Tag: service

Should You Ever Disable a Windows Service?

If you have ever searched for ways to make your Windows computer faster, you’ve probably run across several websites that suggest turning off or disabling certain Windows services. Other websites say it’s dangerous and you should never mess with Windows services. So, who is correct? Well, …

Microsoft Beam game streaming becomes Mixer

Microsoft has renamed Beam and re-launched its game streaming service as Mixer. The new name represents the service’s enhanced features, largely to do with social streaming. For example, Mixer supports live co-op streaming, streamer interaction, and near real-time gameplay. Beam only just reached prime-time in Windows …

Facebook Expands Fundraising Services For Users

Facebook has extended its reach into platforms ranging from games to video, but the social media network’s latest move heads straight to users’ wallets. In a post Wednesday, Facebook announced it will expand its fundraising tools, allowing users to fundraise for community and sports-related needs. Facebook …

Xbox Game Pass Launches June 1 With Over 100 Games

Microsoft has announced the Xbox Game Pass will begin on June 1. If you are an Xbox Live Gold subscriber, access begins right now. The service, which allows subscribers unlimited access to all of the included games, will go live with over 100 titles to choose …

Twitter Brings Video App To Roku Devices

Twitter might best be known as a microblogging service, but it’ll soon be heading to yet another video platform. Roku and Twitter announced Thursday that Twitter’s video app will now be available on Roku devices. Through the app, users will be able to follow tweets and, …

Amazon’s Anime Strike: The Price Is Too Damn High

Just when the legal anime ecosystem found its legs with the happy cooperation of Funimation and Crunchyroll, along comes Amazon’s Anime Strike service to muddy the waters. While Hulu and Netflix have flirted with the anime game, Anime Strike has thrown itself into the pool with …

Samsung Pay coming to Sweden this year

  Samsung will launch its mobile payments service Samsung Pay in Sweden this year, according to fresh reports out of the Scandinavian country. Invitations were sent out for a March 9 event, where more details related to Samsung Pay Sweden launch are likely to be revealed. …

Audiosear.ch: Full Text Podcast and Radio search engine

Audiosear.ch is a free online service that enables you to run full text searches on podcasts and radio shows the service has indexed. There are thousands of podcasts out there, and some have produced hundreds of episodes. The majority of podcasts and radio shows don’t offer …

YouTube TV, live TV service, launches at $35pcm in USA

YouTube will shortly enter the live TV services subscription market in the USA with a service called YouTube TV. The service provides live TV streaming from 40 established US channels including the likes of ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, ESPN and more, plus a useful sounding ‘unlimited …