Media & Entertainment

Sling Media Adds Support for Chromecast on iOS and Android Phone

Sling Media Adds Support for Chromecast on iOS and Android Phone

Sling Media recently announced support for Chromecast through the Slingplayer apps on iPhone, iPad and Android phone, with plans to bring support to Android tablets "very soon." Each of these apps now has an integrated 'Cast’ icon, which also shows Roku devices on your home network, letting you sling your living room TV ...

Apple is Creating a New Digital Music Format, According to Bono

Apple is Creating a New Digital Music Format, According to Bono

Apple is working with U2 to develop a new music format that is designed to tackle piracy by making digital downloads of albums and songs a more attractive proposition, according to TIME magazine. U2 frontman Bono told TIME that he was optimistic the new digital music format will prove so ‘irresistibly exciting’ that it ...

Logitech’s New Harmony Remotes Can Control Your Whole Smart Home

Logitech’s New Harmony Remotes Can Control Your Whole Smart Home

Harmony remotes have been an essential tool in any serious home theater setup for years now, but on Wednesday, Logitech turned its focus to home automation and controlling every room in your house. It just announced new, rebranded versions of its upper-tier remotes, which now all fall under the "Harmony Living Home" line. ...

Scoopshot Helps Photographers Easily Sell and License Their Shots

Scoopshot Helps Photographers Easily Sell and License Their Shots

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but Scoopshot is turning pictures into actual money. Scoopshot, the world's leading content syndication platform, connects media and brands with mobile and pro photographers. Aiming to provide a "crucial, visual storytelling link to communities" along with a "viable alternative ...

Clear Channel Becomes iHeartMedia

Clear Channel Becomes iHeartMedia

  Clear Channel on Tuesday announced it became iHeartMedia, "reflecting the company’s success in becoming a one-of-a-kind multi-platform media company with unparalleled reach and impact." The move doesn't affect Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CCO), which will retain the Clear Channel ...

A Kindle E-Book Flaw Lets Hackers Access Your Amazon Account

A Kindle E-Book Flaw Lets Hackers Access Your Amazon Account

Amazon might not have a security issue at Audible but they do have one on their main website. A security researcher has reported, and I can confirm, that Amazon has a security hole on the “manage Your Kindle” page – one which is relatively easy to fix. Thanks to this hole, a hacker can gain access to the Amazon ...

Shelly Palmer Talks About the iPhone 6 and Apple Watch on Good Day Wake Up

Shelly Palmer Talks About the iPhone 6 and Apple Watch on Good Day Wake Up

Shelly Palmer chats with Kerry Drew and Ben Simmoneau on Fox 5's Good Day Wake Up about the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Apple Watch. ...

E-Readers and E-Books Are Becoming More and More Poem-Friendly

E-Readers and E-Books Are Becoming More and More Poem-Friendly

When John Ashbery, the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, first learned that the digital editions of his poetry looked nothing like the print version, he was stunned. There were no line breaks, and the stanzas had been jammed together into a block of text that looked like prose. The careful architecture of his poems had been ...

How to Remove U2’s ‘Songs of Innocence’ from Your iPhone

How to Remove U2’s ‘Songs of Innocence’ from Your iPhone

Are you one of the people who complained about that new U2 album Apple gave you last week — the one it inserted into your cloud-based iTunes account without asking if you wanted it, and which would show up as “purchased” in your file history even if you never downloaded it? Then maybe this will help: Apple has changed ...

Hachette Authors Send a New Letter of Protest to Amazon’s Board

Hachette Authors Send a New Letter of Protest to Amazon’s Board

Amazon is at war with Hachette, and it sometimes seems as if it has always been that way. As a negotiating tool in the battle, which is over the price of e-books, Amazon is discouraging its customers from buying the publisher’s printed books. After six months of being largely cut off from what is by far the largest ...