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Hulu launches subscription service in Japan, costs $19 per month

Hulu launches subscription service in Japan, costs $19 per month

Earlier in August we reported that Hulu was going international, starting with Japan and it seems that the Hulu pricing plans have finally been announced. Unlike the USA, it seems Hulu international will be a subscription based service. Hulu.jp brings “hundreds of premium feature films and thousands of episodes of popular TV shows” to the Japanese Market, for a low price (not really) o... »

Windows 8 will have an App Store

Windows 8 will have an App Store

Note: This Article was Jubbin Grewal’s 300th post for Techin5! With Windows 8 being the ‘next big thing’ from Microsoft, talk has turned to the fact that Microsoft will indeed have an App Store – something that has been missing for quite some time from the Windows Lineup. Up until recently, we had all seen snippets of a ‘possibility’ of a Win8 App Store, but Mic... »

Watch YouTube videos together on Google+

Watch YouTube videos together on Google+

 Google and YouTube have just released a new feature that ties in directly to Google+ that let’s you start a Hangout with your friends and watch the video together at the same time! Basically it speeds up the feature that already exists today, and should make watching videos with your friends (and probably loved ones we guess) much easier. To get to this feature, simply click on the ‘S... »

Google buys Motorola for $12.5 billion

Google buys Motorola for $12.5 billion

In what might be one of the biggest stories this year, we have just learn that Google has acquired Motorola for a reasonable (sarcasm alert) $12.5 billion, or $40 per share, in cash. Or to put in laymen terms, Google have just bought Motorola Mobility, a company famous for kick starting the Android Juggernaut and setting it on it’s way with the launch of the Motorola Droid, a phone we still ... »

Gaming coming to Google+

Gaming coming to Google+

Well it seems like while Google is busy trying to make their social network Google+ more popular around the globe (and this by being invite only), they’re already busy adding grand new features such as Games. We’ve heard people complain that G+ (or Googlieplus as some people like calling it… what? Only us?) is starting to get a little boring, due to the fact there’s nothing... »

Hulu going worldwide, starting with Japan late this year

Hulu going worldwide, starting with Japan late this year

Well it seems that one of the most popular American online video streaming sites is finally breaking out of America and going international. We’re talking of course about Hulu, one of the only sites that you can legally watch full tv episodes and stream them within your house. Rumors of an international expansion have been around for a while, but Hulu has officially confirmed that they will ... »

rome2rio adds Melbourne Public Transportation maps, new worldwide routes

rome2rio adds Melbourne Public Transportation maps, new worldwide routes

 Our regular readers would already know how much we like rome2rio, and you can read how much here! Just last week we also reported how rome2rio also added a carbon calculator component to their website and before the dust even settled, the rome2rio team were at it again, as they added another feature to their site. Now this update is certainly not as big as important as their last, but the feature... »

rome2rio gets even better, adds carbon calculator component

rome2rio gets even better, adds carbon calculator component

Back in early April, we had an in-depth look at a new online Travel Service called rome2rio, and we were quite impressed with the website and the services they provided. So impressed in fact, that we called it the best map-enabled travel service, and 4 months down the line, we can still say it’s the best at what it does. To get to that article, please click here. Eager to test out the servic... »

rome2rio – The Best Map-Enabled Travel Service

rome2rio – The Best Map-Enabled Travel Service

Update: Have a look at some of the new features rome2rio has added – Carbon Calculator Component There are plenty of sites out there that are great for checking out the cheapest flights available on the market, but what if you’re taking just a train or driving? Then your options are clearly limited in finding the best way to get from Point A to Point B. rome2rio is probably your best s... »

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