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Amazon quietly concludes $7.99/mo Prime trial

Amazon quietly concludes $7.99/mo Prime trial

If you had any interest in a monthly Amazon Prime subscription, we hope you acted quickly, because the offering has already been scrapped without a detailed explanation. Two weeks ago, the company revealed that it would lower the entry barrier…
Weekend Open Forum: What's your favorite horror movie?

Weekend Open Forum: What's your favorite horror movie?

Although I don't regret "cutting the cord," there are some inherent drawbacks to relying on Internet services and discs for shows and movies -- namely that you always have to know what you want to watch. That's generally fine because I'm not interested in most of what's on TV and...

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

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.

Hulu sued over 24-year old video privacy law

Hulu sued over 24-year old video privacy law

Due to a 1988 video rental privacy law, media streaming outfit Hulu has found itself in a jeopardous position. An anonymous group of individuals are suing Hulu for purported violations of privacy, a charge brought about by sharing users' video watching history…