Tag Archive: Media

UK’s Virgin Media and O2 to merge in $38 billion deal

Liberty Global and Telefónica are merging their U.K operations.

What you need to know Two of the UK’s biggest telecoms companies are merging. O2 and Virgin Media are joining forces in a 50-50 venture. The deal is said to be worth some £31 billion ($ 38 billion).

Telefónica has today announced that it is merging its U.K operations with Liberty Global, meaning that Virgin Media and O2 are coming together in a 50-50 joint venture.

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Vodafone to donate books to UK schools to encourage social media kindness

A really great gesture to end the year.

What you need to know Vodafone has announced it will donate a copy of #Goldilocks to every UK primary (elementary) school in the UK. #Goldilocks is an updated fairytale that helps to educate young children about social media, especially the need to be kind. It was originally released in December of 2018 to very positive feedback.

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Physical media has its place, but when can I stream the movie on Disney+?

Best answer: Theatrical releases should arrive on Disney+ about four months after they hit Blu-ray and DVD.

Enter the fantasia: Disney+ (From $ 7/mo at Disney+) Putting the magic on hold

The anticipation for Disney’s streaming service, Disney+ launching November 12, is steadily building and for good reason. Until now, it took scouring the various streaming services to see what was available; even then, the pickings were relatively thin. The other factor for getting our Disney fix  [Read More…]

New leak hints that Motion Sense won’t work with every media app

Motion Sense won’t be available everywhere, or work with every app, but the starting lists look promising.

What you need to know New leaks from 9to5Google include info extracted from the Motion Sense APK. Motion Sense will allegedly support 38 countries at launch. 9 apps are whitelisted by the app, including Spotify and Google Play Music.

The Google Pixel 4 is going to be announced in less than three weeks, but until then, the leaks just keep  [Read More…]

A media event is being held for The Last of Us Part II later in September

It’s been over a year since new footage was released for The Last of Us Part II. That could be about to change.

What you need to know The Last of Us Part II was first announced back at PlayStation Experience 2016. Since then, new footage has been scarce, with the latest being a gameplay segment released at E3 2018. Today, Geoff Keighley confirmed that The Last of Us Part II is getting a media event on  [Read More…]

Skype brings message drafts, media previews, and more to all platforms

All of Skype’s new features are focused on productivity, Microsoft says.

What you need to know Skype received a fresh batch of productivity features across desktop and mobile today. Message drafts, bookmarking, and media previews are all part of the latest updates. Split view has also been expanded from Windows to Mac and Linux.

Microsoft shipped several new features to Skype across desktop and mobile today, all of which are focused on improving productivity according to the  [Read More…]

The Oculus Quest isn’t just for gaming — here are our favorite media apps

The Oculus Quest is an excellent device for VR gaming, but it’s also a great headset for enjoying videos and other media. Whether it’s streaming YouTube videos or watching your own videos that are stored directly on the headset, these are the best media apps for the Oculus Quest.

Watching the web YouTube VR

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YouTube has billions of views for a reason; there’s an almost unlimited amount of content. That only expands on the  [Read More…]

The Motorola One Vision makes watching media the biggest priority

Watching movies the best way possible.

Motorola has announced a new smartphone called the Motorola One Vision. It’s available in Brazil starting today and will be introduced to Mexico, the rest of Latin America, and Europe over the next few months. While the original Motorola One is sold at retailers like Amazon and Best Buy, the Vision won’t be coming to the U.S. anytime soon, if at all. That shouldn’t stop you from learning more about it,  [Read More…]

These are the best media remotes you can get for PS4

Consoles have come a long way since their early years, and this means that they’re useful for a lot more than just playing video games. Whether you use your PlayStation 4 for its apps or to watch movies and listen to music, the DualShock 4 controller isn’t exactly designed for non-gaming related activities in mind. That’s where media remotes come in, like PDP’s excellent Cloud Remote for PS4 that’s officially licensed by Sony.

Redesigned perfection PDP Cloud Remote

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Store all your games and media with $40 off Toshiba’s X300 5TB hard drive

More space for your stuff.

The Toshiba X300 5TB internal hard drive is down to $ 99.99 with code EMCTWVD25 at Newegg. The next best price on this drive is $ 125 on Amazon, and the only time it has dropped this low was a brief sale in February. It often sells as high as $ 140, but today’s deal is the lowest we’ve seen.

Add more media Toshiba X300 5TB internal hard drive

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