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  • Showtime makes its entire library available for offline viewing on mobile devices

    Showtime makes its entire library available for offline viewing on mobile devices

    Showtime will now allow subscribers to download its programming for offline viewing on mobile devices – following similar moves by Netflix and Amazon. The network says its entire library will be supported, including the full seasons of its top shows like Homeland, Billions, Ray Donovan, Shameless, The Affair, Weeds, Dexter and others. The new feature will be supported both on its… Read More

  • Google for Android gets new feature to deal with inconsistent internet connections

    Google for Android gets new feature to deal with inconsistent internet connections

    As more of the world’s population comes online for the first time, so Google is focusing on making the web and its services more accessible. That means smaller sized apps for budget devices with limited space, and offline support to help deal with intermittent, spotty or weak internet connections. Read More

  • Crunch Report | GoPro Cuts 15% of Workforce

    Hanging out with former TechCrunch writer and current editor in chief at Mattermark, Mr. Alex Wilhelm, GoPro cuts 15% of its workforce, Amazon can move your data by the truckload and now you can download Netflix for offline viewing. All this on Crunch Report. Read More

  • FireChat brings private group chat to its off-grid messaging service

    FireChat brings private group chat to its off-grid messaging service

    FireChat, the messaging service from Disrupt Battlefield finalist Open Garden that allows you to chat with people around you even when there is no regular Internet connection, is getting a major update today. This new version of FireChat introduces private group chats on top of its existing private one-on-one chats and public chatrooms. Read More

  • Google Maps Gets Offline Navigation And Search

    Google Maps Gets Offline Navigation And Search

    It’s 8am and you’re in your garage. You have to head into a different direction today, but you can’t fire up Google Maps until you’ve left the garage, because you’re offline. You probably pull off to the side of the road until your phone gets connectivity. Not anymore. Starting today, Google Maps will make itself available offline (search and navigation) for… Read More

  • Beauty Product Subscription Service Birchbox Is Opening More Brick-And-Mortar Retail Stores

    Beauty Product Subscription Service Birchbox Is Opening More Brick-And-Mortar Retail Stores

    Subscription-based beauty sample box provider Birchbox, which helps consumers discover new products by shipping them samples by mail, today announced its plans to expand its offline retail footprint to at least two more stores in 2016. The additional retail locations will join the company’s now year-old brick-and-mortar storefront located in Soho, New York, and will be chosen following… Read More

  • Android Wear Gets Experimental Offline Step Counting

    Android Wear Gets Experimental Offline Step Counting

    Android Wear is a platform in progress, as evidenced by Google’s continual updates, bringing features like third-party watch face support and more big changes in periodic updates. One that also arrived in a recent software change is support for offline step tracking, meaning you can still log activity with your device even when it’s not in communication with your smartphone. As… Read More

  • Cirqle Debuts A Photo-Sharing App For Groups That Works Offline

    Cirqle Debuts A Photo-Sharing App For Groups That Works Offline

    A mobile application called Cirqle – no, not that Circle or that one either – launched last year as a way for users to share and collaborate on photo and video collections in groups, both public and private. Now Cirqle is rolling out version 2.0 on Thursday, which introduces an interesting new feature: offline mode. That means users can now share and collaborate on photo sets… Read More

  • A New App Called Offtime Helps You Unplug Without Missing Out

    A New App Called Offtime Helps You Unplug Without Missing Out

    Apparently, navel-gazing about how much time you’re spending on your phone is a thing now. We’ve already seen iOS apps like Moment and Check appear to shame you into self-restraint by alerting you to how many minutes you spend staring at your little screen every day, or how many times per day you pull out your phone and take a look. Now, it’s Android’s turn. A new… Read More