Spotify’s latest Wear OS app supports direct streaming and downloads

Steve Dent

With the introduction of Samsung’s Galaxy Watch 4 series and the new Wear OS version from Google, Spotify has introduced a significant update to its Wear OS app, the company said. Much like a feature added to the Apple Watch app last May, the updated Wear OS app from Spotify lets you stream and download … Read more

The creator of streaming ‘Star Trek’ shows will stay with CBS through 2026

Jon Fingas

Paramount + is effectively centered around Alex Kurtzman due to its ongoing reliance on Star Trek, and it is clear that CBS will do whatever it takes to keep the director and producer on board. CBS Studios has signed a contract under which Kurtzman and his Secret Hideout unit will produce shows exclusively for Paramount … Read more

‘Black Widow’ star Scarlett Johansson sues Disney over streaming strategy

'Black Widow' star Scarlett Johansson sues Disney over streaming strategy

Black Widow star Scarlett Johansson is suing Disney over the company’s decision to release the film in theaters and on Disney + at the same time. Johansson claims the move was a breach of contract, the Wall Street Journal reports. In the lawsuit, Johansson says that Black Widow should appear exclusively in theaters under their … Read more

Teenage Engineering’s OP-1 synth update brings USB audio streaming 10 years after release

Igor Bonifacic

Ten years after its first release, Teenage Engineering is still finding ways to surprise and delight with the OP-1. On Wednesday the company released a software update for the popular synthesizer that supports USB audio streaming. In short, it means it’s much easier to plug the OP-1 into your favorite digital audio workstation and start … Read more

Samsung makes its free TV Plus streaming service available on the web

Mariella Moon

Even people who don’t own Samsung devices can now enjoy its ad-supported streaming service. According to Protocol, tech giant TV Plus – something that used to be exclusively available on the brand’s TVs and mobile devices – launched for the Internet in May. It was likely a soft launch, as the publication put it, as … Read more

Apple Music will offer Dolby Atmos and lossless streaming starting next month

Billy Steele

After hints in iOS 14.6 beta code and Apple Music for Android and a deliberate test by the company, Apple has officially announced spatial audio with Dolby Atmos and lossless streaming. After all the hints and rumors, two new high quality music options are available through the streaming service. Best of all, Apple Music subscribers … Read more

GeForce Now game streaming starts to roll out Chrome support

GeForce Now game streaming starts to roll out Chrome support

If you’d like to try NVIDIA’s cloud gaming service without installing the app, you may now be able to access it through your computer’s browser. XDA advises that the version notes for version 2.0.27 of GeForce Now reveal beta support for the Chrome browser on Windows and macOS. However, some users report that they are … Read more