Littlstar is now “Rad”

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tldr; We upgraded the brand from Littlstar to Rad, added tons of new features, more free stuff, and we’ll be on PS4, PS5, PSVR, Android TV, iPhone / iPad, and web / mobile web at launch. Skip to down below for the release notes. New website at https://rad.live.

Rad is a Vibe. It’s a Community. It’s a Movement.

We’re super excited to bring Rad and a huge new release to the community! We’ve been hard at work for everyone, building more features, getting more content, and preparing for release on PlayStation 5 (VR and PS4 as well), Android TV, iOS, and beyond. We have learned a ton over the last year and have been building all that experience into a groundbreaking, more social platform focused on communities. It’s the future of TV where the viewers are in control.

We’ve launched new channels with superstars in gaming, e-sports, and comedy, and added capabilities that make it easier to chat, watch, and share content and shows with friends. We’ve added more free stuff and made the premium stuff better, including rewards points you can use on the platform. We’re focusing the content types to be more community and fandom driven, where the viewers and creators have more control on the platform. Not trying to be everything to everyone, but focusing on the latest in gaming, music, comedy, and sports. It’s cheaper than Netflix/Hulu/Disney, it doesn’t have the trash of YouTube, and it doesn’t cost $60 like cable. It has a free side and a cheap premium option at $4.99, and it has the ability to play your own content and movies. Your PS4 premium will carry over to PS5, and will be available on other devices starting now.

Huge props to the team and our partners for getting such an amazing product together for the holidays, and we can’t wait to tell you about the giveaways planned for PlayStation 5 and Android TV (Follow our social accounts for updates). On to the show!

Littlstar is now Rad — TV, Live Events, Watch Parties, VR, and Personal Video Player

New Updates Launching November 5, 2020

New Branding Rollout:

  • The app branding will change from “Littlstar” to “Rad”. It will stay in the same store listing, which means no new downloads or new app store entry, just an update to existing apps. Little Star Media, Inc. remains the publisher.

New Product Features:

  • Live Chat / Watch Together. For the initial launch, we partnered with Google on Android TV to add the ability to watch TV and live events together with others. This will include private rooms in the near future, and it will work across devices, but today it’s a global chat. The goal is to include it in VR as well, so you can create private rooms with friends and chat there.
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  • PS4, PSVR and PS5. We will not only be on PlayStation 5, but there will be a dongle available so the PSVR headset will work on PS5. Of course it will still work on PS4.

New Content:

  • Expanded Premium Content. We added more On Demand content (with no ads). Select new partners include: Complex Magazine (Music, Street wear, Culture), Proximity (EDM, Music), Whistle (Trick shots, comedy, sports), Hollywire (Celebrity News), Revry (LGBTQ+), Law&Crime (News), and more.

We would love to hear your thoughts! Email us at info@rad.live and tell us what features and content you want most.

Much Love,

The Rad Team

Rad.

The app formerly known as Littlstar

John Anthony Mugavero

Written by

Co-creator of Ara Blocks, Founder / CEO of Littlstar, Co-Founder Galvanize, Adviser at DEC & MyndVR, SMU Graduate, BS Computer Engineering, Mathematics.

Rad.

Rad.

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John Anthony Mugavero

Written by

Co-creator of Ara Blocks, Founder / CEO of Littlstar, Co-Founder Galvanize, Adviser at DEC & MyndVR, SMU Graduate, BS Computer Engineering, Mathematics.

Rad.

Rad.

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