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Netflix confirms Squid Game will return, teases a full “universe”

Netflix confirms Squid Game will return, teases a full “universe”

Massively popular Korean television show Squid Game will "absolutely" get a second season, according to Netflix's Ted Sarandos. The co-CEO confirmed the plan during the company's Q421 earnings call in January, hinting that not only will the show get a second season, but that Netflix may also be eyeing a wider "universe" based around the series.

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What’s the Difference Between 4K and UHD?

What’s the Difference Between 4K and UHD?

If you've been sitting on the fence for a new TV, monitor, or any other display device online, it's likely you've heard mentions of "4K" and "UHD," or Ultra High Definition — often in the same sentence. Despite being different, the terms 4K and UHD are used interchangeably to market a phenomenal viewing experience on screens or devices such as a projector. 4K is more mainstream than ever, and ads make the buying choices for both even more confusing. As such it's worth knowing the difference between 4K and UHD.

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12 Hidden Netflix Features You Probably Didn’t Know

12 Hidden Netflix Features You Probably Didn’t Know

Netflix has become a ubiquitous part of our lives, having replaced the video rental stores of yesteryear and spawned colloquial slang like "Netflix and Chill." Having Netflix on in the background is so common the company went as far as checking in on you every few episodes to make sure you're alright.

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YouTube TV and Disney are friends again – and you could get $15

YouTube TV and Disney are friends again – and you could get $15

A dark time for YouTube TV subscribers is coming to an end sooner than expected. Following the removal of Disney-owned channels from the service last week, YouTube TV has shared news that the channels would be returning by the end of the day on Sunday. Last week, YouTube TV shared that it would remove Disney-owned channels like ESPN, Disney Channel, and ABC from its programming guide. The news came as a result of the two companies' failures to meet a new agreement to keep the channels on the service without raising the price of the subscription. Following the removal, YouTube TV shared that it would offer a $15 discount to all subscribers while Disney content was unavailable on the service.

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Real tech reasons movie dialogue is so hard to understand now

Real tech reasons movie dialogue is so hard to understand now

You're not alone if you've found yourself using subtitles in movies and TV shows at home more now than ever before. It's not just that you're getting older, it's not just because you might not want to max out your volume for fear of waking up sleeping family members or neighbors. There are a set of physical, technological reasons why dialogue in modern movies and shows has taken a back seat in sound design.

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Why Netflix canceled Cowboy Bebop after just one season

Why Netflix canceled Cowboy Bebop after just one season

Netflix has canceled its live-action Cowboy Bebop adaptation less than three weeks after the show premiered. Though early reviews for the series were low, some fans had hoped Netflix would give its latest original a second chance to redeem itself. The streaming service isn't known for keeping shows around for more than a few seasons, however, and it has a history of canceling far more popular originals prematurely.

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Sonic the Hedgehog 2 movie trailer jammed with classic references

Sonic the Hedgehog 2 movie trailer jammed with classic references

As teased, The Game Awards brought a couple of Sonic reveals our way. Perhaps the biggest Sonic announcement of the night was the first official trailer for the second Sonic movie, Sonic the Hedgehog 2. The trailer features a lot of familiar faces for Sonic fans, and it suggests that this new movie will follow the plot of the games a lot closer.

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3 ways to experience The Matrix Resurrections before you watch the movie

3 ways to experience The Matrix Resurrections before you watch the movie

Before you see the movie The Matrix Resurrections, we have a list of related media you should consume. This isn't one of those situations where you absolutely must view or experience what we're about to show you before you watch the movie, but your viewing of the movie may very well be enhanced by what you're about to see.

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TIDAL free tier and fan pay aim to battle Spotify and Patreon

TIDAL free tier and fan pay aim to battle Spotify and Patreon

Today, TIDAL announced some significant changes to its subscription tiers and the way it will pay artists. First, TIDAL is introducing a free streaming tier, marking the first time the service will be accessible without a monthly subscription. On the other hand, TIDAL's new payment methods will allow subscribers to have some influence over where at least a portion of their membership fees will go.

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Halo TV show teaser trailer: Paramount+ release teased

Halo TV show teaser trailer: Paramount+ release teased

Today was a good day for Halo fans, not only because Halo Infinite's multiplayer launched early, but also because we got our first look at the incoming Halo TV series. The trailer arrived during Xbox's 20th-anniversary livestream and is our first official look at the show. Sadly, the look we received wasn't very long, but Halo fans will likely be happy with any glimpse they can get at this point, given how long this project has been in development.

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Venom: Let There Be Carnage hits rare pandemic box office milestone

Venom: Let There Be Carnage hits rare pandemic box office milestone

After multiple release date changes, Sony Pictures' Venom: Let There Be Carnage hit theaters on October 1 in the US. Unlike some other companies, Sony Pictures chose against releasing its hit Marvel movie on digital platforms, instead opting to exclusively premiere the film in theaters despite the ongoing pandemic.

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MoviePass relaunch promised as fired cofounder buys back ticket company

MoviePass relaunch promised as fired cofounder buys back ticket company

MoviePass, the ill-fated subscription movie ticket service which promised unlimited viewings and then crashed into bankruptcy, is set to return, after a cofounder stepped in this week unexpectedly. Launched in 2011, MoviePass gained in hype-levels in 2016 and 2017, when for a single monthly payment theater-goers could up to a movie each day.

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