Monthly Archives: February 2011

Go live and watch events with the new Ustream iPhone 4 app!

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Hey, it’s Edmond from the Ustream Product team! Today, we released a major update for our Viewer app which now combines the best of broadcasting and viewing into one convenient app. The new Ustream app, which is supported on iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices running iOS 4.1 and newer, boasts a number of new features (along with a spiffy facelift!) that we felt mattered most for our users on mobile devices.
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Here are the top highlights of the new Ustream app:

Explore and find compelling contentExplore
-Swipe through a Featured carousel that showcases the best upcoming events on Ustream.
-Discover featured live, upcoming, and recent events, or explore by category.
-Browse show profiles and register for upcoming event alerts.
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Connect and share
-Participate in the conversation through chat.
-Invite your friends on Twitter and Facebook to join as you discover events and before going live.
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Broadcast at a moment’s notice
-Go live and interact with your audience by issuing a poll or chatting.
-Record to your device under poor network conditions and upload later.
-Turn on your LED flash (on supported devices) for low-light broadcasting.
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Personalize and get alerts
-Access an at-a-glance view of your favorite Ustream content, including shows from your Ustream Crowds and events that you’re attending.
-Track your favorite events that are happening today, tomorrow and in the future.
-Never miss a beat and get alerts when shows you’re following or events you’re attending go live.
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Get it now!
To get the latest app, either update the Viewer app if already installed, visit our iTunes Preview page, or simply search for “Ustream” in the iTunes App Store.
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Not on an iOS device? We also have apps for Android and Windows Phone 7! Check out our site for more details.
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What’s next
We’re noodling on other exciting features to help you better discover content you want and personalize the experience. We’re also hard at work at expanding the number of featured shows that are available for viewing on iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad devices. Stay tuned for more updates!
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We’d love to hear from you! Go ahead, drop us a note at feedback@ustream.tv.
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STREAM ON!

Events for the Week of 2/28

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EA Sports Fight Night Champion
Monday, Feb. 28 at 2pm PT
Join the EA dev team for a live Q&A, see unedited gameplay, and have a chance to win cool prize giveaways the day before Fight Night Champion launches on Wednesday. Watch it here. [clear here]

Complexity Gaming’s “The V”
Friday, March 4 at 4pm PT
Join Complexity Gaming each week as they invite two professional Starcraft 2 players to square off for a $100 cash prize. The winner will return the next week to take on a new challenger. In addition, every week they’ll offer viewers the chance win great prizes, including the new Sound Blaster Tactic Headset. Don’t miss it, tune in here. [clear here]

Zab Judah v. Kaiser Mabuza PPV
Saturday, March 5 at 6pm PT
Brought to you by North Jersey boxing promotional company Main Events and Super Judah Promotions, the “Brick City Boxing Series,” will be headed by Zab “Super” Judah vs. South Africa’s Kaizer Mabuza in a spectacular IBF World Junior Welterweight Title fight. Pay-Per-View tickets will be sold for $29.95 in the United States and Canada right here, and $4.95 outside the U.S. right here. [clear here]

O’Neill True Love and False Idols Street Fashion
Saturday, March 5 at 7pm PT
Created for and inspired by a growing collective of artists, musicians and designers, True Love and False Idols (TLFI) is recognized by its distinct graphics, hand drawn fonts and custom silhouettes. Tune in here for the debut of the TLFI Pop-Up Shop, a meet and greet with the Get Busy Committee (GBC), plus live performances, free stuff and a Reggie photo-booth!

Love is in the Air on Ustream

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Ustream is bringing you the perfect Valentine’s Day lineup –whether you’re flying solo or cuddling up with your sweetie, we’ve got the perfect program to make you laugh, give you that perfect gift idea, or put you in the mood for lovin’.

Valentine’s Day Concert with Trina
2/14 at 8pm PT
Trina, aka the “Diamond Princess” aka “The Baddest Chick” will be live on Valentine’s Day for an exclusive live concert! The Miami native will be strutting her stuff with her usual blend of bravado and humor, so don’t miss this chance to see what may be the most unusual Valentine’s Day show ever! Watch here. [clear here]

Stupid For Movies (The Rom Com Special)
2/14 at 10am PT
See the movie junkies at Stupid for Movies count down the best romantic comedies of all time. Chat live about your favorite rom coms– When Harry Met Sally? Sleepless in Seattle? You’ve Got Mail? Is there a single romantic comedy that DOESN’T star Meg Ryan? Tune in here to find out. [clear here]

Bad Girls Club
2/14 at 5:30pm PT
Oxygen’s Bad Girls Club is live for another chat with the show’s stars on Monday. The girls will be talking about the new episode (also airing on Monday night) and sharing their Valentine’s Day plans with viewers! Tune in here. [clear here]

Simon & Schuster Author Chat with Romance Novelist Teresa Medeiros
2/15 at 5pm PT
Ever wondered where writers of those salacious romance novels get their inspiration? Join top romance novelist Teresa Medeiros for a live chat from the Simon & Schuster offices. She’ll be answering questions and talking about what it takes to write the perfect “bodice ripper” right here. [clear here]

Also, New York Fashion Week is on Ustream! From live chats with designers, to first looks at runway shows, you can get your fashion week fill right here!

