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Dunkirk VR experience takes fans into the movie action

Dunkirk VR experience takes fans into the movie action

On July 21, Christopher Nolan's latest movie, Dunkirk, will arrive in theaters for everyone to enjoy. Ahead of that, though, is a new special experience for anyone who has a virtual reality headset: Save Every Breath: The Dunkirk VR Experience. The VR video is only four-and-a-half minutes long, but it is intense, putting viewers under the water while muffled gunshots ring out and bullets penetrate the water.

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BoJack Horseman season four hits Netflix on September 8

BoJack Horseman season four hits Netflix on September 8

Can't wait for the return of BoJack Horseman? The show's team has revealed that it will be returning on September 8, giving Netflix subscribers access to the entirety of season four. The animated show (one decidedly for adults) has been a big hit for Netflix, surviving the recent round of show cancellations the company dished out. Critics have had good things to say about the show, and we're all hoping that quality will persist through its fourth season.

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Jay-Z 4:44 album downloads released to Apple, Amazon, soon Best Buy

Jay-Z 4:44 album downloads released to Apple, Amazon, soon Best Buy

Today the Jay-Z album 4:44 was made available on platforms outside of Tidal. This album was originally released on June 30th, 2017 on Tidal exclusively. It was immediately streamed by iHeartRadio for a full day with talking breaks, and was given away in a promotion with Sprint. Promotions such as these make us recall his deal with Samsung to give his Magna Carta Holy Grail album away with a rare deal that resulted in the album being "sold" 1-million times before going on sale in the retail space.

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Hulu adds HBO, just in time for new Game of Thrones

Hulu adds HBO, just in time for new Game of Thrones

We're now just 10 days out from the return of Game of Thrones, and just in time for the new season, Hulu has added both HBO and Cinemax to its streaming lineup. Like Showtime before them, HBO and Cinemax are being added as paid add-ons to Hulu plans, so don't expect a free ride into the lands of Westeros.

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Assassin’s Creed will be reborn as an anime series

Assassin’s Creed will be reborn as an anime series

Adi Shankar, the man behind Netflix's Castlevania show, just announced his next upcoming project: Assassin's Creed, specifically an anime series based on the video game franchise. He was approached by Ubisoft to create the show, according to a post he made on Facebook today. We don't know too much about it at this time, but Shankar did state that his version of the franchise will feature an original story.

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R2-D2 sells for $2.76 million at auction

R2-D2 sells for $2.76 million at auction

Yes, you read that title right. But before you start getting upset that the iconic Star Wars droid should have fetched a much higher price, know that it wasn't the R2-D2. Sold by the Profiles in History auction house in California this week, this model was described as a "complete R2-D2 unit" that was assembled from various original parts. When you put that under consideration, it makes perfect sense why this R2-D2 would sell for a mere $2.76 million in pocket change.

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Rick and Morty season 3 debuts on July 30, new trailer released

Rick and Morty season 3 debuts on July 30, new trailer released

It's time to rejoice, Rick and Morty fans, as the premiere date for season 3 has finally been announced. Along with dropping a new full-length trailer, a live stream from Adult Swim revealed that the long-awaited third season will available for streaming starting on July 30th. That means it will be just short of two full years since the cult favorite animate show's second season ended.

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DirecTV NOW is adding a bunch of local affiliate stations next week

DirecTV NOW is adding a bunch of local affiliate stations next week

AT&T has announced a big upcoming expansion to its DirecTV NOW television service, adding a large number of local affiliate stations. This channel expansion will take place starting next week; once it happens, DirecTV NOW's local station offerings will cover nearly 70-percent of households in the US with television. The local stations, of course, are the same as the local FOX and similar stations you get through traditional cable and satellite, bringing local news and more.

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Sense8 team says there’s a 2-hour finale episode underway

Sense8 team says there’s a 2-hour finale episode underway

Netflix recently went on a cancelling spree and several of its shows were cancelled as a result, not the least of which is science fiction series Sense8. Fan reaction to the news was swift and harsh, and though they didn't manage to bring it back to life, they did score something almost as good: a two-hour finale episode that will debut on Netflix some time next year.

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Here’s when and how you can get Dolby Atmos on Netflix

Here’s when and how you can get Dolby Atmos on Netflix

There has been a great deal of attention and emphasis lavished on visual technologies, from high-resolution displays to HDR to virtual reality. But while we may be primarily visual creatures, it's almost too easy to take for granted how audio can also make or break an immersive multimedia experience. And yes, that includes even the videos you stream on your phone. Realizing how it might be missing out on that aspect, Netflix has proudly flicked the switch to gradually add Dolby Atmos support for some of its videos, starting with the unusual but endearing tale of a girl and her "friend" in Okja.

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YouTube TV will soon launch in these ten new markets

YouTube TV will soon launch in these ten new markets

YouTube's relatively new live television service YouTube TV launched in a limited number of markets, and while it still isn't available for everyone, Google says it'll soon be available in ten new markets. It hasn't actually launched in all of these markets yet, so you'll still need to sign up on the service's website where you'll find out whether your zip code is in the coverage area.

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Video from Russia shows dust devil turning into a fire tornado

Video from Russia shows dust devil turning into a fire tornado

There's no shortage of entertaining videos from Russia, and while most of them involve balls of fire shooting through the sky, this one is a bit different: a dust devil made its way over to an open flame and transformed into a fire tornado. Thanks to a witness who was quick with their camera, the entire process was caught on video (vertically, that is, but it works well in this case).

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