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Spotify Now Has 144 Million Premium Subscribers, Credits Growth to New Markets Like Russia

Spotify on Thursday added more subscribers in the third quarter than Wall Street had expected and forecast strong growth in the current quarter as more users tuned in to its streaming music service.

29 Oct 2020 5:21 pm
Laxmmi Bomb, Ludo, Chhalaang, and More: November 2020 Guide to Netflix, Disney+ Hotstar, and Prime Video

Laxmmi Bomb, Ludo movie, Chhalaang, The Crown season 4, His Dark Materials season 2, Lego Star Wars Holiday Special, Hillbilly Elegy with Amy Adams and Glenn Close, A Teacher with Kate Mara, Sophia Loren in The Life Ahead, Mosul on Netflix the biggest movies and TV shows in November 2020 on Netflix, Disney+ Hotstar, Amazon Prime Video, and Voot Select.

29 Oct 2020 5:16 pm
The Mandalorian Season 1 Recap Distills the Star Wars Series Into 89 Seconds

Before The Mandalorian season 2 premieres Friday afternoon on Disney+ Hotstar (and Friday midnight on Disney+ in the US), Disney and Lucasfilm have given us an official 89-second recap of The Mandalorian season 1.

29 Oct 2020 12:59 pm
PlayStation Plus Free Games Announced for November, Includes Bugsnax as PS5 Exclusive

PlayStation 5 (PS5) launch is just around the corner and Sonys list of free PlayStation Plus games for the month of November has a surprise addition for PS5 users. The list includes Middle-earth: Shadow of War, Hollow Knight: Voidheart Edition, and Bugsnax as a PS5 exclusive.

29 Oct 2020 10:12 am
Seth Rogen, Rose Byrne Reunite on Apple TV+ Comedy Series Platonic

Seth Rogen and Rose Byrne will reunite on Apple TV+ comedy series Platonic, created and co-written by Nick Stoller (Neighbors) and Francesca Delbanco (Friends from College), Apple announced.

28 Oct 2020 3:23 pm
Amazons Audible Expands Podcasts Business With 100,000 Free Shows to Take on Spotify, Apple Podcasts

Amazon has announced that it has added 100,000 free podcasts to Audible, the platform that was initially launched to offer audiobooks. The podcast shows on Audible consists of three million episodes that all are available without requiring any membership charges. Some of the new podcasts on the platform include Pod Save America, This American Life, and Conan OBrien...

28 Oct 2020 2:58 pm
Sony Posts Strong Second-Quarter Profit on Gaming Business, Booming PlayStation 5 Pre-Orders

Sony raised its annual profit outlook after reporting a surprise second-quarter profit increase, as its gaming business continued to capture esting demand driven by COVID-19 lockdown measures.

28 Oct 2020 1:49 pm
Cyberpunk 2077 Launch Delayed: Game Will Now Release on December 10 to Allow for Optimisations for Across PC, Consoles

Cyberpunk 2077 game delayed once again, this time by 21 days with the new release date being December 10. This time, the developers have cited optimising the game for nine platforms as the reason behind the delay. The CD Projekt Red team took to Twitter to share the news, apologising to the fans that have been eagerly waiting for the game.

28 Oct 2020 1:37 pm
Sony Seeing 'Very Considerable' PlayStation 5 Demand Ahead of November 12 Launch

Sony is seeing very considerable demand for its PlayStation 5 (PS5) console via pre-orders, its gaming chief said, as the tech firm targets pole position in the race to tap the growth of gaming globally with the device's November 12 launch.

28 Oct 2020 1:33 pm
Netflix Assassins Creed Live-Action Has been Confirmed, Other Adaptations Also Coming

A new Assassins Creed live-action series will come to Netflix, Ubisoft has confirmed. The news comes a few days before a new, much-awaited title in the long-running gaming series, Assassins Creed Valhalla, arrives on PC, PS4, Stadia, Xbox One, Xbox Series S/X, and PS5.

28 Oct 2020 12:58 pm
Ubisoft+ Coming to Amazon Luna on November 10, Google Stadia by End of the Year

Ubisoft has announced that its subscription service, originally called UPlay+, has been rebranded to Ubisoft+ and will be coming to Amazon Luna on November 10 and later on Google Stadia. The service will be available in beta on both platforms at launch and will allow gamers access to more than 100 games.

28 Oct 2020 12:26 pm
YouTube Music Adds New Library Sorting Options, Changes Flagship Playlist Name to My Supermix

YouTube Music is adding new ways to sort the music library for desktop. Users can now sort their library through three ways recently added, A to Z, or Z to A. YouTube has also renamed its flagship playlist Your Mix, which features personalised music, to My Supermix.

