technology

Intel Partners with MLB to Broadcast Weekly Games in Virtual Reality

Whether you’re a baseball fan or not, it’s hard to beat sitting in the stands of an MLB stadium and taking in the sights and sounds of game at the height of summer. From the crack of the bat and the roar of the crowd, to the late-evening sun spilling over the outfield bleachers, a Major League Baseball game is an experience that’s best enjoyed in person.

Watch and record over-the-air TV channels with Plex Live TV

If you’ve cut the cord on cable (or if you’re thinking about it) and you’re looking for a way to watch free live local TV with streamlined DVR-style ease, good news is in store. Plex, most known for its free Plex Media Server software, is launching Plex Live TV, which gives you the ability to watch and record free live over-the-air HD channels for a small monthly fee.

Say hello to Tubi TV, a Netflix-style streaming service that’s 100% free

Chances are, you haven’t heard of Tubi TV, but it’s well worth adding to your streaming repertoire. Like Netflix, it features a simple user interface to search and browse. It has a deeper library of titles than services like Crackle. And it plays nice with just about all of your devices. The only catch is Tubi TV is ad-supported, so short commercials are interspersed while you watch. But it’s also 100% free, so it’s easy enough to take for a test drive.

Google Announces Family Link, A Parental Controls App for Android

If you’re raising young children, you’ve likely wrestled with when and how to introduce them to their first smartphone or tablet. On the one hand, these devices can help keep your children connected to you and other family members at all times, as well as connect them to an incredible world of inspiration and information. On the other hand, it can be incredibly difficult to control what kids see and do on the internet.