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Roku Streaming Stick 4K adds Dolby Vision, better connectivity

Roku Streaming Stick 4K adds Dolby Vision, better connectivity

At the tail end of 2021, Roku has a new Roku Streaming Stick 4K made for the masses to access smart streaming content on their big-screen TV. The Roku Streaming Stick 4K will appear in stores and online alongside the Roku Streaming Stick 4K+, a device which is very similar to the 4K, but adds the Roku Voice Remote Pro to the equation. These devices will be launched with Roku OS 10.5, with new functionality in the Roku mobile app for iOS and Android.

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T-Mobile Apple TV+ free a year (12 months): The fine print

T-Mobile Apple TV+ free a year (12 months): The fine print

The latest way in which Apple is getting in to the homes and eyes and minds of everyday citizens with Apple TV+ is with T-Mobile USA. It would appear that T-Mobile is delivering an Apple TV+ subscription to not only new customers, but existing customers. You'll need to sign up for the free 12-month subscription to Apple TV+, and you'll need to cancel your subscription at the end of the 12-month period if you want to avoid being charged for further use.*

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Sunny in Philadelphia Season 15 E1 title and what to watch while waiting

Sunny in Philadelphia Season 15 E1 title and what to watch while waiting

The first episode of the newest season of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia is called "2020: A Year In Review." This is the longest hiatus the show has ever taken between seasons, and a retrospective episode might well have been the most obvious choice for a return to action. The first episode of Brooklyn 99 (the first episode of the last season here in late Summer, 2021,) did something similar, starting by addressing the extended period of time that's passed since the last aired story.

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Stranger Things Season 4 release trailer teased, more plot already released

Stranger Things Season 4 release trailer teased, more plot already released

A new season of Stranger Things is headed to Netflix. This will be the fourth season of the show, after a bit of a break just beyond the previous most major hiatus. The first season was released in the year 2016, followed by season two in 2017, then the big break happened before season three in 2019, now we're headed to season 4, which will be released in the year 2022. The fourth season was first confirmed in September of the year 2019.

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Lord of the Rings on Prime release date and new names

Lord of the Rings on Prime release date and new names

The next major Lord of the Rings production is ready to launch as Lord of the Rings on Prime. Amazon isn't taking any chances with the name on this particular title, making it very VERY clear that the Lord of the Rings universe will be their hero for the future of Prime Video. The Lord of the Rings on Prime universe will debut in a little over a year from now for all people that have an Amazon Prime subscription.

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Verizon Fios TV app on Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV [UPDATE: comment from Verizon]

Verizon Fios TV app on Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV [UPDATE: comment from Verizon]

Verizon Fios TV is the latest company to do away with [some*] hardware TV box requirements on a wider variety of devices with Apple TV and Amazon Fire TV. Instead of requiring a Verizon Fios TV box on every TV with which a user would want said TV functionality, Verizon released apps for Fios TV for Apple TV 4K, Apple TV HD, and Amazon Fire TV devices [that allows a user to reduce the number of boxes they use to one*]. These are only the latest platforms on which the Verizon Fios TV app is available. Switching from Verizon Fios TV hardware boxes to Fios TV apps on smart TV devices could potentially reduce a Fios TV user's monthly bill by a substantial amount.

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Good Omens Season 2 confirmed by Neil Gaiman

Good Omens Season 2 confirmed by Neil Gaiman

The second season of Good Omens was confirmed today, despite all the reasons why it wasn't expected to appear. Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett's 1990 novel Good Omens was first translated into a series of 6 episodes of a show - released with Amazon. This first season wrapped up that first novel nicely - it was all well and good. Now, there's apparently room for more!

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Apple TV+ has Asimov sci-fi classic Foundation: Could it be this good?

Apple TV+ has Asimov sci-fi classic Foundation: Could it be this good?

There's a TV show coming to Apple TV+ in September of 2021 that goes by the name of Foundation. The show Foundation how has a pair of teaser trailers that'll excite your brain and entice you to join the Apple TV+ universe, starting with an intriguing description of the basic plot. "The Galactic Empire has brought peace to thousands of worlds, but the beliefs of one man now threaten their very existence."

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Netflix Amblin deal drives more Spielberg to streaming

Netflix Amblin deal drives more Spielberg to streaming

Amblin Partners, as led by Steven Spielberg, teamed up with Netflix this week. Netflix and Amblin started a partnership "that will cover multiple new feature films per year." This does not necessarily mean we'll see multiple films directed by Stephen Spielberg released on Netflix - but it could bring bigger-name pictures to the property as exclusives - depending entirely on the parameters of the partnership.

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Frasier 2022 revival cast teased with notes on Martin

Frasier 2022 revival cast teased with notes on Martin

An interview with Kelsey Grammer revealed a few previously rumored details about the next chapter for Frasier Crane. Some cast members will not be returning - most notably John Mahoney, who passed away in the year 2018. As Mahoney portrayed a main character in the main Frasier series, the first episode will deal with the subject of the death of Martin Crane, right off the bat.

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Xbox Cloud Gaming TV stick and smart TV apps officially in the works

Xbox Cloud Gaming TV stick and smart TV apps officially in the works

The Xbox and Bethesda Games Showcase is undoubtedly one of the biggest shows happening at E3 this year, but before that goes down on Sunday, Microsoft has given us an update on all things Xbox Game Pass. Xbox Game Pass was a major focus for Microsoft in the latter half of the previous generation and continues to be a big focus as we head deeper into the new generation. It seems that it's about to come to a lot more devices and screens as well.

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How the Bad Batch moon Pantora ties together plots from Book of Boba Fett to Obi-Wan Kenobi

How the Bad Batch moon Pantora ties together plots from Book of Boba Fett to Obi-Wan Kenobi

This week is the first in which the show Star Wars: Bad Batch crosses over with the rest of the modern era of Star Wars productions. It is this week that the team meets up with a mysterious bounty hunter by the name of Fennec Shand. As we know from our adventures in The Mandalorian, Shand's path is rarely devoid of action.

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