All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Downloads’
Martin Scorsese’s The Wolf of Wall Street was definitely the most gloriously profane movie of the year (it’s in the record books!), and now it has another title. According to data from Excipio, as obtained by Variety, the film was the most-pirated film this year, with just over 30 million downloads. It just edged out Disney’s mega-hit Frozen for the …
De La Soul are giving away all of their music–for free–for a limited time. The famed hip hip trio is looking to give fans access to many of their older albums–albums which have been missing from the world of streaming and downloadable music services for years. Everything is available on the band’s website. This Valentine’s Day gift from De La …
After months of skepticism and critical analysis, the iPhone 5 delivers. Many questioned whether the iPhone 5 and iOS 7 would render the same laudable consumer response as releases of previous versions had. Today, the numbers spoke volumes and a verdict was reached – Apple is still a force to be reckoned with. Like Air Jordans on release day at …
As we told you on Wednesday, Apple’s App Store just hit a huge milestone – 50 billion total app downloads (excluding re-downloads and updates, of course). Today, they made it official with a release that mentions a couple other interesting facts. Count one second. Good. In that time, 800 apps were downloaded from Apple’s App Store. That pace means that …
Nearly two weeks ago, Apple announced that they were just about to hit the 50 billion milestone in terms of apps downloaded in the App Store. Today, the company finally hit the mark. Apple hit 40 billion app downloads back in January, so that means that they tacked on 10 billion downloads in around four months. If that rate hold …
Apple is about to hit another huge milestone, and once again they’re giving away a pretty sweet prize in celebration. This time, it’s 50 billion App Store downloads that’s fast approaching, and the person who puts them over the top is going to win a $10,000 App Store gift card. “As of today, nearly 50 billion apps have been downloaded …
Apple has made a small update to its downloading options for iTunes purchases – small but potentially helpful. Starting now, users will be given an option to download purchased content later. When you purchase something, let’s say a TV season, you’ll be prompted with a “Download Now?” dialogue box. From there, you’ll be given the option to download now or …
Spotify has become quite popular in the U.S. since it finally launched in 2011 after already achieving such popularity in Europe. One feature we might not get here in the States, however, is the ability to download songs, as the company has put a stop to the feature in Europe. Those who have already downloaded music, can of course still …
Today is a milestone day for Google Play. According to the Android blog, Google’s app store has surpassed the 25 billion downloads mark. As of now, Google Play houses 675,000 apps and games. Google Play is a little behind Apple’s App Store, which hit 25 billion downloads back in March. For that milestone, the company ran a promotion to give …
Apparently, 20th Century Fox sees a future in high-definition movie downloads. Starting this month, the studio plans to launch a brand new program that will see high-profile films become available for download weeks before they are available on a disc or streaming service. According to the New York Times Fox will call the initiative “Digital HD” or “DHD,” and it …
On March 22nd, Rovio unleashed the long-awaited next chapter in the Angry Birds saga, Angry Birds Space. The game features similar mechanics to other Angry Birds games that you might have played, but tacks on some new challenges like gravitational fields and new characters like the Ice Bird. And as expected, it appears that the game is a hit. Both …
Angry Birds Space has achieved 10 million downloads over the weekend. The company Tweeted the news this morning. They have not said how many of those downloads reflect the free version, which is available for Android devices. The game has been given good reviews so far, earning a Metacritic score of 84. People are touting the realistic physics, making it …
Back on February 24th, Apple announced that their App Store was about to hit 25 billion downloads and unveiled an incentive for iOS users to start some fast & furious app downloading. Apple said that whoever downloaded the 25 billionth app would receive a $10,000 gift card redeemable for apps, eBooks, and iTunes music. On Saturday Apple officially hit 25 …
Even though we are living in an Apple world, even if you’re not an Apple girl person, the Windows name still has some cache, even it’s mere curiosity that’s driving the interest. The early reports concerning the amount of Windows 8 Consumer Preview copies were downloaded, and despite the fact that the doom of the Windows OS is being mentioned …
Apple has a special prize for whoever downloads the 25 billionth app from the App Store: a big, fat $10,000 iTunes gift card (which you can spend on apps, music, and books, or course). There are two ways in which you can enter the contest. The first is simple – you download an app. The second is a way to …
