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Hulu offline downloads inbound, but they’ll still have ads

Hulu offline downloads inbound, but they’ll still have ads

During an event in New York today, Hulu announced plans to offer offline videos via a "downloadable content experience." This is described as a new feature offering opportunities to advertisers, the end result being the option for users to download TV shows and movies for offline viewing. Netflix previously launched its own downloading feature available for select videos.

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MoviePass Unlimited returns, with fine print

MoviePass Unlimited returns, with fine print

Today we're having a peek at the MoviePass Unlimited service - because it's not QUITE as Unlimited as you might've guessed. Late last month the "Unlimited" service was cut down significantly. Now, after significant press on the subject, MoviePass brought their Unlimited service back. Almost as if they'd planned on keeping said service the whole time.

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Avengers: Infinity War Characters: Where were Ant-Man and Hawkeye?

Avengers: Infinity War Characters: Where were Ant-Man and Hawkeye?

Today we're having a peek at Avengers: Infinity War from a post-viewing perspective, with specific regard to Ant-Man. Perhaps the biggest questions we've got about the film center on the characters that did not make it into the film. Why not Ant-Man? Why would Marvel spend so much time setting Ant-Man up with previous appearances to keep him out of this major motion picture? A motion picture that, might I mention, features basically every other hero we've seen in a Marvel Cinematic Universe movie over the past 10 years.

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Sling TV Cloud DVR now supports Chromecast and Xbox One

Sling TV Cloud DVR now supports Chromecast and Xbox One

Online live television streaming service Sling TV has expanded Cloud DVR support, adding Chromecast, Chrome, and the Xbox One to the list of supported devices. As well, the company is also adding support for select smart TVs, enabling users to take advantage of the platform's DVR service. The support covers some older smart TV models, but new Samsung smart TV owners will be disappointed.

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Gibson files for bankruptcy: Guitars in question

Gibson files for bankruptcy: Guitars in question

It would seem that the brand Gibson has overstepped its ability to command the entire world of electronics. After a whole bunch of acquisitions, Gibson Brands just filed for bankruptcy. The brand's most recent public statement on the matter suggests they'll be trying to keep their bankruptcy transition invisible to the everyday customer. But when it comes to a case this massive, you can't really tell until it's all in motion. That goes for the guitars as well as the rest of Gibson Brands many subsidiaries. Especially the parts they bought recently and can't sustain.

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Ant-Man and Wasp Trailer: Let’s get TINY

Ant-Man and Wasp Trailer: Let’s get TINY

It's time for the next chapter in the Marvel Cinematic Universe - or the chapter between chapters. It's confusing. Let's discuss. Hank Pym and his daughter Hope van Dyne team up with Scott Lang to take on a new, weird, phasing sort of evil. But wait a minute - what does this mean with regard to Infinity War? Don't worry, this article has no Infinity War spoilers in it.

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Koss Porta Pro Bluetooth edition detailed: The classic goes wireless

Koss Porta Pro Bluetooth edition detailed: The classic goes wireless

Koss brought personal headphones to the world in 1958, then released their most popular headset, the Porta Pro, in 1984. Fast forward to 2018 and they've created a Bluetooth edition of the Porta Pro, spanning the decades into the future of high-fidelity personal audio earphones. To be clear, this isn't the first Koss Bluetooth headset - it's just the return of their most popular model, this time with Bluetooth in tow.

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Google Home adds Starz support, Play Movies is still absent

Google Home adds Starz support, Play Movies is still absent

Starz, the network you turn to after depleting HBO's and Showtime's libraries, is now supported by Google Home. Thanks to this new support, Google Home owners can use Assistant to control the app, eliminating the need to manually launch the service and then navigate to the desired show. This makes Starz the seventh video service supported by Google's home speaker, but its own video platform remains neglected.

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See The Pope’s Lamborghini Huracán at Sotheby’s

See The Pope’s Lamborghini Huracán at Sotheby’s

The ultimate Popemobile was just put up for auction at RM Sotheby's - for charity, of course. The vehicle was first donated to His Holiness Pope Francis back in November of 2017. For the first time since the signing ceremony, we're given an up-close look at this vehicle just as it enters public auction. Sadly, it does not appear that Francis will be taking this vehicle on any joy-rides.

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Avengers: Infinity War: here are the records it smashed

Avengers: Infinity War: here are the records it smashed

It isn't just the Hulk that's busting things up. 2018 is obviously big for Marvel and its filmmaking studio. It hasn't been long since Black Panther not only set records but also stepped up the game in raising awareness through mainstream media. Now Infinity War has finally burst into the scene and, over the weekend, it has already snatched a few top spots. Now if only those could be converted into Infinity Stones.

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Extinct bird’s big ol’ egg discovered in museum storage

Extinct bird’s big ol’ egg discovered in museum storage

An extinct bird's egg was found in storage at a New York museum this week, having been mistaken for a cast for decades. The creature that laid this egg was the Elephant Bird - aka Aepyornis maximus. "It's the biggest egg laid by any vertebrate ever," said Kathryn Leacock, Buffalo Museum of Science director of collections. It is indeed the biggest egg ever laid - it beats the previous record holder by just a TINY bit.*

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Google just gave free movie tickets to Local Guides

Google just gave free movie tickets to Local Guides

Free movie tickets, just in time for Avengers: Infinity War, just what the doctor ordered. That's what Google made real this week via Google Maps Local Guides. "Just in time for some of the season's biggest movies," said Google, "we've teamed up with Atom to get you a free movie ticket. Use the app to redeem your perk by June 3, 2018."

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