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Apple TV+ is giving PS5 owners six free months: Here’s how to claim it

Apple TV+ is giving PS5 owners six free months: Here’s how to claim it

The PlayStation 5 is still a pretty difficult console to find, but if you've managed to get your hands on one, there's a new promotion you can claim beginning today. Sony and Apple have teamed up to offer PlayStation 5 owners a six-month trial to Apple TV+, which is a pretty good deal for those who may be on the fence about signing up for Apple's subscription TV service.

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Plex quietly adds more than a dozen channels to its free TV service

Plex quietly adds more than a dozen channels to its free TV service

Plex has quietly announced the addition of another 15 channels to its free live TV streaming service, expanding its channel offerings to nearly 200 networks. With these additions, Plex has become a solid platform in the free streaming television market, joining other services like Pluto TV to give consumers free access to a cable-like experience.

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AirPlay 2 and HomeKit arrive on 2020 Toshiba and Insignia 4K Fire TVs

AirPlay 2 and HomeKit arrive on 2020 Toshiba and Insignia 4K Fire TVs

Amazon's Fire TV platform was launched in response to Google's Chromecast. Its first device was an HDMI dongle, but it quickly outgrew that form, expanding to a more traditional set-top box and eventually to actual TVs. Smart TVs powered by Fire TV are still far and few in between, but now they're getting two of the most coveted features for any smart TV: Apple AirPlay 2 and HomeKit support.

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Disney+ Loki series gets Season 2 renewal: What we know so far

Disney+ Loki series gets Season 2 renewal: What we know so far

The season finale of Disney+ hit original series Loki has arrived and with it some good -- but not at all surprising -- news: Disney has renewed the series for a second season. The show, which features Tom Hiddleston in his role as the God of Mischief, has proven immensely popular for the streaming service, which only earmarked half a dozen episodes for its first season.

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Netflix will start emailing parents reports about their child’s viewing habits

Netflix will start emailing parents reports about their child’s viewing habits

Netflix has announced two changes to its Kids platform, both that make it easier for parents to find something for their kids to watch and to monitor what they're streaming. As with Netflix for adults, the Kids side of Netflix is getting a Top Ten banner that reveals the shows other children in the user's country are watching. Joining the new content row is the option to get viewing habit emails.

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LG webOS TV brings Amazon Alexa to third party TVs

LG webOS TV brings Amazon Alexa to third party TVs

It's not easy to determine which smart TV platform is really leading the market. Smart TV sales don't exactly correlate to the popularity or quality of the software that runs on them. Despite having been a close Google partner back when it still made smartphones, LG has opted to pave its own path with a proprietary spin of webOS made especially for TVs. It has opened up that platform to more TV makers and is now giving its own competitors one of its exclusive features, the ability to speak to Amazon's Alexa, even without an Alexa-powered speaker.

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Samsung has a free TV service and you can now watch it online

Samsung has a free TV service and you can now watch it online

If you own a Samsung mobile device or smart TV, you have access to a free streaming TV service called Smart TV Plus. According to Samsung, it offers more than 160 channels on this free service, though many tend to be minor offerings like People TV and Crime 360. That aside, those who enjoy the content can now also access it through a desktop browser.

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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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American Horror Stories trailer offers first look at AHS spinoff’s evil Santa

American Horror Stories trailer offers first look at AHS spinoff’s evil Santa

Months after learning that a spinoff was in the works, FX has finally given American Horror Story fans another look at the second series in the franchise: American Horror Stories. The new series is, like its older sibling, an anthology show set in the horror genre, though with a notable difference.

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Star Wars: Visions anime detailed: Release date, titles, and Japanese studios

Star Wars: Visions anime detailed: Release date, titles, and Japanese studios

The Star Wars universe will soon include an anthology series called "Visions," a show that tells different original stories in an entirely new way. Star Wars: Visions will mark the first time the science fiction universe has been presented to fans in the form of Japanese anime, including a "diverse cultural perspective" on the hit franchise.

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Official Seinfeld Soundtrack arrives decades after sitcom’s finale

Official Seinfeld Soundtrack arrives decades after sitcom’s finale

Seinfeld, the show about nothing and arguably the most popular sitcom ever, finally has an official soundtrack. Yes, it has been more than 20 years since the show's controversial finale, but that doesn't diminish the album's excellent tracks and the role they played in emphasizing the show's ample humor.

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FX show based on Alien franchise won’t revolve around Ripley

FX show based on Alien franchise won’t revolve around Ripley

FX, the network behind hit shows like American Horror Story, will soon be home to a science fiction series based on the hit Alien movie franchise. Though it'll be at least a couple of years before we see the series premiere, Alien showrunner Noah Hawley has dropped some early details revealing what fans can expect.

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