Following yesterday’s Flurry report that the last week of 2011 was the first time that the total amount of apps for iOS and Android devices crossed the 1 billion downloads milestone, Distimo has compiled data that shows the Google Android market has crossed milestone of 400,000 active applications throughout the world. Distimo cites free apps as the leading cause for …
Recently, it was reported that, via the YouHaveDownloaded.com tracking tool, IP addresses assigned to the RIAA were responsible for downloading copyrighted content, the very act the entity opposes. While this could come across as an “egg on your face” scenario, especially in light of the Gilberto Sanchez verdict, the RIAA was quick to respond to these findings with something resulting …
For those of who enjoy the ease of bit torrents, you probably use the uTorrent client to help with the management of these files. Soon, you’ll have the ability to do so from your iPhone, your Android device, and your next-gen gaming console. You can have that ability now if you’d like to download the alpha version. As for uTorrent, …
Apparently, the confusing and misleading name of the Amazon AppStore for Android hasn’t had much of an impact yet, because, according to Apple’s press room, the Apple App Store has exceeded 15 billion application downloads. Considering the gist of Apple’s lawsuit against Amazon, apparently, the company is willing to say anything to secure the rights to the “App Store” phrase, …
Today Opera released the first release candidate for Opera 10. The final release should be launching on September 1.
Opera has run over 10 million tests on the beta and has received plenty of feedback. They say performance and stability were prioritized in this version.
It looks like Best Buy is getting into the business of offering movies for download. This could step up competition with the likes of iTunes and Amazon, and even Netflix really.
The concept is a product of Best Buy partnering with CinemaNow, the same company that Blockbuster has dealt with to offer movies through set-top devices. According to Variety:
A proposal to tax Internet downloads in the state of California has been defeated by an Assembly panel after strong opposition from companies that do business in Silicon Valley.
The bill sought to reclassify digital downloads as "tangible personal property." It would have required companies doing business in California to charge sales tax to residents who purchased their downloads.
Author of the bill, Assemblyman Charles Calderon (D-City of Industry), plans to seek a reconsideration vote as early as next week.
Disney-ABC Television Group and AOL announced today the availability of full-length episodes of primetime shows on AOL Video.
The programming will be delivered on a co-branded version of ABC.com’s broadband player, full episodes of programs are available today at AOL Video and starting next week will carry ABC’s new fall lineup of programming.
The market for movie downloads will hit $720 million in 2011 in the U.S. according to Screen Digest’s "Online Movie Strategies: Competitive Review and Market Outlook" report. Content owners and studios will take in $530 million of that revenue and service providers including Amazon, Apple and Netflix will have whats left over.
The illegal downloading of digital copyrighted works by youth ages 8 to 18 has dropped by 24 percent in the last three years according to a survey by the Business Software Alliance.
The survey was first conducted in 2004 and revealed that 60 percent of participants had made illegal downloads. In 2006 the percentage fell to 43 percent and in 2007 it dropped to 36 percent.
It wasn’t too long ago people were skeptical about the future of podcasting – it is, after all, easy to be a skeptic about a medium so new (rappers are still wondering when they’re supposed fad will pass). But Wizzard Media has 70 million reasons to disagree, just last month.
|Podcast Downloads Set New Record|
The Internet-delivered movie industry is set to take off. This is welcome news for Hollywood and the Motion Picture Association of America. According to Adams Media Research the Internet movie industry will reach $5.8 billion in revenue by 2011. Video downloads will account for $4.1 billion in the US.
Earlier this week, Baidu announced a partnership with EMI to bring streaming music to Chinese users by implementing an advertising supported free digital music network. There are other companies eager to take this sort of approach, but the major record labels are reluctant to embrace such practices.
Our image of pirates has changed a bit since the high seas are largely under control (though there are some unruly ne’er-do-well factions marauding about in Indonesia). Pirates today seek digital booty, and as of this week, to buy a country so they can download in peace.
Will TV become a thing of the past due to the popularity of online video? In an eMarketer article the answer is not what one would expect. They project that in the future viewers will watch more TV and online video. They will be watching in a variety of ways that include TV, Internet, the PC and portable devices.
