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Hulu ends all support for old Roku players: Here are your new options

Hulu ends all support for old Roku players: Here are your new options

If you're still clinging to your ancient Roku player, now is the time to move on. Hulu has ended all support for several of these aging devices, meaning the classic app no longer works. This effectively ends Hulu's presence on the old hardware, a change that has been expected for a while. The news follows Netflix's own decision to end support on the oldest Roku players.

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Roku’s new Live TV Channel Guide is a portal to free television

Roku’s new Live TV Channel Guide is a portal to free television

Roku has introduced a new Live TV Channel Guide feature that makes it easier for users to find live content using a familiar, traditional channel guide. The feature was introduced on Monday alongside the expansion of The Roku Channel's free live and linear channel lineup to a total of more than 100 channels, at least in the US. The channel guide makes it easier to sort through this content.

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Android TV 2020 “stick” leaked: Finally, it’s just this simple

Android TV 2020 “stick” leaked: Finally, it’s just this simple

A leak today showed the next major Google product running the smart TV system Android TV. Included are a single Android TV dongle and an Android TV remote. Together, these would allow Android TV to be run on any modern TV just so long as the user had wireless internet access. It's likely this device package will launch inside the month of July, 2020.

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Samsung The Sero smartphone-friendly TV is finally available to buy

Samsung The Sero smartphone-friendly TV is finally available to buy

You'd be excused for forgetting about The Sero considering Samsung's dozens of TV models but you'd also be excused if its image was burned into your memory. First revealed at the end of 2019, The Sero debuted in the public's eyes at CES 2020. Almost six months later, the TV is finally up for grabs so that you and your family can enjoy all those tall, portrait videos and photos without having to turn your phone or your head.

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Netflix’s Lucifer may survive beyond season five under new deal

Netflix’s Lucifer may survive beyond season five under new deal

The TV show Lucifer based on a comic book series was launched by FOX and, despite its popularity, canceled after three seasons. Netflix swooped in to save the show, releasing the fourth season with the promise of a fifth and final batch of episodes. That plan may change, however, as the streamer continues to see strong demand for the series, prompting it to ink a new deal with star Tom Ellis.

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2020 Samsung Smart TVs get Samsung Health to help you stay fit at home

2020 Samsung Smart TVs get Samsung Health to help you stay fit at home

Four years ago, the world suddenly saw a boost in outdoor activity, especially walking, thanks to Pokemon GO. This year, the COVID-19 coronavirus abruptly put a stop to that and many active people suddenly found themselves forced to live a more sedentary lifestyle. Of course, the really active people would have found ways to stay on top of things despite staying at home. Those still looking for inspiration, motivation, or new ways to stay fit, Samsung's Health platform on its latest Smart TVs could offer some guidance.

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Amazon Studios plans original ‘Girl With the Dragon Tattoo’ series

Amazon Studios plans original ‘Girl With the Dragon Tattoo’ series

Amazon Studios is developing a new show based on Lisbeth Salander, the main character in the novels by author Steig Larsson. The series is called Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, but won't mirror the movies released over several years. According to a new report, Amazon's take on the novel will include a modern setting and a new story, among other things.

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Netflix update gets a much-needed download feature

Netflix update gets a much-needed download feature

The next version of Netflix was revealed today with a feature that's been requested by fans for ages. The Netflix app for Android appeared with code that indicated the download feature would allow shows and movies to be played without a full download. The original launch of movie and show content downloads with Netflix took place all the way back in the year 2016, requiring a full download since the beginning.

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FX officially orders American Horror Story spinoff anthology series

FX officially orders American Horror Story spinoff anthology series

Earlier this month, American Horror Story co-creator Ryan Murphy dropped a surprising piece of information in an Instagram post -- there will be a spinoff series based on the popular horror TV show. Almost no details were provided at the time, but now, weeks later, more news has surfaced: FX has officially ordered the new anthology series.

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FX renews What We Do In The Shadows for a third season

FX renews What We Do In The Shadows for a third season

Cable network FX has renewed What We Do In The Shadows for a third season. The show is still airing its second season at this time; it's scheduled to wrap up in mid-June. The series is based on the 2014 movie by the same name, revolving around four old vampires living on Staten Island and their lives in the present day. The show is available to stream on Hulu, as well.

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Netflix’s canceled Tuca & Bertie animation revived by Adult Swim

Netflix’s canceled Tuca & Bertie animation revived by Adult Swim

In July 2019, it was revealed that Netflix declined to renew the then-new adult animated show Tuca & Bertie for a second season. The news was surprising as most Netflix shows usually get two or three seasons under their belt before being canceled. In a surprising turn of events, the show will live on, but its new home will be Adult Swim.

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The CW’s Batwoman to recast role after star Ruby Rose’s surprise exit

The CW’s Batwoman to recast role after star Ruby Rose’s surprise exit

In a surprising turn of events, the CW will recast the starring role in its Batwoman series. Lead actress Ruby Rose has made the decision to exit the show after its first season, which was cut slightly short due to a production halt over the coronavirus pandemic. Rose's exit from the show has been confirmed by the actress, but she hasn't stated her reasons for deciding to leave.

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