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Best free iPad apps

Best free iPad apps

By 27 May 2010

UPDATE: Check out our Best iPad 2 apps round up of the best iPad 2 Apps to get So you've got an iPad, but you've scraped and saved so much that you now don't have enough money to buy any iPad apps. Well the bad news, is that while there are free apps... >>

Best iPad apps for the TV and Movie fan

Best iPad apps for the TV and Movie fan

By 12 April 2010

So you've just taken in a shiny new iPad. Great, but you'll soon realise that on its own the iPad doesn't do that much. We've scoured the 3,500 dedicated iPad apps to bring you what we think are the best iPad apps available at the moment (early April)... >>

Rdio gets iPhone application

Rdio gets iPhone application

By 18 December 2009

Rdio, the music streaming service from Skype/Kazaa founders Janus Friis and Niklas Zennstrom, has launched an iPhone app, despite still being in very private stealth beta. The description on the app store reads: "Rdio is like carrying a giant MP3 player... >>

First Rdio screenshots appear

First Rdio screenshots appear

By 10 November 2009

Rdio, the new music service from the founders of Skype, Joost and KaZaa, is beginning to show its face on the Web. A couple of screenshots of the interface of the app have appeared on ReadWriteWeb, complete with a short description of the service. As... >>

Joost goes into liquidation in the UK

Joost goes into liquidation in the UK

By 15 October 2009

The UK division of online video service Joost has gone into liquidation. Founded by the creators of Skype and Kazaa, Joost, although attracting big media investors with funding said to top $45 million, failed to sign agreements with major content providers.... >>

DivX to bring Joost to your television

DivX to bring Joost to your television

By 9 October 2007

Joost, the online television service launched by the founders of Skype, could be coming to your TV thanks to DivX. DivX co-founder, Jerome Vashisht-Rota told Pocket-lint that the two companies were "working together" to bring the service to its new DivX... >>

Joost opens to public

Joost opens to public

By 4 October 2007

Joost has opened to the public allowing people to download the software without having to source out an invite first. Previously only available to people through an invite to the service, the announcement, which was made on the company's blog will allow... >>

eBay claims a loss for Skype, CEO steps down

eBay claims a loss for Skype, CEO steps down

By 2 October 2007

eBay has reassessed the value of Skype, that it bought for $2.6 billion 2 years ago and will claim a $1.43 billion "impairment write-down" against its value. This means that the company are saying they have made a loss on their original investment. Despite... >>

Joost announces one million users

Joost announces one million users

By 25 July 2007

Joost, the peer-to-peer TV sharing site has announced it has signed up one million users. Joost, created by the founders of Skype, and funded from eBay's purchase of the VoIP company, has had a slow and slightly troubled start but could launch publicly... >>

Tiscali launch on-demand Movie Now service

Tiscali launch on-demand Movie Now service

By 4 May 2007

Tiscali has announced a partnership and the availability of a TV service on demand from its homepage. Following in the footsteps of BT, BBC, ITV, Joost the broadband provider has teamed up with Arts Alliance Media for a new service, Movies Now, where... >>