Pandora has announced that it will be purchasing key assets of music streaming service Rdio. As Rdio files for bankruptcy, Pandora will be purchasing parts of the company, as well as offering its employees positions at Pandora, for $75 million in cash. The entire company will not be purchased.
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Video streaming is a big deal right now, but every different type of streaming has its own service. For shows, we watch Netflix or Hulu. For user content, we watch YouTube. For gaming, we use Twitch. But Verizon is aiming to create a service that encompasses a lot of those categories with a social twist.
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Twitch is extremely popular these days. It’s a livestreaming site where people can stream themselves playing video games while others watch, chat, and interact with the streamer. It has brought a new level of interacting with popular online video game personalities, and people are taking full advantage of it.
YouTube is still the home of ... Read More »
In an attempt to further differentiate itself from competitors, Spotify is releasing a new feature soon called Discover Weekly that will hopefully introduce you to some new music, relevant to your tastes.
Discover Weekly is essentially a two hour playlist of new music that is built upon your listening habits. Which means that ... Read More »
VLC is king of media players, playing almost any media format you can imagine. I’m an avid user on the PC, but there’s also an Android app to watch videos on your smartphone. And according to the changelog for VLC 3.0, the app will be getting Chromecast support.
Chromecast support was announced quite ... Read More »
NBC is giving Android users another way to watch the Super Bowl this year, cable subscription or not. On February 1, the day of the Super Bowl, NBC will be hosting Super Stream Sunday with 11 hours of Super Bowl coverage — including the game itself — through the tablet version of the Read More »
Those who fall into the consumer category of cord cutters surely aren’t lacking in movies and shows to watch or music to listen to. But despite dozens of various streaming services coming and going over the last several years, there has still been only one way to watch live TV. Until now.
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The Google Chromecast became extremely popular last year, having broken into the mainstream market at a pace unusual for Google hardware. Thanks to the low price tag, ease of use, and recommendation of countless websites, Chromecast use has skyrocketed.
But while Google Cast can currently cast music and video to TVs using Chromecast ... Read More »
The latest update for the Chromecast has brought with it a “guest mode” that you can enable by going into the Chromecast app on your device and simply flipping the “Guest Mode” switch to on. Now anyone (with an Android device running at least 4.3) within range of your Chromecast will be able to ... Read More »
We realize we are encroaching on the point where literally everyone may already have a Chromecast (or more likely two or three), but if you have managed to resist the call of the Chromecast, then this deal might be the one to finally make you give up and join us. (One of us! ... Read More »