YouTube thrives off the videos produced by independent content creators all over the world, and while it compensates many of them through ads, that money is hardly enough to make a living off of in most cases. Earlier this summer Google said that producers would soon have the option to request donations right on their YouTube pages. The feature’s

Earlier last month, we posted an exclusive story about Google’s explorations into a product called “Workshop,” which would allow users to customize snap-on cases and live wallpapers for their Nexus phones. The effort would be a major step-up in what has historically been an inconsistent lineup of accessories for Google’s devices. From information made available to

Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android applications, games, and live wallpapers that went live in the Play Store or were spotted by us in the previous 2 weeks or so. Please wait for this page to load in full in order to see the widgets, which include ratings and pricing info. Looking

Top 5 Essential Android Wear Apps

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So you’ve just picked up an Android Wear device, but what the heck can you do with this tiny wrist computer? Sure, it pulls in notification from your phone and shows you Google Now cards, but you need some apps too. It can be a challenge to navigate the Play Store in search of the

Free stuff is good, and if you’re an Android developer looking to get into the Intel dev scene, then there’s a free book on Amazon that should be just what you need. It’s called “Android Application Development for the Intel Platform” (man I really love catchy book titles), and it’s normally $40. The paperback version

Aflix by SmartVOD, dubbed the ‘first OTT Hollywood premium service in Africa’, is now available on smartphones and tablets across sub-Saharan Africa. The premium service, which was launched in collaboration with a Nigerian tech company and runs on the Vonetize SmartVOD platform, offers over 2,000 hours of content, including new releases from major Hollywood studios,

Sky Deutschland has secured the exclusive live broadcasting rights for the FIA Formula E Championship. Sky will broadcast live all races of the new FIA fully-electric racing series, which begins in Beijing on 13 September. The agreement also includes internet, IPTV and mobile rights. Carsten Schmidt, Sky’s chief officer for sport, advertising sales and internet,

Global TV advertising expenditure will reach $236 billion in 2020, up by 38 per cent – or $64 billion – from 2013 and up by 54 per cent ($82 billion) on 2010, according to a new report from Digital TV Research. TV ad spend is expected to grow by 4 per cent in 2014 for

Shazam has announced it has more than 100 million mobile monthly active users (MAUs), a 34 per cent increase year-over-year and a milestone achieved in the past only by an elite group of services, including the likes of Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. The app has been downloaded onto more than 500 million mobile devices to

Satellite operator SES’ subsidiary SES DTH do Brasil has signed with Anatel (the Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency) on the Satellite Exploitation rights terms for two Brazilian orbital positions (48 degrees West and 64 degrees West). The Anatel auction took place in May of this year.  The execution plan documents were under review during the time