Tag Archive: Services

Best cheap VPN services 2020

To be the best VPN service doesn’t mean you can’t also be the cheapest VPN service. There are a ton of providers out there offering service, some of which offer it for free, and others charge a premium each month for access. The good news is that you don’t have to go broke each month to afford the best VPN service you can. There are a lof of affordable VPN services, and we’ve rounded up all the best cheap VPNs  [Read More…]

Best online photo printing services to use during self-isolation

Photos are amazing to have on display as they remind you milestones or memories in your life, but time is often the limiting factor when it comes to getting your photos organized and selecting the best ones to print and display. You might find you now have an abundance of free time now that you are working from home and self-isolating, so what better way to spend it than pruning your digital library and sending your favorite photos to print?

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YouTube and other Google services go down for many

And no, you still can’t go outside.

What you need to know YouTube and other Google services are down. Users began reporting being unable to stream or comment on March 26th. The outage appears to be concentrated around the United States, Western Europe, and Japan.

Always a regular source of entertainment and distraction, YouTube has suddenly gone down. Reports began flooding social media and DownDetector on March 26th as users found themselves unable to upload videos, stream  [Read More…]

Best Business VPN Services 2020

VPNs, or virtual private networks, are used in a variety of different ways these days. Some use them for personal gains, like spoofing locations and securing connections, while others need them in order to be able to access important work-related files and sites. With how much of our day is spent connected to the internet, and how much sensitive information is sent around, it’s vital that you keep your connections secure. If you aren’t totally sure on the benefits, here’s  [Read More…]

Streaming services made up nearly 80% of U.S. music revenue in 2019

The report notes that the streaming market in 2019 was bigger than the entire U.S. recorded music market two years back.

What you need to know The year-end 2019 music revenue report from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has revealed that paid subscriptions to on-demand streaming services jumped by 25% in 2019. Total revenue from streaming music increased by 19.9% last year, accounting for 79.5% of all recorded music last year. The number of paid  [Read More…]

Get the most out of these smart devices and services with Google Assistant

Google Assistant is one of the most popular smart voice assistants on the planet and is accessible on devices as diverse as smartwatches, smartphones, smart speakers, and more. In addition to the devices it’s built-in to, the Google Assistant has integrations with hundreds, if not thousands, of other smart devices and services. What follows is a list of some of our favorites, broken down by category.

Smartlights Home automation Smart appliances Security Entertainment Music services Streaming services for video Smartlights  [Read More…]

What’s new on your favorite streaming services in March

Season 3 of Westworld, murder-for-hire and more highly a busy start to spring.

Look, the start of spring may bring to mind new life and flowers and bright colors and what not. But someone forgot to tell your favorite streaming services about that.

Quite frankly, there’s a good bit of death and destruction and just general dark moods going into the third month of the year. There’s a lot of star power behind it, as well as  [Read More…]

Google sued for allegedly streaming unlicensed music on its services

Apple, Soundcloud and Amazon are also welcome to the party.

What you need to know Google has been sued for copyright infringement by Pro Music Rights LLC. The suit is a result of allegedly failing to properly license music for their platforms. Google currently offers two streaming services, YouYube Music and Google Play Music.

Google is getting sued for copyright infringement on both its Google and YouTube Music services by royalty collection firm, Pro Music Rights. The  [Read More…]

Huawei finalizing Google Services replacements, year-end launch in sight

Huawei is getting more aggressive with special incentives for app developers.

What you need to know Huawei is building a Google Services replacement for its mobile phones with big monetary incentives for developers. Official replacements for navigation, payments, gaming, and messages will debut by the end of December. Huawei is building replacements for all Google Services, including popular platforms such as YouTube and Gmail.

Huawei is looking to toss off the shackles of a Google-run Android in  [Read More…]

Google Assistant now supports Google Keep and other notes/lists services

There’s also support for Any.do, AnyList, and Bring!.

What you need to know You’ll be able to ask your Google Assistant to create a list and add items to it via voice commands. List and note services available will be Google Keep, Any.do, AnyList, and Bring!. The notes and lists feature rolling out today and will be in the services tab for Google Assistant settings.

The holiday season can get hectic with gatherings to plan, shopping to  [Read More…]