Netflix’s streaming service isn’t exactly known for having quality content. Their catalog of movies is reminiscent of the bargain DVD bin at your local Walmart. Netflix has been struggling to land any quality licensing agreements and has actually been losing a few. With Redbox Instant on the horizon, Netflix desperately needs to give its members a reason to stick around.
Well, today, Netflix has provided members with a reason, and that reason [Read More...]
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What goes up must come down, in physics and in investment. Stock prices for Apple have hit a low recently, down about a fourth of it’s value. Analysts believe that upcoming taxes on capital gains and investment dividends have stock holders rushing to get rid of as much as they can to avoid record tax hikes.
“No individual investment can defy gravity,” said the deputy chief [Read More...]
Remember that great Humble Bundle For Android 3 we told you about last week? Well, it just got better! Four new games have been added to the list of bonus games customers will get for paying over the average (which is currently $ 6.33). That’s a total of 9 games for just over $ 6! Plus you get to feel good about helping out the Child’s Play Charity (no affiliation with Chucky) [Read More...]
According to a report by Strategy Analytics, smartphone shipments in general fell 5 percent in the second quarter of the current year, 2012. The market for smartphones in the second quarter of last year was 25.2 million, while this year’s second quarter only brought 23.8 million smartphones to the US consumer. In addition, Android lost ground to iOS, falling four points to 56 percent of the smartphone market.
While Android remains the [Read More...]
In a long-awaited update, Google is finally brining some improvements to its Gmail app for iOS. The newest update brings support for Notification Center, “Send-As”, and persistent login, all useful features which should be well received by users of the app. Upon release, Gmail for iOS was a mess, so these improvements are much needed. Although it’s taken a while, Google is finally bringing its Mail app up to speed with [Read More...]
According to research firm comScore and their latest released figures Android seems to have extended their lead of the smartphone platform market with a 43.7% share, along with Apple following behind with a 27.3% share. It seems that Google’s Android is seeing a steady upward climb with a point change of 5.6 while Apple’s iPhone seems to be slowing a bit with a smaller more incremental point change of 0.7 since the last report. Despite the small incremental [Read More...]
Chinese pirates beware: Apple has more patents and it knows how to use them. China granted the tech giant 40 patents covering the iPad, iPhone and even its retail stores. Long bedeviled by faux iPhones and retail location ripoffs, the Cupertino, Calif. company now has legal protection for its popular products. The patents could have a number of uses. Chinese version of the iPhone 5 began appearing although the next-generation handset has [Read More...]