Apple Music to be Available Through the Web

In the new world of media, content companies must make all their offerings available to their audience wherever and however they want it – broadcast, cable, PC or stream, mobile or wired, scheduled or on-demand.  In that regard, our friends at Apple Music will be launching a browser version of its music streaming service. Paid […]

TikTok Announces New NFL Collaboration

Social media often functions, wittingly or unwittingly, as a major form of advertising.  When users post pictures of themselves drinking Pepsi, they are unwittingly promoting it. Given the incredible amounts of time that millions of people spend on social media, it makes sense that companies would be looking to social media for predicable, controlled advertising […]

We Compared the Streaming Services to Find What’s Best for You

Motion picture entertainment is always shifting. It went from theaters to TV to cable and now to digital streaming.  Each change has given consumers’ new advantages. The latest, streaming services, offer users the ultimate flexibility to watch movies when and where they want. Major entertainment distributors are taking note and adjusting accordingly. HBO Now is […]

Twitter Suspends SMS Due to Hacking Problems

Internet security in the world of social media is a huge issue. The social media giants are trying to develop the best methods for making their services safe for users. Most notably, Twitter announced that it is suspending its text messaging service to prevent hackers from taking over an innocent party’s account because of two […]

Google Gets Its Tinder On

Are you familiar with Tinder’s swipe left for yes, swipe right for no model? The online dating application’s selection style has become a standard for their platform and beyond. Now it’s making its way to Google. In a world in which there is an unfathomable amount of content to select from, viewers often find themselves […]

Borat Goes Serious?

British actor Sacha Baron Cohen has been known throughout his career for playing silly, politically incorrect and at times extremely controversial characters. In his self-created films such as Borat and Bruno and in his role in Talladega Nights as well as in his TV work as Ali-G and on his recent show Who is America, […]

Five Top Video Games from The ‘90s

For kids of today, it is hard to imagine a time when you couldn’t sign-in online via your gaming system to drop into a virtual world to compete against online friends in various mini games, ie. Fortnite.  It was, however, a reality during the 90’s, as video games made their march toward what they have […]

Rapper Nicki Minaj Quits Music!

Female icon Nicki Minaj has decided to quit her music career at least for now. Reason: to focus on starting a family. Minaj, is 36 years old, has been atop the female rap game for a decade, sees the window closing on settling down and having a couple kids. The announcement came in the form […]

Hilary Duff Is Up For Lizzie McGuire Return

Disney fans rejoiced after the D23 Expo announcement confirming the return of Lizzie McGuire to Disney + streaming service. Even more excited than the fans is the show’s star, Hilary Duff, who is chomping at the bit to work again on the project that brought her into the limelight. “I’m so excited as a fan.” […]

Crazy Rich Asians Writer Quits Over Pay Inequality

Crazy Rich Asians was an absolute hit, earning over $238 million dollars worldwide. The romantic comedy was so big, Warner Bros. decided to renew the title for two sequels. But there is a problem. One of the two film writers, Adele Lim an Asian American, has left over a pay inequality claim. Lim apparently was […]

2019 NFL Season Is Underway – Week 1 Preview

Football is back! The season officially gets underway tonight with a matchup of storied NFL franchises as Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers roll into Chicago to take on Khalil Mack and the Bears. We take a deeper look at this matchup and some of the other notable week-1 games. Green Bay Packers vs. […]

Lil Nas X Faces Tough Interview Questions

Thus far, it can be argued that 2019 has been the year of Lil Nas X, if only based on the record setting success of “Old Town Road.” When you add that he voluntarily revealed his sexuality at the top of the arch, the 21 year old has propelled himself to pop culture stardom in […]

Dorian Hit The Bahamas; Next the American Southeast

Hurricane Dorian hit The Bahamas hard last weekend killing at least seven people at last count.  The Prime Minister described the category five storm that stalled over the islands for more than 50 hours as the worst storm to ever hit his country.  Dramatic rescue efforts are underway due to massive flooding and destruction. As […]

Shawn Mendes Almost Admits Relationship with Camila Cabello

If you have been following along with us since early July, you know how much buzz has been swirling around a Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello relationship. The duo has been riding the high with their joint hit song ‘Senorita’. They have been performing the hot single on Shawn’s and, to put a point on […]

