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April 15, 2015 • News

‘Joe Dirt 2: Beautiful Loser’ to Go Straight to Crackle

Does anyone remember direct to video?  Yeah I do.  Usually that means the movie sucked so bad that it wasn’t worth the studio putting it in theaters.  Well it looks like direct to streaming seems to be a thing now that the mullet sporting David Spade will be appearing in Joe Dirt 2 on Crackle this …

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April 14, 2015 • News

Paul Rudd Stands off with Yellowjacket in New Ant-Man Trailer

Marvel and Disney’s relationship is an odd one that I’m pretty much on the fence about. But I’m appreciative of films like Avengers and Guardians of the Galaxy so I was super excited when they announced Ant-Man would show up on the silver screen. And we now have a trailer to go with it.

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April 9, 2015 • News

Sling TV Expands Again with HBO and Updates

HBO is available through Sling TV service…now! It’s a considerate gesture before the “Game of Thrones” and “Silicon Valley” premieres on Sunday, April 12, for those Sling TV package subscribers who have the standard “Best of Live TV” at $15 per month.

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April 9, 2015 • News

“Orange is the New Black” Season 3 Trailer is Here!

Netflix just made your day a lot better with a new “Orange is the New Black” trailer. All your favorites are there, and after the darkness of season 2 this looks like a return to the mix of humor and drama in Season 1. Also, no Larry, so hooray for small miracles!

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April 7, 2015 • News

Star Wars the Digital Collection Comes to iTunes and Amazon April 10th!

Part of my low-key recent birthday was watching a mid-afternoon movie. I wanted to watch one of my favorites, and ended up choosing ‘Star Wars The Empire Strikes Back’, a classic I saw in theaters 35 years ago and dozens of times since. Soon I can watch it on my iPhone, as a digital release …

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April 5, 2015 • Reviews

Fast & Fun! Furious 7 Film Review

Get in high gear at the theaters with the recommended Furious 7 filled with stars, action, thrills, and amazing stuntwork. Paul Walker’s final film role adds to the surprisingly poignant dramatic elements as this seventh installment of the film series

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April 2, 2015 • Gaming, News

PlayStation Underground Rises Again…as New Video Show!

PlayStation Underground was a gaming magazine for many years and now a new online video game news show has begun with the same name. The new PS Underground show is currently releasing episodes biweekly and will soon move to a weekly show.

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April 1, 2015 • News

April 2015 Movie Release Calendar: Lots to See!

Gear up your devices, streaming resources and DVD/Blu-ray players! Here is the current home video and movie release calendar for April 2015.

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March 31, 2015 • News

Jay-Z’s ‘TIDAL’ Streaming Service to Be Owned by the Artists

In a “rich getting richer” move by Jay-Z, and a way for artists to make even more money than they already have, joined forces with 15 of today’s popular musical artists to announce TIDAL, the first ever artist owned streaming service.  The subscription-based service has two tiered plans offering high quality music and sound.

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March 28, 2015 • News

Block Buster Saturdays: Movie Trailers You May Have Missed This Week

It looks like we’re headed to a Block Buster year at the movies! We started the week with a movie trailer for Mission:Impossible – Rogue Nation, and it seems as if 2015 is going to be a GOOD year to grab yourself some popcorn and enjoy the silver screen.

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March 27, 2015 • News

CNNgo Is the Latest Channel for Apple TV

Earlier this week, CNN announced that Apple TV would be gaining their CNNgo app channel. On Wednesday, Apple silently pushed an update to their Apple TV with the CNNGo app, that taps into the CNNgo service (which requires a subscription to a pay-tv partner).

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March 24, 2015 • News

Vessel’s New Streaming Service Launches with a One Year Free Subscription

Starting today, Vessel, a new online video watching network is offering up subscriptions for access to videos from some very popular online personalities, as well as some well-known shows three or so days before the content becomes available on YouTube.

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March 24, 2015 • News

The X-Files Returns with Six New Episodes!

I will never forget The X-Files. When I was a kid, I used to live for Friday nights so I could watch The X-Files while my parents were out. I’m still terrified of sewers after the Chernobyl worm man episode. So my geeky heart is all aflutter with news of SIX NEW EPISODES!

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March 24, 2015 • News

Panasonic Introduces Their First App, HomeTeam!

HomeTeam is a new service from Panasonic that was created specifically to build lasting bonds and meaningful connections between grandparents and grandchildren through shared activities like video calls, shared real-time book reading over video, and shared game play.

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March 23, 2015 • News

He Does His Own Stunts! Ethan Hunt Is Back in Mission:Impossible 5 Trailer

It looks like Ethan Hunt and the team are back in the new trailer for Mission:Impossible Rogue Nation. Arriving this summer in theaters, the fifth installment of the MI series, Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation, directed by Christopher McQuarrie, has a trailer available for view online!

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March 21, 2015 • News

Hulu Gets Exclusive Rights to Stream Hit Show “Empire”

Not even 48 hours after Season 1 of Fox’s breakout hit television show Empire ended, and it has already found a new home in the confines of Hulu. That’s not too farfetched, though, because Fox is already one of the top three investors in the subscription-based service.

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March 20, 2015 • News

Take That, Taylor! Streaming Music Makes More Money Than Albums

It seems as if Ms Swift may have lost the war in the saga of free music. Many artist states that free streaming is “killing the music industry”. But for the first time ever, the annual revenue from streaming music services like Rdio, Pandora, Spotify and Soundcloud have eclipsed the yearly revenue of hard copy …

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March 19, 2015 • News

Netflix New Releases for April 1st, 2015

Have you watched everything Netflix has to offer? Have you binged through all of House of Cards season three, and now you have nothing to watch? Well you know that every month Netflix adds a few dozen new movies to its queue, and in the process they remove some older movies.

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March 12, 2015 • Music Diary, News

Check Out the ‘808’ Trailer – a Movie About a Drum Machine

I remember the Roland Rhythm Composer TR-808 at music stores in Boston and thinking it was cute and fun but not very ‘drum-like’, which was the prevailing opinion. Then songs like ‘Planet Rock’ and ‘Sexual Healing’ landed and suddenly it was THE sound – and has made a comeback in recent years. Now it gets …

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March 12, 2015 • News

Synology Releases DiskStation Manager 5.2 Beta, Gives out 3 NAS to Testers

Synology, one of my favorite NAS brands, has just released their DiskStation Manager (DSM) 5.2 beta software. DSM is Synology’s award-winning NAS operating system software. Along with a host of other features, DSM 5.2 beta is designed to make managing your own private cloud a whole lot easier. Synology is also giving away three DS214se …

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March 9, 2015 • News

Sling TV Service Expands New Channel Offerings/’Hollywood’ Add-On

The Sling TV service adds AMC and IFC to their offerings plus a new “Hollywood Extra” add-on that includes four VOD-capable Epix movie channels (EPIX, EPIX2, EPIX3, EPIX Drive-In) and Sundance TV for an additional $5 a month.

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