Walmart’s Vudu adds Family Play feature so viewers can skip sex, violence and substance abuse – gpgmail

[ad_1] Vudu, the streaming service owned by Walmart, announced a new feature today that will make it easier for viewers to avoid sex and violence in movies. Anyone who’s watched an R-rated movie on broadcast television or on an airplane is probably familiar with films that have been “edited for content,” but Vudu’s new Family […]

Launching from beta, ProGuides is making money ensuring that gamers never play alone – gpgmail

[ad_1] When ProGuides pulled the covers off of its service earlier this year, the young Los Angeles-based startup intended to give gamers a way to train with professional and semi-pro esports players from around the world. But as users signed on to the service, it became clear that they weren’t looking for training necessarily… Instead […]

Tesla promises up to 30% lower rates with new car insurance play – gpgmail

[ad_1] Tesla said Wednesday it has launched an insurance product, promising owners of its electric vehicles to deliver rates 20% and even as high as 30% lower than other insurance providers. For now, the product known as Tesla Insurance, will only be available to owners in California. The business will expand to additional U.S. state […]

Parallels’ KeyGenie lets you play for a free product key — but you can’t ever win – gpgmail

[ad_1] When is a game not a game? When you never win. For years, virtualization software maker Parallels offered the chance to win a free product keys if you “stump the KeyGenie,” a virtual robot which users can play against. Normally, users must buy a product key to run the software beyond its two-week free […]

Google updates to a cleaner, simpler Play Store design with no Music section – gpgmail

[ad_1] Google’s Play Store has gotten a big visual makeover, the company announced today, with changes that include a cleaner look-and-feel, new navigation, an easier way to to see app information, and more. Most notably, however, is that Google has taken a page from Apple’s playbook with the priority given to its two distinct sections […]

8 million Android users tricked into downloading 85 adware apps from Google Play – gpgmail

[ad_1] Dozens of Android adware apps disguised as photo editing apps and games have been caught serving ads that would take over users’ screens as part of a fraudulent money-making scheme. Security firm Trend Micro said it found 85 individual apps downloaded more than eight million times from the Google Play — all of which […]

Google Is Testing ‘Play Pass’ App and Game Subscription on Android

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Google seems to be planning an answer to the upcoming Apple Arcade service, which the iPhone maker will launch later this year. The so-called “Google Play Pass” has appeared in the Play Store for a small number of users. […]

You Can Now Play the Original Diablo in a Web Browser

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. The next time you’ve got a few minutes to kill, you might be able to spend it playing the original Diable. No, you don’t have to haul around a computer to play the recently re-released version from GOG. All […]

Microsoft and the second SoftBank Vision Fund as another play for corporate cloud dominance – gpgmail

[ad_1] It looks like the return of SoftBank’s Vision Fund may be less reliant on murder money and more reliant on Microsoft’s money-making machine for its backing. The rumored involvement of Microsoft in financing SoftBank Vision Fund II (electric boogaloo?) is interesting for what it may indicate about how the relationship between venture investors, startups […]