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PCRADIO Internet Radio app that works with low speed Internet

Mobile users have several options when it comes to listening to Internet Radio on their devices. Some like to stream directly from the Radio station's website, others prefer music apps with radio […]

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Counterpoint: Why I’m keeping my subscription services

Recently my colleague, Martin Brinkmann, wrote why he was getting rid of streaming services. That’s fine, he’s entitled to do what he wants, and if he doesn’t watch them, then, by all […]

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2019: the year I dropped all entertainment subscription plans

This is somewhat of a personal story but it is probably one that is of interest to many out there. For the past couple of years, I had Netflix and Amazon Prime […]

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A preview of VLC Media Player 4.0

VLC Media Player 3.0 was released in 2018; the non-profit organization that is behind the program, VideoLAN, revealed information about the upcoming VLC Media Player 4.0 recently in a presentation at FOSDEM […]

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Amiga Music Tracker and Player in JavaScript

BASSOON Tracker is a free web application that gives you full control over an Amiga music tracker and player. The Commodore Amiga, the successor of the Commodore C-64 home computer, was a […]

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Kodi 18.0 Final has been released

Kodi 18.0 has been released. The new version of the media center is already available on the official download page on the project website. Kodi is one of our top Windows Media Center […]

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Changes to Windows Media Center and Player Metadata service

Microsoft revealed plans on Friday to turn off the metadata service for certain media product and operating system combinations. The company maintains two media products right now that ship with various versions […]

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Nuclear is a free Spotify alternative for the desktop

Nuclear is a free Electron-based program for desktop operating systems such as Windows, Linux, or Mac OS X to stream music from popular free sources on the Internet. The music app is […]

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Winamp Community Update Project releases first Winamp Preview

WACUP -- the Winamp Community Update Project -- released a preview version of the music player to the public yesterday. WACUP is a third-party modified version of the music player Winamp that […]

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How to block endscreen video recommendations on YouTube

Whenever playback of a video on YouTube ends, video recommendations may be displayed; these recommendations are based on the viewing history and display thumbnails of videos picked by YouTube's recommendation algorithm. A […]

VLC Media Player 3.0.5 is out

VideoLAN released VLC Media Player 3.0.5 to the Stable channel earlier today. The new version of the cross-platform media player is a bug fix update for the most part; it fixes minor […]

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Handbrake 1.2.0 video transcoder released

Handbrake 1.2.0 is the latest version of the cross-platform open source video transcoder. The new version is available for all supported operating systems -- Windows, Linux and Mac OS X -- and […]

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Remove Backgrounds from Photos automatically

Remove.bg is a new free online service that you may use to remove the background of photos automatically that you upload to the service. Sometimes, you may want to remove background noise […]

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YouTube removed 7.8 million videos and 224 million comments in Q3 2018

Google owned YouTube published the YouTube Community Guidelines Enforcement report for the third quarter of 2018 yesterday. The report highlights that YouTube removed 7.8 million videos, 224 million comments, and 1.6 million […]

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TV and Movie streaming is heading in the wrong direction

Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Hulu, HBO Now, YouTube TV, and many others; soon, Disney's entry into the market with its own service while other companies consider entering the TV and movie streaming […]

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Paint.net 4.1.5 released with performance improvements

The developer of the image editor Paint.net released version 4.1.5 of the application for Microsoft's Windows operating system today. The new version of Paint.net is available on the Microsoft Store and as […]

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YouTube now with free ad-supported blockbuster movies

Most YouTube users don't associate the site with blockbuster movies, probably, even though it is possible to rent movies on the site just as it is possible to do the same on […]

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How to download all Flickr Photos

SmugMug, the new owner of Flickr, announced plans recently to limit free accounts to 1000 photos or videos on the site instead of the previously used threshold of 1 Terabyte of storage […]