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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...

Nokia Announces New App Partnerships at CTIA Wireless

05/08/2012, Today at CTIA Wireless – the show for “all things mobile”, the Finnish mobile manufacturer, Nokia announced a plethora of new and extended application-based partners that are touted to bring leading and exclusive titles to the Lumia smartphone...

Microsoft purchases over 800 patents from AOL for $1.056 billion

04/09/2012, Given how many companies are suing each other over alleged patent infringements these days, loading oneself up with a bunch of patents would seem like a good way to protect yourself and your products from potential lawsuits, but also to protect them...

AOL Instant Messenger is not shutting down

03/14/2012, Earlier this week there were rumors about AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) shutting down due to AOL getting rid of a whole bunch of workers and leaving only the support staff behind. Well, it looks like those rumors aren’t true. According to Mashable and...

AOL Instant Messenger to be shut down?

03/13/2012, According to reports online, it looks AOL might be shutting down its AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) service. The company has reportedly fired 40 of its AOL staff, leaving only the support staff behind to keep the service running. Apparently the main reason...

AOL AIM Gets Updated

11/16/2011, A New version of AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) has just been released on the web (preview.aim.com), desktop (PC/Mac) and mobile phones.  It features significant changes in the user interface. First, the contact list is not that long and monolithic anymore....