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A Service that Lets You Use Windows 10 on Any Computer or Phone Is Going Nationwide A Service that Lets You Use Windows 10 on Any Computer or Phone Is Going Nationwide

Back at CES in January, French company Blade seemed to promise the moon. For a monthly fee, the company would give users access to a high-end Windows 10 machine, with the latest CPU from Intel and a beefy Nvidia 1080 GPU built in. The computer would be housed at a server farm, which means as long as you had an…

How to Download Everything from Your Favorite Streaming Services How to Download Everything from Your Favorite Streaming Services

Don’t let a long flight or a loss of signal get in the way of your music and video streaming: Just about all the popular services let you cache downloads for offline use, and Netflix just upgraded its download mechanism to be smarter—downloading the next episode of shows you are watching and automatically deleting the…

Why You Should Still Be Buying Digital Downloads Why You Should Still Be Buying Digital Downloads

Music streaming is the future, apparently, which means the digital download had a bright and brief existence—lasting from the end of the 1990s to (presumably) the end of the 2010s. But before you erase all your carefully collected MP3s from the disk and close down the iTunes Store for the last time, we’ve got some…

You Can Soon Use Windows 10 on Any Computer or Phone You Own—But It’ll Cost You You Can Soon Use Windows 10 on Any Computer or Phone You Own—But It’ll Cost You

The France-based cloud PC service Shadow is finally making its way to America, and with it comes the choice to have a cloud-based gaming-level Windows machine on any computer you own—from your aging Windows desktop to your iPad to your Chromebook. The cost is pricey, but the promise is enticing.

The Glory Days of Sharing Passwords to Stream Free TV May Soon End [Updated] The Glory Days of Sharing Passwords to Stream Free TV May Soon End [Updated]

The days of sweet, free streams with your friend’s boyfriend’s HBO login may soon come to an end.

The Latest Netflix Price Hike Pushed Me Over the Edge

This morning, after about five clicks over the course of 10 seconds, I cancelled my Netflix membership. The company had started notifying people of its latest price increase—a two buck bump from $12 to $14 in my case—and I just couldn’t do it any more. In fact, you should ask yourself if you need to keep paying for…

You Can Stream Thousands of Movies for Free With a New York Public Library Card

Starting Friday, anyone with a New York Public Library or Brooklyn Public Library will be able to stream thousands of awesome movies, including the entire Criterion Collection. Why? Because libraries are awesome, that’s why.

Streaming Music Services, From Most Screwed to Least Screwed Streaming Music Services, From Most Screwed to Least Screwed

SoundCloud is fucked. On Thursday, the streaming music service mostly known as a place to hear podcasts and remixes from unknown DJs confirmed that it had taken $70 million in debt funding—basically a loan from various investors—in order to stay in business.

New Streaming Service Could Have Largest Classic Film Library Ever Assembled Online New Streaming Service Could Have Largest Classic Film Library Ever Assembled Online

The initial news of FilmStruck, a collaboration between Turner and Criterion, was met with a sigh. As part of the development of the new streaming channel Criterion would be ending their relationship with Hulu and Hulu Plus subscribers would be losing over 500 films currently available exclusively through Criterion.

14 Netflix Hacks to Help You Binge Like a Pro 14 Netflix Hacks to Help You Binge Like a Pro

Netflix had some 75 million paying subscribers around the world—but how many of those people are getting the most out of their subscription? You can supercharge your viewing experience with these browser extensions and online apps that will take your Netflix game to a whole new level.

Jay Z Says He Got Ripped Off On Tidal Jay Z Says He Got Ripped Off On Tidal

Jay Z is mad. Why is Jay Z mad? Because he threw $56 million at Tidal, the oft-controversial streaming service that even his own friends are slowly backing away from. With things maybe not going exactly according to plan, Beyoncé’s husband has decided he can’t take it any longer, and the businessman has started…

Google's Gunning for Apple Music With Free Streaming Option Google's Gunning for Apple Music With Free Streaming Option

Ahead of the long-awaited and controversial launch of Apple Music next week, Google is making a last-ditch effort to pull users onto its own platform with a free option.

Spotify's Launching Next Week? Say Whut?

So Spotify's invited music-hungry Americans to the service after months, nay years, of teasing. But when is it actually going to launch? According to All Things D, Spotify reps have told record labels it'll be next week...though I wouldn't hold your breath.

Rumor: Unlimited YouTube Streaming Service Launching in Europe First

Google's streaming service for YouTube will be launching in Europe first, the NY Post is claiming today. Last we'd heard, the service would charge for each individual stream, but the latest whispers are saying it'll be an unlimited subscription, similar to Netflix.

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