Google Play Movies & TV for Android updated with streaming service integration

Google Play Movies & TV app for Android devices has just received a major update that will be rolled out in the United States in over the next couple of days. It’s the only place where Google made the update available, so don’t look for it if you live in another country.

The new version of Google Play Movies & TV turns the app from a platform where Android users could purchase media content into a tool that will show you the availability on other platforms of your favorite shows.

First off, the app now features streaming service integration, which means that Google Play Movies …

John Williams says 10 'Star Wars' movies is 'quite enough for me'


Legendary composer John Williams appears as exhausted by the amount of Star Wars movies coming out as you are. So much so that he’s bowing out of the franchise that led him to become one of the most well-known film score composers ever.

In a radio interview with California station KUSC, Williams said, “We know J.J. Abrams is preparing [Star Wars Episode IX] now, that I will hopefully do next year for him. I look forward to it. It will round out a series of nine — that will be quite enough for me.” 

Extreme same, John. Read more…

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The 10 best movies to watch if you're doing Valentine's Day solo


Valentine’s Day can be a tough one for the newly or perpetually single, but it doesn’t have to be

Now free of the district-mandated cards passed around in grade school, most of us don’t even have to interact with the holiday beyond some excellent chocolate sales at the local pharmacy (embrace these, by all means). But if you do start to feel some feels, that’s okay, and the best way to indulge yourself is with some carefully curated movies about women kicking ass (and the aforementioned sale chocolates). 

So, because we care, here are the best movies to watch on Valentine’s Day solo. Or honestly, any day. These are good movies! Read more…

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Google is celebrating Valentine's Day with create-your-own movies in Google Photos

In celebration of Valentine’s Day, Google is rolling out create-your-own themed movies in the Google Photos app and on the web.

Previously, Google Photos automatically made movies for you based on special days or trips, but until today we have never been able to make our own before. 
The process is really quite simple: go into the Assistant tab of the Google Photos app, and tap Movie. From there, you will be prompted to choose your theme and the people (or pets) that will be featured. Then sit back while Google’s machine …

Google Photos creates automatic holiday-themed movies from your old Christmas photos

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Seems like Google is expanding the automatic slideshows in Photos to include festive, Christmas-themed shots. If you use Google Photos, but somehow didn’t know about this, the app often does these videos by sifting through your photos and picking a bunch with a common theme to use in a ‘movie’. It could be your kids or pets growing up, photos from your most recent vacation, or simply memories from holidays past.

Reports indicate that Google Photos has started pushing notifications with holiday-themed slideshows …

Google's "Best of 2017": These were the most popular apps, games, movies, and TV shows on the Play Store

Google has just revealed its “Best of 2017” roster with the most popular new apps, games, movies, and songs on the Play Store for each and every country where the service is available. This means that these are not the best ones globally and also shouldn’t be confused as ‘global’ awards.

For the US, in particular, the list of the top games is as follows: 

Most popular games of 2017Super Mario RunBubble Witch 3 SagaMagic Tiles 3CATSBallz

Most popular apps of 2017

Photo Editor – Beauty Camera & Photo FiltersWhat …

Blast from the past: Netflix launches new Android app for renting movies on DVD

In an era of streaming when almost everything is connected to the Internet, Netflix announced a new application that allows customers to rent DVD and Bluray discs with their favorite movies and TV shows.

Netflix DVD promises intermediate the delivery of any DVD and Bluray discs in the database (free shipping included). For a monthly flat fee that starts at $4.99, subscribers can get as many of discs they want and for how long they need (no late fees).

The Android app is most likely aimed at Netflix’s customers who are still subscribed to the physical rental …

Rumor: Apple and Comcast in talks to stream first run movies to paying subscribers

The latest rumor circulating near the popcorn stand at your local theater (where a box of Jujubes and a Coke will cost you $50) is that Apple and Comcast are teaming up to offer a service that would allow both firms to stream first run movies to customers. And by first run, we mean that these are films that are still playing in theaters. Apple and Comcast are said to be in talks with major Hollywood studios about this plan.

According to the speculation, movies that would qualify for first run streaming would be those that have already been in theaters for two weeks. And while this might …

Upcoming T-Mobile Tuesday freebies include deals on pizza, movies and hotels

Want to know what the giveaways and contest prizes are for this coming week’s T-Mobile Tuesday? Then you’ve come to the right place. Let’s start with the freebies. This Tuesday, T-Mobile subscribers will receive a 25% discount or more on hotel rooms from HotelStorm. If you need prints from your camera roll to create a permanent reminder of your vacation, on Tuesday you can order them from the FreePrints app. You’ll receive 10 4×6 premium photographs and a pair of 5×7 enlargements. As part of T-Mobile Tuesday, subscribers to the nation’s third largest carrier will receive free expedited shipping …

Deal: Google Play now has games, apps, movies and other content at up to 80% off

Android users, get ready to score some deals on games and content by visiting Google Play this summer! Starting today, June 29, Google is offering discounts on a wide range of titles available on Google Play.

Various apps, books, and games are available for up to 80% off. Included here are premium games like: Need for Speed Most Wanted, Star Wars: KOTOR, Bloons TD 5, FINAL FANTASY TACTICS: WotL, Lara Croft GO, Call of Duty:Black Ops Zombies, or SpongeBob Moves In.

Moreover, movies are now available for as low as $0.99, while TV shows are 50% off. Last …