SoundCloud Makes Its Streams Sound Worse  [LINK]
SoundCloud users have accused the music streaming service from lowering the quality of its audio streams. SoundCloud stands accused of switching from streaming 128 kbps MP3s to 64 kbps Opus files. Which, at first sight, looks like a terrible decision... [Read More]
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Cassette tapes are back, kind of  [LINK]
 Add the surprise return of the cassette tape to the long list of why the last couple of years have been some of the strangest in recent memory. After a number of strong years for the vinyl record, the media’s successor had a good 12 month... [Read More]
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Start 2018 with these six religion podcasts  [LINK]
(RNS) — Podcasts for the spiritually curious abound. Here is a selection for people of faiths — and even those who are done with it. [Read More]
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Weekly Job Roundup – 03/01/2018  [LINK]
Looking for a job in the industry? Check out the new jobs some of these companies are hiring for and apply now: Splash Damage is an independently-owned studio on the outskirts of London, and we’re all about crafting engaging multiplayer experiences. Last year, we launched our multiplayer shooter Dirty Bomb on PC and Gears of War: Ultimate Edition on Xbox One. They’re current... [Read More]
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Weekly Job Roundup – 03/01/2018  [LINK]
Looking for a job in the industry? Check out the new jobs some of these companies are hiring for and apply now: Splash Damage is an independently-owned studio on the outskirts of London, and we’re all about crafting engaging multiplayer experiences. Last year, we launched our multiplayer shooter Dirty Bomb on PC and Gears of War: Ultimate Edition on Xbox One. They’re current... [Read More]
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Weekly Job Roundup – 20/12/2017  [LINK]
Looking for a job in the industry? Check out the new jobs some of these companies are hiring for and apply now: For over thirty-five years, Industrial Light & Magic has set the standard for visual effects, creating some of the most stunning images in the history of film. At the forefront of the digital revolution, ILM continues to break new ground in visual effects. ILM has been awarded 1... [Read More]
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Weekly Job Roundup – 20/12/2017  [LINK]
Looking for a job in the industry? Check out the new jobs some of these companies are hiring for and apply now: For over thirty-five years, Industrial Light & Magic has set the standard for visual effects, creating some of the most stunning images in the history of film. At the forefront of the digital revolution, ILM continues to break new ground in visual effects. ILM has been awarded 1... [Read More]
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How to Unlock More Channels on Plex With the Unsupported App Store  [LINK]
Plex is most known for playing almost every video and audio file, regardless of format. It also includes fantastic metadata capabilities, meaning as long as you’ve correctly named the original media file, it can pull in episode synopses, c... [Read More]
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You Can Now Unlock Pandora Premium by Watching Ads  [LINK]
Pandora boasts millions of users, but the vast majority of them listen to the free radio offering. Pandora Radio only lets you influence the songs being played by giving a thumbs-up or a thumbs-down. Which obviously isn’t as compelling as strea... [Read More]
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Ex-Zynga execs raise $15 million for their new gaming studio, Manticore Games  [LINK]
 In the eight years since Frederic Descamps and Jordan Maynard launched their last gaming startup, the industry they helped shape now brings in more than $100 billion in revenues globally. There’s been a resurgence in gaming on PCs. User-g... [Read More]
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The Best Star Wars Podcasts All Jedis and Siths Need to Hear  [LINK]
Did you know, there are around 1,000 minutes of Star Wars movies for you to enjoy? That doesn’t include the Clone Wars or Rebels TV series or the Star Wars Holiday Special. (It also assumes you’re watching Star Wars in the right order.) B... [Read More]
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How to Reorder Apps on Android TV  [LINK]
Android TV is taking the world of set-top streaming boxes by storm. The Nvidia Shield has been grabbing all the headlines, but cordcutting enthusiasts are also buying lesser-known Android TV devices in droves. They’re a perfect way to run Kodi ... [Read More]
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How Disney Ruined Star Wars for Everybody  [LINK]
As millions of people flock to see The Last Jedi, it’s time to admit it: Star Wars just isn’t that good any more. Yes, I know there’s a current trend to go all hipstery and criticize anything popular. “I’m tired of comic... [Read More]
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Of Course Netflix Knows What You’re Watching  [LINK]
Netflix has been criticized for a tweet suggesting 53 people have watched The Christmas Prince every day for the past 18 days. Some people seem surprised Netflix knows what its users watch, and others are taking the streaming service to task for what... [Read More]
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To fix SoundCloud, it must become the anti-Spotify  [LINK]
 Startups die by suicide, not competition. It wasn’t that anyone was stealing SoundCloud’s underground rappers, bedroom remixers and garage bands. SoundCloud stumbled because it neglected these hardcore loyalists as it wrongly s... [Read More]
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Of Course Netflix Knows What You’re Watching  [LINK]
Netflix has been criticized for a tweet suggesting 53 people have watched The Christmas Prince every day for the past 18 days. Some people seem surprised Netflix knows what its users watch, and others are taking the streaming service to task for what they’re calling “public shaming”. In actual fact, this is a non-story. Everyone who uses Netflix is well aware it knows exactly wha... [Read More]
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Of Course Netflix Knows What You’re Watching  [LINK]
Netflix has been criticized for a tweet suggesting 53 people have watched The Christmas Prince every day for the past 18 days. Some people seem surprised Netflix knows what its users watch, and others are taking the streaming service to task for what they’re calling “public shaming”. In actual fact, this is a non-story. Everyone who uses Netflix is well aware it knows exactly wha... [Read More]
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How Disney Ruined Star Wars for Everybody  [LINK]
As millions of people flock to see The Last Jedi, it’s time to admit it: Star Wars just isn’t that good any more. Yes, I know there’s a current trend to go all hipstery and criticize anything popular. “I’m tired of comic book shows and movies.” “The latest iPhone is a joke.” “Doctor Who isn’t as good as when David Tennant was in it.&rdquo... [Read More]
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How Disney Ruined Star Wars for Everybody  [LINK]
As millions of people flock to see The Last Jedi, it’s time to admit it: Star Wars just isn’t that good any more. Yes, I know there’s a current trend to go all hipstery and criticize anything popular. “I’m tired of comic book shows and movies.” “The latest iPhone is a joke.” “Doctor Who isn’t as good as when David Tennant was in it.&rdquo... [Read More]
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Who Reps The Black List 2017 Scripts: The Charts  [LINK]
CAA had the most clients on the 2017 Black List of the top unproduced screenplays in town, while Grandview took the same honor among management companies. The totals were tallied after The Black List organization released their annual rankings this m... [Read More]
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10 Awesome Netflix Originals You’ve Probably Never Heard Of  [LINK]
Netflix continues to pour an ever-increasing amount of money into producing its own content. According to reports, the company now spends an eye-watering $7 billion on original shows every year. Most people have watched at least one of the company&rs... [Read More]
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