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Posted Thursday 9/13/18 at 1:29PM EDT
Samantha Bee's Full Frontal midterm app was so popular it crashed
"Normally we love it when something goes down on us, just not our own app. We’ll be back TOMORROW!" Bee tweeted last night after the “This is Not a Game” app proved to be too popular. ALSO: Bee created the app after realizing 54% of her viewers aren't registered to vote.
Posted Thursday 9/06/18 at 10:03PM EDT
Samantha Bee's midterms election app is now available to download
Source: Marie Claire
Full Frontal's "This Is Not a Game: The Game" was first announced in May. “It felt like somebody had to try something...to drive voter turnout,” says Bee. “We don’t have a clue if it’s going to work or succeed or fail. It’s been a grand experiment.”
Posted Wednesday 8/01/18 at 1:35PM EDT
Maisie Williams launches a networking app called "Daisie"
The Game of Thrones star teamed with film producer Dom Santry on the app aimed at connecting people in creative industries like film, fashion, photography, music and art.
Posted Tuesday 7/10/18 at 1:20PM EDT
Netflix will allow Android users to automatically download new episodes
The Smart Downloads app feature aims to make binge-watching offline more convenient by downloading episodes. The app will automatically delete an episode once you're done watching, and download the next one.
Posted Wednesday 5/16/18 at 12:18PM EDT
Samantha Bee unveils midterm elections app
The Full Frontal host plans on "gamifying" the 2018 midterm election with the non-partisan This is Not a Game: The Game gaming/voting app. Bee describes the app as "a heart-pounding, prize-stuffed turducken of a trivia game in which average citizens play to the death OR win kick-ass prizes, not sure which. We’re waiting to hear back from our lawyers.”
Posted Friday 10/06/17 at 4:37PM EDT
Steven Soderbergh reveals a trailer for his mysterious HBO MOSAIC project
Source: Entertainment Weekly
“MOSAIC is a branching narrative piece,” says the Oscar-winning filmmaker. “While branching narratives have been around forever, technology now allows, I hope, for a more elegant, intuitive form of engagement than used to be possible.”
Posted Wednesday 10/04/17 at 10:47PM EDT
Netflix releases a pretty fun Stranger Things mobile game
Source: The A.V. Club
The Legend of Zelda-esque game looks like something Nintendo might’ve put out in the 1980s.