Tag Archive: Content

Amazon adds a new ‘free’ content tab to Fire TV devices

Amazon’s Fire TV service has lots of free content, this new tab will surface it better.

What you need to know Amazon adds a new “free” tab to Fire TV devices. The new tab will highlight free content from Amazon as well as third-party providers. U.S. users will begin to see it starting today.

Amazon is rolling out a new “free” tab for Fire TV devices. The new experience will help highlight free content on the platform,  [Read More…]

To support content creators, Google worked on a direct donation feature

But plans changed, and the company moved away from that angle.

What you need to know Google was testing a tipping feature for sites as part of an extension to its Google Funding Choices and Contributor services. The feature would have let users donate from 20 cents to up to $ 5 to sites ranging from large organizations to small independent artists. The company eventually decided not to continue developing this feature.

Google was working on a  [Read More…]

After a decade, Sonos gets into the content business with Sonos Radio

Sonos is finally taking a stand.

Sonos has always been Switzerland, neutral to a fault. Until recently, the company’s decision not to create its own audio content has left it relying on companies like Spotify, iHeartRadio, TuneIn and others to provide music, podcasts, and talk radio for its millions of customers, most of which get that same content through other apps and connected speakers.

The value of Sonos speakers has always been about pairing wireless speakers that  [Read More…]

Upcoming Instagram feature will limit NSFW content while you browse at work

It’s currently in a very barebones state.

What you need to know Instagram is seemingly working on a toggle to “limit sensitive content.” The news comes courtesy of Jane Manchun Wong, known for her reverse-engineering wizardry. The feature will likely be aimed at younger voters or those who want to limit NSFW content at work.

In an ideal world, no one would be browsing Instagram at work, and we’d all be the efficient, busy worker bees the  [Read More…]

Guard against shady content with eero Secure safe browsing

If you are debating which mesh Wi-Fi system to get for your home, I highly recommend the eero lineup. Not only does eero have quality routers and an easy-to-use app, but it also has some additional services that you may find extremely valuable, such as the eero Secure and Secure+ subscriptions. One of the most useful features here is the ability to limit the content and exposure to devices and individuals on your network, including delivering a measure  [Read More…]

Death Stranding is coming to PC in June with Half-Life content

Put your pitchforks down because it’ll be available on Steam, don’t worry.

What you need to know Death Stranding was originally exclusive to PlayStation 4 since November 2019. It is coming to PC on June 2, 2020. It will be available through Steam and the Epic Games Store. The PC version will include Half-Life content in some form.

We finally have a release date for Death Stranding on PC. Kojima’s latest project is set to come to  [Read More…]

YouTube now lets you filter your subscriptions for easier content discovery

First on iOS, then Android later.

What you need to know Google will add filters to its YouTube app, letting users now tab between select categories on its subscription page. These new filters are coming to iOS first, and then Android soon after. Google first introduced content filters on the homepage.

If you’re anything like me, your YouTube subscription tab is chockfull of half-watched videos sandwiched between a torrent of new content pushed by YouTubers. It can  [Read More…]

Stream content anywhere in the world with this $40 DNS proxy app

Few things are more annoying than not being able to keep up with your favorite streaming shows when you travel overseas.

KeepSolid SmartDNS makes it easy to bypass a wide range of geo-restrictions so you can stream your favorite content anywhere in the world, and a lifetime subscription is available for over 80% off at just $ 39.99.

This easy-to-use DNS proxy app lets you browse the web without restrictions or delays regardless of where you are.

You’ll be  [Read More…]

Vizio SmartCast 4.0 has faster load times, better content discovery, and more

Vizio also announced its brand-new Voice Remote.

What you need to know Vizio SmartCast 4.0 has been announced. It shortens load times, has a new search experience, and better input switching. A new Voice Remote is launching this year — the first-ever from Vizio.

So far at CES 2020, Vizio has showcased a new OLED TV and a bunch of soundbars. However, that’s not all the company has up its sleeves. Just as important as those other  [Read More…]

Google Play Movies now lets you search content from Netflix and Disney Plus

Stop wondering which service has what and watch more.

What you need to know Google Play Movies has now added support for Netflix and Disney Plus. With these services added, you’ll now be able to search for even more movies and TV shows within the app. You must still have the apps installed and subscribe to the services, Google Play Movies can only help you find which service the movie or TV show you are searching for  [Read More…]