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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 […]

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Disney to launch streaming service, end Netflix deal (and streaming will eventually be as expensive as cable)

Want to sign up for basic cable service and get little more than your local channels and a few extras? Plenty of providers will offer you a fairly affordable option. But if you want to add ESPN, you’ll probably have to pay for a more expensive tier. Then there are premium channels like Showtime and […]

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Disney’s wireless power system charges phones anywhere in a room

Wireless charging has been around for a few years. But for the most part if you want to charge a phone or another gadget without plugging it in, you’ll need to place it directly on (or very close to) a charging pad. Several companies are working on solutions that will eliminate that proximity requirement by […]

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Three 90s-era Disney 16-bit games are now available on modern PCs

Three classic Disney games from the 90s are now available as modern PC games. First launched as 16-bit platformers for Sega game consoles, Aladdin, The Lion King, and The Jungle Book are now available as DRM-free games for modern computers running Windows, Mac, or Linux from GOG.com. The games are priced at $9.99 each, but if you […]

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Disney Movies Anywhere brings movies to Amazon, Microsoft, Roku products

Disney Movies Anywhere is a buy-once, watch-anywhere platform that lets you pay for a movie once and watch it on multiple devices. For example, you can buy a movie on your Android phone, and you can watch it on your iPad. Up until recently, the service supported Android, iOS, and Vudu. Now you can also […]

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Lilbits (4-20-2015): Fossdroid makes finding free and open source Android apps easy

Want the source code for Google’s Android operating system? Just head on over to the Android Open Source Project. Want to run free and open source apps on your Android device? It can be a bit tough to find them in the Google Play Store. That’s where F-Droid comes in. It’s an app store for […]

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Chromecast now streams Twitch, Watch Disney, iHeartRadeio

Google’s $35 Chromecast continues to be one of the cheapest, simplest devices for streaming internet video to a TV. When the Chromecast first launched in the summer of 2013, it only supported video from a handful of sources. These days it supports hundreds of apps and services, and you can even use it to stream […]

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Disney Mobile F-03F smartphone has top-tier specs, Mickey Mouse case

Japanese wireless carrier NTT DoCoMo has launched a new phone with a 4.7 inch full HD display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 quad-core processor, 2GB of RAM, 32GB of storage, and a 13MP rear camera. It’s also got something you don’t often see on a phone with that sort of spec sheet: a Mickey Mouse logo […]

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PC Magazine takes the Asus Disney Netpal for a test drive – Video

The Disney Netpal is an Asus netbook created for kids and slathered in Disney branding. There are three things that set this 8.9 inch netbook apart from most other Asus Eee PC netbooks: It features Disney themed lids, including a pink princess design and a blue Mickey design Users can choose from a number of […]

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Asus/Disney netbook available for pre-order

Toys R Us has started taking pre-orders for the previously announced Disney-branded netbook from Asus. The netbook features an 8.9 inch, 1024 x 600 pixel display, 1.6GHz Intel Atom CPU, 1GB of RAM, and a 16GB solid state disk and will sell for $349.99. Like most Asus netbooks, it also includes 802.11b/g/n WiFi, 3 USB […]