HBO is going cableless. No subscription needed

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You have waited long enough. The time has come for cord cutters to be free of one of the last few obstacles in the way of cableless bliss. HBO’s CEO Richard Plepler has confirmed that the company will start selling a digital version of its service in 2015. The best part is the service won’t require a pay-TV subscription. Seems that Netflix getting all those awards for its shows and building a massive subscriber base is starting to name the network nervous.

 

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“That is a large and growing opportunity that should no longer be left untapped. It is time to remove all barriers to those who want HBO.

“So, in 2015, we will launch a stand-alone, over-the-top, HBO service in the United States. We will work with our current partners.  And, we will explore models with new partners.  All in, there are 80 million homes that do not have HBO and we will use all means at our disposal to go after them.” ~HBO CEO Richard Plepler

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It only took 60 seconds to make the masterpiece Loop

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What can you do in 60 seconds? If you answered not much you would be correct. Unless you are Spanish director Aritz Moreno or producer Leire Apellaniz. In which case 1 minute is just enough time to create an award winning short film. We introduce you to Loop.

 

This may be the best trailer ever except its a brilliant short film. The winner of the La Notte dei Corti Viventi award for best short film in fact.  The sim is by Sr.&Sra. a Spanish audiovisual company founded by director Aritz Moreno and producer Leire Apellaniz.

So far Loop has won:
  • Filminute 2011 · Best Filminute
  • Short Short Film Festival (New York) · Grand Jury Prize
  • FilmOneFest (New Jersey) · Jury Prize
  • Microcurt · Jury Prize
  • IV Festival de Cine Centrifugado y Canalla de Sada · Best Short Film
  • La Notte dei Corti Viventi · Best Short Film
  • Borgo in Corto · Second Prize
  • Rencontres du Cinéma Européen de Vannes · Third Prize
  • Cortisonici Festival di Cortometraggi · Special Mention by the Jury
  • Figari Film Fest · Special Mention by the Jury
  • III Valpolicella Film Festival · Best Editing
  • Festival der Nationen (Austria) · Diploma
  • XVI Certamen de Cine y Vídeo Joven de Irún · Special Mention by the Jury
  • Festival CreatRivas · Best Director Nomination
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Are You Marriage Material?

 

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Are you perfect marriage material? Your age when you get married, your level of education and your income all impact the success of your marriage. If you are someone else has been wondering about your wedding day; wonder no more.  Find out if you are ready by taking the short quiz below. If you are on the main page and don’t see the quiz. Click here >>> Are You Marriage Material?

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Darkside Scientific’s LumiLor Electroluminescent Paint

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Darkside Scientific may not be a name you have heard of yet but thanks to word of mouth soon you will. The company created an electroluminescent paint known as LumiLor. What is pretty cool about this paint is that it is completely invisible under lights. However once it is dark it glows brightly with just a flick of a switch. To use the electroluminescent paint you will need custom electronics to control the animations. Darkside Scientific used the LumiLor on a Tesla S to show what the paint is capable of.Darkside Scientific could have just painted it all the same color but they took it an extra step. They added an animated paint job.

Aftermarket junkies will love using Lumilor to bring that extra attention to themselves. Lumilor is a great way to get attention to your personal car, however the bigger picture is that it could be used to generate revenue. Lumilor could be used for advertising in a great way. Imagine a NASCAR night race where they turn off the lights at the start of the race and have cars with the Lumilor do a lap with various marketing on it. The future looks bright for Darkside Scientific and Lumilor.… Read the rest

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