Ancestry: Justin Bieber Is Related To Avril Lavigne and Ryan Gosling

Justin Bieber recently jumped onto the Ancestry.com craze and the results, according to Bieber, were astonishing!  Bieber took to social media to announce, “I also just found out that I’m related to both Ryan Gosling and Avril Lavigne this is the best day of my life, it seems super legit it’s on Ancestry.com.” He sent […]

Netflix Announces Rhythm + Flow: A New Hip-Hop Series

Netflix is always bolstering its content and widening its audience.  A new series called Rhythm + Flow does both.  It’s a music competition program aimed at finding hip-hop’s next big stars. Similar to America’s Got Talent and American Idol of old, there will be a three judge panel that includes Chance the Rapper, T.I. and […]

Taylor Swift: Nikki Minaj Helped Her Realize White Privilege

It is no secret Taylor Swift is not a fan of Kanye West given their history, which was mostly provoked by the self proclaimed genius, Kanye. It is also no secret Swift hasn’t exactly gotten on well with rapper Nicki Minaj, but she is working to mend things with one of the aforementioned. We’ll give […]

What Video Games Are Being Released this September?

September is big video game release month – sports games, especially, release in time to take advantage of the beginning of the football, basketball and hockey seasons.  But there are many video games for every interest.  Here’s a quick list of what’s coming out this month. September 3rd Catherine: Full Body (PS4) Children of Morta […]

Ariana Grande Sues Forever 21

Ariana Grande is suing fashion retailer Forever 21 for $10 million.  Her accusation is that Forever 21 has stolen Grande’s “name, likeness and other intellectual property.”   This comes after Forever 21 has tried to reach an endorsement deal with Grande, who deemed the deal not good enough. Grande also claims the company hired a look-alike […]

Kristen Stewart Told Not to Hold Girlfriend’s Hand in Marvel Film

Actor Kristen Stewart (famous from the Twilight series) has faced pressure to hide her lesbian identity in order to advance her career. Stewart has said that after she broke up with co-star Robert Patterson, she wanted to focus on enjoying life rather than protecting it, an attitude that allowed her to be open about her […]

Is Tennis a Bad Boy Sport?

Lot’s of tennis drama has unfolded at the US Open. This year it’s Spanish tennis great Rafael Nadal’s defense of Novak Djokovic, who was booed by the crowd in his final match. Though Nadal and Djokovic have been tennis rivals, it was Nadal who came to Djokovic’s defense saying he’s “a super athlete” who doesn’t […]

Chargers Trade Demands For Melvin Gordon Are Insane

Ezekiel Elliot and the Dallas Cowboys have settled their contract dispute just in time for the season.  As expected, the deal is for 6 years and $90 million. Now the focus shifts to Melvin Gordon and the Los Angeles Chargers, who are going through their own contract standoff. Gordon, like Zeke, is a top running […]

Madden Drops Free Trial Of Superstar KO Mode

Madden 2020 has gotten incredibly positive feedback since its release a few weeks back, and rightfully so. The game play is even more realistic than prior years and the small technical nuances are incredibly precise. Perhaps you are already the king of your Madden circle or you’ve already won multiple Super Bowls in Franchise mode […]

Netflix Addresses its Recommendation Bias Problem

Recommendation systems – the systems that help services from Amazon to Netflix suggest things you would might like based on your past choices – have a bias problem that is largely because the data comes from users who put their biases into action when interacting with streaming technology. To combat it, more than a decade […]

Five Great Movies Leaving Netflix this Month

Unfortunately, nothing lasts forever, including good things like stunning movies on Netflix. September will see several great movies leave the service. Here’s a quick list of five great films to check out before they disappear. 1. A Clockwork Orange (1971) The futuristic, dystopian crime film. 2. The Fast and the Furious (2001) About an LA […]

Netflix Releasing Ten Films in Theaters this Fall

In a significant increase, Netflix has announced that it will release ten films in theaters this fall with the intention of competing for the Oscars. The service has made movies for the Oscars before including well respected films Beasts of No Nation in 2015, then Roma, The Ballad of Buster Scruggs and Mowgli in 2018.  […]

Priyanka Chopra Jonas’ Cameo at the VMAs

Nick Jonas and the Jonas Brothers had a big weekend at the MTV VMAs. The event had Jonas Brothers’ footprints all over it. They performed at the event, they won an award for Best Pop Song and were able to celebrate the evening with their significant others. That is, all of them except for Nick. […]

Which NFL Players Would Make Great TV Analysts?

