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This Disney Plus Hulu bundle has one huge oversight

This Disney Plus Hulu bundle has one huge oversight

Disney+ launched yesterday, and it arrived offering a pretty tempting bundle with some of Disney's other services. Though you can buy a subscription to Disney+ on its own for $6.99 per month, you can also get it bundled with Hulu and ESPN+ for $12.99 per month, a price that challenges Netflix's standard subscription tier. If you don't have a subscription to Hulu already, then the bundle with Disney+ makes for a pretty attractive deal, but there's one thing you should know before you sign up.

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Verizon Stream TV 4K set-top box is free for new 5G Home customers

Verizon Stream TV 4K set-top box is free for new 5G Home customers

Verizon has launched its new Stream TV, a set-top box running Android TV that supports 4K Ultra HD video and includes a Google Assistant voice remote. The box is being offered for free to new Verizon 5G Home customers alongside a free month of YouTube TV service, but there's a big downside that will make it less than useable for many customers: lack of Netflix support.

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Sonos Spotify Free support has just been added

Sonos Spotify Free support has just been added

Spotify Free users will now be able to stream to Sonos speakers, removing the previous requirement that listeners have a premium account. The update means that Sonos owners can now dip into Spotify's catalog without having a monthly fee to consider, as well as getting access to the streaming service's personalized playlists.

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Disney Plus launches, but not without problems

Disney Plus launches, but not without problems

After a big wind up, Disney+ launches today. Sign ups for the streaming service are now live, with Disney+ available as either a standalone subscription or in a bundle with Hulu and ESPN+. Unfortunately, the launch of Disney+ has not been going very smoothly, as a number of new subscribers are having a hard time actually accessing the service.

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Plex will add dozens of free MGM movies by the end of the year

Plex will add dozens of free MGM movies by the end of the year

Plex has announced a new deal with MGM that will bring more free movies to its app. The announcement follows a similar deal revealed earlier this year with Warner Bros, underscoring the company's effort to become more than just a home entertainment software solution. Plex says its users will get access to 'dozens' of movies under this deal and that they'll arrive on the platform before the end of the year.

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Roku brings its remote control app to Apple Watch

Roku brings its remote control app to Apple Watch

Roku allows its users to control their streaming device using a mobile app instead of the remote control. This is convenient for times when the remote is lost, plus it comes in handy when the remote is on the other side of the room and you don't want to get off the sofa. Starting today, you no longer even have to pull out your smartphone.

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Amazon has some good news for Disney+ subscribers

Amazon has some good news for Disney+ subscribers

Some signs over the past couple of months had teased the potential for a Disney+ launch that wouldn't include support for Amazon's Fire TV platform. In an announcement today, the company put those rumors to rest by confirming that Fire TV will support the Disney+ streaming service when it launches in a little over a week from now. Users will be able to download the Disney+ app from the Amazon App Store.

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HBO’s new giveaway involves cardboard boxes made for privacy

HBO’s new giveaway involves cardboard boxes made for privacy

HBO seems to feel bad for the people forced to live in close proximity with other human beings, hence the unveiling of HBO Box. This new product -- which is only being made available in the form of a giveaway -- is exactly what it sounds like: a large cardboard box. The HBO Box is big enough to put over the upper half of your body, allowing you to watch your favorite shows in peace.

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Netflix won’t work on these devices after December 1

Netflix won’t work on these devices after December 1

Last month, Netflix began notifying users that some older devices would no longer be supported by the platform starting on December 1 due to 'technical limitations.' The advisory didn't include any specific models, however. Roku had acknowledged that its first two devices would lose support, but no other details beyond that were available. Now we finally know more.

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Control4 unveils Neeo Remote with touchscreen for smart home control

Control4 unveils Neeo Remote with touchscreen for smart home control

Control4, the company that acquired NEEO earlier this year, has taken the wraps off its new Neeo Remote for Control4. As with the version we saw years ago at CES, the new Neeo Remote for Control4 features a sleek, modern design that pairs physical controls with a small touchscreen, giving users direct access to their favorite service and smart home control capabilities.

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Death Stranding’s Hideo Kojima may start making movies

Death Stranding’s Hideo Kojima may start making movies

Hideo Kojima has a reputation for making games that feel cinematic, and his upcoming game Death Stranding certainly seems to be no exception. Given Kojima's interest in film, it's hardly surprising that many of his games have a certain cinematic quality to them, but it may not be long before we see Kojima and his team look toward making actual movies.

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The Witcher Netflix series release date confirmed with new trailer

The Witcher Netflix series release date confirmed with new trailer

A couple of years ago, Netflix revealed plans to make a new series based on The Witcher - not the games that have become so popular over the past decade, but on the original book series that inspired those games. In the time since then, Netflix has trickle released new information on the series, announcing that it cast Henry Cavill in the main role of Geralt before revealing that the series would debut at some point in 2019.

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