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Amazon's Cloud Gaming Is Still a Work in Progress, but It Has Potential

When Luna works it handles games as effortlessly as a local computer. That’s a pleasant surprise for someone like me who is generally skeptical of cloud gaming platforms but has come to embrace them over the last year. After many, many hours of playing games on other platforms like GeForce Now, Shadow, and Stadia, and…Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Science, Streaming, Streaming Services, Luna, First Look, Cloud Gaming, Amazon Luna


Hulu UX teardown: 5 user experience fails and how to fix them

Hulu is the first major streaming platform to offer a social watching experience. And with most major league sports now being allowed to resume behind closed doors, Hulu’s combined proposition with ESPN will likely help entertain the service’s 30+ million users over the winter months. But users have a surplus in choice of streaming services right now, so how will Hulu stay competitive? With the help of UX expert Peter Ramsey from Built for Mars, we’re going to give Hulu an Extra Crunch ...
Tags: TC, Video, Media, Developer, Entertainment, Tech, User Experience, Espn, Ux, Mars, Hulu, Usability, Steve, Streaming Services, Peter Ramsey


What's New on Hulu in December 2020

Next month, the classic mystery solving bunch The Hardy Boys is coming to Hulu. For you ‘80s and ‘90s babies, this is a TV adaptation of the longstanding children’s novel series, which dates back to the ‘20s... the 1920s. The books follow brothers Frank and Joe Hardy as they delve into dangerous and spooky mysteries…Read more...
Tags: Lifehacks, Hulu, Streaming Services, Coming And Going, Joe Hardy


Google Is Bringing Its Own Cloud Gaming Web App Stadia to iOS

Not content to be left off the iOS bandwagon, Google announced today that, like Nvidia, it too will be bringing its cloud gaming platform to iPads and iPhones. The news comes hot on the heels of Nvidia’s GeForce Now announcement earlier today, and similarly to Nvidia, Google is developing a Stadia web app for iOS…Read more...
Tags: Ios, Google, Gaming, Science, Nvidia, Streaming, Streaming Services, Cloud Gaming, Stadia, Nvidia Google, Google Stadia


It's Time to Embrace Cloud Gaming, Especially GeForce Now

GeForce Now is on iOS. Luna is on iOS. Stadia and xCloud are coming to iOS in the not too distant future. Ideally, this would have been through a stand-alone app and not the Safari browser, but hey, when Apple says you have to submit every individual game on your cloud gaming platform for review to get it on the App…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Science, Streaming, Streaming Services, Luna, Cloud Gaming, GeForce Now, Google Stadia, Microsoft xCloud, Amazon Luna


How to delete a Disney+ profile

Disney+ allows you to have 10 unique profiles. If you need to delete an account for whatever reason, you can easily do so with just a few clicks. Here's how.
Tags: Disney, Trends, How-to, Home Theater, Streaming Services, Movies & TV, Disney Plus


The best movies on Peacock right now

Peacock's got a wide selection of great films to watch, and the selection is always changing. Luckily, we've got our eye on the streamer to filter out the best.
Tags: Trends, Home Theater, What To Watch, Best Of, Streaming Services, Peacock, Movies & TV, NBC Peacock


We Now Know How Much Ubisoft Games on Amazon's Cloud Gaming Service Will Cost

As of this morning, anyone who has received, or will receive, a beta invite to Luna, Amazon’s brand new cloud gaming service, can access the Ubisoft+ channel that’s filled with—you guessed it—Ubisoft games like Assassins’ Creed Odyssey. What Amazon didn’t initially announce was the price of subscribing to that game…Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Science, Video Games, Ubisoft, Streaming Services, Luna, Consumer Tech, Yikes, Cloud Gaming, Luna Amazon, Creed Odyssey What Amazon


Total Media Behind BritBox Launch of New Series Of Spitting Image

Streaming service leverages innovative ‘Swipe Right’ format from Picnic Media, breaking records with iconic show London: Streaming service BritBox has worked with Total Media and Picnic Media to drive subscriptions via an entirely new mobile ad format called Swipe Right. Inspired by dating apps, the ‘Swipe Right’ format was used for Spitting Image’s revival earlier […] The post Total Media Behind BritBox Launch of New Series Of Spitting Image appeared first on Ad Tech Daily.
Tags: London, Featured, Advertising, Press Releases, Streaming Services, Online Media, Digital Marketing, Ad & Media Strategies, Swipe Right, BritBox, Spitting Image, Mobile Ad Format, Total Media and Picnic Media


The overlooked environmental impacts of the music industry

Over at The New Yorker, Alex Ross has a great review of Kyle Devine's new book Decomposed: The Political Ecology of Music. Here's the book's official blurb: Music is seen as the most immaterial of the arts, and recorded music as a progress of dematerialization—an evolution from physical discs to invisible digits. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, Music, News, Music Industry, Vinyl, Streaming, Cds, Environmentalism, Recycling, Vinyl Records, Streaming Services, Physical Media, Cassettes, Kyle Devine, The New Yorker Alex Ross