Tracy Reese Fall 2011 Fashion Show Presented by TRESemme

2/14 at 10am PT
Watch a live stream of designer Tracy Reese’s Fall 2011 line. Tracy Reese is known for her feminine, colorful looks and her offshoot lines that have spawned everything from shoes to nail polish. Check out her newest collection like a fashion insider right here. [clear here]

Designer Dish with Isaac Mizrahi and Charlotte Ronson
2/15 at 3:30pm PT
For those of you who didn’t get a personal invitation to sit front-row at New York Fashion week, don’t worry, we’ve got your invite right here. Join designer Isaac Mizrahi and Charlotte Ronson for a live chat moderated by the Journalists at Popsugar. Even better, you can Skype them and ask your questions live! Be sure to tune in to the live channel here, and Skype them at “DesignerDishLive.”

Fashion Week and Other Events for the Week of 2/7

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Heart Truth Fashion Show
Tuesday, 2/8 at 3:30pm PT
Kick off New York Fashion Week with this charitable “red dress” runway show to raise awareness about heart disease. Join celebrities, models, and some very sexy red dresses for this live broadcast here. [clear here]
Victoria’s Secret Chat
Wednesday, 2/9 at 3pm PT
Fashion Week wouldn’t be Fashion Week without an appearance from the faces of Victoria’s Secret. Join models Lily Aldridge, Candice Swanepoel, and Erin Heatherton for a live chat where the viewers get to ask the questions! Tune in and RSVP here. [clear here]

Other Events This Week:

Dr. Oz Chats

Tuesday, 2/8 and Wednesday, 2/9
Join renowned physician Dr. Oz for two live chats in his “Move It, Lose It” web series. He has joined forces with Sharecare and the Nike SPARQ Training Network to offer a comprehensive 11-week program to help viewers achieve their health and fitness goals. You can see previous episodes and watch the live shows on the channel page here. [clear here]

Infected Mushroom and Balkan Beat Box
Wednesday, 2/9 at 12pm PT
Don’t miss a live stream of Infected Mushroom and Balkan Beat Box performing live from Tel Aviv, Israel right here. The music is going to be amazing, and the crowds will probably be out-of-control, so do yourself a favor and watch from the comfort of your couch. Bonus: you can try to spot people wearing glow sticks and make a game out of it. [clear here]
MAKE Zine, Soldering How-To
Wednesday, 2/9 at 6pm PT
Join the DIY gurus at MAKE Zine for a special hour long tutorial on soldering for electronics. Think about how many busted electronic devices you could fix if you picked up this awesome skill! (and how much money you could save on new equipment). Tune in and watch it here, and be sure to follow the channel so you see all of their broadcasts! [clear here]

Ustream Super Bowl Events for the Week of 1/31

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Ustream has tons of Super Bowl related content this week! From live analysis with Yahoo! Sports to a Super Bowl concert at the Bud Light Hotel with rapper Nelly, we’ve got everything you need to feed your raging football addiction.

SportsRadio 1310 The Ticket
Monday + Tuesday, 1/31 to 2/1
In the days leading up to the Super Bowl, Dallas’ own SportsRadio will have coverage by leading experts in Sports Broadcasting. Tuesday morning it’s George Dunham, Craig Miller and Gordon Keith giving you Super Bowl Coverage by the Musers, followed by Norm Hitzges’ take. RSVP and watch it here. [clear here]

Everything to Prove: GSSI Testing @ Super Bowl XLV
Tuesday-Friday, 2/1-2/4
Gatorade is bringing you live performance testing and interviews with pro and rookie players in the days leading up to Super Bowl XLV. Miles Austin, Eli Manning, Ndamukong Suh, and more players will be on hand to take the Gatorade Performance test and answer fan questions. Watch it and RSVP here. [clear here]

Yahoo! Sports Super Bowl Coverage
Wednesday-Friday, 2/2-2/4
Yahoo! Sports will be live in the days leading up to Super Bowl XLV with Yahoo! Sports’ hosts Charissa Thompson and Tiki Barber. They’ll be talking with an all-star cast of guests including Phil Simms, Miles Austin, Marshall Faulk, Joe Montana, Matt Schaub, Mark Sanchez, Jerome Bettis, Jason Witten, The Situation (Jersey Shore), Jessica Szohr (Gossip Girl), and much more! Watch it here. [clear here]

NFL Player of the Year Awards
Friday, February 4th
For the first time ever, the NFL Player of the Year Awards will be broadcast live so you can see all the action as it happens! Who will take home Offensive and Defensive Players of the Year? How about Coach of the Year? Make your predictions and then tune in here to see it live. [clear here]

Sports Illustrated Presents: The Black Eyed Peas, David Guetta NightB4 XLV Party
Friday, February 4th
Spend a crazy night with Will.i.am, David Guetta, and other special guests from the official Sports Illustrated NightB4XLV Party in Dallas! Be sure to RSVP on Dipdive’s channel page here.[clear here]

Bud Light Hotel Super Bowl Concert
Saturday, February 5th
By the time Saturday rolls around, you’ll probably be making final preparations for your own Super Bowl party extravaganza. In the hours leading up to the final day, tune in here for a live concert from the Bud Light Hotel with Nelly! [clear here]