Blind test sees Google Home Max beat the Apple HomePod

The Apple HomePod has been getting rave reviews since it launched last week. Its limitation to Apple Music has been largely criticized but its sound quality was universally praised and many called it the best-sounding smart speaker out there. But Yahoo Finance’ David Pogue decided to test that by making a blind shootout between the $ 150 Amazon Echo Plus, the $ 200 Sonos One, the $ 350 Apple HomePod and the $ 400 Google Home Max. Spoiler alert: the Apple HomePod finished second to last. The test involved a panel of five people, among which a sound technician and a professional violinist,… – Latest articles

Apple Watch holiday sales volume beat entire Swiss watch industry for first time

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More Apple Watches shipped in the fourth quarter of 2017 than the entire Swiss watch industry, a report claims, showing the Apple-produced wearable device is still growing in popularity, though analysis also indicates the Apple Watch still has some way to go before it can outpace Swiss watches on an annual basis.
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Kids Shows on Netflix: Watch Beat Bugs Online or on Apple TV

There are so many options for cartoons and kids shows on Netflix to stream through your Apple TV or iPad, that it can be hard to know where to begin. There are always new choices for your children! One recent favorite of my preschooler is Beat Bugs. Beat Bugs is a cartoon for kids four and up starring five animated bug friends. The episodes each feature a different Beatles song incorporated into the storyline, and the cartoon also highlights teamwork and positive communication without being too heavy handed with the message. Beat Bugs is available exclusively on Netflix, which means you need to be subscribed to Netflix. With a Netflix subscription your child will be able to watch Beat Bugs online through your iPhone, iPad, Macbook, or other app-enabled device. You can also stream the show through your Apple TV or smart TV Beat Bugs online through your iPhone, iPad, Macbook, or Apple TV. 

Related: 15 Best Apple TV Apps for Movies, Music, Gaming & More

Where Can I Watch Beat Bugs?

Beat Bugs is a Netflix exclusive.

How to Watch Beat Bugs Online

If you don’t already have an account, you’ll need to subscribe to Netflix. (Sign up for Netflix and get your first month free. Plans start at $ 7.99 per month.) Once you have a Netflix account, you’ll have several streaming options at your fingertips. Select your favorite internet browser on your computer or laptop and pull up Netflix. Or use the Netflix app on your iPhone or iPad, it can be found in the App Store on your Home screen.

How to Watch Beat Bugs on Apple TV

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For Apple TV 2 or 3:

  • Make sure you’re on the Home screen.
  • From the main Apple TV menu, select Netflix.
  • Choose Already A Member.
  • Sign in as usual by entering your email address and password.

​For Apple TV 4 or 4k: 

  • First install the Netflix app.
  • From the Home screen, tap on App Store.
  • In the App Store, search for Netflix, then tap Get to install.
  • Now the Netflix app should appear on your Home screen
  • Tap on the Netflix app, then sign in to your account with your email address and password.
  • If you don’t have an account yet, you can select Start Your Free Month and create your account.

Now that you have a Netflix account and are signed in, you can use the Search box to find Beat Bugs and stream the show.

Miss the First Season of Beat Bugs?

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Catch up on all the episodes you missed now, on Netflix! All the episodes are available to stream now, or download to watch later.

What Time is Beat Bugs on Netflix?

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Beat Bugs is on any time you like, that’s the beauty of Netflix streaming! Netflix does rotate the availability of content, and every show is not permanently available to stream. If you’d like to see episodes, stream them now or download them for later viewing.

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Snap shares skyrocket on first earnings beat with revived user growth

 Snapchat is starting to turn things around, boosting its sluggish user growth rate and beating Wall Street’s expectations for the first time with today’s blockbuster Q4 2017 earnings report. It added 8.9 million daily active users, to reach 187 million, with a quarter-over-quarter growth rate of 5.05 percent percent in Q4, compared to 2.9 percent in Q3. Read More
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