Disney+ is launching its $7.99/month ad-supported plan in the US today, while the existing ad-free Disney+ plan gets a price bump and now costs $10.99/month.
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This was another banner year for audiobooks, with several excellent new titles and then some favorites from the past.
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Google today announced the latest Pixel drop, which brings new features to Pixel phones, Pixel Watch, and Pixel Buds.
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings said this week that he regrets his company waited until this year to launch an ad-supported tier.
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YouTube is introducing a new launch sound and logo animation on its TV apps as it tries to improve the platform's mindshare in the video streaming space.
Video editing is notoriously difficult and time-consuming, but a startup called Descript says it has found a way to make it as easy as creating a document or spreadsheet.
YouTube Premium and YouTube Music now have a combined subscriber base of 80 million people, with a 30 million subscribers increase since September 2021.
As part of its quarterly earnings report, Disney said that its Disney+ streaming service now has over 152 million subscribers, up 12 million from the previous quarter.
Netflix is working with game developer The Coalition to adapt the Gears of War franchise into a film and animated series.
If you’ve been holding off on a new Pixel smartphone, Chromecast with Google TV, Nest Hub, or other Google hardware, the online giant has some good news.
YouTube is making its TikTok-inspired Shorts format available on its TV apps.
Netflix has started rolling out its new Basic with Ads plan in 12 markets including the US, where it's priced at $6.99/month.
Roku posted a net loss of $122 million on revenues of $761 million for the quarter ending September 30, the firm reported last night.
YouTube Primetime Channels will let users to subscribe to Showtime, Paramount+, AMC, and other third-party streaming services right on YouTube.
Prime members could previously access 2 million songs via Amazon Music as part of their membership, but that figure has just jumped to 100 million songs.
YouTube is preparing to roll out separate tabs for videos, Shorts, and Live streams on all YouTube channels.
Spotify is looking at the opportunity to make its Premium plan more expensive next year after Apple just announced price increases for Apple Music.
Spotify subscriber growth exceeded expectations, with the music streaming service announcing it now has over 456 million monthly average users.
Google has started rolling new pinch-to-zoom and precise seeking features on YouTube, and the app is also getting a darker dark mode.
The Apple TV app on Samsung Smart TVs has quietly added support for the HDR10+ format pushed by Samsung and other TV manufacturers
Pocket Cast announced that it has open sourced the mobile versions of its popular podcast apps using the Mozilla Public License.
The YouTube Premium Family Plan has received its first big price hike, and it now costs $22.99/ month instead of $17.99/month.
As part of its quarterly earnings report, Netflix announced that it added 2.4 million subscribers in the third quarter, double the expected number.