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 […]

HBO Max launches May 27 for $15 per month

The streaming wars are getting… more complicated again. HBO Max is launching in just over a month and for $15 per month subscribers will be able to access the entire HBO content library plus TV shows and movies from Warner Media and some original new content. HBO Max goes live on May 27th and it’ll […]

Google is testing Play Pass subscription for ad-free Android apps & games

The Google Play Store is filled with a combination of free and paid apps and games… but many of the free ones are either laden with annoying ads or require in-app purchases to access some content or features. Google may be planning to offer users another option. According to a report from Android Police, the […]

HTC Viveport Infinity subscription service launches in April for $99 per year

Virtual Reality can be a rather expensive hobby. The most affordable standalone VR headset will set you back at least $199, but if you want a PC-based system you’ll probably end up spending at least twice as much on the headset, motion controllers, and sensors — and that’s before you factor in the cost of […]

Soon you’ll be able to install Office 365 on as many PCs as you want

Micosoft’s entry-level Office 365 subscriptions are about to get a little more useful for home and/or personal users. Currently if you pay $70 per year for an Office 365 Personal account you can install Office on up to five devices. Office 365 Home subscribers who pay $100 can install Office on up to 10 devices […]

Snakebyte’s GameStore lets you play 400 Android games for $10 per month

Snakebyte is a German company that makes gaming accessories, but a few years ago the company tried to get into the console space with the launch of the not-very-successful Android-powered QEUS smart TV box. Now Snakebyte is trying something different. The company has launched a new subscription service that lets you access a library of […]

Amazon is killing off its Music Storage subscription service

Amazon offers a few different streaming music services, including Amazon Music Unlimited and Amazon Prime Music. But the company also lets users upload their own music collection to Amazon’s cloud servers and stream it anywhere… at least for another month or so. The company has announced it’s retiring its free and paid Amazon Music Storage […]

Kobo takes on Audible with $10 per month audiobook subscriptions

Kobo is probably the third best-known eBook provider, which is to say that it’s the one you probably keep forgetting exists. The company offers a line of eBook readers as well as apps for Android, iOS, Windows, Mac, and even BlackBerry. And now you can use those apps to do more than read eBooks. you […]