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Hisense 4K Smart Laser TV is really a projector with speakers

Hisense 4K Smart Laser TV is really a projector with speakers

Hisense group veep Dr. Lin says that it’s time to rethink the TV when the company announced its 100-inch 4K Ultra HD Smart Laser TV. And apparently, that means turning the TV into a not-TV. This latest model the manufacturer, based both in China and the US, boasts of many things that it can do better than LED and LCD TVs. And perhaps that’s not a surprise when you find out that this TV is actually really a very bright projector instead.

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TiVo BOLT VOX brings 4K, 4 or 6 tuners, up to 3TB space

TiVo BOLT VOX brings 4K, 4 or 6 tuners, up to 3TB space

This week the folks at TiVo revealed a pair of new devices, both the TiVo BOLT VOX and the Mini VOX. These devices work with TiVo's first voice control remote - aptly called TiVo VOX Remote - and include "built-in personalized recommendations and intelligent predictions." Plus there's 4K to look forward to.

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Star Trek: Discovery season 2 confirmed for CBS All Access

Star Trek: Discovery season 2 confirmed for CBS All Access

After half a dozen episodes, CBS has decided to renew Star Trek: Discovery for a second season, but you'll need a CBS All Access subscription to watch it. The show has encountered stumbling blocks during its short life, among them being the decision to cut the first season down to a measly six episodes to start with. The last of those episodes will be arriving next month, but CBS has announced the good news ahead of time -- that it has ordered more episodes to bring the show back for season 2.

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YouTube Red’s next original series is a Tinder-based comedy called ‘Swipe Right’

YouTube Red’s next original series is a Tinder-based comedy called ‘Swipe Right’

YouTube Red's original programs have yet to catch up to those from Netflix and Amazon in terms of quality and viewership, but the premium service continues to expand its catalog of content. The company has now greenlit a scripted comedy series based on the dating app Tinder, titled — wait for it — Swipe Right, and focuses on a woman who decides to go on a date with all 252 of her Tinder matches.

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Netflix Punisher series release date is official: November 17

Netflix Punisher series release date is official: November 17

Though the second season of Stranger Things is Netflix's most hotly anticipated debut this year, superhero fans have been champing at the bit for the company's original The Punisher series. We've known for a while that this show was in the pipeline, and soon enough we found out that it'd released this year. Now Netflix has finally given us the official Punisher release date: November 17.

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Verizon’s online TV service delayed again, may launch early next year

Verizon’s online TV service delayed again, may launch early next year

Verizon has again delayed its online TV service launch, according to sources, marking the most recent extension of the service's launch date. The Verizon service was first leaked months ago as an online television service that would rival things like Dish Network's Sling TV. This service will differ from Verizon's existing streaming video option Go90, but sources say that Verizon still hasn't finalized distribution deals with the biggest media companies.

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HBO is taking crazy measures to prevent Game of Thrones leaks

HBO is taking crazy measures to prevent Game of Thrones leaks

HBO is taking extreme steps to make sure thieves can't steal even more episodes from its beloved series Game of Thrones. According to the most recent reports, HBO won't allow cast members to see the script unless they have a valid reason for needing to. This is in contrast to earlier seasons, a time during which the cast were given copies of the scripts to read ahead of time.

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Every Futurama episode comes to Hulu this week

Every Futurama episode comes to Hulu this week

Good news everyone! If you've been eager to binge on Fox's other hit animated show, Futurama, you'll soon be able to watch the entire series on Hulu. This marks the first time the show will be available for streaming following its departure from Netflix this summer. Futurama will hit Hulu in the US on Monday, October 16th, and that includes all 140 episodes, along with the series' four movies.

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Plex Live TV support arrives for Roku: pause, fast-forward, and rewind live TV

Plex Live TV support arrives for Roku: pause, fast-forward, and rewind live TV

Plex's Live TV feature now supports Roku devices, enabling users to fast-forward, rewind and pause live television delivered over-the-air via an antenna. Plex announced the new support today, saying that the only exception to it is the current inability to schedule a DVR to record shows from the Roku. However, already existing DVR'd content from other devices can be watched on the platform.

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Hulu on the Web gets a simple Live TV channel guide

Hulu on the Web gets a simple Live TV channel guide

Hulu has announced an update that, among other things, brings a channel guide to Live TV subscribers who access the service through the Web. The channel can be found via a small menu button added near the playback bar on the Web interface; it opens in a simple left-hand menu that presents the channels with info about whatever is currently playing.

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Hulu’s cheapest plan just got a price cut, but it won’t last

Hulu’s cheapest plan just got a price cut, but it won’t last

Fall is upon us, television shows have returned with new episodes, and fans of primetime TV are looking at Hulu as an option for satisfying their next-day on-demand needs. Hulu no doubt knows this, and it has trotted out a new promotion to sweet the pie: its cheapest plan is now even cheaper. If you're new to the service, you can save $2 on the monthly rate, but not if you delay.

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Batman: The Animated Series arrives on Blu-ray next year

Batman: The Animated Series arrives on Blu-ray next year

Batman fans will be able to buy Batman: The Animated Series on Blu-ray starting next year. The disc set will be released by Warner Bros some time late in 2018, though a specific release date hasn't yet been provided. The series, which first aired during the 1990s, will be remastered for the upcoming box set, giving fans a way to watch it in high-definition on modern televisions.

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