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Bob’s Burgers movie announced with 2020 launch date

Bob’s Burgers movie announced with 2020 launch date

Bob's Burgers has been around for the better part of a decade, and it's about to hit a big new milestone: a theatrical movie. The announcement was made today by 20th Century Fox, which says it is producing a feature film that will be based around the hit animated television series. Though things may change between then and now, the company says it has slated the movie to premiere on July 17, 2020.

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New Roku streaming line goes head-to-head with Amazon Fire TV

New Roku streaming line goes head-to-head with Amazon Fire TV

Just a few days after Amazon unveiled its new Fire TV, Roku is hitting back by refreshing much of its device lineup. Today Roku is introducing new devices in the Express, Streaming Stick, and Ultra lines, and though it may not be making sweeping changes to all of them, what's new is definitely worth a look. On top of all of that, the company is also revealed what will be changing in Roku OS 8.

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DisneyNOW is now the one Disney app to rule them all

DisneyNOW is now the one Disney app to rule them all

Disney seems to be closing rank as far as its digital entertainment goes. It has just started pulling out from Netflix and is now consolidating its children-target mobile apps into one big whole. After nearly half a decade, Disney has decided to make the app situation less confusing for kids and parents alike by combining its Disney Channel, Disney XD, and Disney Junior apps into just one app, simply called, what else, "DisneyNOW".

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Amazon’s tipped original sci-fi shows include Ringworld and Snow Crash

Amazon’s tipped original sci-fi shows include Ringworld and Snow Crash

Amazon has some big plans for original content, and sources say it includes three big science fiction series: Ringworld, Snow Crash, and Lazarus. These are all based on the novels/comic book by the same name, and in one case will include co-production with MGM. Though Amazon still hasn't reached Netflix's level of original production, it now has dozens of original shows in various states of production.

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Blade Runner 2049 Review Round-up: Critics say its better than the original

Blade Runner 2049 Review Round-up: Critics say its better than the original

This morning the first round of Blade Runner 2049 reviews were released with an almost-purely-positive set of reactions. The difference between the original and the sequel seems to be in the age they each reflect. Like every great and true science fiction movie, Blade Runner and Blade Runner 2049 seem to perfectly encapsulate the future of the world we live in here in the present.

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Hulu will soon let you find and control shows using Alexa

Hulu will soon let you find and control shows using Alexa

Hulu has announced that it will soon support Amazon Alexa, enabling subscribers to find and control shows using the personal assistant. The support will arrive some time this fall, and will require both a Fire TV and an Echo device, according to Hulu. Assuming you have both, you'll be able to ask Alexa to turn on a specific show or network, pause or play the show, and more.

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Cartoon Network arrives on Roku with full episodes and early premieres

Cartoon Network arrives on Roku with full episodes and early premieres

Roku offers 'channels' in the form of apps, and those apps point users to a specific service like Netflix. Cartoon Network is the latest network to launch its own app for the Roku platform, and frankly it is about time. The popular network's content can now be viewed on Roku set-top boxes, streaming sticks, and smart TVs, the company has announced.

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LEGO Ninjago Movie Destiny’s Bounty LEGO Review (behold the golden banana)

LEGO Ninjago Movie Destiny’s Bounty LEGO Review (behold the golden banana)

This is the Destiny's Bounty, and it's arrived at SlashGear just in time for The Ninjago Movie premiere. The Ninjago Movie is coming to theaters in the United States this weekend, and this ship aims to be the real-world representation of the main characters' flying skyship, containing the entire crew of 7 main character minifigs. Behold, this film's most iconic vehicle.

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Road to the Razer Phone: CEO tips 2017 release, IPO war chest

Road to the Razer Phone: CEO tips 2017 release, IPO war chest

This is the closest we've gotten to actual confirmation that there'll be a Razer mobile device in the near future. Razer CEO Min-Liang Tan suggested this week that the device is as we'd expected - at least in one realm. "One of the most hotly hotly rumored things about Razer is that we're coming up with a mobile device," said Tan. "And I can say that we are coming up with a mobile device specifically geared toward gamers and entertainment."

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FOX show Ghosted will stream on Twitter before airing on TV

FOX show Ghosted will stream on Twitter before airing on TV

FOX is embracing the change in viewer habits and will be piloting one of its new television shows on Twitter before it airs on television. Ghosted is a comedy series, and its pilot episode will air on Twitter's livestreaming platform before it airs on the TV network's channel. Anyone with access to Twitter will be able to watch it; there's no cable subscription requirement. FOX will also air a pre-show before Empire weekly over its next season.

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R6 4K Hisense Roku Smart TV lineup launches with HDR

R6 4K Hisense Roku Smart TV lineup launches with HDR

Hisense has announced its new R6 4K lineup of Roku smart TVs, offering Roku fans an option for playing Ultra HD HDR content sans an external streaming device. The new lineup features television sizes from 50-inches to 65-inches, and it has a bunch of functions including an upscaler to boost the resolution of non-4K content for the higher resolution.

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Hulu’s new interface and Live TV finally arrive on Roku devices

Hulu’s new interface and Live TV finally arrive on Roku devices

Subscribers have been impatiently waiting for it, and now it is finally here: the new Hulu TV experience has arrived on Roku media devices. Though Amazon Fire TV is increasingly wooing consumers, Roku is arguably the most popular media streaming devices in homes, and so it made Hulu TV's lack of support for them a major sticking point.

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