28 Oct 2020 12:09 pm
Jon Stewart Signs With Apple TV+ for New Current Affairs Series, Coming 2021

Jon Stewart is coming back to TV. The former host of The Daily Show has signed a multi-year deal with Apple TV+ to host and executive produce a new as-yet untitled current affairs series.

28 Oct 2020 11:56 am
Epic Games CEO Criticises Apple for Its Crazy, Misguided View After Ban on Fortnite

Epic Games has stepped up its attack on Apple for blocking Fortnite from the App Store in August. It has said that Apple has no right over the fruit of Epics labour. Its CEO Tim Sweeney also took to Twitter to criticise Apple for its crazy, misguided view. Facebook has also objected to Apple not allowing its recently launched Facebook Games cloud servic...

27 Oct 2020 7:00 pm
Reliance Jio to Host JioMart Gameathon Free Fire Esports Tournament From October 30

Reliance Jio's JioMart Gameathon Free Fire tournament will be the first in a series of events that the company plans to hold, and it is marketing the initiative under its JioGames platform.

26 Oct 2020 8:18 pm
Nintendo Switch Single Joy-Con Controller Gets a Price Cut: Here's All You Need to Know

Nintendo is cutting the price of a single Joy-Con controller to $39.99 (roughly Rs. 2,954) in the US. The discount will only apply to two Nintendo controller models Neon Blue and Neon Red colour variants. It will be available for purchase at the dropped price from in the US from November 9 onwards.

26 Oct 2020 3:57 pm
PlayStation 5 DualSense Unboxing Video Shows Controller Can Connect to PC, Android Phones

PlayStation 5 DualSense controller unboxing video has been posted on YouTube. It offer a close look at the next-generation controllers design and hardware up close, along with a handy connectivity feature that helps it connect to PCs or phones.

26 Oct 2020 2:35 pm
Fortnite Fortnitemares 2020 Event Lets Players Rejoin Match as a Ghost After Dying

Fortnite is currently running its Halloween theme called Fortnitemares 2020: Midas Revenge and it will last till November 3. While this update brings several aesthetic changes to the game like Halloween decorations, flying brooms, and more, there is a major gameplay change as well.

24 Oct 2020 6:24 pm
US Congresswomen Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar Streamed Among Us in Twitch Debut

US Congresswomen Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) and Ilhan Omar went live on game streaming platform Twitch earlier today to play space-themed, multiplayer social deduction game Among Us. The new move was not just to gain some attention on the platform, but also to create awareness and discuss voting ahead of the general elections in the country.

21 Oct 2020 2:03 pm
Pokemon Go AR Mapping Tasks Feature Requires Players to Scan PokeStops, Nearby Areas for Rewards

Pokemon Go has got a new AR Mapping tasks feature that will show up on some PokeStops. This will allow players to physically explore the area around a PokeStop to complete a task. The development was shared on the official website and Twitter, along with a YouTube video explaining how the feature works.

21 Oct 2020 1:43 pm
PlayStation 5 Will Use Game Data to Improve Fan Performance Over Time: Report

PlayStation 5s internal hardware was recently shown off in an official teardown video revealing a large fan to keep the console cool. Now, Sonys mechanical design chief working on the PlayStation 5, Yasuhiro Ootori, has reportedly shared that the software that powers the fan will improve over time.

20 Oct 2020 4:12 pm
Sony PlayStation 5's Revamped UI Shown Off With Control Center, Cards, and Other Improvements

Sony has showcased the PlayStation 5 UI through a video on its official YouTube channel. It is quite different from the PlayStation UI on the previous consoles and the video shows off the Control Center that can be accessed at any time by pressing the PS button on the controller, as well as other areas like the home screen and the new Cards feature.

16 Oct 2020 10:44 am
Xbox One Gets New Xbox UI With October Update, Ahead of Xbox Series X, Series S Release

Xbox One has received Microsofts new Xbox UI that will be present in the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S at launch. The new UI is a part of the October update for the now last-gen Xbox One. It brings a refreshed look and feel with stylised icons and the updated Xbox Store. The notification inbox has been refreshed as well.

15 Oct 2020 5:26 pm
Spider-Man: Miles Morales Will Let You Carry a Cat in a Backpack

We have new details on Spider-Man: Miles Morales. The best news is the Cat Suit that features an actual cat with a Spidey mask in a backpack that will jump out and attack during finishing moves. And oh, the cats name? Spider-Man.

15 Oct 2020 1:35 pm