When looking at the talent on TV across NFL coverage, many of the personalities are former players and or coaches. Excluding the broadcaster-hosts for each network; NFL Network has Michael Irvin, Kurt Warner, Deion Sanders, and LaDainian Tomlinson; FOX has Michael Strahan, Terry Bradshaw and Howie Long; ESPN has journalist, Steve Smith Sr, with Teddy […]

American Airlines Launches Boarding Gate Facial Recognition

American Airlines has just launched facial recognition technology as an alternative to boarding passes. They are not the first to use the technology. According to the Washington Post, as of 2018, 14 airports were using facial recognition technology for the boarding process. It’s being used by Lufthansa at Los Angles’ LAX, at Singapore’s Changi airport […]

Amazon Echo Dot Kids Edition Provides Fun with Guard Rails

In the never ending search for kid-safe products, the Amazon Echo Dot Kids’ Edition seems to be one that’s carefully designed and surprisingly attractive. This model comes with parental controls, games and skills designed to encourage young imaginations to run wild, but with everything under control. The $70 Echo Dot Kids Edition is the same […]

Wearing White after Labor Day Trendy

“Don’t you know you’re not supposed to wear white after Labor Day!” A phrase we have all heard when talking about wardrobe decisions for after the first Tuesday of September. But why? White is a great color in fashion, why can’t it be worn after Labor Day? Fortunately, the old tradition seems to be on […]

Xbox Has Been Recording Personal Conversations?

Issues such as performance inhibiting gamer-score limits and the inability of players to buy and sell games easily were the least of the problems for Xbox One. What really annoyed users was that conversations at home were recorded and heard by Microsoft’s “quality control” people as revealed in a recent report from Motherboard. A former […]

Joker Sets Sights on Gotham and the Oscars

On Wednesday, the second trailer for the Joker arrived and it is an out of the park home run of a trailer. After the trailer (the final one) became available to the public, Oscar buzz has been intensifying since the release. Based on the footage that we’ve seen, it appears that the film does have […]

Our Top 5 Innovative Smartphone Games

Remember how awesome it was to play Snake on your phone?  Cell phone games have come a long, long way since those early days and so have those early games. You had the likes of Tetris, Solitaire, Black Jack, Texas Hold‘em and other card games that evolved into Words with Friends, Angry Birds and Fruit […]

Video Game Streaming – What Is It & How Do You Do It?

When talking about video game streaming, we aren’t discussing sites like Twitch that allow gamers to broadcast their game play online for others to watch. Video game streaming is a new way games can be delivered and played – it’s la carte. Think Netflix for video games, where the games are stored in the cloud […]

Carli Lloyd Is Seriously Considering the NFL

In case you missed it, World Cup Champion and US Women’s National Team Legend Carli Lloyd was at the Philadelphia Eagles camp this week and she drilled a 55-yard field goal, no problem. The South Jersey native, who has Philly sports ties, was welcomed by Eagles. Back to the field goal, Lloyd probably would have […]

Ariana Grande Drops Thank U Next …. the Perfume

Ariana Grande’s big summer rolls on. Fresh off a couple awards at the VMA’s, the pop star released a new line of perfume, named after her hit song “Thank U Next”. Right now the perfume is available exclusively on Ulta.com before its September release in Ulta Beauty stores. It will also be available in Canada […]

Disney+ Might Have A Streaming Limit Problem

We have been learning more and more about Disney+ weekly as the company continues to release new information ahead of its November 12th release date. We reported a ton of announcements regarding content last week and now we have some information on their streaming limits. One Disney+ account will be given permission to stream on […]

Forbes’ Top 10 Highest Paid Women in Music

More and more women are breaking through into the world of pop and hip-hop stardom, but few of them make it to the Forbes’ top 10 highest paid women in music. Not surprising, Taylor Swift sits at the very top, but the true shock lies in the numbers.  Swift earned an astonishing $100 million more […]

Country Music Awards (CMAs) Announce Nominations

The 2019 Country Music Awards, the 54th, will be hosted by Carrie Underwood. It’s taking place in Nashville, Tennessee on November 13th. The nominations have just been released, and as expected, Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road” is up for an award, even though Billboard removed it from the country charts awhile back. Check ‘em […]