Hulu has announced a new "landmark" deal with FX Productions that will bring additional television content from FXX and FX to the subscription video streaming service. This is the third content announcement the company has made in nearly as many days, and is perhaps the most substantial of the bunch.
Remember when movies and TV shows used to come in physical formats? No? Well, before everything was available to stream, we had these discs called Blu-rays , and before that they were DVDs. Sure, they're a step backwards compared to the convenience of streaming we have now, but as 4K becomes the standard of high-definition, your internet bandwidth may not have the chops to keep up.
DVDs are so ... 1990s. Wouldn't you love to be able to move all of those movies you purchased over to your Mac or iOS device? Digiarty and TUAW are giving away 500 free copies of MacX DVD Ripper Pro each day from today until December 24, 2014.
The app normally retails for US$59.95, and is currently on a holiday discount for $39.95.
A new feature film reboot of the film "The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen" has been tipped with Fox entering development this week. Remember that less-than-successful film from 2003 based on the Alan Moore / Kevin O'Neill comic books that began publication in 1999? The one with Sean Connery as Allan Quatermain.
We've been hearing about a follow-up to Independence Day for quite some time, and finally ( finally ) there's good news: 20th Century Fox has given the green light to proceed with the film, which will enter production in May 2015.
You'll have to wait until the DVD/Blu-ray release to see Loki in Avengers: Age of Ultron. Scenes were filmed, we've found out this week, but in the end, they had to be cut. According to director Joss Whedon, "we did shoot something, but it didn't play." Sometimes you just have too many characters in a movie, apparently. Too many plots and too many pieces of action.
Sony's first TV show for the PlayStation Network is finally here. The supernatural cop showPowerswill be free for PlayStation Plus members, but everyone can check out thefirst episodeand it's embedded after the break. This weekThe Breakfast Clubis back on Blu-ray for its 30th Anniversary Edition, and HBO wraps up its excellent series looking into the life of creepy killer billionaire Robert Durst.
Now that we're over the holiday's pro football games, it's time for college football's championship round. A slew of conference games are scheduled for this weekend, but we'll also be watching Blu-rays, with the finale season ofStar Trek: The Next Generationplus releases for FX'sThe StrainandJustified.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's 2015 New Year's resolution was to read a book every two weeks and get the Facebook community involved in the discussion. He announced earlier this week that the third selection for his " A Year of Books " book club is the 2008 book " Gang Leader for a Day: A Rogue Sociologist Takes to the Streets " by Sudhir Venkatesh.
Tonight President Barack Obama'sState of the Union addressgives us a great chance tocompare the quality in feedsof different networks (oh, and the political stuff), but we're really waiting for the premiere episode of the final season ofJustified.
The XBR-75X940C 75-inch 4K smart TV from Sony has been revealed. This unit works with a new Sony 4K processor (the X1), works with High-Resolution Audio, and rolls with what Sony calls One-Flick Entertainment. This unit has an extremely slim-line bezel around its top, bottom, and sides, and sits on a chrome stand through its center.
Apple has unleashed its Apple Watch into the wild, and people are starting to notice. The Apple Watch was first spotted outside of Apple's Campus back in September . But it looks like Apple has released more testing units for employees to try out in the real world.
On January 7, 1997, Apple announced a completely revolutionary -- for the time -- Mac called the Twentieth Anniversary Macintosh (TAM). The US$7,499 TAM celebrated the 20th anniversary of Apple's founding and was the first desktop Mac to use features that we now consider commonplace like an all-in-one design, a flat screen display, a trackpad, and a number of multimedia features.
There's kind of a thing going on this week, in case you haven't noticed, so we'll be brief.Archeris back (with even less ISIS, for obvious reasons). So areGirls, Banshee, andEpisodes, while theGolden Globe awards are on Sunday night. Look after the break to check out each day's highlights, including trailers and let us know what you think (or what we missed).
Two women are behind the viral dress that has everyone confused . Here's what they told us. The picture was initially posted on Tumblr by a 21-year-old singer namedCaitlin McNeill who lives on the tiny Scottish island of Colonsay. In a telephone conversation with Business Insider on Thursday evening, McNeill explained that the picture was a dress was worn to her friends' wedding.
Sony'sPlayStation-based streaming live TV servicewon't go live nationwide until sometime later in 2015. If you live in Chicago, Philadelphia or New York City, however, the service lights up "in the next two weeks." That's according to Sony Computer Entertainment head Andrew House -- he's the top PlayStation exec at Sony.
Snow isn't something you'd usually associate with Dubai, not when summers have an average temperature of 104 degrees F and the coldest of winters is only around 57 degrees. But the Kleindienst Group of real estate developers are positive they can simulate snowfall on the streets -- or at least onThe Heart of Europe(THOE) islands withinDubai's The Worldman-made archipelago.