Tag Archive: Movies


Hotstar to stream Disney+ shows and movies in India at no extra cost

Indian customers don’t have to pay more to access Disney’s extensive movie library and original TV shows.

Hotstar offers one of the best video streaming deals anywhere in the world. For ₹999 a year ($ 14.50), you get access to HBO’s original programming — including Game of Thrones — as well as Showtime, Star World, and hundreds of movies. But what sets the service truly apart is its live sports content. The annual plan also includes unlimited  [Read More…]

Don’t lose your UltraViolet movies — transfer them to Movies Anywhere!

Transfer your UltraViolet movies to Vudu before it shuts down so you can access them on Movies Anywhere.

Movies Anywhere is Disney’s attempt to merge all of those digital movie services where you purchase content into one place. You don’t have to watch all of your movies in Movies Anywhere. Instead, the service brings the movies to you. If you’ve bought digital movies on iTunes, Amazon, Vudu, Xfinity, Microsoft, FandangoNOW, or Google Play, you can now watch  [Read More…]

How to move your UltraViolet movies over to another service

You’ll still have access to your UltraViolet library until July 31, 2019.

On January 31, UltraViolet announced that it was officially preparing to shut its doors for good. UltraViolet used to be one of the top cloud-based services for storing digital movies and TV shows, but over the years, it’s fallen to the wayside thanks to stiff competition from competitors like Movies Anywhere.

If you still have a collection of titles stored on UltraViolet and want to  [Read More…]

Criterion Channel launches April 8 with more than 1,000 movies to stream

If you love movies, you’ll love this new service.

The Criterion Collection is synonymous not just with movies, but with great movies. And more important, presenting movies “as its maker would want it seen, in state-of-the-art restorations with special features designed to encourage repeated watching and deepen the viewer’s appreciation of the art of film.”

And on April 8 it’s launching the the Criterion Channel in the United States and Canada.

Pricing is initially set at $  [Read More…]

IMDB ‘Freedive’ brings ad-supported movies and shows via Amazon

It’s more shows and movies, only with advertising.

Amazon has teamed up with IMDB (insofar as Amazon, which owns IMDB, probably said “Hey, IMDB! We’re going to do a thing) to bring free movies to the Internet Movie Database.

It’s a free service called “IMDB Freedive.” (Which first was rumored to be coming back in August.) And on it you’ll get movies like Memento and True Romance, TV shows like Fringe and *Quantum Leap (oh, boy …)  [Read More…]

SD and HD titles on Google Play Movies are being upgraded to 4K for free

The price of new 4K movies is also being lowered.

4K is steadily becoming the new resolution norm in the entrainment world, and to make sure it stays on top of things, Google is now upgrading all of its users’ SD and HD titles to 4K at no extra cost.

This move was announced on October 23, and according to Google, “when 4K titles are available from participating Hollywood studios, we’ll upgrade your past movie purchases so  [Read More…]

Rent superhero films and Marvel movies from Thor to the Incredibles for $2

Save yourself from boredom with these digital HD rentals at Amazon.

Amazon has a great deal running right now for fans of Marvel and superhero films; Prime members can rent a bunch of the best recent superhero films for just $ 1.99 each for a limited time. If you’re not currently a member, you can sign up for a free 30-day trial to change that and snag this offer.

Don’t have time this week? That’s okay as  [Read More…]

Watch your favorite movies on the big screen with the Orimag P6 Smart Projector (Promoted)

Although the Summer of 2018 is coming to a close, that doesn’t mean that you can’t still have some fun. In fact, the Fall is arguably the best time to hold an outdoor viewing party for your favorite movies.

That’s where the Orimag P6 Mini Smart Project comes into play. This tiny projector is small enough to fit into your pocket, and won’t weigh you down.

That means you can take this to wherever you need to project a video,  [Read More…]

Microsoft is working on a Movies & TV app for Android

Sources suggest a new Android app for Microsoft’s Movies & TV service is in the works.

Ever since Microsoft announced that it was no longer focused on Windows 10 Mobile, the company has been working around the clock to bring the best of Windows 10 to Android and iOS. This effort has worked well for Microsoft, with apps like Edge and the Microsoft Launcher gaining millions of downloads from the Apple and Google app stores. In 2018,  [Read More…]

How to connect Philips Hue lights to your music, movies, or games

You can do a lot more with your Philips Hue bulbs these days, as long as you have the right set up.

Connecting Philips Hue bulbs to my television has been a long-term dream of mine. We’ve seen some third-party apps try to make it work, but the experience has been limited and a little clumsy. With its big UI overhaul, the folks at Philips now have an official way to connect what is happening on your  [Read More…]