DC Universe original ‘Swamp Thing’ cancelled: Here’s what we know

DC Universe, the subscription service from DC Entertainment, has cancelled its original show Swamp Thing. The series is one of multiple original shows the digital service offers subscribers, presenting the DC Universe character in its own drama. News of the cancellation surfaced earlier today, but it took some time for official details to arrive. Swamp Thing is an original drama … Continue reading

WarnerMedia streaming service price leaks amid bidding war report

WarnerMedia, the entertainment conglomerate owned by AT&T, was the subject of a couple leaks this week, one alleging a bidding war said to be taking place with Apple for a Bad Robot ‘mega-deal,’ another claiming a price range for the company’s upcoming streaming service. Assuming the leak is accurate, WarnerMedia’s service will be a bit pricey, but include bundled premium … Continue reading

The Obamas’ Higher Ground will make exclusive podcasts for Spotify

Spotify has formed a partnership with Higher Ground, the production company owned by President Barack and Michelle Obama. Under this deal, Higher Ground will produce exclusive podcasts for Spotify, making them available to the service’s millions of users. Among other things, Spotify says the Obamas will ‘lend their voices’ for certain podcasts. Spotify announced the news on Thursday, saying the … Continue reading

Google Maps will soon show natural disasters like it does traffic

Google is doing some good for the world with a system called “SOS alerts” – in Google Maps and Google Search, primarily. With this system, they’re making an effort to warn drivers about potential hazards on the road and nearby – in real time. This system will be live in Google Maps quite soon – and redirection will be here … Continue reading

Google Stadia’s launch is shaping up to be a confusing mess

Earlier today, Google dished more details about its upcoming game streaming service, Stadia, in the first of what sounds like a series of livestreams called Stadia Connect. Ahead of Stadia Connect’s premiere, Google teased new information about launch games, release timing, and pricing. That’s more or less what we received during the show, but after all is said and done, … Continue reading

Instagram Stories can now automatically display song lyrics

Instagram has made it easier for users to add lyrics to their Story posts, the company revealed in a small announcement on Thursday. The new feature revolves around the service’s music sticker, and has arrived just in time to compete with TikTok’s own new text option. With this new feature, lyrics automatically appear when songs play on an Instagram Story … Continue reading