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Verizon Announces Plans To Acquire AOL

05/12/2015, AOL is a tech company that has been around since the 1980s where it was known by a different name. Over the decades the function of the company has evolved, with its latest iteration as being a company that helps develop and grow brands, such as The...

83 Year Old Billed $24,000 By AT&T For AOL Dial Up

04/29/2015, As hard as it may be to believe that are still more than two million people in the United States that are still paying for AOL’s dial up service in this day and age. Ron Dorff, an 83 year old Los Angeles resident is one of them. Now we’ve all...

Apple Dropping iTunes Sign-In Support For AOL Usernames

02/25/2015, Previously if you had an AOL username, you could sign into the Apple iTunes App Store, iBooks Store, or the music store using your username as opposed to an Apple ID. However it looks like Apple has decided to put an end to that support which was revealed...

Joystiq Looks Set To Bid Adieu

01/27/2015, It seems as though the folks over at AOL are trying to cut down costs which are deemed to be unnecessary, or burdensome to the bottom line – which is what any business would do when the times get tough. In fact, one of the latest “victims” to...

AOL Cyberattack Puts Millions At Risk

04/28/2014, AOL announced today that it was recently hit by a cyberattack. It is now working with federal authorities to investigate the attack. Meanwhile the company urges millions of its users to change their passwords and security questions as hackers were able to...

AOL Will Stream Movies Online For Free

04/23/2014, AOL has signed a deal with Miramax which will allow it to stream some of its full-length films to users in the U.S. These movies will be free to watch through a new “Movies” section that will go live across the AOL On Network for video. Until...

Winamp Lives To Play Another Day

01/14/2014, If you owned a computer back in the ’90s, you might have heard of Winamp. It was quite popular, call it the iTunes of the ’90s if you will. This popular music player has been around for quite a long time, but its popularity died down in the...

Winamp Is Reportedly Being Sold To Radionomy

01/02/2014, We have all used Winamp at some point in our lives, its one of those things that have their very own special place in our hearts. Only recently it was reported that Winamp is going to shut down, which made quite a few people nostalgic about the times...

Winamp Not Shutting Down After All (Rumor)

12/20/2013, Sometime last month, we brought you word that Winamp will be shutting down after being in the business for 15 years. Apparently, “shutting down” here meant that it will no longer be supported, and neither will it be made available for download by AOL,...

Microsoft Looking To Buy Winamp And SHOUTcast From AOL [Rumor]

11/22/2013, Last we heard, Winamp would be closing its doors after being more than 15 years in existence, and if you have ever used one of those early Intel Pentium computers back in the day, well this is undoubtedly pretty sad news, an end of an era, so to speak. ...

AOL Reader Worth Trying As Google Reader Fades Out

06/24/2013, After a few leaks, the AOL reader is now official. I’ve played with it over the week-end, and I find it to be quite interesting. First of all, Google Reader (which is closing on July 1) users will like the fact that the List and Panel...

AOL Dial Up Still A Money Spinner

02/17/2013, Come on now, let us have a show of hands here. How many of you still have a landline at home simply because grandpa lives there and he has absolutely no need for a mobile phone, as he does not get out of the home unless it is to attend his friend’s...

AOL PLAY now for the Kindle Fire

07/24/2012, AOL’s music app, PLAY, has been available on Android and iOS devices for some time now, but not for folks with the Kindle Fire (unless they managed to sideload it of course) and today it has finally arrived. AOL announced a new version of PLAY for...