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The Roku Channel adds premium subscriptions alongside its free content – TechCrunch

The Roku Channel – Roku’s home to free, ad-supported content like movies, TV, sports and news – is expanding to include subscriptions. Essentially Roku’s own take on Amazon’s Prime Video Channels, users can now opt to add on some 25 premium video subscriptions within the Roku Channel, centralizing their access to streaming services in one destination that will become more ...

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Snapchat adds new styles as Spectacles V2s get used 40% more than V1

Snapchat isn’t revealing sales numbers of version 2 of its Spectacles camera sunglasses, but at least they’re not getting left in a drawer as much as the V1s. The company tells me V2 owners are capturing 40 percent more Snaps than people with V1s. And today, Snapchat is launching two new black-rimmed hipster styles of Spectacles V2 — a Wayfarer-esque ...

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Bandsintown for iPhone adds Apple Music streaming through MusicKit

  By Roger Fingas Wednesday, April 25, 2018, 12:50 pm PT (03:50 pm ET) Concert-finding app Bandsintown has officially launched native Apple Music streaming, made possible through the use of Apple’s MusicKit framework. After connecting Bandsintown to an Apple Music account, a “play” button will appear when browsing an artist’s profile page. Tapping it will start a playlist of the ...

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Drink-a-day startup Hooch adds a perk-filled premium membership plan – TechCrunch

Hooch, the subscription startup that allows members to claim one free drink per day from hundreds of different bars and restaurants, is adding a new membership level called Hooch Black. Signing up for Hooch Black will cost you significantly more than the regular subscription — instead of $9.99 per month, it’s $295 per year. And you don’t just get in ...

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Star Wars: What Forces of Destiny Adds to Canon

Share. The animated series of shorts has expanded on the saga with stories about characters like Leia, Chewie, Jyn Erso, and, of course, the Porgs. By Dan Z When Star Wars: Forces of Destiny was announced at Celebration Orlando in April of 2017, fans were promised a bevy of new mini-adventures (about two to three minutes in length each) centered ...

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Google Chrome 66 Browser Adds Default Mute Autoplay Feature, Password Export, and More

Google is currently rolling out its Chrome 66 update to users of the web browser on Mac and iOS. The Mac version now mutes autoplaying content by default, while both desktop and mobile versions include a passwords export option, security improvements and new developer features. Mute autoplay was originally slated for Chrome 64, which introduced autoplay settings on a per-site ...

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Facebook Stories adds funky AR drawing and Instagram’s Boomerang – TechCrunch

You’ll soon be able to draw on the world around you and shoot back-and-forth Instagram Boomerang GIFs with the Facebook Camera. Bringing additional creative tools to the Facebook Camera could make it a more popular place to shoot content and help the company compete with Snapchat. “We wanted to give people an easy way to create with augmented reality and ...

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Radical Heights adds an ’80s spin to Fortnite and PUBG battle royale games

Not more than five days after Lawbreakers studio said it was moving onto other projects, Boss Key Productions has released a new ‘80s-infused battle royale-style game called Radical Heights. Available as a free-to-play, Early Access title on Steam, Radical Heights is a cheerier take on the PUBG formula which drops players into a murderous game show. From the looks of ...

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Internet Archive adds trove of cheap LCD handhelds to its emulation collection – TechCrunch

During CES, the single piece of electronics I spent the most time with, apart from my laptop and camera, was a Mattel Dungeons & Dragons Computer Fantasy Game handheld. This decades-old device held the attention of John Biggs and myself through quite a few drinks as we navigated its arcane interface (eventually slaying the dragon, thank you). These cheap handhelds, ...

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Xiaomi adds Mi Body Composition Scale to its home products line-up

After unveiling its Mi TV range in India, Xiaomi has now launched a new non-smartphone product called the Mi Body Composition scale. As the name suggests the Composition Scale is aimed at fitness enthusiasts, it records 10 vital body composition statistics like weight, mass, muscle and more. The composition scale offers statistics for weight, muscle mass, Body Mass Index (BMI), ...

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Snapchat finally adds @ mention tagging

Snapchat now lets you @-tag someone in your Story, creating a swipe up “more” option that shows the tagged person’s name, handle, Bitmoji, and an Add button so you can follow them too. The feature could let friends call each other out in Stories, or promote their favorite influencers by making it easy for people to follow them. Snapchat now ...

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