The purists and pirate-pardoning, and by that I mean anybody outside the business, know that music wants to be free. The world’s largest music company, Universal Music Group, seems to be the first megalith to get that. Before the end of the year, expect your music to ride freely on the back of a SpiralFrog, courtesy of Madison Avenue.
Visitors to Google Book Search will have the opportunity to download and print classic titles from the service. Sometime today, Google Book Search should open its virtual doors to literary fans and allow them to download PDF copies of certain titles, and to print them.
After the mostly Google-less holiday season, the rumor mill is churning warp speed in the New Year. The Google PC is suddenly on the braniac minds of journalists and alpha-geek bloggers, as is Google Box or Cube or something, and suddenly-the idea seems perfectly likely and doable-a pay-per-view video service complete with its own payment system and hardware that could really benefit the indie film maker.
In case you’re awake at night wondering about the upcoming generation’s thoughts on things like music and movie downloads, get some sleep. According to the Pew Internet and American Life Project, teens not only download the movies and music at no charge, they don’t much care about copyright infringement and other pesky federal laws.
People are getting more honest when comes to downloading music off the Internet, according an international recording industry group. The number of legally downloaded music tracks almost tripled in the first half of this year. Illegal file-sharing is up only three percent.
The International Federation of the Phonograpic Industry (IFPI) said on Thursday that the number of legal, paid downloads had tripled during the first half of 2005. This is great news for the RIAA and MPAA as more and more people switch to the legal download side of things.
Recently, Google suspended the ability to download the appropriate file to install their increasingly popular Google Earth map service. Google provided no reason for doing so, although some speculated that the demand for Google Earth was (and is) extremely high, and therefore Google couldn’t support all of the download requests.
Peer to peer pioneer Napster and wireless wizard Ericsson announced plans to develop a wireless downloading service. The plan is to integrate Ericsson’s digital music service and Napster’s digital download expertise into a strong plan for wireless users.
Sony Pictures is preparing to offer a download service featuring the company’s top 500 movies for mobile technology users. The company’s goal is to have this upcoming service ready by next year.
I know I’m late on this but I honestly didn’t haveDownload Firefox Now! time to post it yesterday at all. I wanted to post the email I received from SpreadFirefox’s Blake Ross regarding the good news
In a move that will undoubtedly take the rivalry to another level, Apple has indicated that the next generation of iPods will “actively block” attempts by Real Networks to make their format playable on Apple’s wunderkind of a tech toy. This heated relationship stems from a development that Real introduced in July that would allow Real format audio files to be played on iPods.
You’ve identified the benefits you offer your customers, but how do you turn a list of benefits into engaging web copy which converts visitors into customers?
Structure of the ROCE tree
This type of analysis is called a ROCE Tree as it is often represented in the shape of a tree:
Are you twiddling your thumbs and wondering what you might do today to bring more visitors to your website? If so, then twiddle no more!
I just bought an EMachine that has a CDRW, but it didn’t come with software like Roxio. I know that XP has built in software, but it isn’t user friendly. When I tried to load my Roxio platinum I encounterd the problem you addressed on your site where the recorder disappears.
Is there a solution to the problem? A different piece of software that would work with xp? I’m at a loss.
On my older computer there was an accessory titled cardfile. I am getting my son a computer with the newest version of windows, which doesn’t carry cardfile. I have a lot of info stored on this program and I have tried to copy this to a diskette, but, it comes up in a different format. Could you help.
Being able to code C# with Excel 2003 is great fun but now its time for something a bit more useful.
This next code sample shows how to connect to the internet inside of Excel. The idea is when the workbook opens the code behind the workbook searches for quotes on NASDAQ and then populates the spreadsheet with the data. You can imagine you could have a spreadsheet full of data which is retrieved from data sources on company servers and internet sources etc. As you can see coding for excel in C# allows you to leverage your C# skills and re-use them in the world of Excel spreadsheets.
These are the days of attacks – virus attacks, terrorist attacks, social, political, religious attacks.
The latest worm to hit the Net is the Nimda worm, which is ADMIN spelled backwards. Most of the targets are (but of course!), IIS-servers and Outlook Express users.