Tablets Become Swiss Army Knife of Gadgets

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*+-Tablets like the iPad aren’t replacing laptops on the whole, but the new couch companion devices are taking over many of the activities we used to do on dedicated devices. Are you converging like the survey respondents? Millenialmedia reports that the tablet is now the go to device for several computer activities, but that’s not […]

How to get the New Android Market With Movies & Books Now

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*+-Google announced a new and improved Android Market for phones, which will offer more top app lists, books, movies and an improved layout this week. The new Android Market is a noticeable improvement over the old clunky looking marketplace. The new look will start rolling out to phones over the next month, but if you can’t wait […]

Google Working on Google Videos to Bring Movie Rentals to Android Smartphone

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*+-After having delivered Google Videos, Android’s movie rental system that tied into Android Market for Android 3.1 Honeycomb tablets, Google may be hard at work in trying to enable smartphones to have access to its video rental service. Android users have noted that they have seen the Google Videos app briefly available for download in […]

MoviePass: Just Like Netflix, But for the Big Screen

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*+-MoviePass is a new movie-going and movie watching service that takes your movie experience to the cinematic big screen. Like Netflix’s subscription service for entertainment, MoviePass, now in beta, will allow users to pay a $50 per month fee to watch as many movies as they want each month in select theaters. Currently, the service […]

Netflix for Android Arrives for Motorola Droid X

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*+-While we can’t say the same for HTC EVO owners, Netflix for Android is now available for Motorola Droid X owners who were recently updated to the latest version of Google’s software, Android 2.3 Gingerbread. As many of you know, the Netflix application has come under fire because it only supports a handful of Android […]

After Music, Apple Focuses on Movies, TV Shows for iCloud

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*+-After having announced that the iCloud service will be announced at WWDC, Apple is now rumored to be leveraging its rumored cloud storage and streaming service for movies and TV shows in addition to music. The iCloud service has long been rumored as a transition to move iTunes to the cloud. The latest speculation has […]

Netflix App for Android Arrives for Three More Devices

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*+-Back on May 12th, Netflix rolled out their Android application to thunderous applause from some smartphone owners and a loud chorus of boos from others. You see, it has only been available for a select few Android devices with Netflix promising support for more in the future. Well, the company has made good on its […]

New BlockBuster App for Droid Charge Blocks Rooted Users, Calls Them Out in The Process

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*+-It appears that BlockBuster’s new application for Verizon’s Samsung Droid Charge is blocking rooted users and preventing them from accessing movies. This comes just a few days after it became apparent that Google’s new movie rental feature through the Android Marketplace was inaccessible to rooted Motorola Xoom owners. Xoom owners trying to rent movies through […]

Google Movies for Android Blocked on Rooted Devices

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*+-Back at Google I/O, Google launched a new service called Google Movies for Android that allows device owners to rent movies straight from the Android Market. The only problem is, Google is blocking the service on rooted devices. According to a discovery made by Android Central, rooted devices are currently not supported “due to requirements […]

The Best iPad and iPad 2 Apps [May 2011]

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*+-Are you looking for some amazing new iPad and iPad 2 apps? We’ve collected our favorite apps for May 2011 which you need to have on your iPad. These apps will help you stay on task, relax, take photos and stay in the know. Some of these apps are new, while others are old favorites […]

Google I/O 2011 Day One Announcement Roundup

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*+-In case you were unaware, Google has been extremely busy during the  first day of their Google I/O event at the Moscone Center in San Francisco announcing everything from a new cloud music service to the company’s latest software. Here is a  rundown of the major announcements that Google made today: Google Music Beta One […]

Google Introduces Google Movies for Android

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*+-Google continued with the Google I/O announcements today and unveiled their movie service for Android devices called Google Movies. Google Movies will allow Android device owners to snag movies straight from the Android Market and prices of those movies will start as low as $1.99. Once downloaded, there is a 30-day rental period and once […]

mSpot Movies On Demand New Pricing and Streaming to Mobile Devices

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*+-mSpot Movies has been in the streaming video business for a while, but they are announcing today a new membership model with discounts when compared to renting streaming video from competitors like Amazon and Apple. This is not a subscription based service like Netflix or the new Amazon video streaming service for Prime members. Instead […]

iOS, iPad Owners Soon to be Able to Stream Sony Movies for Free

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*+-Sony will soon allow iOS owners of devices like the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch the ability to stream for free old movies and TV shows from the studio through the website www.Crackle.com. A specific timeline was not given as to when the iOS streaming capabilities would be implemented, but users who visited the Crackle […]

HTC Watch Video Streaming Service to Debut with HTC Sensation

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*+-Following Samsung’s launch of the Media Hub for its own smartphones and tablets, HTC will be debuting its own video streaming service called HTC Watch that will appear first on the HTC Sensation 4.3-inch Android smartphone featuring a 2D qHD and 1.2 GHz dual-core Snapdragon CPU. However, with fragmented, OEM-created media experiences, the convenience factor […]

Android 3.0 Honeycomb Movie Studio Enables Movie Editing on the Go

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*+-Google has developed a movie editing software for Android 3.0 Honeycomb called Movie Studio, though at this time it isn’t clear if the app will come pre-installed on upcoming Android Honeycomb tablets like the Motorola Xoom. On the go movie editing through Movie Studio looks smooth and simple, which would give Android a competitive edge […]