Apple unblocks Google’s internal apps on iOS devices

2nd February 2019

Apple temporarily prevented Google from running its internal apps for employees on iPhones and iPads this week — a move similar to the one it took against Facebook. Apple’s actions followed a report Wednesday that Google’s Screenwise Meter app, launched in 2012, invited users 18 and older outside the company to earn gift cards in exchange for letting Google monitor and analyze their data. Apple revoked but later restored Google’s…

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How to add your UltraViolet movies to Movies Anywhere

2nd February 2019

Movies Anywhere is Disney’s attempt to merge all of those digital movie services where you purchase content into one place. You don’t have to watch all of your movies in Movies Anywhere. Instead, the service brings the movies to you. If you’ve bought digital movies on iTunes, Amazon, Vudu, Xfinity, Microsoft, FandangoNOW, or Google Play, you can now watch all of them on whichever your preferred service is. If you…

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Your annual Amazon Prime membership fees are about to increase

2nd February 2019

On today’s wildly successful earnings call, Amazon CFO Brian Olsavsky dropped a bit of a bombshell for Amazon Prime subscribers. The retailer’s everything-and-the-kitchen-sink annual subscription plan is about to get pricier. On May 11, Prime annual memberships will jump $20, from $99 a year to $119. The news follows a similar announcement back in January, which found the monthly version of the program increasing from $10.99 to $12.99 — a $24 increase. Of…

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