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Hisense taps Roku TV for its flagship 4K televisions

Hisense taps Roku TV for its flagship 4K televisions

The 4K TV market is a packed one at the moment, but Hisense thinks it may have an ace in the hole: its proprietary ULED technology combined with Roku TV. Today, the company announced the R8F 4K Roku TV, which comes in two different display sizes and makes some big promises for the cost. Of course, Roku TV is one of the more popular smart TV platforms around, so Hisense is hoping that brings some of the Roku faithful into the fold.

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The Mandalorian Episode 3 reveals Star Wars deep cut mystery

The Mandalorian Episode 3 reveals Star Wars deep cut mystery

The Mandalorian is the go-to place for retconned and/or fan-service greatness in the Star Wars universe. Or at least that's the case for the first three episodes of the series. The 3rd episode just premiered this morning, and is no exception to the rule! In this episode, we get to see the inside of a long-fabled piece of Star Wars prop history - via the made-up word of a toddler! ALSO: Spoiler alert! From this point forward, we're assuming that you've already seen episodes 1-3 of The Mandalorian!

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Disney+ accounts hacked: Here’s how to stay safe

Disney+ accounts hacked: Here’s how to stay safe

If you've already had your Disney+ account hacked in the short time since the service first launched, you've likely already been in contact with Disney officials. If you've not yet been the victim of the wide-ranging scheme in the first few days since launch of the Disney+ streaming content system, now's the time to change your password, yet again. Even if you've already changed your password since starting to use Disney+, it's time to make another change.

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10 million Disney Plus subscribers signed up on day 1

10 million Disney Plus subscribers signed up on day 1

Disney announced today that Disney Plus (Disney+) reached "a major milestone" with a whopping 10 million sign-ups "since launching." This announcement was made within the first 24 hours of the launch of the Disney+ service, suggesting that subscriptions had already climbed above said 10 million mark. This undoubtedly includes many customers that've signed up with the standard Disney+ 7-day trial (which is also free, mind you) right out the gate.

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Disney Plus starter kit: 10 key details at launch

Disney Plus starter kit: 10 key details at launch

You just opened Disney Plus (or Disney+ if you prefer) for the first time and you're feeling overwhelmed. Or you've been using Disney Plus for a while now, and you wonder if there's anything you've missed. If you're looking for a "what to watch on Disney Plus" sort of article, you can find that on SlashGear too - but THIS article is all about getting started out right.

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Full Apple TV+ M Night Shyamalan Servant trailer released: Watch all 7 clues

Full Apple TV+ M Night Shyamalan Servant trailer released: Watch all 7 clues

A terrifying new vision from M. Night Shyamalan called 'Servant' is coming to Apple TV+ in November of 2019. Servant is a streaming, episodic series. This production looks every bit like a big-budget movie, the likes of which M. Night Shyamalan's created before, but it's going to come with 10 episodes. Or it'll have 10 episodes to start - we'll see.

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NBC Peacock streaming TV may be free in 2020

NBC Peacock streaming TV may be free in 2020

If NBC follows through with today's report, they'd be the first "totally free streaming video service" to be delivered by a major media provider. Of course, said streaming video provider wouldn't likely be delivered COMPLETELY free. Instead, today's report means it's likely NBC's Peacock will be free, with advertisements. So sorta like what Hulu did when they started... only a little bit different.

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LG OLED TV G-SYNC update wants to level up living room gaming

LG OLED TV G-SYNC update wants to level up living room gaming

Of late, TV makers have been competing with each other on adding "smart" or AI-powered features to ride on the wave of trends in the general tech industry. Mostly that applies to things like upscaling to 4K or even 8K, HDR and color management, and frame interpolation. The overall goal is always the same, to offer the smoothest video output possible. That may work well for regular movies and films but game graphics can be a bit trickier to address. That's why LG will be pushing NVIDIA's G-SYNC technology to its most recent TV sets to make them suitable not just for binging but also for gaming on large screens.

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Smaller NVIDIA SHIELD leaks: Which one is the better buy?

Smaller NVIDIA SHIELD leaks: Which one is the better buy?

Another leak today, on the exact same day as the leak as the first, we're seeing another NVIDIA SHIELD Android TV device on Newegg. The first leak was on Amazon, and now both leaks are plugged. The odds of this happening on the same day are a little too much to swallow... but here we are. Now we get to decide how likely it is that NVIDIA will release an Android TV device with little to no focus on its ability to play video games.

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Turo now renting out a DeLorean, Mystery Machine, and Ghostbusters ECTO-1

Turo now renting out a DeLorean, Mystery Machine, and Ghostbusters ECTO-1

This Halloween, someone at Turo found a perfect way to bring some eyeballs to their peer-to-peer car sharing platform, via pop culture references. They teamed up with owners of a Scooby Doo Mystery Machine, a Ghostbusters Ecto-1, and a DMC DeLorean*, and made them all available for rent. This might be the best Halloween costume accessory idea ever conceived of by a car sharing organization in the history of the world.

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Google isn’t giving up on Android TV

Google isn’t giving up on Android TV

Google may not have won the living room yet, but it isn't ready to call time on Android TV. As the Google Assistant continues its spread through smart speakers and, more recently, smart displays, it's the biggest screen that the search giant has set its sights on. Now, fresh research shows just how important the TV is - and where connected TVs could leverage Google's strengths in the smart home.

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DISH bags J.D. Power customer satisfaction award for innovation and tech

DISH bags J.D. Power customer satisfaction award for innovation and tech

Cord-cutting has become a trend in the past years as more and more tech-savvy users flock to their mobile devices for content. In response to the growing number of streaming services, cable and TV providers have stepped up their game to match what the likes of Netflix and Hulu offer in terms of features and innovations. That strategy has worked well for DISH who has, for the second year in a row, won J.D. Power's top spot in Customer Satisfaction.

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