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Amazon Prime Video gets Watch Party support on Fire TV devices

Amazon Prime Video gets Watch Party support on Fire TV devices

Amazon has finally expanded Watch Party support to its Fire TV devices, enabling people who are located in different places to watch the same content together. Though Watch Party isn't a new tool, it launched with limited usefulness: you could only use it when streaming Prime Video on desktop. Watch Party is also now available on mobile, but with restrictions.

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The Witcher season 2 gets a Netflix premiere date

The Witcher season 2 gets a Netflix premiere date

Today, Netflix and CD Projekt are hosting WitcherCon - an online event devoted to The Witcher franchise. While we knew ahead of time that Witchercon wouldn't reveal any new Witcher games, we had a feeling we'd hear more about Netflix's various series. That's precisely what happened, as Netflix revealed the premiere date for The Witcher season 2 during the show today.

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IKEA SYMFONISK Picture Frame hands-on: An artful Sonos speaker

IKEA SYMFONISK Picture Frame hands-on: An artful Sonos speaker

IKEA's SYMFONISK Picture Frame speaker has arrived, and if you didn't know it hid wireless music talents behind the abstract art, you'd be forgiven for not realizing Sonos' involvement. Third addition to the SYMFONISK range, the new Picture Frame speaker joins the Bookshelf Speaker and Table Lamp Speaker as some of the most affordable ways to add Sonos to your home.

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Android TV and Google TV autoplaying ads are irking users

Android TV and Google TV autoplaying ads are irking users

Ads have unfortunately become an inescapable part of digital life, but, thankfully, there has been some pushback on the aggressive and invasive nature of ads. Given the nature of its business, it's no surprise that Google has become the poster child for often questionable advertising strategies. That came under the spotlight again this week when Google not only put video ads on the home screens of its Android TV and Google TV platforms but also made those ads automatically play with audio and no way to turn them off.

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The “Star Trek: Picard” season 2 trailer brings out the big guns

The “Star Trek: Picard” season 2 trailer brings out the big guns

Star Trek: Picard season 2 is coming, and the first full trailer is bringing out the big guns. The hit Star Trek spin-off focusing on ST:TNG's iconic Jean Luc Picard is one the franchise's most popular characters back to our screens.

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IKEA and Sonos’ picture frame speaker has one big problem

IKEA and Sonos’ picture frame speaker has one big problem

Sonos and IKEA have returned with another surprisingly affordable speaker, but the SYMFONISK Picture Frame hides its music in plain sight. In the process it has added a new element of design to the partnership though, as excited as I am for more attainable connected speakers, I can't help but feel that neither company has quite closed the loop on this third product.

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Google Fiber TV upgrade brings Google Wifi and Chromecast with Google TV

Google Fiber TV upgrade brings Google Wifi and Chromecast with Google TV

It has been almost a decade since Google launched its Fiber TV service and far longer since it debuted its Google Fiber Internet. Just as it has been shedding old services, features, and devices for the latter, Google is now moving to "upgrade" its Fiber TV experience. That upgrade, however, won't come without some disruption, but, as always, Google is pushing it as something good. In exchange for the old Fiber TV box and expensive fee, you'll get a free Google Wifi, a free Chromecast with Google TV, and the choice to pay for services on your own.

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Apple Podcasts Subscriptions launch: Here’s the deal

Apple Podcasts Subscriptions launch: Here’s the deal

Apple Podcasts Subscriptions has gone live, offering listeners a way to subscribe to either individual shows or groups of shows, to avoid ads and potentially grab other perks. The service had been intended to launch in May, but Apple pushed it back at the last moment.

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The Witcher season 2 gets first teaser as Netflix reveals WitcherCon for July

The Witcher season 2 gets first teaser as Netflix reveals WitcherCon for July

It's safe to say that the first season Netflix's The Witcher series was a pleasant surprise for a lot of fans of the franchise. Season 2 is on the way, and today we received the very first teaser trailer for it. On top of that, Netflix and CD Projekt also announced that they're teaming up to hold the first-ever WitcherCon next month.

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FuboTV sports-centric streaming service comes to LG webOS smart TVs

FuboTV sports-centric streaming service comes to LG webOS smart TVs

Almost anyone and everyone have a streaming service these days, mostly revolving around brands and properties. There are, of course, some that are focused on specific themes, especially sports. Among those, FuboTV is probably at the top of the list for its selection of sports live TV streaming content but, despite its popularity, it has been noticeably absent on at least one platform. That has finally changed and owners of LG's latest smart TV will finally have accesso to FuboTV, if they're willing to pay the price, of course.

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Soon your Apple TV 4K can use HomePod mini as its speakers

Soon your Apple TV 4K can use HomePod mini as its speakers

Apple is enabling the ability to use HomePod mini speakers for your Apple TV's audio, echoing a feature that originally was offered only on the original HomePod. The ability to connect HomePod to the Apple TV and use it instead of your TV's speakers was an easy route to getting an audio upgrade.

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YouTube TV joins main video app on some Vizio SmartCast TVs

YouTube TV joins main video app on some Vizio SmartCast TVs

Only weeks after Google merged its main YouTube and YouTube TV apps on Roku, the company is back with a similar update for the latest Vizio smart TVs. Assuming you have a supported model, you'll be able to access YouTube TV from within the regular YouTube app, eliminating the need to install and toggle between two different products.

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