GoToMeeting allows you to host a virtual meeting with up to 25 attendees. This version of software is a 30-day, full-featured trial, but you will have to register and provide your credit card information. After the free trial, you can purchase the software by paying either monthly or yearly subscription fees. Most of the engine used for this application does not need to be downloaded, so installation of the executable is easy and fast.
The setup goes smoothly, and within minutes you will be able to create and start your online meeting. GoToMeeting allows participants to connect using Windows, Mac, … Read more
Roku is getting one more channel, and Redbox Instant by Verizon is getting access to one more device to watch its streaming video on the television.
Redbox Instant announced Monday that Roku has been added to its list of devices. The joint venture of Verizon and Redbox, the DVD-rental kiosk company known for its big red machines in grocery stores and Wal-Marts, had already said it would be coming to Roku this summer.
As Netflix has left its DVD-rental business unattended while focusing on becoming the leading site for streaming movies and video on the Web, Redbox Instant fills the … Read more
Netflix Netflix needs little in the way of introduction as the app for iOS that lets subscribers watch movies and TV shows on the service's Instant Watch library. While the streaming service isn't nearly as strong as the Netflix DVD library, it's great to have the option to pick from several shows to watch on an iOS device wherever you are.
The Netflix app's straightforward design starts off with a home screen that shows your most recently viewed and incomplete shows at the top for easy access, then featured content like Top Picks and popular shows. … Read more
To get started, you'll need to be a subscriber or you'll need to create an account with Redbox using your credit card for access (just like Netflix); the good news is you get a one-month free trial to see if you want to stay on board.
Once you're set up, the home screen for the Redbox Instant app is laid out a lot like Netflix'… Read more
iPhone owners who use WhatsApp for their instant messaging needs will now have to pay 99 cents a year for the privilege.
Following a new version of WhatsApp for iPhone released on Tuesday, the developer unveiled the new pricing scheme.
Previously, iPhone users made a one-time payment of 99 cents for WhatsApp with no annual charge. Folks on Android and other mobile platforms enjoyed free service for the first year and then had to pay 99 cents each year. Now, everyone is on the same page.
WhatsApp now has more than 250 million active users.
In a blog posted Wednesday, … Read more
Getting a new device and losing out on past conversations when you reinstall apps is frustrating. WhatsApp Messenger is arguably the most popular cross-platform messaging application on the planet. I honestly can't remember the last time I didn't see it in the top ten paid apps in the App Store.
Today WhatsApp Messenger for iOS received an update adding a few new features. iPhone users can send multiple photos in the same message, use custom URL-schemes for third-party apps, and back up conversation history to iCloud.
To back up a conversation to iCloud you'll first need to … Read more
Amazon Prime members can now catch a host of award-winning films courtesy of a new deal with Miramax.
Hundreds of Miramax titles have been added to Amazon's lineup, such as "Pulp Fiction," "Good Will Hunting," "Life Is Beautiful," "The English Patient," "Kill Bill," "Amelie," "Reservoir Dogs," and "Trainspotting."
Prime members can watch their favorite Miramax films via a variety of devices, including the iPhone, iPad, Kindle Fire, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Roku, as well as Internet-connected TVs and Blu-ray players.
Amazon has … Read more
Netflix will keep getting CBS shows, and start getting new ones. They're just not brand new.
The online streaming video site and CBS, the parent company of CNET, extended their multiyear licensing agreement for select library content. The revised deal adds titles like "L.A. Complex," "4400," and "CSI: NY" to its current stock already available for streaming on Netflix, a mix of classic programs like "Star Trek" and "Twin Peaks" and more recent titles like "Jericho" and "Medium."
Terms of the deal were not … Read more
In the cold Alaskan winter, alone with her infant son while her husband was stationed in the Air Force nearby, Ashley Bauza needed something to entertain both herself and her child, something she could get on a tight budget.
She moved north in 2010 and quickly learned after giving birth to Lukas the next year that the rural state not only crimps her kid's playtime options with minus-40 degree temperatures it also amps up the cost of cable and Internet.
"We are on a fixed budget, we do really need to figure out what we forgo," said … Read more