An octopus sucked onto a vlogger's face and ripped her skin when she tried to eat it live on camera

2019-05-09 19:53

While trying to rip the octopus free, she screamed 'painful' and 'I can't remove it'.

Disney+ signals the future as streaming service tries to beat Netflix

2019-04-11 21:34

All eyes are on Disney+, with the new streaming service set to fundamentally shape Disney’s future as the media conglomerate tries to upend Netflix.

LIST: Apple's rivals in streaming

2019-03-24 22:00

Apple is expected to take on streaming rivals like Netflix and Amazon as Hollywood giants Disney and WarnerMedia also move into the space.

Apple analysts sceptical video service will power up earnings

2019-03-18 19:07

Apple is widely expected to introduce an original video programming service at an event next week, but so far analysts aren’t convinced that the initiative will provide a major boost to earnings.

Apple sets March 25 event, hints at streaming

2019-03-13 09:52

Apple has announced plans for a March 25 media event, hinting at a widely expected plan to unveil its own Netflix-style streaming service with original video.

Google's ambitious plan to push into video games is about to be unveiled: Here's what we know so far

2019-02-21 17:41

Google's on the verge of announcing a major push into video games, including a game streaming service and a game console.

Algorithms are recommending conspiracy theory films, and the consequences could be more serious than you might think

2019-02-15 16:07

Amazon and Hulu continue to recommend content that promotes conspiracy theories, despite an industry-wide effort to purge them.

WATCH: It's Fortnite vs Netflix in a battle for eyes

2019-01-19 14:08

Fortnite is battling media titans into a corner, with the smash hit game probably bringing in more in sales than any Hollywood movie last year. Netflix said this week that it is threatened too.

25 kids’ shows to download this holiday

2018-12-12 15:26

Toddlers to teens, boys and girls, festive specials, family films, cult classics and superhero action - there’s something for every child to enjoy this holiday on Showmax.

Netflix is 17% more expensive in SA than in the US – if you count the titles you can watch

2018-11-27 13:21

American users have access to 5,839 titles on the streaming service, while South Africans have access to only 4,291 titles, and on that basis, South Africans can be slightly unhappy with what they pay.


Spotify beats forecasts, hits 100 million premium subscribers

2019-05-02 16:27

Music streaming service Spotify has hit 100 million subscribers to its premium streaming service in the first quarter, more than double the number of nearest rival Apple.

Here are the best answers we have to your questions about Apple's new credit card, news app, TV and gaming services

2019-03-26 13:51

Apple offered glimpses of its upcoming products but left a lot of questions unanswered. Here's the 10,000-foot overview.

You're going to need pretty strong internet to run Google's Netflix-like video game service

2019-03-21 15:58

Here's hoping you've got some pretty strong, stable internet speeds at home.

Facebook is launching a new gaming hub and app to try and lure gamers to the social network

2019-03-15 08:05

Facebook is going up against competitors like Twitch and Discord as it doubles down on video games.

Starting now, you can finally play PlayStation 4 games on your iPhone

2019-03-08 07:51

Over five years later, Apple's iOS devices are finally getting Remote Play support on the PlayStation 4.

'Google, this is bogus as hell' — one of the fathers of the internet blasts Google for how Chromecast behaves on his home network

2019-02-18 16:34

Paul Vixie, creator of a critical internet technology, told us why he's mad at Google after using Chromecast on his home network.

Microsoft is creating a ‘Netflix for games’

2019-01-19 16:22

Here’s everything we know so far

Amazon is reportedly building a Netflix-like service for video games

2019-01-12 09:00

Following the lead of Sony, Microsoft, Google, and EA, Amazon is reportedly getting into the business of video game streaming.

Spotify's annual year in review playlists are out, and the internet has a lot of questions about their accuracy - but not in SA

2018-12-07 16:09

Spotify's 2018 Wrapped feature appears to be experiencing some kinks in the US but not in South Africa.

More South Africans say they watch Showmax than Netflix – but SABC1 and YouTube are tops

2018-10-29 06:49

A new survey of the Broadcast Research Council of South Africa looked at brands and services winning in SA – and the local streaming service is holding its own against the US giant, if only just.

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