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PS5 media streaming – Every app on launch day

PS5 media streaming – Every app on launch day

In the age of internet-connected gaming, consoles have essentially become multimedia boxes instead of dedicated game consoles. While launch games are obviously among the most important aspects of a new console launch, it's also important to know which media apps that console will support on day one. After all, for a lot of people, these consoles are the preferred way to use services like Netflix, Hulu, and YouTube.

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Disney Plus adds warning to old movies and shows over racist stereotypes

Disney Plus adds warning to old movies and shows over racist stereotypes

Disney is the latest company to show educational content warnings before select movies that feature depictions of racism and stereotypes. The warning label directs viewers who are interested in knowing more to a new Disney website that includes details on which movies have received the content warnings and the reasons for the new labels.

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Google Smart Display update really ties the rooms together

Google Smart Display update really ties the rooms together

Google revealed a set of feature updates today for the Google Smart Display experience. This update comes to devices like the Lenovo Smart Display and Nest Hub, and will likely be the base UI for all official Google Smart Display units in the future. This new system sets all functionality in a series of five categories, including: Your Day, Home Control, Communicate, Discover, and Media.

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Disney’s Obi-Wan Star Wars series will finally start filming in March

Disney’s Obi-Wan Star Wars series will finally start filming in March

Following the production delay announced several long months ago, we finally know when Disney's upcoming Star Wars series based on the character Obi-Wan Kenobi will start filming. The news was revealed by actor Ewan McGregor during an interview recently, with McGregor stating that -- barring any unforeseen circumstances that may cause additional delays -- filming will kick off in March 2021.

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Disney scrubs Pixar Soul theater release, switches to streaming plan

Disney scrubs Pixar Soul theater release, switches to streaming plan

Soul, an animated Pixar movie that was set to hit theaters in November, will instead debut at a later date on the Disney Plus streaming service. This is the latest example of a movie that has been bumped from the theatrical release schedule in favor of a digital premiere due to the pandemic, which forced a major change in how the movie was produced.

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The Mandalorian Season 2 leak tips a major Boba Fett mystery mix

The Mandalorian Season 2 leak tips a major Boba Fett mystery mix

All the pieces seem to be falling into place. The latest leak appeared in an Instagram Story that appeared only in the German Disney Plus account DisneyPlusDE. In that leak, we get a glimpse of a cast list that includes Timothy Olyphant and Rosario Dawson. While these names could signify many things, we're going to go ahead and explore the most likely situation right this minute.

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Mandalorian Season 2 leak confirms classic character

Mandalorian Season 2 leak confirms classic character

There's a classic Star Wars character coming to The Mandalorian Season 2. It was teased a LITTLE bit near the end of the first season, and tipped a time or two in the months between then and now. But now, here in the year 2020, just before the release of the actual first episode of The Mandalorian Season 2 on Disney+, we've got the most solid confirmation we could hope for - sort of actually seeing Boba Fett in episode 1.

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Mandalorian Season 2 trailer just released: Who is that Jedi?

Mandalorian Season 2 trailer just released: Who is that Jedi?

Today we're taking a peek at the new Mandalorian trailer for Disney+. This trailer shows a glimpse of what we'll see in season 2, including but not limited to bits and pieces of The Force, our heroes on a boat, and a whole bunch of stormtroopers. Also, a little bit of a Game of Thrones Samwell Tarly action re: "Wherever I go, he goes."

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Disney+ starts testing feature that lets friends watch shows together

Disney+ starts testing feature that lets friends watch shows together

Disney is now testing a new Disney+ feature called GroupWatch that enables up to six friends to share in the viewing experience with the person who invites them. The feature comes alongside a growing interest in mutual viewing experiences for streaming services, particularly during the pandemic when getting together with a group of friends is no longer an option. There are some big limitations at the moment, however.

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Mandalorian Season 2 episodes start date teased before trailer

Mandalorian Season 2 episodes start date teased before trailer

There's a new season of The Mandalorian coming to Disney+ this October, and the folks at Star Wars are ready to roll with teasers galore. This begins with new merchandise from season 1, of course - who wouldn't want to pass up that opportunity. Then there's a solid release date for season 2 of The Mandalorian straight from the horse's mouth.

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Mondo Mandalorian 8XLP set goes on pre-order before release

Mondo Mandalorian 8XLP set goes on pre-order before release

So you're starving for more Mandalorian TV show, but Disney's not yet delivered the trailer or the premiere of the next season? The folks at Mondo have a physical music disc product at which you might want to take a gander. Mondo is a company that creates limited edition collectible products of several sorts. In this case, they've created an 8XLP set, eight individually-pressed vinyl records with the music from the streaming TV show The Mandalorian, season one.

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Disney reveals how its live-action Mulan digital purchase will work

Disney reveals how its live-action Mulan digital purchase will work

Earlier this month, Disney revealed that in addition to releasing its live-action Mulan movie in some theaters, it will premiere it on its own Disney+ streaming service...but that it wouldn't be free for subscribers to stream. Instead, the movie would come with a price tag to rent it, the details of which were still missing at the time. Now we finally know how this purchase will work.

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