You might think you need to buy a thousand dollar phone to get a great experience while streaming movies and TV shows from services like Netflix, Hulu, and YouTube, but that's just not true anymore. While phone prices keep rising and the midrange segment now ranges from $300–$500, there are still cost-effective options that come with top-notch displays and media features.
Netflix is an enabler. It creates a joy around binge-watching and couch potato-ness, and the major contributor to this epidemic is its built-in "Post-Play" feature.
Most people keep their ungodly sexual desires deep inside, only to be indulged in private on their computers. It makes you wonder... what secrets do your neighbors have? What kind of porn are they watching? And how much and for how long? Thanks to some public (and anonymous) data, you can now find out.
Millions of people use YouTube every day, whether it's for trailers, new music, or gameplay walkthroughs. But according to Pew Research Center, over half of U.S. adults use YouTube to figure out how to do things. If you fall into that crowd, adult or not, sometimes it's good to have written instructions to follow along with the video or in lieu of it completely.
For hire! Netflix is looking for someone who loves to watch movies and TV shows in the comfort of their own home for hours on end. Does this sound like what you do on your free time? Then you might want to update your résumé, because this job opening is real.
Over the years, TV has become more of a solo activity than ever before. It is exponentially more difficult to discuss the latest shows with friends since platforms like Netflix just release all episodes at once. Luckily, Snapchat makes it easy to keep your pals in the loop on what you're watching, so they can pick up the remote and do the same.
While ads certainly pay the bills (thank you guys, we love you), they can also be obtrusive and annoying when it comes to accessing and viewing content (not our advertisers though, they rule).
Reading in bed with a book and bedside lamp is so 1990s. As tablets get smaller and content continues to be digitized, reading on an electronic device is pretty standard.
These days, it's easy to cut the cord. Thanks to a new crop of streaming TV apps, you can get the same service offered by a traditional cable subscription at a fraction of the price. After some extensive testing, we believe we've found the absolute best apps for cord cutting.
News: NTSB Data Confirms Tesla Crash Victim Wasn't Watching Harry Potter, but Was Warned to Take Wheel
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said it is still investigating the circumstances of a fatal Tesla crash last year to determine if the car or Tesla's Autopilot driverless system was at fault, but revealed more details about the circumstances of the crash.
While CNN, FOX News, and MSNBC are valuable sources of information for what's going on in the world today, they may not be the best news stations to watch if you actually want to learn something. They, along with local news stations, are great at grabbing your attention, but if you truly want to learn something about recent events, you're tuning into the wrong channel.
One of the most convenient features in the Netflix app is the ability to download movies and TV shows to your device, which lets you avoid potential streaming issues and watch content offline whenever you want. To make downloading even more convenient, you can automatically download new episodes of your favorite TV shows once you've finished the ones already stored on your phone.
Popcorn Time is an app that streams movies directly from torrents on to your computer, and it's seen its fair share of publicity, being lauded as a free Netflix alternative and chastised as an illegal file-sharing network.
The closest I've ever been to first class was when I was a young kid running up and down the aisles on a long international flight. I remember being in awe of how big the seats were and how much food was available. Ever since that moment, I've made it my life goal to earn enough money to make first-class flights a regular occasion.
Redbox recently announced a partnership with Verizon to bring a new streaming video service called Redbox Instant to an already crowded table. No prices have been released yet for the service, but with Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, YouTube, iTunes, and many others all attempting to get a hold of your dollars, what are currently your best options? Subscriptions Services
MoviePass may be popular with filmgoers on a budget, but it might not be with those of you who are concerned about your privacy, since MoviePass may be logging your location data even when you don't expect the app to do so.
It's March once again, and while that might signify the beginning of spring for some, basketball fans have this month marked on their calendars for one good reason: NCAA March Madness. Though the tournament is already underway, the Sweet Sixteen leg begins Thursday, March 23, 2017. If you fear you may miss the upcoming games, worry not, as free apps for smartphones and tablets are available to help you watch all the action.
Naughty Bear is angry again! Those silly bears have set up birds with cameras to spy on him! How RUDE! It's time to get back at them and take those birds out! In this video you will get a complete walkthrough of the level along with tips on the best way to proceed. Just remember to converse your ammo for this level! Birds are hard to hit on a roof if all you've got is a giant machete!
