Category Archives: Services

‘Making a Murderer: Part 2′ trailer shows the fight isn’t over

You no longer have to wonder how Making a Murderer: Part 2 will portray Steven Avery's continuing legal battle. Netflix has released a trailer for the second season of the documentary, and it portrays the quest to overturn Avery's conviction as an a…

Netflix is buying its first production studio complex

Netflix isn't just expanding its footprint in California. The streaming behemoth is planning to open a production hub in New Mexico by acquiring Albuquerque's ABQ Studios — its first purchase of a production studio complex. It's making the deal (wh…

Walmart taps MGM to create original shows for its Vudu service

Walmart is bringing original programming to its Vudu video streaming service and it's partnering with MGM to do so. The studio will develop original, family-friendly series for the platform, with the first expected to arrive in the first quarter of 2…

Apple may enlist UK telecom giant BT to jumpstart its TV strategy

Apple has been laying the groundwork for its entry into TV services for a while. Now, however, it might recruit one of the UK's largest telecoms to help out. The Daily Telegraph sources have claimed that Apple is in "early discussions" with BT to d…

NBC’s WatchBack video app rewards you for sharing viewing habits

The rumors of NBCUniversal launching a rewards-based streaming video app were true. The network has released a free, currently iOS-only WatchBack app that offers a chance to win prizes if you create a profile (complete with viewer preferences) and w…

‘Tell Me A Story’ trailer shows fairy tales gone horribly wrong

Add CBS All Access to the ranks of streaming services delivering appropriately eerie shows for Halloween. It used a New York Comic-Con panel to premiere the trailer for Tell Me A Story, an original series mashing up three fairy tales ("Three Little P…

‘Star Trek: Discovery’ season two premieres January 17th

After months upon months of teasing and production challenges, CBS is finally ready to set the stage for Star Trek: Discovery's second season. The network has announced that the 13-episode next chapter of its signature All Access show will premiere…

The Roomba i7+ is the robot vacuum I’ve been waiting for

Adulting is hard. But over the past 12 years, iRobot's Roomba made it just a bit easier for me by keeping my floors clean, no matter how lazy I felt. But while the company has steadily improved its robot vacuums over the years — by making them more…

Facebook’s two-factor ad practices give middle finger to infosec

We've all encountered security questions asking where we went to school, our favorite color or food, our first concert, and the ubiquitous "mother's maiden name." Imagine a world where on one screen you carefully chose Stanford, red, spaghetti and so…

Star Wars ‘The Mandalorian’ image, list of directors revealed

A day after we learned the name of the first live-action Star Wars TV show destined for Disney's unnamed subscription streaming service, the official website has posted this image of The Mandalorian. It's written and executive produced by Jon Favreau…