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Lilbits 6-04-2020: AFTVNews returns, Apple “Prime” may be in the works, and Playdate runs Doom

First playable version of Doom on the Playdate. Still very early but I guess I will cross out “Port Doom” from my bucket list. My main inspiration was @fabynou Game Engine Black Book. pic.twitter.com/Qy21oTYkvf — Nic (@NicMagnier) May 31, 2020 Here’s a roundup of recent tech news from around the web. First playable version of […]

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Video streaming together, at a distance: Hulu introduces Watch Party, and Plex launches Watch Together

Shortly after the COVID-19 pandemic started spreading across the globe and leading to stay-at-home and social-distancing orders affecting millions of people, folks started finding new ways to come together virtually. Video conferencing app Zoom saw an explosion in new users (although maybe not quite as many as it had initially claimed). And a little browser […]

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Hulu will let you download videos for offline viewing (ads and all)

Netflix lets you do it. Amazon Prime Video too. Now Hulu is the latest online video streaming service to announce it will let you download movies and TV shows so you can watch when you don’t have an internet connection (or just don’t want to use mobile data). There’s one thing that sets Hulu apart from […]

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Deals of the Day (4-11-2018)

A subscription to Spotify’s music streaming service typically runs $10 per month. And video streaming service Hulu has plans that start at $8 per month. But now there’s a cheaper option for folks looking to sign up for both at the same time. Spotify is offering a bundle deal that lets you subscribe to both […]

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Spotify and Hulu offers $5 subscription bundle for students

Media streaming companies Hulu and Spotify are launching a new deal aimed at students: you can sign up for both services for just $4.99 per month. That’s actually the same price Spotify was already charging for student subscriptions… but now your $5 gets you access to streaming music and movies and TV shows for half the […]

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Hulu’s live TV service is now available for $40 per month

As expected, Hulu is the latest company to launch a TV-over-the-internet service. For $40 per month customers get access to live content from dozens of networks including ABC, CB, FOX, NBC, ESPN, TNT, CNN, Cartoon Network, Disney Channel, History, TBS, and USA. While Hulu is hardly the first company to offer live TV without the […]

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Hulu’s plans for 2017 include video downloads and live TV streaming

Online video service Hulu lets subscribers stream thousands of TV shows and movies for a monthly fee. The service has gone through some big changes in recent years. There’s no longer a free version of Hulu, and subscribers can now choose to from an ad-support subscription plan or a more expensive ad-free tier. There are […]

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Hulu drops subscription price to $6 per month… sort of

Been thinking of signing up for a Hulu subscription to you can binge-watch Law & Order, Broklyn Nine-Nine, or The Mindy Project? Then there’s some good news: Hulu has dropped the price of a subscription. You can now sign up for the streaming video service for $5.99 per month to access Hulu’s large library of […]

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Hulu is going subscription-only, will end ad-supported video streaming

There’s good news and bad news for folks that use online video service Hulu to catch up on the latest episodes of TV shows without paying a penny. The bad news is that the company is ending its free, ad-supported video streaming service and pushing its subscription plans (starting at $7.99 per month). The good […]

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Hulu’s live TV service will include TNT, TBS, CNN, Cartoon Network (in 2017)

Hulu plans to launch a live TV streaming service in 2017, and now we have an idea of some of the things you’ll be able to watch. Time Warner has just bought a 10 percent stake in Hulu, joining existing partners Disney, Fox, and Comcast. In the announcement, Time Warner notes that content from its […]

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Hulu to offer live TV streaming starting in 2017

Hulu was one of the first services to stream TV shows on the web the day after they aired on broadcast and cable network channels… or at least one of the first services to do it legally. Soon Hulu may not just offer next-day streaming of TV shows. The company’s CEO says Hulu will begin […]