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March 8, 2015

How To Install Movie Box On iOS 8.2 Or 8.1.3 Without A Jailbreak For Free

If you want to install Movie Box—the popular free movie streaming app—on your iPhone or iPad without jailbreaking, you are in luck. We've just discovered a new workaround that allows the app to be installed on iOS 8.2, the latest version of Apple's mobile operating system. Follow the steps outlined below, you'll have Movie Box installed on your device in about five minutes.
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March 2, 2015

Stream Now TV Is A Killer Platform For Independent Filmmakers And Cord-Cutters

Independent filmmakers and web series creators don’t really have a comprehensive distribution platform to turn to. While YouTube is an obvious choice, it’s a pretty saturated market and it does little to promote new independent creators.

Stream Now TV aims to solve that problem by providing a platform to get indie films and series in front of as many eyes and on as many screens as possible.

The MVP website was launched last June by founder Ron Valderrama. Since then, the company has refined the site and launched a shiny new iOS app where users can enjoy the multitude of independent movies and shows offered by the platform. The service also has a Roku channel [...]

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March 2, 2015

Twitter Blocks Meerkat’s Auto-Tweet Feature, Potentially Stopping Its Rapid Growth

Following a surge of viral growth, it appears that live video streaming service Meerkat has been handicapped by Twitter.

Hi @dickc! today @ 6:30am @twitter blocked all outgoing tweets posted via @appmeerkat even though we work well within the Api -any idea why?

— Ben Rubin (@benrbn) March 2, 2015

Meerkat allows users to share live video feeds on Twitter. When a stream goes live, it shows up in followers’ Twitter feeds. After it ends, it can’t be replayed. The app pulls in tweets as native comments.

As of today, however, the Meerkat app is no longer tweeting out new streams or comments. These features are what set Meerkat apart from [...]

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February 24, 2015

How To Set A Sleep Timer For Spotify, Pandora, And Other Music Apps On iOS

Sometimes I like to listen to music on my iPhone as I’m falling asleep, but I don’t want the music to play all night. Luckily for me, Apple worked a special sleep timer feature into iOS that works for any music app—iTunes, Spotify, Pandora, or anything else.

The feature is a kind of hidden gem, buried deep within the Clock app. Here’s how to find it and use it:

Start playing music from the app of your choice. Open the Clock app, and go to the Timer page. Tap “When Timer Ends,” scroll all the way to the bottom, select “Stop Playing,” and tap “Set.” Set the timer to the duration of your choice and tap [...]
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