Category: Tech News

Joel McHale To Host A Weekly Talk Show On Netflix

Among Joel McHale's various Hollywood accolades, he is most notable for starring in Community and as the host of E!'s The Soup. As of next month, he will soon be adding his own Netflix talk show to his resume as the first episode of The Joel McHale Show Starring Joel McHale. There isn't a whole lot we know about the show as of right now, but there are some exciting details that have been brought to light. First off, Netflix hired the executive producer from The Soup as well as the producer, Paul Feig, who was apart of Freaks and Geeks, Bridesmaids, and...

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Amazon Raising Prime Monthly Pricing By $2, $1 For Students

While most of Amazon's Prime members pay the $99 annually to save money, they have been offering a monthly subscription priced at $10.99/month. For those who opt for this month-to-month pricing, you'll be in for a cost hike as the e-commerce giant has announced a raise up to $12.99 monthly. Any new signups will automatically be subject to this increased monthly pricing whereas current month-to-month customers will see the $2 increase come on your next billing statement after February 18th. Just to reiterate, this change is ONLY for the monthly plan as the annual $99/year membership is remaining the...

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The ‘Golden Globes’ Will Be Streamed Online For The First Time

While the much of the consumer market is cutting the cord from traditional cable or satellite subscriptions and moving to existing streaming services, major television events like sporting events award shows are beginning to offer live viewing online. This year, the Golden Globe Awards will be offering online streaming of the entire ceremony live on the NBC website, their mobile app and through streaming services like DirecTV Now, Hulu Live TV, Sling TV, PlayStation Vue and YouTube TV. For those looking for extra behind the scenes interviews and red-carpet coverage, they will be airing content on Facebook Live. It...

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Netflix’s New Original ‘Bright’ Film Already Approved For Sequel

When Netflix launched a highly funded original movie Bright starring Will Smith, the film was hit with many negative reviews from critics. On the other hand, it got a lot of attention from Netflix customers having been streamed over 11 million times in the US alone in just the first 72 hours and much of the feedback is overly positive: Yo #Netflix #BrightMovie is fantastic. As an avid sci-fi fan, I think it was absolutely excellent. — Steve Tha Human (@Steve_Tha_Human) December 26, 2017 Spoiler! Critics were wrong about #BrightMovie not being any good. Because it was REALLY good. Thoroughly enjoyed...

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Apple Will Replace Older iPhone Batteries For Cheap After ‘Batterygate’

A story broke out just a few weeks ago that confirmed a suspicion that many iPhone users have discussed. Apple was slowing down your older iPhone's performance over time, but not for the reasons you'd think. The common misconception about batterygate is that Apple is intentionally throttling your device performance just around the time they release a new iPhone to help boost sales. While the timing does make a case for this, the real reason behind the performance decrease is the lifespan of older iPhone batteries which like any form of a battery, degrades in performance over time (think...

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‘HQ Trivia’ Finally Makes Way To Android On January 1st

When the original creators of Vine set out to build an addicting trivia game on mobile, HQ Trivia was born. The concept is very similar to back in the old Xbox Live days when Microsoft hosted 1 vs. 100. Players can tune in to a scheduled time of which a host will go live on the app to start the game show. The concept is simple, the host will ask 12 multiple-choice questions, and if you are one of the players to get them all right, you'll split the prize money with any others who maintain a perfect record....

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