Entertainment

Cutting the chord...Why are people doing it?

Source: eMarketer Lowers US TV Ad Spend Estimate Cord Cutting Accelerates   What cord you ask, well it’s the cord to their cable providers. According to eMarketer, a leading research firm out of New York, by the end of 2017, 22.2 million Americans will be cord cutters. That number is up 33% from 2016’s total of […]

Facebook rolls out messenger app for kids under 13 | Reuters

Facebook Messenger Kids requires parents to set up an account and approve their children’s contacts. Source: Facebook rolls out messenger app for kids under 13 In an attempt to grab a share of the adolescent chat client space, Facebook is introducing a messenger app for kids under 13.  As is clearly evident, their research shows […]

Kevin Rose Launches New Website

I first learned of Kevin Rose (@kevinrose) from watching The Screen Savers on TechTV in the US.  Kevin is still a young man, but I remember seeing this really young kid along with so many other talented geeks telling us about technology news and showing us cool ways of hacking things and how to build great […]

Pandora Loses 7 Million Listeners - Slashdot

…a decline of more than 7 million listeners from the 81 million it had in the same quarter a year ago Source: Pandora Loses 7 Million Listeners | Slashdot It looks like Pandora is losing steam.  I am currently a Spotify subscriber, and I have been for a number of years now.  Spotify seems to be […]

'Lord of the Rings' series might be in the works | CNET

J.R.R. Tolkien’s novels could turn into your next favorite fantasy hit, but don’t book a ticket to Middle-earth just yet. Source: ‘Lord of the Rings’ series might be in the works – CNET It appears that Warner Brothers and the Tolkien Estate may be in talks to bring The Lord of the Rings story to […]

Netflix film 'Tau' will feature an evil smart house | Engadget

Source: Netflix film ‘Tau’ will feature an evil smart house This is an interesting topic for a new movie.  Netflix is really make some advancements in its programming and I like the SCI-FI genre, so I am interested in seeing what they continue with over the coming years.  It’s always good to see an appearance […]