Category Archives: Web

DirecTV Now Review

DirecTV Now

It is kind of weird reviewing a television service provider but here it is. DirecTV Now just launched and there is a bit of buzz about it, some from confused people. What DirecTV Now offers is just what it sounds

Earn Bitcoin with These Apps

Earning money on the Internet by doing little is the dream of many and the life of few. While you won’t be buying a new yacht or packing your luggage for that Paris vacation in three weeks using these apps,

DirecTV NOW Coming to Mobile, AT&T Customers Get Possibly Illegal Bonus

DirecTV Now

When AT&T bought out DirecTV it was viewed by many as a bad thing and by others as a good thing. For some, it was a moment for concern as this merger could potentially change the way either company works

Sling TV Adds Online Based Digital Video Recorder Option

Sling TV is a great option for cord cutters that miss a few channels but not the high cable bill. One problem that Sling TV has had though is not offering a Digital Video Recorder (DVR) service to users. Now,

Netflix Update Brings Offline Viewing

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Netflix, the leader in digital subscriptions, has just made a major update to their app for Android and iPhone users (are Windows Phone users even a thing anymore?). This update brings one major thing that fans have clamored for quite

Non-Traditional Attack Takes Down Major DNS Provider

Misinformation can spread like wildfire and do more damage than the actual disastrous event. Take the October 21st cyber attack against Dyn. Some called it a “false flag” event. Others blamed the recent hand off of domain name control to ICANN. My 10+

Twitter still has the 140 character limit, but…

Changes have come to Twitter. We still have the 140 character limit. However, not everything counts against it like it used to.

Hulu Kissed Its Free Streaming Service Good-Bye

William Shatner's tweet about Space: 1999 and September 13th led to a sentimental search for online episodes of the old 1970s science fiction television show. The results revealed that one favorite place to watch, Hulu, had dropped it's free streaming

Come January Look for Extra Warnings from Chrome

It’s been rumored for a while that Chrome would start warning users about sites that weren’t encrypted.  Well, now we have an actual launch version. Chrome 56, comes out in January. Starting with this version Chrome will mark sites without a Secure

From WWE2k16 to WCPW: How Youtube Lead Me to the UK’s Hottest New Wrestling Promotion

I bet you weren’t expecting to hear from me again, huh? It’s certainly been quite a while since I last posted on this site. I’d like to think of myself like a Steve Austin run-in; you’ll never know when I’m

Make Money Using Search Engines

It is no secret that there is a search engine war going on right now.  If you didn’t know, now you do.  The question is, did you know that there are search engines out there that will actually pay you

Spadoni Productions Release Lupin the Third vs Hitman Contracts Youtube Short Film

If you have been with us here on Gravis Ludus and Retro Gaming Magazine for very long then you know Spadoni Productions.  They have done some really good short films based on various intellectual properties over the years.  Their most

Stranger Things Netflix Original Television Show Review

Is Netflix getting scary to anyone else?  How long before they are considered a movie/television studio unto themselves?  For many, myself included, Netflix is already higher up the “entertainment value” ranking than some of the mainstream stations.  Anyhow, no matter

FunimationNow Launches on Amazon Fire TV

If you are a fan of anime then you probably know about FunimationNow already.  This service brings a ton of anime entertainment to subscribers across many platforms including Android, iPhone, Windows 10 devices and Amazon Kindle Fire.  Later this year

Snapchat Making Advertising More Personal Through Patent

Snapchat, the popular messaging platform that is extremely popular with the younger crowd, is looking to improve the ads that you see.  How are they going to do this?  By paying attention to what is in the background of your

Rise and Fall of the Influencers?

Influencers Marketing

It has recently emerged that Warner Bros paid various YouTubers, including PewDiePie, to give favourable reviews of the game Shadow of Mordor back in 2014. What, if any, should the role of so-called influencers be in our consumerist society? Kevin