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Apple TV+: Can it be saved before everyone’s free trials run out?

Enlarge / When Apple TV+ landed on November 1, it did not include all of these original series, thanks to its “soft launch.” Apple When Apple TV+ launched in November 2019, it was the first of four major video-streaming services that would launch between then and May of the next year. It was also one …

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Review: Castle Rock’s signature slow burn pays off in tight, twisty finale

Lizzy Caplan portrays Annie Wilkes, one of Stephen King’s most memorable characters—from the novel Misery—in the second season of Hulu’s anthology series, Castle Rock. A nurse on the run with her teenaged daughter ends up stranded in a small Maine town where something evil lurks in the second season of Castle Rock, Hulu’s psychological horror …

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Hulu is finally offering 4K and 5.1 audio on Roku devices

Enlarge / The Handmaid’s Tale, a Hulu original series. Hulu The long, give-and-take saga of 4K streaming on Hulu continues with the addition of 4K streaming for supported Roku devices. Hulu also added 5.1 surround sound capabilities on Roku. The Disney-owned streaming platform updated its user-facing help pages with the information sometime in the past …

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Hulu brings 4K content to the Xbox One

Sponsored Links Hulu Hulu is still in the midst of returning 4K content to its streaming service. As of today, owners of 4K-capable Xbox One models can play The Handmaid’s Tale, Castle Rock and other shows (mostly Hulu originals) at full resolution. You can also expect 4K support on Amazon Fire TV devices and LG’s …

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Hulu finally catches up with Netflix and Amazon, offers video downloads

Enlarge / The downloadable content page in the iOS Hulu app. Hulu For the first time, Hulu will allow users to download episodes for offline viewing. The feature is available today for iOS users who have subscribed to Hulu’s ad-free on-demand tier. Users will be able to download as many as 25 videos on up …

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Hulu’s ‘Castle Rock’ season 2 teaser shows the origins of ‘Misery’

Sponsored Links Hulu Hulu is at last ready to offer a glimpse at Castle Rock‘s second season, and it’s evident this won’t be the feel-good hit of the year. A newly posted teaser for the Stephen King-based anthology focuses on the arrival of a younger version of Misery villain Annie Wilkes (Lizzy Caplan) in Castle …

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MIT experts find a way to reduce video stream buffering on busy WiFi

Sponsored Links Tero Vesalainen via Getty Images Is there anything more annoying that trying to watch a video on a slow internet connection shared with a bunch of other users? Skips, endless buffering, and ugly pixelation can ruin the experience of watching a movie or TV show when everyone in your house is trying to …

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Disney fights streaming account sharing with help from cable industry

Enlarge / Here they come, all together in a streaming bundle. Disney / Sam Machkovech Disney and Charter Communications are teaming up to fight account sharing in an attempt to prevent multiple people from using a single account to access streaming video services. The battle against account sharing was announced as Disney and the nation’s …

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PR: Decentralized Recurring Crypto Payments System Launched by Monarch Blockchain

</header> Online service providers like Netflix and Hulu can now accept crypto for memberships and subscription services through an easy-to-integrate decentralized payment solution BLOCKCHAIN FUTURIST CONFERENCE — TORONTO — Aug 13, 2019 — Monarch, the decentralized wallet and suite of crypto services, has launched the first decentralized recurring payments system Until now, there’s been no …

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Disney’s new streaming bundle priced to compete with “standard” Netflix plan

Enlarge / Here they come, all together in a streaming bundle. Disney / Sam Machkovech The Walt Disney Company’s latest quarterly earnings call included an announcement to investors that appears to take dead aim at Netflix: an all-Disney, three-service streaming bundle for $12.99/month, coming November 12. The bundle will see three wholly owned Disney services—Disney+, …

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