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The Roku Channel gets AMC+ as its latest premium option

The Roku Channel gets AMC+ as its latest premium option

Roku, the top streaming platform in the United States, has added another premium video option, enabling users to access the AMC+ platform. The channel addition arrives on Roku devices, including set-top boxes, sticks, and smart TVs, as consumers continue to abandon traditional pay-TV services in favor of streaming.

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Amazon’s Prime Video Channels may soon lose HBO option

Amazon’s Prime Video Channels may soon lose HBO option

Amazon offers its subscribers access to 'Prime Video Channels,' which is a direct way for Amazon users to sign up for certain third-party video streaming services like HBO, Starz, and more. Though Prime Video Channels isn't going anywhere, a new report suggests that WarnerMedia may remove HBO from the roster in order to bolster its competing HBO Max streaming service.

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Samsung’s Smart TV Google Assistant support is spreading

Samsung’s Smart TV Google Assistant support is spreading

Samsung is giving its smart TVs a voice control boost, expanding Google Assistant support in its latest sets and in the process taking the array of AIs you can chat with to three. The latest 2020 Samsung smart TVs already offered Amazon Alexa along with Samsung's own Bixby, and now owners will be be able to switch between all three.

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Epson Pro L30000UNL laser projector boasts 30,000 lumens and 4K upscaling

Epson Pro L30000UNL laser projector boasts 30,000 lumens and 4K upscaling

Epson is back with another laser projector, the Pro L30000UNL. This model boasts 30,000 lumens, making it bright enough to see in ambient lighting conditions. The model boasts a number of features and is presented as suitable for large-venue applications like classrooms, businesses, and live events. Though the model doesn't natively support 4K resolution, it does include video upscaling.

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NVIDIA SHIELD TV Experience update keeps NVIDIA’s track record

NVIDIA SHIELD TV Experience update keeps NVIDIA’s track record

NVIDIA doesn't get much attention in mobile news mostly because it doesn't have a phone or even a tablet to sell. It does have a couple of Android TV devices, and, to its credit, it may be one of the best-supported Android products next to Google's own Pixel phones. It has been more low-key on updates lately but that doesn't mean it has stopped its practice. Unfortunately, the latest update, while much needed, is missing the one piece of good news owners have been dying to hear.

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Marvel Cinematic Universe returns with WandaVision debut in January

Marvel Cinematic Universe returns with WandaVision debut in January

The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted a lot of things, including the rather tight release schedule the Marvel Cinematic Universe has stuck to thus far. We haven't seen a whole lot of action for the Marvel Cinematic Universe throughout 2020 - aside from the premiere of the seventh and final season of Agents of Shield earlier in the year, we have to go back to July 2019 and the release of Spider-Man: Far From Home for our most recent MCU content. That's all going to change early next year with the debut of the first Disney+ Marvel show: WandaVision.

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Sonos Radio HD drops ads, boosts quality and adds exclusives for monthly fee

Sonos Radio HD drops ads, boosts quality and adds exclusives for monthly fee

Sonos has launched a subscription version of its Sonos Radio HD, stripping out the ads and raising the audio quality in addition to adding new sleep stations and more. Priced at $7.99 per month, in contrast to Sonos Radio which is free for Sonos users, as before there'll be more than 60,000 live radio stations from around the world along with Sonos Sound System and artist-curated stations. However, original stations will stream in 16-bit/44.1 kHz lossless CD quality.

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Roku OS 9.4 brings AirPlay 2 and HomeKit support to some devices

Roku OS 9.4 brings AirPlay 2 and HomeKit support to some devices

Home entertainment company Roku has announced the release of Roku OS 9.4, the latest version of its software. This update is primarily centered around Apple users, bringing support for both AirPlay 2 and HomeKit to certain Roku models, but it also has a few things to offer everyone else, including the Live TV Channel Guide.

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Sonos Arc multi-channel LPCM added as improved Upgrade Program launches

Sonos Arc multi-channel LPCM added as improved Upgrade Program launches

Sonos is adding a much-demanded feature to its Arc soundbar with a new software update, bringing multi-channel LPCM support to the flagship Dolby Atmos product. Meanwhile, the company is retiring its controversial Sonos Trade Up program, replacing it with a new Upgrade Program which promises hardware discounts for those users with older devices.

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Netflix Linear Direct apes old-school cable to save you from decisions

Netflix Linear Direct apes old-school cable to save you from decisions

For years now, Netflix has been eating away at the number of cable subscribers out there, but now it's looking to emulate the cable experience - at least a little bit. The company has announced a new feature called "Netflix Direct," which is available to a small number of users in testing right now. With Direct, users will be able to kick back and let Netflix take the reins when it comes to the content they watch.

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Epson launches four home theater projectors for pandemic movie nights

Epson launches four home theater projectors for pandemic movie nights

If you're craving a theater-like experience but aren't willing to risk a trip to the local cinema, you've likely considered buying a projector. Here with four enticing options is Epson and its new Home Cinema projector models, the 880, 1080, 2200, 2250. All four projectors are relatively inexpensive and designed for home theaters.

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Philips PicoPix Micro 2 and Max One projectors can be used anywhere

Philips PicoPix Micro 2 and Max One projectors can be used anywhere

Philips has launched two new portable pico projectors under its PicoPix line, offering consumers up to Full HD projected 'immersive' images in a small, lightweight form factor. The projectors are targeted at enthusiasts who want the ability to watch content anywhere, including in places where displays aren't available. Among other things, Philips boasts a number of refinements that include a new UI made from scratch.

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