use, platform, and they supplied that demand.
Now, with the streaming wars about to begin, Roku understands the value of being neutral better than anyone.
Smithsonian Channel crafts augmented reality game for Apollo Moon landing fans
The Smithsonian Channel has created a new AR app as a companion to its six-part series, Apollo's Moon Shot. The app allowed the show's creators to extend the stories told in the series in a meaningful way.
You can experience piloting the Apollo lander to the moon's surface, shooting off a Saturn V rocket or launching a rocket from Earth all the way to the moon.