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LG foldable and rollable screens are on display this week

LG foldable and rollable screens are on display this week

Samsung may have the lion's share of attention when it comes to its foldable screen in the Galaxy Fold and Galaxy Z Flip but it is hardly the only display company playing around with the screens of the future. Although it hasn't launched any commercial product yet, LG has long been showing off its flexible screens that even go beyond simple folding or even bending. At this year's online version of the Society for Information Display conference, LG will be showcasing no less than four such applications in its "Unlimited Design Freedom Zone" that might make you wish you could actually be there.

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Sony’s ‘Ready for PlayStation 5’ TVs are more than just a badge

Sony’s ‘Ready for PlayStation 5’ TVs are more than just a badge

The PlayStation 5 is on the horizon, and Sony seems ready to tap into its other segments to prop up the new console. Specifically, Sony will be releasing a line of "Ready for PlayStation 5" TVs that come with a feature set centered around gaming. There will be two Ready for PS5 TVs at first, but it sounds like this line could expand in the future.

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Netflix’s The Witcher: Blood Origin prequel miniseries confirmed: What we know

Netflix’s The Witcher: Blood Origin prequel miniseries confirmed: What we know

The Witcher is turning out to be a very big property for Netflix. Netflix green lit a second season for its mainline TV series before the first season - which was well-received by fans - even premiered. After the first season was in the books, Netflix announced an anime movie spin-off, but it turns out that isn't the only spin-off Witcher fans are getting.

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The Walking Dead: World Beyond trailer reveals new series focused on teens

The Walking Dead: World Beyond trailer reveals new series focused on teens

In early 2019, AMC revealed plans to release a third television series set in The Walking Dead universe, one that would focus on teenagers who were born into the post-apocalyptic world. The company has been quiet in the months since, but now we finally know more. As part of its debut in the Comic-Con@Home event, AMC has released the first trailer for The Walking Dead: World Beyond.

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Killing Eve Season 4 delayed: Popular BBC series hit by pandemic

Killing Eve Season 4 delayed: Popular BBC series hit by pandemic

BBC America's hit TV show Killing Eve has been delayed indefinitely, according to the company, due to issues caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Production on the upcoming fourth season won't start when it was originally anticipated and the company can't yet say when it will begin -- or when fans can expect the next batch of episodes to air. This news follows the early arrival of Killing Eve Season 3.

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Star Trek: Prodigy animated kids show revealed with release date

Star Trek: Prodigy animated kids show revealed with release date

Television has a solid history of Star Wars content for kids but has historically lacked similar shows featuring the industry's other favorite science fiction universe (the short-lived 'Animated Series' aside): Star Trek. That changed last year when CBS revealed that it would launch an animated Star Trek show for younger audiences, though it didn't provide many details at the time. Fast-forward more than a year and we finally know more, including the show's name, logo, and release date

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Plex “free” Live TV launched for your phone and television

Plex “free” Live TV launched for your phone and television

Today the folks at Plex launched a system* where users of all sorts can watch live TV stations for free. Of course "free" isn't entirely free when it includes advertisements, and this system most certainly includes advertisements. But Plex appears ready to roll with a surprisingly appealing proposal for the masses nonetheless. Users around the world can now watch free Live TV on Plex.

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Fan remasters 1941 Superman cartoon in 4K using free software

Fan remasters 1941 Superman cartoon in 4K using free software

We've seen a number of fan-remastered classics over the past few years, the majority of which revolve around TV shows from the late '80s through the 1990s, as well as historic footage. The latest remaster is different -- it involves the classic Superman cartoon from the 1940s, one that, quite obviously, doesn't look very good on modern televisions in its original resolution.

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HBO Max plans new wellness show based on Calm meditation app

HBO Max plans new wellness show based on Calm meditation app

WarnerMedia's HBO Max streaming service has announced plans to launch its first health and wellness project, one called A World of Calm. The original series will be based on the meditation app Calm; celebrities like Idris Elba are on board to voice each episode. The show is intended to help viewers relax using a combination of calming footage, music, and 'scientifically-engineered' narratives.

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YouTube TV’s ‘value’ is why people ditched cable in the first place

YouTube TV’s ‘value’ is why people ditched cable in the first place

Remember several years ago, when streaming services like Netflix were really hitting their stride and internet TV services were starting to ramp up, how optimistic we all were about the internet being a force for change with the cable industry? "Surely once they see people flocking to these internet providers and canceling their cable subscriptions, the industry will change for the better," some of us thought back then. Remember those more encouraging days?

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Live action Batman drama puts Gotham Police on HBO Max

Live action Batman drama puts Gotham Police on HBO Max

The Robert Pattinson "The Batman" movie is still scheduled for October 2021, so it's not out yet. But it already has a spin-off. The show doesn't yet have a title, but it'll focus on the Gotham Police Department. It'll expand on the story told by the movie The Batman after* it's released on October 1, 2021.

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EA’s The Sims 4 reality TV competition offers up $100,000 in prizes

EA’s The Sims 4 reality TV competition offers up $100,000 in prizes

TBS will be home to a new type of reality show, one that revolves around esports. Called 'The Sims Spark'd,' the series comes from EA working with Turner Sports, BuzzFeed Multiplayer, and ELEAGUE. This is the first esports competition that will involve the video game The Sims 4, underscoring the growing popularity of esports as a form of competition and entertainment.

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