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Oculus TV now available for watching shows on Oculus Go

Content is available from Netflix, Hulu, Pluto TV, and more.

The Oculus Go is one of the best ways to get high-quality virtual reality experiences wherever you are, and today, the new Oculus TV app is launching for it so you can get completely immersed in all your favorite programming.

Oculus TV can be downloaded for free from the Oculus Store, and upon opening it, you’ll be transported to a virtual living room of sorts where you’ll  [Read More…]

Instagram announces IGTV — a new app for watching long-form videos

IGTV content will also be sprinkled throughout the main Instagram app.

On June 20, Instagram announced its next big addition to the popular photo and video-centric social network — IGTV.

IGTV is Instagram’s big push into the world of long-form video content, and while you can already create and consume videos on Instagram through Stories and regular posts, these are all limited to just a few seconds. With IGTV, videos can be a max of 60-minutes-long.

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Here’s how you can enable YouTube’s new reminders to stop you from watching

After being announced at Google I/O 2018, the ability to have YouTube remind you to stop watching videos and take a break is starting to roll out to various users. We take a look at how you can enable this on your device.

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How to turn on YouTube’s reminders to stop watching videos

Seriously, just go outside or something.

Of all the apps on my phone, one of my most used ones is easily YouTube. Whether I’m catching up on Good Mythical Morning with my cereal before work or taking a break to see what’s going on with 368, I often find myself glued to my phone going through everything new in my subscription feed.

I try to be as conscious as possible of my smartphone usage, and while I  [Read More…]

Pandora Plus and free members can stream on-demand after watching an ad

Watch a 15-second ad, get on-demand music streaming.

Back in March, Pandora launched Pandora Premium as a way to compete more directly with the likes of Spotify and Google Play Music. One of the biggest draws to Premium is the ability to stream on-demand music alongside Pandora’s radio stations, but the streaming service is now expanding this feature to both Plus and free members as well.

For Plus and free users of Pandora, on-demand music streaming will  [Read More…]

The best Daydream apps for watching movies

There are many ways of watching movies on the daydream, here are our favorites.

There are 3 main styles when you watch a movie in VR, Full 360 video, 3D video, and regular movie format. When watching regular movies you really need something surrounding the video or you are just floating in space with a screen in front of you. This can get really disconcerting so most apps try to create a space for you to enjoy.

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Here’s what we’re reading, watching, and listening to this week

How we’re spending our leisure time.

Everyone has a bit of quiet downtime once in a while. Whether you’re sitting quietly at home or trying to relax on a plane or just giving your busy mind and hands a break, it’s important to relax.

A good way to do that is to read a book, listen to some music or watch a movie or show. See what’s caught our attention recently!

Ara Wagoner

Oooh boy,  [Read More…]

Best gear for watching the 2017 total solar eclipse

On August 21, the moon will completely cover the sun for 2.5 minutes. If you’re planning on watching the total solar eclipse, you’ll want to bring a couple of things with you.

2017 marks the first time in nearly 40 years that North America has seen a total solar eclipse. It’s also the first time in nearly 100 years that a total solar eclipse will be seen from the East Coast of the U.S. to the West  [Read More…]

These are the best apps for watching 360-degree videos

These apps deliver awesome videos from all over the world.

VR has already taken us on a pretty crazy ride, from roller coasters in VR to helping with new medical therapies. While the cutting edge stuff is fascinating, sometimes all you want to do is settle in and check out a great video. VR can deliver spectacular sights from places you’ve never even considered visiting. No matter your fancy, there are hundreds of great apps out there  [Read More…]

Plex has acquired newscast aggregator Watchup because people are watching news again

Plex has acquired a new app that helps people stream traditional news broadcasts.

Plex, the well-known U.S.-based consolidator of all things media, has acquired newscast aggregator Watchup, which brings together video from news channels around the world in an Android (and iOS) app, for an undisclosed amount.

Watchup was launched in 2012 on the iPad but later spread to Android and various set-top boxes, including Amazon Fire TV, Xbox and PS4, as Americans cut cords and began  [Read More…]