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MoviePass has ditched the unlimited movies plan for new subscribers. And there’s no guarantee it will return. So, were the “it’s too good to be true” naysayers right after all?
Amazon is raising the price of Amazon Prime in the U.S. This means that Amazon Prime subscribers who pay annually will see the price rise from $99/year to $119/year.
This new and improved version of Snapchat Spectacles has a better design, better specs, and some new features to boot. Unfortunately, Snap has increased the asking price accordingly.
Opera Touch is a new mobile web browser designed to be used with just one hand and let you share content between your smartphone and your computer in an instant.
The new Spotify app for users on the Free tier adds the ability to play some songs on-demand without the need to Shuffle. But you’ll still have to put up with those ads…
The new Gmail has a new look forged in Material Design, a stack of features to make you more productive and keep you secure, and some algorithms to make managing your inbox easier than ever.
Wikipedia’s new page previews mean you can see what’s lurking behind a link before actually navigating away from the article you’re reading.
These are the internal guidelines which Facebook and its team of moderators use to decide what content gets deleted, and what happens to users who post it on the social network…
SmugMug, the premium photo sharing service aimed at professionals, has acquired Flickr, the former photo-sharing king. So, can SmugMug breathe new life into Flickr?
The latest version of eBay’s mobile app on Android and iOS has the ability to populate a listing for you without you having to lift a finger. Result!
After introducing video previews to the TV interface in 2017, Netflix is now bringing them to its mobile apps too.
Microsoft has released its Windows Defender Browser Protection—which is already a part of Edge—as a Chrome extension. Offering Chrome users an extra layer of protection.
The Opera VPN app, which provided Android and iOS users with a free VPN for their phones, is to be permanently discontinued as of April 30, 2018.
Autoplaying videos are, without a doubt, one of the most annoying things about the internet. Thankfully, with the release of Chrome 66, Google is acting to end this annoyance.
For those of us who live outside of the U.S., it’s not always easy ordering items from Amazon. Which is why Amazon has launched the International Shopping Experience…
Google is testing changing the way Google Maps gives out directions. The idea is to make Google Maps sound more human, and employ similar clues as a real person would when asked for help.
Disney has launched ESPN+, a streaming subscription service aimed at sports fans. ESPN+ offers lots of content, but it’s being pitched as an accompaniment to ESPN’s cable channels rather than a replacement.
With 25 million users and 31 different language courses, Duolingo needs to keep innovating. Thankfully, the company is doing just that, with an all-new levelling system called Crown Levels…
LinkedIn has decided to embrace the GIF, integrating Tenor into LinkedIn Messaging. This means you can send a GIF to someone you want to work with, but maybe you shouldn’t.
Gmail for the web hasn’t had an update in quite a while. However, it turns out Google has been working hard behind the scenes, and a new version is on the way…
Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy, the showrunners for Westworld, have pulled off a publicity stunt by Rickrolling the whole of Reddit. Which may be the final nail in the Rickrolling coffin.
You can now check to see if your data was accessed during the Cambridge Analytica scandal without having to wait for Facebook to post the information on your news feed…
Thanks to a new feature called Alexa Announcements, you can now broadcast messages to everyone within earshot of the Echo devices in your home. Which should cajole the kids into action.
While Facebook maintains Messenger conversations are private, automated tools scan the contents, and if someone reports a message for violating community standards, human employees may review them.