Media & Entertainment

Study: Readers’ Recall on E-Readers is Lower Than With Books

Study: Readers’ Recall on E-Readers is Lower Than With Books

A new study which found that readers using a Kindle were "significantly" worse than paperback readers at recalling when events occurred in a mystery story is part of major new Europe-wide research looking at the impact of digitisation on the reading experience. The study, presented in Italy at a conference last month and ...

Details Leak About YouTube’s Subscription Service ‘YouTube Music Key’

Details Leak About YouTube’s Subscription Service ‘YouTube Music Key’

More details have leaked about Google's upcoming subscription service for YouTube, these in the form of screenshots posted by Android Police on Monday. The service, called YouTube Music Key, will give subscribers ad-free and offline playback of YouTube videos, as well as audio-only material. Per the screenshots, users will ...

Rabbit Lets You Watch Videos from Any Site With Friends

Rabbit Lets You Watch Videos from Any Site With Friends

Netflix, Hulu, and YouTube all let you watch whatever you want, whenever you want. But if you wanted to watch with friends or family, you had to figure out when and where to meet in real life. Rabbit fixes that with a browser-based video chat service that lets you watch whatever you want with friends, no matter where they ...

Shelly Palmer Talks About Recent Twitter Changes on Good Day Wake Up

Shelly Palmer Talks About Recent Twitter Changes on Good Day Wake Up

Shelly Palmer chats with Juliet Huddy and Ben Simmoneau on Fox 5's Good Day Wake Up about recent Twitter changes. ...

More Cable Customers Subscribe to Broadband Than Cable TV

More Cable Customers Subscribe to Broadband Than Cable TV

You can’t call them “cable companies” anymore. For the first time, the number of broadband subscribers with the major U.S. cable companies exceeded the number of cable subscribers, the Leichtman Research Group reported on Friday. Among other things, these figures suggest the industry is now misnamed. Evidently these ...

The San Franscisco 49ers’ New Stadium is a Tech Wonderland

The San Franscisco 49ers’ New Stadium is a Tech Wonderland

Patrick Willis, the San Francisco 49ers Pro Bowl linebacker, is in two places at once. He is posing for a photo with me at the 49ers museum at Levi's Stadium, the NFL team's new home in Silicon Valley, some 40 miles south of San Francisco. Simultaneously, he is on the other side of the complex getting ready to take the ...

50 Cent’s New Earbuds Can Track Your Heart Rate

50 Cent’s New Earbuds Can Track Your Heart Rate

Headphones don't care if you're listening to terrible music while exercising, but a new pair from 50 Cent's SMS Audio might judge your workout. The company's just announced BioSport In-Ear, a set of wired earbuds with biometric capabilities to record heart rate using built-in optical sensors. The earbuds draw power from the ...

YouTube Has a New TV Interface on Xbox One (Other Platforms Coming Soon)

YouTube Has a New TV Interface on Xbox One (Other Platforms Coming Soon)

YouTube launched a redesigned HTML5-based TV interface on Thursday that will put a stronger emphasis on your playlists and the channels you subscribe to. This new version is rolling out for the Xbox One now and will find its way to other connected devices like the PS3, Roku, smart TVs, streaming players and Blu-ray players ...

Spotify Has Teamed Up With BandPage to Offer Exclusive Artist ‘Experiences’

Spotify Has Teamed Up With BandPage to Offer Exclusive Artist ‘Experiences’

Spotify has added a new way for musicians to make money from its streaming music service, through a partnership with US company BandPage. The pair have teamed up to enable artists to sell “VIP experiences” to fans from their Spotify profile pages, including access to exclusive concerts, meet’n’greets, Skype ...

‘Share Play’ Proves the PlayStation 4 Owns This Console Generation

‘Share Play’ Proves the PlayStation 4 Owns This Console Generation

It’s tough to come up more than a couple reasons why anyone should buy an Xbox One instead of a PlayStation 4 right now. Sure, the Xbox One is a great system with great exclusives (with more coming soon) and a great media hub. But what began as a console with next-gen potential now seems stuck playing catch-up, while Sony ...