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OnePlus TV is the company’s next big thing, coming next year

OnePlus TV is the company’s next big thing, coming next year

OnePlus’ success was nothing short of a miracle. In an overly saturated smartphone market dominated by Samsung and Apple, a no-name startup dared to challenge the status quo with a premium smartphone at half the price. The company has grown a lot since then but, aside from a short drone stint and wireless earbuds, it hasn’t grown out of its mobile roots. Founder Pete Lau, however, thinks now is the right time to brings its magic to another saturated, and some may say dying, market: TVs.

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CBS Sports will stream Super Bowl LIII on mobile, no sign-in required

CBS Sports will stream Super Bowl LIII on mobile, no sign-in required

Football fans will soon have unprecedented access to Super Bowl LIII, at least when it comes to streaming, according to CBS Sports. The network will offer the upcoming Super Bowl game on its website and through its mobile app, no authentication needed. The network will also be streaming its broadcast coverage of the game on CBS All Access.

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Samsung 8K QLED TV revealed: Lands October with AI upscaling

Samsung 8K QLED TV revealed: Lands October with AI upscaling

Samsung has revealed its first 8K QLED TV, bringing the 85-inch super-set to IFA 2018 ahead of its launch in US stores in October. Arguably more important, though, the 85Q900FN QLED TV also debuts Samsung's new AI 8K Upscaling, to fill the gap before such content is widely available.

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PlayStation Vue adds 200 local stations in markets across the US

PlayStation Vue adds 200 local stations in markets across the US

Sony has expanded its PlayStation Vue live-streaming television service, adding 200 local channels for markets throughout the United States. The expansion adds new NBC, ABC, CBS, and FOX local channels for many customers, bringing the total number of local stations on Vue to more than 450.

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PDP Cloud Remote makes PS4 remember TV

PDP Cloud Remote makes PS4 remember TV

The folks at PDP are at it again with an officially licensed and branded remote control for PlayStation 4. This device is not made by Sony, and it's not made by the same people who manufacture the PlayStation 4, but you'd be excused for assuming it was, by the look of it. This device is super simple, AND YET, it's programmable - which means it might be more difficult to use than you're used to with standard TV remotes.

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Netflix cancels Michelle Wolf, Joel McHale talk shows after low viewership

Netflix cancels Michelle Wolf, Joel McHale talk shows after low viewership

Netflix has been extremely successful in recent years with its original series and movies, but one category it continues to struggle with is the talk show format. The streaming network has been experimenting with several shows, starting out with the Chelsea Handler-hosted Chelsea and more recently getting Jerry Seinfeld’s Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, but two other new series have been cancelled after brief runs.

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HBO Watchmen series gets full season in 2019

HBO Watchmen series gets full season in 2019

Soon everyone will be able to "watch the Watchmen." On HBO, that is. The iconic graphic novel by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons is getting a live-action TV series adaptation on HBO, with the network originally ordering a pilot last year and now confirming that a full season has been ordered. The show will premiere sometime in 2019, and features Damon Lindelof, co-creator of Lost and The Leftovers, as show-runner.

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Star Wars Resistance animated series debuts first trailer

Star Wars Resistance animated series debuts first trailer

Star Wars animation fans may not have any more episodes of Rebels to look forward to, but an all-new series is only a few month away. Disney and Lucasfilm have revealed the first trailer for Star Wars Resistance, along with confirming its debut on October 7th. The new show will take place before the events of The Force Awakens, and focus on General Leia Organa's rebel fighter pilots and their fight against the First Order.

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Captain Picard is back: Patrick Stewart confirms new CBS Star Trek series

Captain Picard is back: Patrick Stewart confirms new CBS Star Trek series

Captain Jean-Luc Picard is to return, with Sir Patrick Stewart again to star as the iconic Star Trek character in a new series. The show, as-yet untitled, will be made for CBS All Access, with Stewart confirming the news today on his Twitter account and in an announcement at the Star Trek convention.

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Vizio 2018 SmartCast TVs get 100+ free channels including live content

Vizio 2018 SmartCast TVs get 100+ free channels including live content

Vizio has announced a major new feature for cord-cutters arriving on its 2018 SmartCast TVs. These smart televisions run Vizio's SmartCast platform, which already offers access to many apps, including Netflix and Hulu. Joining the lineup is WatchFree, a new streaming service that offers these TV owners access to more than 100 channels with linear and live content.

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Netflix’s BoJack Horseman is heading to Comedy Central

Netflix’s BoJack Horseman is heading to Comedy Central

Netflix hit animated series BoJack Horseman is coming to Comedy Central, the network has announced. This is a milestone for Netflix, which launched the series on its streaming platform. The show will continue to be a Netflix original, according to the company -- Comedy Central is syndicating some of the content, meaning its viewers will be able to watch episodes that are already available for streaming.

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer showrunner reassures worried fans

Buffy the Vampire Slayer showrunner reassures worried fans

Amid San Diego Comic-Con's glut of TV trailers came confirmation that a certain popular '90s television series, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, will be resurrected for modern audiences. Details are lacking, though we know the team plans to pitch it to both TV networks and streaming services, with original series creator Joss Whedon among the reboot's executive producers. Now series showrunner Monica Owusu-Breen has hinted at what the reboot means.

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