Audials One 2019: Take Your Favorite Music and Media Offline

April 20, 2019

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Today, the entertainment industry is being dominated by streaming services. Whether you are listening to music on Spotify or catching the latest shows and movies on Netflix, you are constantly streaming. This approach is great when you are at home where you have high-bandwidth unlimited WiFi but not so much when you are traveling. And while all these services allow you to download media on mobile devices, there is no way to download them on your laptops. I still like to watch movies on the big screen of my laptop rather than on my iPhone.

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