Report: Microsoft Movies & TV coming to Android, iOS, and other platforms

Microsoft may have gotten out of the digital music business by killing its Groove Music app, but the company continues to sell movies and TV shows through the Microsoft Store. There’s one small catch though: you can only watch them on Windows devices including a Windows PC, a Windows 10 Mobile phone, or an Xbox […]

Movies Anywhere makes it easier to buy digital movies once, watch on multiple platforms

Disney’s Movies Anywhere service lets you buy a digital movie once and watch it on multiple platforms. The last time I looked at the service, that meant you could pay for a Disney movie and watch it on an Android, iOS, Windows, Amazon, or Roku device. Now Disney is announcing a major expansion: the company […]

Digital Deals on games, music, movies from Google, Amazon, Steam

Google, Amazon, and Steam are all running big sales on digital media today. The Steam Winter Sale is underway, with major discounts on a bunch of games. Google Play is offering a bunch of deals on music and movies. And Amazon is letting you rent any digital video for a buck. Here are some of […]

Deals of the Day (12-22-2016)

Need a Steam Link for in-home game streaming? You can pick one up for $20 today. Looking for a bargain on a portable notebook? The Asus Zenbook UX310A with a Core i7 Skylake chip is a great deal at $669. Don’t want any gadgets, but looking for some music, books, or apps? Amazon, Best Buy, […]

Lilbits (4-09-2015): Firefox for Android surpasses 100 million downloads

Google’s Android operating system may come with a web browser (or two) pre-loaded, depending on the device and software version. But that hasn’t stopped developers from offering third-party browsers such as Dolphin, Opera, and Firefox. In fact, Mozilla says it’s Firefox web browser for Android has been downloaded over 100 million times. A few years […]

Rakuten acquires library eBook, audiobook provider OverDrive

The company that bought retail portal in 2010 and eBook company Kobo in 2011 is expanding again. Rakuten has announced plans to buy OverDrive for $410 million. OverDrive is an eBook and audiobook distributor that makes digital media available to library patrons, school students, and others. You can use the OverDrive system to borrow or […]

Acer introduces Alive media store, wireless media streaming

Acer may have unveiled 5 new mobile devices this morning, but the company didn’t stop there. Acer also introduced two new software services: The Alive digital media store and the service for wirelessly sharing content between Acer devices. The Alive store will have Listen, Read, Play, Watch, and Application sections, of access to music, […]

Notion Ink Adam tablet to ship with LongBox comic book app

Notion Ink has been promising for ages that the company’s upcoming Adam tablet would be a multimedia powerhouse. And that’s not just because it packs NVIDIA Tegra graphics for handling HD video playback. Notion Ink also says the tablet will come with software that will let you download music, movies, comic books and other digital […]