Netflix finally adds Hindi language support to woo the Indian audience
Now, UI elements such as show description, the menu bar and the settings section can all be changed to Hindi language.
Google Play Music is shutting down for users in October as YouTube Music takes over
In August, Google will kill the ability to purchase and pre-order music, or upload and download music from Google Play Music through Music Manager.
Snapchat’s new feature allows users to add licensed music to their Snaps
Users will be able to click on Snaps to find the album art, artist name and song title, and also play it on the music streaming platforrm of their choice.
Apple is now the most valuable publicly traded company on the planet
Apple released its third quarter financial report for the fiscal year 2020…
Netflix users can now control the playback speed on its Android app
The ability to adjust playback speed on Netflix is soon coming to the iOS app and the web client as well.
Google Assistant-powered smart displays get new visual and touch-based games
The new voice and touch-enabled games are now available for Google Assistant-powered smart displays starting today with more to come.
Spotify is testing shareable quote cards pulled from podcast episodes
This is a mobile-only experimental feature that is live for users in the US at the moment, and that too, solely for The Michelle Obama Podcast.
Spotify’s Group Session feature will let you remotely host a listening party with friends
Spotify users can now listen to a podcast or enjoy a playlist remotely with friends via synced playback, and also ccontrol playback.
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Netflix is testing Rs 349 ‘Mobile+’ plan with HD video in India
You can’t watch content on TV or on simultaneous screens with the new plan.
Google’s Nest Hub and Nest Hub Max finally bring support for Netflix
Nest Hub duo has also added support for Peacock to the list of streaming services such as Disney+ and HBO Max that you can cast via your smartphone.
NBC has launched Peacock TV on Android, Chromecast and Android TV
The new Peacock TV streaming service from NBC is now available on the Google Chromecast, on Android TV, and on Android devices, with a free 3-month trial
Amazon Prime Video finally introduces viewer profiles for users across the globe
A total of six profile can be created per account, and each viewer profile will have different recommendations based on user activity.
Walmart is turning store parking lots into drive-in movie theaters for summer
Ahead of each screening, moviegoers will be able to purchase picnic essentials by ordering it online for curbside pickup.
YouTube TV subscription price hiked to $64.99 as it adds new channels
The company says subscription charge has gone up due to the rising cost of content as it adds eight more channels from ViacomCBS.
Amazon Prime Video finally gets a shared viewing feature called Watch Party
Watch Party is exclusive to Prime subscribers and is available only in the US right now for the entire Prime Video catalog, except rental or paid content.
Amazon Prime Video might soon offer live TV content as well
Amazon is reportedly looking to license complete 24×7 feeds of TV channels airing everything from sports events and news to awards shows and soap operas.
Apple’s Home and tvOS are also getting interesting new features
Check out all the new features that are coming to Apple’s Home and tvOS services that will now work better with more devices
Spotify’s next big catch for an exclusive show is Kim Kardashian West
The show will reportedly document the work West has done with the Innocence Project, a non-profit that helps exonerate wrongfully convicted people.
This is Google’s upcoming Android TV streaming device codenamed Sabrina
The upcoming Android TV-based streaming dongle from Google will come with a remote of its own, unlike its Chromecast predecessors.
Plex brings Watch Together, because watching a movie with friends is still fun
Watch Together is free, but it is still in the beta development phase and is missing out on some key features such as a native chat tool.
Alexa on Fire TV gets voice support for third-party apps like Netflix and YouTube
Alexa, play Stranger Things on Netflix!
Several 11-inch iPad Pro variants, smartphones and more are on sale today
Today’s deals include Apple’s 2018 11-inch iPad Pro, Sony sound bar wireless system, smartphones and more from Amazon and B&H
Spotify finally lifts the limit of ‘only’ 10,000 songs in Your Library
Assuming that an average song has a 3-minute runtime, it would take over 3 years for a song to repeat if there are 10,000 tracks in your library.
Netflix will cancel the subscription of accounts that are long dormant
It often happens that you subscribe to a service, use it for…
HBO Max will exclusively release Zack Snyder’s Cut of Justice League in 2021
After years of feverish fan campaigning, the Snyder’s Cut of Justice League is finally happening and it falls in the eager lap of HBO Max.