Media

  • Instagram Adds Post Notifications For Specific Accounts, Color And Fade Tools

    Instagram Adds Post Notifications For Specific Accounts, Color And Fade Tools

    Instagram has a couple of new photo editing tools available in its mobile applications, out today on Android and coming soon to iOS: Color and Fade. Color lets you adjust the tone of both the highlights and shadows of your pics, adding a different cast to light for moody effects. Fade lets you wash out colors altogether, getting a more muted effect reminiscent of low-fi prints, with… Read More

  • HBO Now Arrives On Apple TV, iPhone And iPad

    HBO Now Arrives On Apple TV, iPhone And iPad

    The HBO Now app has made its way to the Apple TV and iOS as of today. The HBO Now channel was promised for availability ahead of the Game of Thrones premiere on the network on April 12, and the new service provides access to HBO’s entire streaming content library, as well as new shows live as they air, for $14.99 per month, with one free month included for users who sign up in April. HBO… Read More

  • Kobo Glo HD E-Reader Offers Resolution On Par With Kindle Voyage For $70 Less

    Kobo Glo HD E-Reader Offers Resolution On Par With Kindle Voyage For $70 Less

    Kobo’s new Glo HD e-reader will boast the claim of highest resolution for the lowest price when it hits the market on May 1 for $129.99. The newest piece of hardware from Rakuten-owned Kobo offers 300 ppi pixel density on a 6-inch display, which matches the screen on the $199.99 Kindle Voyage in terms of resolution, and which should mean extremely crisp, pixel-free rendering of… Read More

  • All Star Wars Movies Finally Coming To Digital Stores April 10

    All Star Wars Movies Finally Coming To Digital Stores April 10

    All the existing Star Wars movies are finally being made available as legitimate digital downloads beginning April 10, with pre-orders already available on many platforms including iTunes, Amazon Instant Video, Xbox Video and Google Play, and more, with the general price at most retailers set at $20 per movie, or $90 for the whole collection (which means you can save yourself $30 by only… Read More

  • Vine’s Jason Mante Will Speak At Disrupt New York

    Vine’s Jason Mante Will Speak At Disrupt New York

    Twitter launched its newly acquired Vine service all the way back in January of 2013, and over the course of that two years, we’ve never actually had anyone from the company on our Disrupt stage. But that’s about to change. In May, we’ll be joined by Jason Mante, head of user experience at Vine, on the stage at Disrupt New York to discuss all things Vine, mobile video… Read More

  • Hulu Launches Its Own GIF Search Engine

    Hulu Launches Its Own GIF Search Engine

    Streaming video service Hulu is today launching its own tool for fans of GIFs, with the debut of its own GIF search engine powered by Tumblr. The new site, dubbed “The Perfect GIF,” isn’t just a standard Tumblr blog, however, but more of customized Tumblr experience where you can search for and discover TV-related GIFs by tag, show, reaction or action involved. The idea… Read More

  • Roku’s Boxes Get Better Hardware And New Ways To Find Stuff To Watch

    Roku’s Boxes Get Better Hardware And New Ways To Find Stuff To Watch

    The Roku 2 and Roku 3 streaming boxes are getting refreshed today, with new hardware providing faster movement through the interface as you jump around between channels and apps. Read More

  • Rithm Music Messenger Transitions Into A Legit Streaming Service

    Rithm Music Messenger Transitions Into A Legit Streaming Service

    Nearly two years ago, MavenSay pivoted focus away from its main personal recommendations app to something a bit more musical in the form of Rithm. Rithm is a standalone app that lets users send each other music-based messages, with clips from searchable songs, pics, text, and even animated dancing emojis. Today, Rithm is getting an update that transforms it into a lightweight music… Read More

  • Sling TV’s Service For Cord Cutters Will Offer HBO Starting This Month

    Sling TV’s Service For Cord Cutters Will Offer HBO Starting This Month

    Sling TV, Dish’s new over-the-top service designed for cord cutters, announced today that it will become the first Internet service to offer video-on-demand content from HBO starting this month, just in time for the “Games of Thrones” premiere. The HBO content will be available as an optional add-on at $15 per month – the same price point that Apple scored for its… Read More