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Google Fiber won’t offer traditional TV in San Antonio and Louisville

Google Fiber won’t offer traditional TV in San Antonio and Louisville

Google is about to shake things up with its Internet service: Google Fiber won't offer cable TV services when it arrives in San Antonio and Louisville. The company will instead focus on providing its ultra-fast Internet service, a decision that changes the way it has operated thus far (the TV part, that is). This news comes at a time when people are ditching cable in large numbers.

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TCL’s ginormous C-Series 75-incher comes with Roku inside

TCL’s ginormous C-Series 75-incher comes with Roku inside

While some TV makers are flaunting curves, TCL is now flaunting size instead. Announcing what has got to be one of the largest panels designed for living rooms, the new TCL C-Series is bringing more than just size to your home. It is also bringing crisp and bright visual paired with theater-grade audio. But more than that, it is also bringing thousands of channels, movies, and episodes via Roku OS, making it the largest Roku TV in the market.

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Ash vs Evil Dead season 3 gets an official 2018 premiere date

Ash vs Evil Dead season 3 gets an official 2018 premiere date

Starz has announced the premiere date for the third season of its hit television series Ash vs Evil Dead. The series is based on the movies by the same name, and it has proven a success for the network. That success has prodded the production of a third season, which Starz has announced will be premiering on February 25, 2018.

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Netflix price going up again

Netflix price going up again

Netflix is gearing up for another price hike, it would appear. Beginning next month, the company will begin raising prices on both its standard and premium plan, leaving the basic plan untouched. The good news, though, is that prices aren't going up by any extreme amount.

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Amazon’s tipped original sci-fi shows include Ringworld and Snow Crash

Amazon’s tipped original sci-fi shows include Ringworld and Snow Crash

Amazon has some big plans for original content, and sources say it includes three big science fiction series: Ringworld, Snow Crash, and Lazarus. These are all based on the novels/comic book by the same name, and in one case will include co-production with MGM. Though Amazon still hasn't reached Netflix's level of original production, it now has dozens of original shows in various states of production.

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Comcast app gets rid of Xfinity cable box for LG smart TV owners

Comcast app gets rid of Xfinity cable box for LG smart TV owners

Comcast and LG have teamed up to make life easier for Xfinity TV subscribers who have one of the newest LG smart TVs. In the near future, those customers will be able to access their Xfinity TV cable service through the smart TVs directly using Comcast's Xfinity Partner app. The app will be supported by LG's 2017 and 2018 smart TVs running webOS.

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FOX show Ghosted will stream on Twitter before airing on TV

FOX show Ghosted will stream on Twitter before airing on TV

FOX is embracing the change in viewer habits and will be piloting one of its new television shows on Twitter before it airs on television. Ghosted is a comedy series, and its pilot episode will air on Twitter's livestreaming platform before it airs on the TV network's channel. Anyone with access to Twitter will be able to watch it; there's no cable subscription requirement. FOX will also air a pre-show before Empire weekly over its next season.

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R6 4K Hisense Roku Smart TV lineup launches with HDR

R6 4K Hisense Roku Smart TV lineup launches with HDR

Hisense has announced its new R6 4K lineup of Roku smart TVs, offering Roku fans an option for playing Ultra HD HDR content sans an external streaming device. The new lineup features television sizes from 50-inches to 65-inches, and it has a bunch of functions including an upscaler to boost the resolution of non-4K content for the higher resolution.

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Sling TV has new extended trial and free TV antenna promotions

Sling TV has new extended trial and free TV antenna promotions

Sling TV, the over-the-Internet live television service from Dish Network, has announced a pair of new promotions that hope to lure in new subscribers. One of those promotions, which offers a free OTA TV antenna and an AirTV device, is already live; the other, which gives users a free month of service, goes live tomorrow (and tomorrow only).

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King of the Hill revival teased: FOX opens talks with show creators

King of the Hill revival teased: FOX opens talks with show creators

Mike Judge's beloved animated sitcom King of the Hill may be coming back to television, it has been announced, possibly marking the latest instance of an animated show coming back from the dead. This won't be the first time that popular demand and longstanding fandom brought a show back -- Family Guy and Futurama have both experienced the same at various points.

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Elecwave Omni-directional OTA Antenna Review: totally free TV for cord-cutters

Elecwave Omni-directional OTA Antenna Review: totally free TV for cord-cutters

If you've ditched cable for good, the first place you should look for an alternative is over-the-air television -- it offers some of the same channels you were paying for, after all, only they're free. Gone are the days of massive TV antenna dishes; replacing them are relatively small antennas like the Elecwave model we're reviewing. With the right antenna, you'll be able to pick up over-the-air networks from many dozens of miles away, but a low-quality antenna is almost as bad as not having any antenna at all. How does this Elecwave model perform?

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Toshiba’s Star Wars TV is… interesting

Toshiba’s Star Wars TV is… interesting

Toshiba made a Star Wars television that's 24-inches diagonally and designed with a Star Wars pattern. They've gone above-and-beyond when it comes to hyping this less-than-fantastic design, suggesting that "this model draws viewers into the space odyssey action, submerging them into an X-wing mission every time their eyes meet the TV." Toshiba would certainly have been better served in making the exterior aesthetic of this television set more subtle, focusing instead on the other tiny details that aren't quite so eye-searing.

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