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Sony finally decides it's time to kill Betamax

Father Time has claimed another victim as Sony recently revealed plans to cease production of Betamax cassette tapes next year. For most, the news here isn’t that Sony is pulling the plug on Betamax media but that there’s still a…

Plex announces its next-generation Roku channel app

The folks behind Plex have managed to get the their media organization app on to just about platform including all of our tablets and PCs along with Xbox and PlayStation, among others. The company has also been steadily updating the…

How to Access Region-Locked Content From Anywhere: Proxy, VPN, DNS Redirections Tricks and More

Online services like Netflix, Hulu, Pandora, Spotify and many others have brought upon an era of instant, on-demand digital media consumption in a world where linear programming, bundled content, and physical formats no longer fit many people's lives.

Unfortunately this is a revolution not everyone can partake in (not yet or not as easily, at least). In this article we’ll offer you three alternatives to get around region locks. Each has their advantages and disadvantages and whichever route you choose will depend on the services you need to access as well as the devices you need to access them from -- not to mention whether you are willing to pay or not.