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Netflix announces new Transformers animated series for 2020

Netflix announces new Transformers animated series for 2020

Netflix has successfully turned itself into one of the biggest libraries of original and classic animated content, including some of the most recognized anime series, as well as reboots and revivals of series like Voltron and She-Ra. While the streaming video giant has already carried the iconic Transformers animated series and movies, Netflix has ordered a new take on the universe of Autobots and Decepticons.

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Amazon Live is like QVC for your Fire and Echo devices

Amazon Live is like QVC for your Fire and Echo devices

So you're already addicted to buying things from Amazon, but you want someone to tell you what to buy next, right? Imagine a world where the 1990's least exciting television channel, QVC, became popular again here in the internet age. That reality is... real... now with Amazon Live. They've brought back the only channel parodied in every single movie ever made about insomnia - and it's streaming on the internet, too!

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Sonos outdoor, in-wall and in-ceiling speakers spread streaming music

Sonos outdoor, in-wall and in-ceiling speakers spread streaming music

Music through your Sonos system can now follow you outside, with the arrival of new Sonos by Sonance speakers that include an outdoor version of the streaming hardware. Part of the Sonos Architectural by Sonance lineup, the range kicks off with a trio of speakers intended for more integrated installation in - and outside - the home.

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Spotify negotiating Gimlet podcast company acquisition for roughly $230M

Spotify negotiating Gimlet podcast company acquisition for roughly $230M

The podcast format has seen a huge resurgence in popularity in recent years, with original series drawing in audiences comparable to shows and movies on streaming video services. The streaming music market has especially become interested in podcasts, with the latest being multiple reports of Spotify in "advanced talks" to acquire Gimlet Media, the podcast production network behind popular series like Reply All, StartUp, and Crimetown.

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Roku premium subscriptions give cord-cutters another option

Roku premium subscriptions give cord-cutters another option

Roku has begun adding premium subscriptions to The Roku Channel, offering cord-cutting access to more than 25 partners, though with some big names conspicuously absent. The launch makes content from Start, Showtime, and others available through a Roku streaming device or a Roku TV.

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Super Bowl 2019 live streaming on YouTube TV for free, sort of

Super Bowl 2019 live streaming on YouTube TV for free, sort of

If you do this the right way, you might well be watching the Super Bowl LIII for free on the web this year. If you're super excited about watching ads on a streaming platform, and you don't mind your football being interrupted by a several-song-long concert halfway through the action, then this Big Game is for you! This year's events will be broadcast by YouTube TV.

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If iPod touch 7 looks like this, count me in

If iPod touch 7 looks like this, count me in

Apple's next iPad touch was tipped to be appearing later this year with a look related to that of the iPhone X. This device will likely feature Face ID, will have a collection of sensors and such to make it a real gaming and media-playing beast. The only question is - will it be able to make calls, just like Ryan Howard wanted?

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The Office just brought Steve Carell to Netflix for a new show: Space Force

The Office just brought Steve Carell to Netflix for a new show: Space Force

The immense success of The Office streaming on Netflix just catapulted Steve Carell back into the limelight with a new comedy series. The series is called Space Force, and by the way Netflix describes it, it'll basically be like Dunder Mifflin with less paper but no less wacky nonsense whatsoever. This "new workplace comedy series" is set to be co-created by Steve Carell and The Office's Greg Daniels.

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Netflix price just increased: Yes, you’re paying more ASAP

Netflix price just increased: Yes, you’re paying more ASAP

Netflix just announced its plan to raise the price of its most popular price plan right in the face of the biggest expansion of competition it's ever faced. New streaming services are coming from Disney, WarnerMedia, and NBCUniversal in the near future - but it would appear that Netflix won't be backing down. What's Netflix going to do with all that cash? Why, buy more shows and movies, of course.

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New Lincolns get a year of Tidal music streaming free

New Lincolns get a year of Tidal music streaming free

Tidal may trail far behind rivals Spotify and Apple Music, but it's not dropping out of the streaming music game. You might take the same view about car company Lincoln, which is far from the biggest name in luxury SUVs, but over the last several months it's been working hard at updating both its image and vehicles. This may not be the reason behind their teaming up, of course, but Tidal and Lincoln have announced up to a year of the high-quality music streaming service for new car owners.

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YouTube glitter bomb video ‘faked’, sort of (but not really)

YouTube glitter bomb video ‘faked’, sort of (but not really)

How can something be fake, but at the same time not fake at all? When it comes to viral content on the internet, anything is possible. Last week we had a peek at the contents of a box made by a former NASA JPL engineer that aimed to deliver glitter bombs to package thieves. As it turns out, parts of the video he produced weren't as simply epic as they appeared.

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Apple Music Amazon Echo support arriving in time for Holiday playlists

Apple Music Amazon Echo support arriving in time for Holiday playlists

Apple Music is coming to Amazon's Echo smart speakers, an unexpected tie-up that will see the streaming music platform available on one of the most popular connected speaker ranges. The integration will go live beginning the week of December 17, Amazon and Apple confirmed today.

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