Have you got royal wedding fever? Are you ready to get up at four in the morning to watch the ceremony? You should be wearing a crown of your own! Learn how to make a fun and easy crown out of paper.
Want to learn how to play Gary Allan on the guitar? With this tutorial you can learn how to play "Watching Airplanes" by Gary Allan on the acoustic guitar. This version is a simplified version of the song and is not exactly how Gary Allan plays it. The capo is on the 3rd fret used in standard tuning. This lesson is geared towards intermediate guitarists because it assumes prior knowledge of guitar playing. Watch this how to video and you will be able to sing and play the guitar along to "Watc...
We're sure you can relate to those awful experiences when you seem to be waiting an awfully long time for your YouTube video to load, especially on Firefox. Well, now there's an easy fix for that. Check out this video from Tekzilla to learn about Auto Buffer, a Greasemonkey script that will automatically play your video in HD if available, remove ads, and buffers the video without autoplaying. Watching YouTube does not get any easier than this!
In this clip, you'll receive some tips on where to place your high-definition television for an optimum viewing distance. For a complete demonstration of the process and detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this handy home-theatre how-to from the folks at CNET.
Of all the important things in the world—peace, hunger, poverty—this is pretty much the most important. So listen closely.
If you live in the US then you've probably already seen a crow if you recognized it or not. The common crow has a distinctive if not dramatic appearance and a less than melodic sound. With this information you'll be sure to spot one.
Wikipedia is an astonishing resource that provides an enormous amount of information to billions of users.
There are many reasons for wanting to hide your viewing history. Some are legit, others are not so pure of heart, so here is how to do it.
Some think of Google as the ultimate Big Brother, and with good reason. If you use Google (and most of us do), Google potentially has your email history, your complete search history, your travel routes, your interests, and more. Maybe they've even snapped a picture of you out in the real world (via Google Street View).
Want a quick exercise to flatten your abs while your watch TV? Then watch this how to video to learn how to get a flatter stomach with just a pillow, a quarter and a television. What are you waiting for, lay down in front of your TV and start working on your six-pack.
The department of Homeland Security released a list of 'words and phrases' it uses to search social media for terrorism, and whatever else they decide they are looking for that day. Read some of these. A few are obvious "bomb, nuke" and some "target, event" are just down right vague. More reasons to watch what you do on the Internet. You are not the only one watching!
Behavioral ad targeting companies are diving deeper into the realms of your subconscious with a new approach to serving adverts to you online—and they're using your television.
Google StreetView is watching everybody. In fact, Google captures so much, Jon Rafman has made art out of it. Rafman's blog 9eyes features the most interesting images found the cameras nine eyes (and no brain).
A simple science experiment, yet totally satisfying. And the best part is you can go outside and try it right now (if conditions allow). You will need: freezing cold weather and a bottle of bubbles. Previously, HowTo: Make Instant Fog.
Caught this gorgeous photo on the Whidbey Camano Islands tourist site. What an incredible neighbor to have. Seems like we should start planning to visit for the autumn Orca season!
It's like a low budget version of what Jack Black would be like if he starred in this video.
The greatest tournament of the world is coming up this week and, let's be honest here, I am very excited.
Possibly the greatest thing about the World Cup? Nearly the entire world has joined together to watch. Opposing teams, sure. But there's something amazing about the simultaneous excitement across the globe. The World Cup is the most widely viewed sporting event in the world. An estimated 715.1 million people watched the final match of the 2006 World Cup held in Germany!
One of the most salient features of the Apple iPad is it's large, beautiful screen — a screen well suited for watching movies. This official video guide will teach you how to watch downloaded video content using the iPad's inbuilt Video app.
Because of its large, high-resolution screen, the iPad is well suited for watching web video (provided said video is delivered by an HTML5 player). With this official video guide, you'll learn how to use the free YouTube app to watch clips from the popular video sharing site on your Apple iPad.
Now available for download in the official App Store, Skyfire is a mobile web browser that converts Flash video to iPhone-friendly HTML5 on the fly. Because Apple has heretofore not supported Flash video, that's kind of a big deal! In this iPhone owner's guide, we learn how to use and navigate the various features of functions of the Skyfire smart browser. For all of the details, and to get started watching Flash video clips on your own iPhone 4, 3G or 3GS, iPad, iPod Touch or other iOS devic...