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September 3, 2020
Downlink uses real-time satellite imagery to create gorgeous live wallpapers for Mac
Looking for new Mac desktop imagery? Downlink is a nifty menu bar app that aims to provide you with instant access to a collection of wallpapers for macOS, created using live feeds from a trio of satellites to provide the “freshest images of Earth” possible.
July 31, 2020
Netflix is rolling out playback speed controls on Android, coming to iOS, web soon
Netflix has been preparing the ability for users to control the playback speed of TV shows and movies for a while, but never rolled it out widely. Today, the company has confirmed that Android users are first in line to get access to the new feature.
June 22, 2020
Apple adds electric car charge routing to Maps in iOS 14 for BMW, Ford, and other EVs
Apple’s WWDC keynote included some good electric vehicle news today, when Apple announced that they would add EV charge routing into their next update to Apple Maps for iOS 14.
This allows drivers to navigate to a destination and automatically be told where to charge and for how long, simplifying the process of taking a road trip with an electric car.
May 27, 2020
YouTube Kids app makes its debut on Apple TV
YouTube Kids is the child-friendly version of YouTube that adds pretty strong parental controls to help keep kids on specific types of content. Starting today, YouTube Kids is finally available for download on Apple TV.
August 28, 2019
Apple Music beta for Android adds Chromecast support
While Apple Music might not be the most popular music streaming service on Android, the latest beta update adds Chromecast support for streaming your playlists, radio stations, and more.
July 12, 2019
Hulu brings back 4K streaming, works on Chromecast Ultra & Apple TV
Hulu is one of the biggest streaming platforms out there today, but it lacks the 4K content that its competitors in Netflix and Prime Video have in huge quantity. This week, Hulu quietly revealed that 4K streaming is back after it was previously removed, and it works on Chromecast and Apple TV.
July 2, 2018
Tonara 360 aims to simplify the business side of music lessons
Tonara 360 launched today with an interesting concept: increasing student practice time between lessons and helping teachers manage the “business” side of music lessons.