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Grab 8GB worth of songs from the SXSW 2017 Festival

The SXSW music festival is a long standing event at which hundreds of artists perform each year to festival goers. Music is also made available on the SXSW website, and it is […]

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Kodi 17: cross-platform media center updated

Kodi 17 is the latest version of the popular cross-platform media center software that enables you to play media on all devices that it supports. Kodi's main features are the ability to […]

Good Riddance: 3D TV is dead

A report on Cnet suggests that 3D TV won't be the next big thing after all, as the last two major TV makers of 3D TVs announced that they would stop producing […]

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Video Converter HandBrake 1.0.0 released

HandBrake 1.0.0, a new version of the popular open source cross-platform video converter, was released on December 24, 2016. I reviewed HandBrake for the first time in the year 2007 here on […]

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There is no reason to use VLC UWP on Windows 10 PCs

VideoLAN, makers of the popular VLC Media Player program for various desktop and mobile operating systems have released VLC 2.2 for UWP today. VLC 2.2 for UWP, what is that you may […]

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Microsoft Holiday Album Giveaway: grab 9 free albums

If you are in need of a bit of music for this Holiday -- read Christmas -- season, then Microsoft has you covered. The company has just launched the Holiday Album Giveaway […]

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Here is why you can't download Netflix content to your Android device

Netflix enabled a download option in the official Netflix application for Android and iOS mobile operating systems a couple of days ago. I thought that this was a really cool option, considering […]

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VLC 360: preview of VLC 3.0 with 360 support

VLC 360 is a preview version of VLC Media Player, a popular cross-platform media player for Windows, Linux, Mac and mobile devices. The preview version is labeled as VLC 360 to indicate […]

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Export your Vine videos to Giphy

Twitter announced last week that it plans to shut down its "six seconds or less" video service Vine in the coming months. The company is going through financial turmoil currently, and as […]

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Screamer Radio 1.0 Internet Radio player

Screamer Radio 1.0 has been released a couple of days ago as a portable version and installer for all supported versions of Microsoft Windows. We have reviewed Screamer Radio back in 2007 […]

Netflix winning against unblocking services?

Netflix appears to be winning the fight against so-called unblocking services and VPN services that allow Internet users to access Netflix in different geographical regions. Netflix's catalog of shows and movies is […]

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Amazon's Music Unlimited streaming service launches

Amazon Music Unlimited is a new music streaming service by Amazon that the company pits against established services such as Spotify and Apple Music. While it shares similarities with those services, it […]

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Spotify Free opens web browser ads

If you are running Spotify Free on your desktop computer you may have noticed that advertisement is suddenly being launched in the default web browser when the software is running. Spotify Free […]

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YouTube's Community feature launches

YouTube Community is a new feature of the world's most popular video streaming site that allows content producers to interact directly with their community. One of the shortcomings of YouTube up until […]

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Filter Amazon Video content by language

Amazon Video is an add-on service for Prime members that works in many regards just like Netflix. Amazon produces original series such as Bosch, Jean-Claude von Johnson or The Man in the […]

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How to force HTML5 video on Twitch.tv

Twitch.tv is a popular streaming site on the Internet with a strong focus on gaming related content. You can tune in and watch various people play games, talk about games, or watch […]

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DAZN: "Netflix of Sports" launches

DAZN, a new live and on-demand online streaming service focusing on sports, launched today in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The main idea behind DAZN is very similar to what services like Netflix […]

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Create Netflix Playlists with Flixtape

Flixtape by Netflix is a new service by Netflix that enables you to create video mixtapes using Netflix's video archive that you can play or share afterwards. While you may add movies […]