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Stop Netflix, YouTube And Spotify From Eating Up Your Mobile Data

If you stream videos or listen to music over a mobile connection, you probably want to keep your data usage down, so that you don’t end up with an ungodly phone bill at the end of the month. Luckily, the most popular streaming apps all have settings that can help. As an added bonus, you can probably save some battery life too. Here’s exactly how to stop Netflix, YouTube, Spotify and other popular streaming services from eating up you precious mobile data.


China's New Online Publishing Rules Show It's Not Loosening Its Death Grip On The Internet 

China just tightened its control over online publishing with a restrictive set of rules that would shut down foreign outlets and foreign gaming companies — if they’re enforced as written.


Playboy's First Nudity-Free Issue Targets Teens With A Snapchat Selfie

This is Sarah McDaniel, a 20-year-old Instagram celebrity. She’s on the cover of the newly nudity-free Playboy magazine, striking a very millennial pose. Notice anything odd about her eyes, though?


Spotify's New Video Streaming 'Starting This Week', But Not In Australia

Spotify has been talking about streaming video as well as music for almost a year now. But report from the Wall Street Journal quoting a Spotify exec claims that the service will be launched in several countries this week (excluding Australia).


Infographic: Who Owns What Media In Australia?

Currently, Australian Law doesn’t allow any one media player to own a radio, TV and print operation. Known as the “two out of three” law, it looks likely to be changed when federal parliament resumes this year.


Uber Will Help Find You News, Music, And Other Content Tailored To Your Trip

Uber knows a lot about you by the time your arse hits the seat of a car. Now, it plans to offer you the option to discover a curated stream of content designed to fit the specifics of your journey.


Virtual Reality Lets You Live The News Instead Of Reading It

I look to my left and see a sorrowful parent sitting on the curb, comforting his daughter. I look to my right, and I see notes of sympathy among many flowers. Around me, I hear people murmuring respects and singing in French. I’m in the middle of a vigil in the streets of Paris, a week after last month’s tragic shooting.


Watch A North Korean Military Parade In VR With This Free App

I went to Pyongyang today: I stayed in an immaculate North Korean hotel room, watched as the country’s ballistic missiles paraded past me, and saw thousands of followers wave flags and flowers in honour of their leader.


Tidal Will Stream Original TV Shows, Sure, Why Not? 

Tidal failed to beat Spotify. Now it’s taking on Netflix. Jay Z’s streaming app is launching two original television series. On to the next one!


That iPad App Will Not Fry Your Baby's Brain If You Follow These Rules

The “NO SCREENS UNTIL 2” guideline issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics in 2011 has practically inscribed itself onto the foreheads of new parents. Now, the AAP says its position has “evolved,” and released a more nuanced set of guidelines when it comes to babies and screen-based media.


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