Plex Pass subscription to cost more.

Plex Pass subscriptions to cost more starting September 29th.

If you already have a Plex Pass, rejoice! To show appreciation for your loyalty, the price of your subscription is not increasing (and if you were thinking about upgrading, now is the time). If you don’t have a Plex Pass, this is your last chance to subscribe at current rates.

Subscription changes are as follows:

  • Monthly Plex Pass subscriptions will increase from $3.99 to
    $4.99 per month.
  • Annual Plex Pass subscriptions will increase from $29.99 to
    $39.99 per year.
  • Lifetime Plex Passes will increase from $74.99 to
    $149.99.

For all PayPal subscribers, support for recurring monthly and annual PayPal subscriptions has been added. Plex is  also making it easy to view your billing summary by providing full transaction history and receipts.
Note: New rates will only affect new subscriptions moving forward.


Author: Sudharsun. P. R Information Courtesy: Plex

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PayPal merchants can now accept Bitcoin

Today PayPal, with some reservations, launched Bitcoin support for users of its payments service in North America.

Bitcoin support, however, doesn’t appear automatic. PayPal shares that “PayPal digital goods merchants” can now “accept Bitcoin with a simple integration through the PayPal Payments Hub.”

PayPal made clear in its official release that Bitcoin will not be fully integrated into the company’s core digital wallet; PayPal will leave Bitcoin payment processing to the third-parties above: “To be clear, today’s news does not mean that PayPal has added Bitcoin as a currency in our digital wallet or that Bitcoin payments will be processed on our secure payments platform.”


Author: Sudharsun. P. R. Information Courtesy: Ebay, Venture Beat Blowfish@2014

Everything Apple announced at its event on September 9th

The live stream was choppy, but Apple nevertheless set sail a boatload of new offerings today at its 2014 keynote event.

Here’s everything the giant from Cupertino announced, in one handy list — from the new iPhones and the iWatch to the “Apple Pay” payments service.

The iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus

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Apple launched two new smartphones today, an elegantly designed iPhone 6 with a larger 4.7-inch screen and a “phablet” phone with a 5.5-inch screen.

Tim Cook called the launch “the biggest advancement in the history of iPhone.” 

The “Apple Watch”

iWatch Press ImageApple unveiled its long-awaited smartwatch today, the Apple Watch, to a standing ovation from the press.

The device has a flat screen and a “digital crown” twisting control that lets you easily scroll through different functions. It runs apps, takes dictation, and interacts with your iPhone. Read the full story here.

Apple’s digital wallet service: “Apple Pay”

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Apple announced Apple Pay, which the company called “an entirely new payment process.”

Apple’s new payments service will challenge carrier-backed ISIS — soon to be renamed “Softcard” — and Google Wallet, both of which have failed to strike a chord with consumers. 

The new A8 processor

The new iPhone 6 has an A8 processor that promises to deliver high-end 3D graphics for games without draining your battery life. It combines graphics and a processor on a single chip.

iOS 8 is coming on September 17

Get ready to update your iPhone. Apple announced that iOS 8 will be available for download on September 17.

There are now 1.3M apps in the App Store

Apple announced that there are now 1.3 million apps in its App Store. This figure is up from stats released in June, when Apple revealed that there were 1.2 million iOS apps published to date. 

U2’s new album

Every iTunes customer in all 119 markets across the world will receive a free copy of legendary band U2’s latest album.

Apple kills the iPod Classic

Apple quietly removed the aging device from its online store after the keynote today. It’s the end of an era.

Stay tuned for more as we go hands-on with the newly announced iDevices.


Blowfish12@2014 Author: Sudharsun. P. R.

iPhone 6 on sale in Chine

 

China’s largest mobile carrier is now accepting orders for the iPhone 6 ahead of the model’s official launch, according to China Daily. The new phone will be available from China Mobile Beijing.  China Mobile is the largest mobile phone operator by subscribers, with 760 million of them. (That’s equivalent to more than double the population of the U.S.)

The site has already received over 33,000 orders for the new devices since Tuesday evening.

China Mobile appears to have also inadvertently confirmed rumors that Apple will release two versions of iPhone 6, in different sizes. The China Mobile Beijing site is giving users the choice between a 4.7- and a 5.5-inch iPhone 6. However, the site has not released accompanying images or provided a release date.

In the past, China Mobile has offered online reservations for unannounced Apple devices —  it did a similar thing with the iPhone 5S last year. Apple’s media event is next Tuesday, when the company is expected to officially unveil iPhone 6.


Blowfish12@2014 blowfish12.tk Source: Yahoo