Google Chromecast three years later

Google Chromecast

It is very rare that a device comes out that is not only affordable but available to a large number of people without signing a contract. That’s what happened three years ago today when Google Chromecast was released for purchase (Chromecast Day). Three years ago I called the Google Chromecast an every man’s gadget due … Read more

Netflix drops Narcos season 2 trailer on YouTube

Narcos season 2

Narcos season 2 is probably one of my most desired Netflix Original series I am waiting for, all episodes available September 2nd. The first season was absolutely brilliant from acting, directing, cinematography and story. The series was a hit and now Netflix is teasing us with the Narcos season 2 trailer which you can watch below. https://youtu.be/nkOKkS7mKfY … Read more

See how the cost of a movie ticket has changed over time

movie ticket

Posted on July 13, 2016 by Natalie Morin Along with baseball, going to the movies is a treasured national pastime. The silver screen has been a place for innovation, comfort and escape. And as popular date spots, movie theaters have provided the settings for many budding relationships. Film has proven to be a cornerstone of … Read more

Netflix Last Chance U trailer drops

Last Chance U

Are you ready for some football? Netflix just dropped the trailer for Last Chance U on YouTube and it certainly looks interesting. Last Chance U follows a group of young men training to become the future stars of the NFL. Based at East Mississippi Community College (EMCC), Last Chance U takes you on a journey to … Read more

Try YouTube Red and Google Play Music before you buy for up to four months

Play Music offers four month trial

It looks like Google is trying to entice new music subscribers this holiday weekend with new offers for Play Music and YouTube Red. The search giant is apparently using July Fourth and the Independence Day holiday to offer a four-month trial. That’s right. If you sign up for Play Music or YouTube Red, the company … Read more

Turn Your NVIDIA SHIELD Into A Plex Media Server

NVIDIA SHIELD

You read that headline right nerds! Coming later this month, you will be able to make your NVIDIA SHIELD into a Plex Media Server. The awesome team at Plex has been working with the awesome team from NVIDIA to produce something awesome for the NVIDIA SHIELD. The folks at Plex sent over a press release and … Read more

Amazon Video Direct Aimed Squarely At YouTube

Amazon Video Direct

Amazon Video Direct is a new content creation service announced without warning this morning by Amazon. The service looks to be taking aim at Google’s YouTube by allowing content creators to upload their videos to Amazon Video and monetize their content. Amazon has already announced standalone subscriptions and Amazon Video Direct seems to be a … Read more

Spotify Hits 30 Million Subscribers

Spotify

Spotify is just not slowing down, and CEO Daniel Ek announced today via his Twitter account today that the service has reached 30 million paid subscribers. This is the first subscriber update Spotify has given out since it announced it had 20 million subscribers days before Apple Music hit the market last June, and shows the increased competition … Read more

Andi Review: Android-Based Portable Media Streaming And Gaming

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More people are looking to become “cord cutters” these days, that is cancelling their cable TV subscriptions and using other methods to get access to their shows which include Netflix, Hulu, shomi, CraveTV, and others. A number of streaming media devices, mostly based on Android, have also hit the market over the past couple years … Read more

Google Working With Vizio On Chromecast TVs?

Chromecast TVs

The Google Chromecast has become one of the best streaming media devices on the market and now we could be seeing Chromecast TVs. According to Engadget, Google might be in talks with Vizio to make Chromecast TVs which would also come with an Android tablet type controller. Streaming content is arguably the future of media … Read more

Pandora Might Be For Sale as Losses Grow

Companies are quick and proud to spew out numbers of users they have.  Unfortunately, more often than not, that statistic does not correlate to success or profitability of businesses with weak models that fail to find ways of  converting those users to paying customers, or monetize off them to turn a profit. Pandora is a … Read more

New On Netflix US: February Brings The Tanners Back With Fuller House

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Another month, another round of fresh content coming to Netflix this February. With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, this month’s Netflix arrivals is filled with something for any couple looking to spend a night in. Now it’s time to check out what’s New on Netflix U.S. and what’s leaving in February. For our neighbors up north, be … Read more

You Can Now Stream Periscope Video From GoPro Cameras

As someone that was pretty dismissive of Periscope and Meerkat when they launched, I’m surprised as anyone to be excited by the latest step taken by the former. My issue with giving everyone a way to live stream is that most of our lives are highly uninteresting. Combined with our vanity and feeling of self-importance, … Read more

YouTube Accuses T-Mobile Of Throttling Their Video Service

YouTube

If there’s one thing T-Mobile CEO John Legere knows how to do it’s run a marketing campaign and “Binge On” is the latest. Binge On is T-Mobile’s video version of “Music Freedom” where T-Mobile customers can watch as much video as they like for free. Of course there are some rules that apply to Binge On, … Read more

Buy A Google Chromecast And Get $20 Google Play Credit

Chromecast autoplay

Google Chromecast is one of the cheapest ways to get streaming services to your TV and it works rather well. The Chromecast is already one of the lower priced high end streaming devices on the market but Google is sweetening the pot by offering a $20 Google Play Store credit if you buy one now. … Read more

Chromecast Autoplay Could Eat Up Your Bandwidth

Chromecast autoplay

YouTuber Lon Seidman posted a video addressing one of the pitfalls of Chromecast autoplay. Lon demonstrates how Chromecast will continue to play content even when the source device has been disconnected. This happens if you have autoplay enabled within the app you are casting, such as the YouTube or Netflix app. Generally that’s not a … Read more

Google Announces New Phones, Chromecasts, And A Tablet

Google Products Announced Today

Today is what passionate fans refer to as “Nexus Day” – typically reserved for major hardware announcements from Google. But today we got a lot more than just new Nexus devices. In addition to two new phones, Google showed off a second generation Chromecast, an audio streamer, a new premium Pixel tablet, and a host of software … Read more

VLC Media Player Coming To Apple tvOS

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There are very few details on this developing story but it seems VLC Media Player is coming to Apple tvOS. Lead developer for VLC, Jean-Baptiste Kempf, announced the development in his personal blog with one simple line. Oh, and one more thing… we started to prepare VLC for tvOS. This is a huge thing if VLC … Read more

Emish X800 Android TV Box: Apps And More On Your Big Screen

[button link=”http://www.gearbest.com/tv-box-mini-pc/pp_230518.html” icon=”fa-flag” side=”left” target=”” color=”b74949″ textcolor=”ffffff”]Sponsored Post[/button] Our phones and tablets are great, but what if there were a quick and easy way to get the apps and games that you love displayed on the biggest screen in your house? Android TV itself has been a bit of a niche product but the fact … Read more

Hulu Adds Commercial-Free Subscription Option

Hulu, the popular U.S. TV show streaming service, has unveiled a new “No Commercials Plan” and renamed their default subscription to the “Limited Commercials Plan.” Hulu now gives you a choice of two plans: Limited Commercials (our existing $7.99 plan) and our new No Commercials ($11.99) plan. With our No Commercials plan, you can now … Read more