Your Netflix Subscription Just Got Pricier

Yesterday, Netflix announced its first price hike in nearly two years. (Adam Sandler originals like Hubie Halloween don’t pay for themselves.) The new plans have changed to:Read more...
Tags: Hbo, Netflix, Video On Demand, Lifehacks, Hulu, Crackle, Adam Sandler, Streaming Services, Disney Plus, HBO Max, Hubie Halloween


Sorry, Netflix Users, Subscriptions Are Getting Another Price Hike

If it wasn’t enough that Netflix continues to push the eject button on a number of beloved and by all accounts popular series on its platform, the service is now raising its monthly subscription costs in the U.S.Read more...
Tags: Science, Netflix, Streaming, Streaming Services, Consumer Tech, Hell No, Streaming Wars


Hulu Becomes the Latest Service to Lose Fox Regional Sports

I’m sorry to report there is no good news for you here, sports fans. Fox regional sports programming is disappearing from yet another streaming service—this time, it’s Hulu. Read more...
Tags: Science, Fox, Hulu, Streaming Services, FuboTV, Streaming Wars


Quibi's founder reportedly told staffers to listen to a song from the movie 'Trolls' as he announced they would be losing their jobs

Quibi founder Jeffrey Katzenberg. Reuters Quibi founder Jeffrey Katzenberg told employees to listen to the song "Get Back Up Again" from the movie "Trolls" to help lift their spirits amid the company's shutdown, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal. Employees were told Wednesday that they would be laid off and would receive a severance as the company shuts down, the Journal reported. Quibi announced Wednesday that it was shutting down just six months after launch. The company...
Tags: Media, Trends, Tech, Anna Kendrick, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Trolls, Wall Street Journal, Journal, Streaming Services, Anheuser Busch, Whitman, Meg Whitman, Katzenberg, Wall Street Journal Employees, Tech Insider, Maureen Farrell


What's New on Hulu in November 2020

It’s time for Animaniacs! Hulu’s reboot of the ‘90s strangest cartoon phenomenon premiers on the streaming service on November 20, giving you at least one thing to be thankful for during the holidays.That is, provided you came of age or otherwise watched the show when it originally ran on Fox a few decades ago. I did,…Read more...
Tags: Lifehacks, Hulu, Streaming Services, Coming And Going


Venn, a network hoping to be gaming’s answer to MTV, raises $26 million

VENN , the streaming network hoping to be gaming culture’s answer to MTV, has raised $26 million to bring its mix of video game-themed entertainment and streaming celebrity features to the masses. The financing came from previous investor Bitkraft, one of the largest funds focused on the intersection of gaming and synthetic reality, and new investor Nexstar Media Group, a publicly traded operator of regional television broadcast stations and cable networks around the U.S. Meet VENN, the compan...
Tags: TC, Television, Youtube, Samsung, Tech, Adidas, Companies, United States, Mtv, Nba, Roku, National Basketball Association, Vizio, Alienware, Plex, Viacom


Disney Apparently Has No Idea What to Do With Hulu—For Now

It seems like Disney, Hulu’s controlling shareholder, doesn’t know what it wants to do with the streaming service after the covid-19 pandemic delayed plans to finally expand it outside the U.S. According to Bloomberg, those plans were supposed to get underway in January, but that never happened. Instead, Disney has…Read more...
Tags: Science, Disney, Bloomberg, Comcast, Streaming, Hulu, Streaming Services, Instead Disney, Disney Plus, Disney Hulu


How to set up a YouTube TV account and customize your subscription in several ways

YouTube TV is a premium streaming app that's easy to set up. Shutterstock You can set up a YouTube TV subscription in several ways, but you'll first need to create a YouTube TV account using the website or Android app. When you sign up for YouTube TV, you'll get to pick out what premium channels you want, and choose how you want to pay for it. Once you start watching, you can set up your DVR Library, personalize your "Live Guide," and even change how sports scores are displayed. YouTub...
Tags: Apple, Google, Youtube, Trends, Paypal, Vizio, Streaming Services, Samsung LG, Steven John, Set Up, Tech Insider, YouTube TV, Youtube App, Streaming Apps, BI-freelancer, Tech Reference


The Best Niche Streaming Services For Every Kind of Viewer

The pandemic has turned us all into streaming video-addicted shut-ins, but if you’re being honest, weren’t you well on your way already? Now that millions of us have cut cords with cable companies, pretty much everyone subscribes to one streamer or another, and likely more than one. But what if you want to explore the…Read more...
Tags: Movies, Lifehacks, Streaming Services


Netflix Thinks It's So Great You Don't Even Need to Check Out How Great It Is

If you haven’t yet subscribed to any of the major streaming services, first I have to ask: How have you avoided them? Second: You’ve missed the boat when it comes to trying the biggest names for free.Read more...
Tags: Science, Netflix, Streaming, Streaming Services


Hedge fund billionaire Dan Loeb urges Disney to stop paying $3 billion dividend and use funds to grow Disney+

