Movies & TV

Marriott’s Gaylord Hotels brand now lets you stream Netflix, Hulu from in-room TVs

Marriott Hotels has become the first hotel brand authorized to offer Netflix to guests, rolling out a special version of the Netflix app. Sister brand, Gaylord Hotels, also announced Netflix streaming.
Health & Fitness

Given these drunk driving statistics, Uber may be the answer

Some municipalities have attempted to leverage the power of ride-sharing services like Uber in order to reduce drunk driving accidents. The town of Evesham, New Jersey has announced an initiative that would offer free Uber rides to…

Want to message your PlayStation friends? Sony has an app for you

Sony has launched a dedicated mobile app for PlayStation users who want to send messages to friends, giving users a better way to communicate without using the crowded PlayStation app.

Radio fans, TuneIn’s universal Windows 10 app has landed with new features

TuneIn Radio has been around for years, and seems to be as popular as ever. The San Francisco company behind the app has just rolled out its first try at a universal Windows 10 app, bringing with it a new look and several new features.
Social Media

Facebook shuts down stand-alone app division, killing off Slingshot and others

Facebook has shut down its standalone app division, Creative Labs, killing off all its releases in the process. You will no longer find the likes of Slingshot, Rooms, or Riff on app stores, and the division's Facebook page has also been…

AT&T discounts several GoPhone smartphones just in time for the holidays

Just in time for the holidays, AT&T has slashed the prices of several of its GoPhone prepaid smartphones. These deals are currently live, though there's no indication of when they will end. So you might want to act sooner rather than…

Dropbox is shutting down Mailbox and Carousel

Dropbox is bringing an end to its email and photo apps, Mailbox and Carousel. Mailbox will end service on February 26, 2016, and Carousel will follow suit on March 31, 2016, the company announced in a blog post.

Edit your photos in RAW with Adobe Lightroom, which is now free to use

After Adobe made the iOS Lightroom app free to use without a Creative Cloud subscription, it has followed suit for the Android app. The app also makes use of Android's RAW capture capabilities.

Top-level Samsung executives in hot water over insider trading investigation

Several Samsung executives are being investigated by South Korea's financial watchdog over accusations of insider trading. Samsung is waiting until the investigation's end in order to further comment on the matter.

Spotify's Your Year in Music recaps your 2015 listening habits

Music streaming giant Spotify has released a new year-end feature called Your Year In Music, which allows users to log in a learn about their top songs, genres, and artists of 2015.

Omate’s Rise smartwatch races past its fundraising goal in 15 minutes

The Omate Rise is a 3G smartwatch that runs full Android 5.1, but with a custom interface to make the OS usable on a small circular screen, and it's going to cost just $200. You'll have to be quick if you want it for that price though.

Amazon’s Fire HD 8 Reader’s Edition bundles Kindle Unlimited and a leather cover for $250

If you want a more versatile tablet that still makes reading a priority, take a look at Amazon's latest Reader's Edition for the Fire HD 8. The company is offering a year of Kindle Unlimited, and a limited-edition leather case along with…