Apple video service comes Nov. 1 for $5 a month

[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain The Latest on Apple product event (all times local): 10:20 a.m. Apple will charge $5 per month for a highly anticipated video streaming service, the latest challenge to Netflix. The company will roll it out in Nov. 1. Like Netflix and similar services from Amazon and Hulu, Apple has been […]

Ars goes back to school: The video games that threatened our college GPA

[ad_1] Enlarge / A photographer’s approximation of what LAN party life was like for Ars Technica staffers in the CRT monitor era. Getty Images With Labor Day out of the way, school is afoot here for most high school and college kids in the States—and that, of course, means procrastination by way of gaming. Ars […]

Video: Get a full overview of Android 10 in just 11 minutes

[ad_1] Android 10 is here with loads of new features and some important changes under the hood. It’s all covered in our Android 10 announcement post, our features overview, and the update tracking hub. But what if you don’t have time to read through it all? Then Joe’s 11m:24s video overview of Android 10 is […]

5 VPN services that let you watch Amazon Prime Video

[ad_1] Amazon Prime Video is one of the best video streaming services you can use. Though it is available in many countries, one downside of the service is that it isn’t accessible everywhere. That means if you are an Amazon Prime subscriber traveling in an unsupported country you won’t be able to access the video […]

'Cyberpunk 2077' video offers a 'deep dive' on playing styles

[ad_1] The developers stressed that there’s no fixed class system, and that you’re free to develop hybrid characters with their own specializations. However you play, you’ll have to tread carefully. The video illustrates the possible consequences of choosing one faction over another, or your approach to the AI in your head (Johnny Silverhand, aka Keanu […]

Ring reportedly shared video sharing data, detailed maps with police in 2018

[ad_1] Enlarge / A map showing the approximate location of the 405 police departments working with Ring as of August 30, 2019 Ring, Amazon’s home security camera and surveillance company, has since 2018 rapidly expanded its business by partnering with more than 400 police and sheriff departments nationwide. Amid a growing chorus of privacy complaints […]

Researcher finds that U.S. wireless networks are throttling video streaming 24/7

[ad_1] A new study by David Choffnes, an assistant professor of computer and information science at Northeastern, found that almost all wireless carriers pervasively slow down internet speed for video streaming, even when networks are not overloaded. Credit: Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University All wireless carriers admit to doing it: They slow down internet speed for video […]

Official Vivo Nex 3 promo video shows us everything

[ad_1] Weibo As far as we know, there still is no set launch date for the upcoming Vivo Nex 3 smartphone. However, that didn’t stop the company from posting a video on Weibo that shows off the device from nearly every angle (via The Verge). After watching the video, we now know pretty much everything […]

We asked, you told us: AA readers clearly prefer this video chat app

[ad_1] There are tons of great video chat apps out there, and everyone seems to have an opinion on one or two. Some people love the versatility of WhatsApp, others prefer the bare-bones Google Duo, while some people use Facebook Messenger simply because, well, everyone has Facebook. That’s why we asked you to tell us […]

We asked, you told us: AA readers clearly prefer this video chat app

[ad_1] There are tons of great video chat apps out there, and everyone seems to have an opinion on one or two. Some people love the versatility of WhatsApp, others prefer the bare-bones Google Duo, while some people use Facebook Messenger simply because, well, everyone has Facebook. That’s why we asked you to tell us […]