Brendan McDermid/Reuters Hedge fund billionaire Dan Loeb urged Disney to suspend its dividend payments and instead use those funds to grow Disney+ streaming. The founder of Third Point wrote a letter on Wednesday to CEO Bob Chapek saying that reallocating this dividend money could double the company's streaming services budget for original content, Bloomberg reported. Loeb's push to build out streaming comes as in-person movie theaters continue to suffer throughout the pandemic."Every Holl...
Tags: Disney, Trends, Markets, Bloomberg, Streaming Services, Trump, Walt Disney Co, Loeb, Dan Loeb, Disney Stock Price, Daniel Loeb, DIS, Bob Chapek, Disney Stock, Third Point, Bloomberg Read


We Have to Stop With the +

Every day, my sicko coworkers drop galaxy brain takes and all manners of cursed content into our Slack channel. Sometimes it’s obscene gifs that no one should be subjected to. Today, it’s also this Fast Company article claiming that the “+” branding streaming services have glommed onto is, in fact, good. Read more...
Tags: Science, Disney, Netflix, Streaming Services, HBO Max, The Gotta Go, Subscription Wars


Don’t buy the hype: Free VPNs are bad for your privacy

VPNs are in high demand as Americans scramble to keep access to TikTok and WeChat amid a looming government ban. There are dozens of free VPNs out there that promise to protect your privacy by keeping you anonymous on the internet and hiding your browsing history. Don’t believe it. Free VPNs are bad for you. The internet is a hostile place for the privacy-minded. Internet providers can sell your browsing history, governments can spy on you, and tech titans collect huge amounts of data to track y...
Tags: Security, Wtf, Privacy, Internet, Tech, Computing, Web Services, Vpn, Director, Streaming Services, Digital Ocean, Don, Romain Dillet, Algo, Nick Selby, Internet Traffic


Free VPNs are bad for your privacy

VPNs are in high demand as Americans scramble to keep access to TikTok and WeChat amid a looming government ban. There are dozens of free VPNs out there that promise to protect your privacy by keeping you anonymous on the internet and hiding your browsing history. Don’t believe it. Free VPNs are bad for you. The internet is a hostile place for the privacy-minded. Internet providers can sell your browsing history, governments can spy on you and tech titans collect huge amounts of data to track yo...
Tags: Security, Wtf, Privacy, Internet, Tech, Computing, Web Services, Vpn, Streaming Services, Digital Ocean, Don, Romain Dillet, Algo, Nick Selby, Internet Traffic, Amazon Web Services Microsoft


Xbox Cloud Gaming Is a Wonder—Until I Tried Halo

Cloud Gaming with Xbox Game Pass, originally called Project xCloud back when the streaming service was in preview, launched last week on Sept. 15. It’s another game streaming service like GeForce Now, Stadia, and Shadow that lets you play videogames over wifi or a mobile connection. No downloads or installs necessary,…Read more...
Tags: Science, Microsoft, Xbox, Streaming, Streaming Services, First Look, Xbox Game Pass, Project xCloud, GeForce Now Stadia


The best movies on Peacock right now

On Peacock, NBCUniversal's streaming content library goes well beyond an impressive lineup of new and classic TV series.
Tags: Nbc, Trends, Home Theater, What To Watch, Best Of, Streaming Services, Peacock, Movies & TV, NBC Peacock


What’s new on Disney+ in October 2020

Disney+ has Star Wars and MCU content, along with Pixar films, Disney Channel shows, and other content. Here's every new addition you should be aware of.
Tags: Star Wars, Marvel, Disney, Trends, Home Theater, Pixar, Streaming Services, Disney Channel, Movies & TV, Disney Plus


Goodbye CBS All Access, Hello Paramount+

Just as CBS All Access was finally getting good, ViacomCBS announced today it will rebrand the whole thing as Paramount+ in early 2021.Read more...
Tags: Science, Streaming, Cbs, Paramount, Streaming Services, Cbs All Access, Streaming Wars


Amazon is producing a TV series based on the star of Netflix's 'Tiger King' with Nicolas Cage as Joe Exotic

Nicolas Cage. JC Olivera/Getty Images Amazon Studios has picked up a scripted TV drama series based on the story of convicted felon and zoo operator Joe Exotic, with Nicolas Cage starring as the infamous big cat breeder. The story of Joe Exotic caught traction with millions when Netflix's "Tiger King" was released in March. A release date for the Amazon series is unclear. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Amazon Studios confirmed on Thursday that it is picking up an eight...
Tags: Amazon, Nbc, Entertainment, Abc, Trends, Netflix, Las Vegas, Nicolas Cage, Cage, Cnet, Streaming Services, Amazon Studios, Texas Monthly, Kate McKinnon, Tech Insider, Joe Exotic


KweliTV is a streaming service that puts Black stories first

Black stories come first at KweliTV, a new curated streaming service.
Tags: News, Trends, Black, Streaming Services, Movies & TV, Kwelitv