Amazon announced today that it has struck a deal with NBC/Universal to bring more popular TV shows to Amazon Prime Instant Video. The new deal gives exclusive streaming rights to a number of shows for the next four years as Amazon continues to beef up its catalogue of shows to do battle against Netflix.
Among the shows that you’ll be able to find on Prime Instant Video (but not on Netflix) you’ll [Read More...]
You know what I find really impressive about the whole TV BitTorrent scene? Subtitles. The folks who manage to get accurate, well synced and almost error-free subtitles up for an hour-long TV show almost as soon as they have aired are not only hard-working but essential. Thanks guys!
You know what’s not impressive? Finding those subtitle files. Most of the sites that maintain listings and downloads force you to click through about a zillion [Read More...]
Apple has added a small but notable option to the iTunes Store. You can now choose to download movies and TV shows later. When you make a purchase, a new dialog box asks if you want to download the media now, or store it in your purchases list.
While the feature itself isn’t anything newâ€”you’ve been able to download previously purchased items for awhileâ€”the option to postpone [Read More...]
I have to admit, I hadn’t heard of case maker Tactus until last week, but in the space of just a few days it has published an unveiling date and specifications for the fifth-generation iPad, the plastic casing for Apple’s rumored low-cost iPhone, and now the fifth-generation iPad’s new aluminum shell.
Although there’s no way of confirming this shell is genuine â€” it could have beenÂ manufacturedÂ by a third-party company building fakes â€” [Read More...]
Cult of Mac reader Derek Stein put me on to this hot hot leather case for the iPhone 5. It’s similar in intent to the TwelveSouth SurfacePad I re-reviewed on Friday in that it’s a simple wraparound leather cover. The differences are that it looks less functional and much longer lasting.
The case is called the Kanams and comes in a delicious variety of browns. It uses an [Read More...]
There are a ton of ways to stream TV shows to your iPhone and iPad, but CBS is ready to give you another.Â CBS just launched their new app that will let you stream some of their most popular shows, right to your iPad or iPhone, for free.
If you’re a fan of shows like NCIS, The Big Bang Theory, and David Letterman, then this is an app you’ll probably love. You [Read More...]
Auxo, a wonderful app switcher from interface designer Sentry, has become a must-have tweak for jailbroken iPhones since it hit Cydia back in December. But it seems Sentry has plenty of other ideas up his sleeve when it comes to improving the multitasking experience on iOS.
He’s released a new concept for switching between apps on the iPhone that’s unlike anything you’ve seen before. Check out the video below.
In Sentry’s latest [Read More...]
Apple’s been surprising us left and right this week with iOS 6.1 dropping out of nowhere, and the a 128GB iPad announced today. There might be an Apple TV surprise coming in the near future too.
According to some FCC documents, Apple might release a smaller Apple TV pretty soon. The papers show an Apple TV with the same design and shape as the current generation except it’s nearly a half centimeter [Read More...]
“How does somebody know what they want if they’ve never even seen it?”
This morning we told you that the Steve ‘JOBS’ biopic starring Ashton Kutcher is hitting theatersÂ April 19th, and now the first video clip from the movie has been released online.
In the clip, Jobs (played by Ashton Kutcher) is raving about the operating system that Apple co-founder [Read More...]
LAS VEGAS, CES 2013 – Lightning accessories for the iPhone are starting to show up at last, but who really wants a speaker dock anymore anyway? ILuv seems to think that somebody out there will buy one, and the result is this Aud 5 dock, a device which is fully CES-buzzword compliant.
It works like any old 30-pin dock, only it’s way easier to get [Read More...]