With people still practicing social distancing due to the coronavirus pandemic, shared viewing apps have become popular ways for people to connect with their loved ones. According to TechCrunch, HBO began working with the Chrome Extension Scener to let users have shared experiences while watching HBO Go and HBO Now, in addition to Netflix. The "virtual movie theater" experience supports up to 20 viewers. In the extension's web store description, it says that viewers "can synchronize playback in order to watch your favorite shows and movies from HBO NOW, HBO GO, or Netflix with friends (who each have their own account) while chatting together over video, audio, or text." … [Read more...] about What Is Hulu’s ‘Watch Party’ Feature and How Do I Use It?
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Bengaluru: Hershey India, part of snacking giant The Hershey Company, has partnered with delivery platforms Swiggy and Dunzo to launch their flagship online store in order to increase reach and stay relevant post lockdown. With this collaboration, shoppers will be able to buy Hershey’s iconic syrups, milkshakes, spreads and chocolates on the two apps and have it home delivered. Herjit Bhalla, managing director of Hershey India, said, “We are in unprecedented times and it is imperative that we find innovative ways to bring our brands to our consumers. We have partnered with both Swiggy and Dunzo to bring our products to our consumer’s doorstep.” With Indians increasingly cooking snacks at home amid the lockdown, the company launched the online store as an additional avenue for consumers to access its products besides existing physical stores and e-commerce platforms. The partnership with Swiggy is operational in New Delhi NCR, Bengaluru, Mumbai and Hyderabad, … [Read more...] about Chocolate maker Hershey India partners with Swiggy and Dunzo to widen reach post lockdown
Thanks to ‘Ramayan’ and ‘Mahabharat’, Doordarshan had become the most-watched Hindi entertainment channel in the lockdown period. Soon, it was announced that Pogo and Prasar Bharti had joined hands to air ‘Chotta Bheem’ on DD National.One of the most popular kids series, which features Bheem and his friends in the fictional town of Dholakpur, airs on DD National every afternoon at 2 pm.Needless to say, the show received a warm welcome from the audience, which consisted mainly of kids who enjoyed their favourite Bheem going on fun-filled adventures with his friends. … [Read more...] about More quarantine binge-watching: HBO Max is ready for streaming
Apple Watch Series 3 – $179, was $199 The Apple Watch Series 3 used to be the best smartwatch that you could buy (that honor has now been bestowed upon the Series 5), with an interface that easily eclipses Android Wear and a design that’s a huge hit among consumers. It also functions phenomenally as a fitness tracker and thanks to a new dual-core processor, it has become faster than ever. However, it still remains a pricey smartphone accessory and not an essential device. Fortunately, since it’s no longer the latest model, it’s not hard to find the Series 3 with massive price cuts on several online retail sites. Right now, you can get the 38mm GPS version of it at Amazon for just $179 instead of $199. What’s more, you can get $10 off instantly upon approval for the Amazon Store Card, reducing the price even further to $169. … [Read more...] about AirPods Pro, Apple Watch Series 3 still on sale at Memorial Day prices
Entry-level ($600 or less) Laptops can be expensive, but by making some cuts many manufacturers produce great laptops that cost $600 or less. Buyers who need a laptop for the most basic purposes (word processing, internet browsing, etc) and want to save money may find that a budget laptop is all they need. Budget laptops are generally light on hardware such as graphics or RAM; do not expect to run AAA games or bounce easily between a hundred browser tabs, but that doesn’t mean they’re incapable. … [Read more...] about Laptop buying guide: What to look for in 2020, and what to avoid