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Stranger Things season 3 may not arrive until 2019

Stranger Things season 3 may not arrive until 2019

Netflix recently confirmed that it has ordered a third season of its hit original series Stranger Things. However, the announcement was very slim, merely confirming that season 3 will happen without any additional details to go alongside it. The biggest missing detail was the season's anticipated launch date, and while it was assumed Netflix hadn't yet penciled one in, many fans expected it would be around autumn of next year.

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Hoopla Marvel deal brings digital comics to public library users

Hoopla Marvel deal brings digital comics to public library users

Hoopla has finally struck a deal that brings Marvel graphic novels and other published content to the public library app. This announcement comes a couple years after Hoopla made similar deals with Dark Horse, Image Comics, and DC Comics; it greatly expands the app's comics offerings, adding some of the most coveted content for anyone to access. All you need is a public library card.

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Essential Phone Camera update brings Facebook and YouTube 360 streaming into play

Essential Phone Camera update brings Facebook and YouTube 360 streaming into play

This week the folks at Essential released an update to their Essential Phone's camera app. The Essential Camera app build 0.1.091 was made to bring YouTube Live 360 support for the first time. The ability to broadcast Facebook Live 360 video to a Facebook page was added in this update as well.

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The Twilight Zone reboot gets CBS All Access greenlight

The Twilight Zone reboot gets CBS All Access greenlight

CBS has announced that it will soon be the destination to watch a "The Twilight Zone" reboot with Jordan Peele among the executive producers on the series. CBS announced the news today, saying the reboot will be produced by its CBS Television Studios alongside Jordan Peele's Monkeypaw Productions. Simon Kinberg's Genre Films will also be associated with the production.

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YouTube reveals the Top 10 trending and music videos of 2017

YouTube reveals the Top 10 trending and music videos of 2017

It's that time of the year: YouTube has unveiled the most popular videos on its service over the last year. These videos span multiple categories, including music videos, comedy, and that interrupted BBC video that went viral earlier this year. YouTube also picked the top videos from throughout 2017 in music specifically; not surprisingly, we see songs like "Despacito" and people like DJ Khaled on the list.

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Netflix interactive show for adults will usher in a new genre

Netflix interactive show for adults will usher in a new genre

If you're an adult, you're probably familiar with the Choose Your Own Adventure books, where the reader gets to make decisions at certain points in the story. Earlier this year, Netflix launched an original kids show with an interactive element, allowing the viewer to choose the twists the show will take. Now a new report claims that Netflix may be creating one of these shows for adults, taking what is normally a passive activity and making it interactive.

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Cinemark Movie Club takes on MoviePass, includes snacks discount

Cinemark Movie Club takes on MoviePass, includes snacks discount

Cinemark has unveiled Movie Club, a monthly subscription aimed at people who love seeing movies in the theater. Movie Club appears to be Cinemark's own alternative to MoviePass, offering customers a flat rate for movie tickets and discounts on snacks. Cinemark's offering undercuts MoviePass a tiny bit, though the two services aren't exactly twins. One service may be better for you than the other depending on your habits, but neither clearly stands out as the better choice.

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Stranger Things season 3 is official

Stranger Things season 3 is official

Netflix has finally made the announcement we've been expecting since Halloween: it has renewed Stranger Things for a third season. The company announced the news via a tweet, following it up shortly after with an official announcement on its website. The company is withholding further details at this time, though, including the date we can expect the third season to drop.

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House of Cards final season arrives in 2018 with Claire in spotlight

House of Cards final season arrives in 2018 with Claire in spotlight

A month after series former-star Kevin Spacey was fired comes word on what House of Cards fans can expect next: the sixth and final season will premiere on Netflix in 2018. As many fans had hoped, the second Underwood in the pair, Claire, will take the show spotlight, bringing it to the finale that may itself snowball into a spin-off series from the streaming company.

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Prosecutors demand Martin Shkreli relinquish the Wu-Tang album

Prosecutors demand Martin Shkreli relinquish the Wu-Tang album

Unfortunately, Shkreli might no longer actually have the physical album itself - but that might not matter. Shkreli was convicted in court in August of this year and jailed over securities fraud. He defrauded investors of two hedge funds and schemed to control shares of the company Retrophin Inc. According to Bloomberg, he's being held in federal lockup in Brooklyn, New York - just blocks and a bridge away from Staten Island, the original home of the Wu-Tang Clan.

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Google Paper Signals: Tiny, cute, and useful

Google Paper Signals: Tiny, cute, and useful

Paper Signals from Google controls tiny paper contraptions with Google Assistant. This set of experiments is not something completely inaccessible by the average user. Instead, it's a super-inexpensive (or super free) set of instructions for creating moving objects that are controlled by a set of equations, activated by Google Assistant.

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Hulu’s Alexa integration is now live

Hulu’s Alexa integration is now live

Back in September, Hulu revealed plans to integrate Alexa voice commands with its service. At the time, Hulu only said that this new functionality would be coming sometime in the fall, failing to get more specific. It turns out that "sometime in fall" is today, with Alexa voice commands rolling out to Hulu users now.

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