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60+ freebies for while you’re stuck at home

Disclosure: Some links on this page are monetized by the Skimlinks and Amazon affiliate programs. An unprecedented number of people around the globe are being told to stay at home as a public health measure in order to slow the spread of the coronavirus and COVID-19. But just because you’re stuck at home doesn’t mean you […]

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Movies Anywhere’s Screen Pass lets you share your digital movies with friends (private beta launches today)

Buy a digital movie from Amazon and you can watch it in Google Play Movies or via Apple TV thanks to Movies Anywhere, a service designed to bring together many of the major online video platforms so that you can buy once and view on any (supported) device or app. Now Movies Anywhere is getting […]

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Universal Pictures is bringing first-run movies to streaming services in response to coronavirus

The movie industry is just one of many that will likely be hit hard by the efforts across the globe to limit the spread of the coronavirus and COVID-19. The latest recommendation in the United States is to avoid gatherings of 10 people or more — and while some movie theater chains have announced they’ll […]

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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 […]

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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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Vudu launches free, ad-supported video steaming service “Vudu Movies On Us”

Walmart-owned streaming video service Vudu has been letting customers rent or purchase movies and TV shows for years. But now you can watch (some) for free. Today the company launched “Vudu Movies On Us,” which is basically an ad-supported video streaming service with a catalog of several thousand movies and TV shows. Videos stream at 1080p […]

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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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Spotify adds videos, podcasts, custom playlists for runners

Spotify is rolling out a series of new features which take the streaming music service into new territory: The company is now offering access to podcasts and video clips in addition to millions of songs. That’s not Spotify’s only new move though… the company is also adding new features aimed at runners, including custom playlists […]

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Hulu bringing (some) TV shows to mobile for free

Online video service Hulu lets you stream thousands of TV episodes and movies over the internet. But up until now if you’ve wanted to use Hulu on a smartphone or tablet, you’ve been limited to watching free clips instead of full episodes unless you ponied up $7.99 per month for a Hulu Plus subscription. That […]

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Flixster brings movie trailers, Ultraviolet videos to Chromecast

Flixster provides mobile apps that let you keep track of current and upcoming movies, read reviews from Rotten Tomatoes, watch trailers, and see what your friends like and/or want to see. When you buy a movie which uses Ultraviolet DRM, you can also use Flixster to unlock your movie and stream it over the internet. […]