Until a vaccine for the coronavirus can be found, the best way to keep a lid on the virus and prevent it from spreading unnecessarily is through social distancing. This also means that activities that gather large numbers of people in close quarters is discouraged, like watching movies in a cinema.
Unlike human beings, robots generally do not display emotions because they can’t feel them. As such, you would think that there are certain jobs that simply cannot be replaced by robots, such as acting jobs, but think again. Over in Hollywood, it seems that an AI robot has been cast in the lead role in an upcoming sci-fi flick.
Stream video content consumes data, that is a fact. However, it seems that if you’re an AT&T subscriber and you’re also subscribed to HBO Max (which launched late April), it looks like streaming HBO Max on your mobile device won’t actually count towards your data cap, meaning that you’ll essentially be able to stream it unlimited without worrying about it consuming your mobile data allocation.
When Paramount first released the trailer for the Sonic the Hedgehog movie, it was met with immediate backlash over the design of the character. This was because the character looked nothing like what fans of the video game franchise knew and loved, which led to the movie being delayed while they reworked the design.
For those wondering how differently Justice League would have turned out had Zack Synder completed the post-production on the movie, wonder no more. In an official announcement by HBO and Warner Bros. Pictures, it looks like the “Snyder Cut” of Justice League will be released on HBO Max in 2021.
Apple is kind of late to the streaming game with its Apple TV+ service, but given the company’s considerable wealth, they have certainly spent a lot trying to attract a lot of talent to help them create original new shows for its service. However, it seems that it might not be enough where according to Bloomberg, Apple might start populating its TV+ service with older shows.
When we watch movies that are based in space, there’s almost a 100% certainty that it was shot in some movie studio with a green/blue screen, along with a ton of CGI. However, it seems that if both NASA and actor Tom Cruise have their way, those screens may no longer be necessary.
There are a bunch of streaming services available in the market today, and it looks like HBO will be entering the fray with yet another streaming competitor in the form of HBO Max. We had previously heard about the company’s plans to launch the service, and it looks like we now have an official date: the 27th of April.
A couple of years ago, Walmart announced that they would be getting into the streaming game by launching their own service called Vudu. It would be similar to some other streaming services where it would offer on-demand video streaming content. However, it seems that the company has decided that they are done on that front.
Now that many of us are stuck at home in a bid to socially distance ourselves to help curb the spread of the coronavirus, it means that we need to start seeking out alternative forms of entertainment. Streaming services do come to mind, although this means that we would have to pay for it.
One of the criticisms faced by Apple with its App Store is the cut that Apple takes from in-app purchases, which is 30%. While some developers do not have a choice, others have opted for alternative measures, such as by removing in-app purchases and getting customers to make the purchase directly from their websites instead.
With more people being forced to stay home to work or study due to the coronavirus outbreak, the need for more venues of online entertainment is on the rise. People are also starting to watch more movies online than they normally would, and as a result, this is putting quite a bit of strain on the internet.
Right now with more people practicing social distancing, it can be quite a lonely and isolating experience. However, this is necessary if we want to keep the coronavirus outbreak under control, and to prevent unnecessarily burdening our healthcare system, but there is good news for those who want to watch movies with their friends.
Now with more people working and studying from home as social distancing measures are being implemented, it means that people need to find new ways to keep themselves entertained. Interestingly and coincidentally enough, it looks like the coronavirus outbreak has brought back to life what has been hailed as the Netflix of piracy – Popcorn Time.