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Game of Thrones fan theory says Drogon is the last key

Game of Thrones fan theory says Drogon is the last key

The big finale episode of Game of Thrones Season 8 (and the series) is upon us. Now that we're most certainly in The Endgame, as it were, now's our last chance to try to figure out what's going to happen before it's been made public. Today we're going to take a look at one of the wild theories that've kept me from pulling all my hair out by the roots each time something "subverts my expectations" this season. Also, as may not be obvious at this point: SPOILER ALERT, Season 8 SPOILERS AHEAD!

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Spotify dives into hardware with a device called ‘Car Thing’

Spotify dives into hardware with a device called ‘Car Thing’

Ever since its inception all those years ago, Spotify has focused solely on software. Soon, however, its attention will shift to hardware for the first time. Today Spotify revealed a new device it's simply calling "Car Thing," and it hopes to use it to learn about subscribers' listening habits while they're on the road.

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Google Stadia guide: 5 reasons why you’ll pay up

Google Stadia guide: 5 reasons why you’ll pay up

Google Stadia is inevitably going to be a part of your future, whether it be for games or post-game services. Today we're taking a peek at 10 reasons why I believe you're either going to use Google Stadia or something very similar to Google Stadia in the near future. This is about 5G, it's about access to as much content as possible, it's about the very nature of personal computing.

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Twitch Prime now gets you free anime

Twitch Prime now gets you free anime

Twitch Prime offers some pretty nifty perks to people who play a lot of video games or watch a lot of live streams, and now the same is true for people who watch a lot of anime. Today, Twitch Prime announced a new promotion that will see it hand out 30-day subscriptions to Crunchyroll Premium to all of its members. The promotion kicks off today and runs through June 13th, so you've got a month to redeem this trial to Crunchyroll.

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Disney takes Hulu control: Here’s what it means to your shows

Disney takes Hulu control: Here’s what it means to your shows

Comcast is handing over full control of Hulu to Disney, a move that could have big implications for which of your favorite shows you can watch on the streaming service. The deal sees Disney take full operational control of Hulu moving forward, as well as a shuffling in the licenses to NBCUniversal shows.

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You’ll need a Disney+ subscription to stream Avengers: Endgame

You’ll need a Disney+ subscription to stream Avengers: Endgame

Marvel blockbuster Avengers: Endgame will be available to stream starting later this year, but you'll need a Disney+ subscription to watch it. The company confirmed its plan to make Endgame a Disney+ streaming exclusive during its recently quarterly earnings announcement. Disney+ was officially unveiled earlier this year, and will be home to the entire Disney movie library.

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YouTube, Facebook will be home to new streaming ‘SpongeBob’ show

YouTube, Facebook will be home to new streaming ‘SpongeBob’ show

Facebook and YouTube are the two platforms selected to stream 'SpongeBob Smarty Pants Game Show,' a new online series announced by Viacom Digital Studios. The game show is based on the popular animated series SpongeBob Squarepants, and it joins a number of new streaming shows the company has in the pipeline. The plan arrives as a growing number of consumers get their entertainment content via the Internet.

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YouTube’s newest deal brings free MLB games for everyone

YouTube’s newest deal brings free MLB games for everyone

YouTube has penned a deal with Major League Baseball (MLB) to offer free livestreams of 13 games during the second half of the 2019 baseball season. The exclusive deal will cover streaming in the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico, marking YouTube's first live game distribution partnership with the league. The livestreams will feature regular season games.

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Spotify just passed a huge milestone, but it still isn’t making money

Spotify just passed a huge milestone, but it still isn’t making money

Spotify shared its first round of quarterly financial results for its 2019 fiscal year today, and it announced that total subscribers have passed a major milestone. Spotify now has 100 million paying members, which is a significant jump from the same quarter a year ago, when Premium subscribers topped out at 75 million. So, over the course of a year, Spotify has added 25 million subscribers, which isn't bad when you consider that Apple Music and YouTube Music have been trying really hard to pull Spotify's members away.

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Amazon tipped to launch a more expensive, higher fidelity music service

Amazon tipped to launch a more expensive, higher fidelity music service

Last week, Amazon rolled out a free, ad-supported version of Amazon Music for Alexa device owners, and now it seems that was merely one part of a major music streaming expansion for the company. A new rumor today is claiming that Amazon will soon launch a more expensive subscription that will offer high fidelity streaming. That would put Amazon in a better position to compete with TIDAL and Deezer, while potentially giving it a leg up on its two biggest competitors: Spotify and Apple.

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SiriusXM Essential streaming plan offers 300 radio channels

SiriusXM Essential streaming plan offers 300 radio channels

SiriusXM, the company known for its satellite radio service, has announced a new streaming plan that offers subscribers more than 300 of its radio channels outside of their vehicle. Though the plan doesn't offer quite as much as the company's Premier tier subscription, the new offering gives customers access to 24/7 comedy channels, on-demand content, and more.

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Netflix has secretly started testing a ‘random episode’ feature

Netflix has secretly started testing a ‘random episode’ feature

Netflix, obviously, is a service that offers a lot of content, and sometimes, this can lead to choice paralysis among its users. Attempting to solve the problem of having too many things to watch, Netflix has rolled a new "random episode" feature into testing. This does precisely what it says on the tin - offering up a collection of shows to pick from and then playing a random episode from whatever you choose.

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