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1993 Super Mario Bros. movie deleted scene discovered on old VHS

1993 Super Mario Bros. movie deleted scene discovered on old VHS

The Super Mario Bros. movie released in 1993 has enjoyed cult classic status for years, persisting through certain online portals through which new viewers can re-experience what was largely an amusing, cheesy film. The biggest collective in this fandom, Super Mario Bros. The Movie Archive, has just shared a newly discovered deleted scene from the movie found on an old VHS tape.

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Future YouTube Originals will be totally free starting next month

Future YouTube Originals will be totally free starting next month

With few exceptions, YouTube's original shows have only been available to YouTube Premium subscribers, locking them behind a relatively pricey paywall. That will change starting late next month, Google has quietly revealed, when many YouTube Originals will be made free for everyone to access. This doesn't mean YouTube Premium subscribers should cancel their plans, however -- there will be perks available only to those who pay.

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Virginia homeowners spot man with TV head leaving TVs on porches

Virginia homeowners spot man with TV head leaving TVs on porches

For reasons that remain entirely unclear, doorbell cameras on a number of Virginia homes recently captured footage of a person leaving old TVs on random porches in the middle of the night. This individual has not been identified due to the large empty television they wore on their head. Videos of the encounter show 'TV Santa Claus' waving at cameras and otherwise appearing non-threatening.

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YouTube Premium deal offers three free months for students

YouTube Premium deal offers three free months for students

For many college students, the end of August marks their return to school -- and for many people, they're starting university for the first time, opening the door to all sorts of student discounts and promotions. Companies are vying for students' limited budgets, offering incentives for people to sign up in the form of free promotions and discounts. Among those companies is YouTube, which has three free months for eligible students.

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USA Basketball games will exclusively stream on Twitch

USA Basketball games will exclusively stream on Twitch

The NBA has penned a new deal with Twitch that will bring USA Basketball games to the streaming service. Under the agreement, Twitch will be the exclusive streaming destination for USA Basketball games around the world through next year, bringing more live sports content to Amazon's video streaming platform.

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HBO’s new website lets anyone watch favorite episodes for free

HBO’s new website lets anyone watch favorite episodes for free

Forget trailers, HBO has a new clever way to lure in potential subscribers: full free episodes paired with praise for the shows originating from social media. The idea is that existing HBO customers have watched a number of shows from the premium network and have, in many cases, praise for at least a few of them. By highlighting that praise and offering a free episode to go with it, people who don't currently have an HBO subscription may decide to subscribe.

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Whoops, time to ditch Netflix

Whoops, time to ditch Netflix

A security researcher found something bad in a Netflix app. He tweeted, "Hey Netflix why does your Android app want physical activity data?" Apps distributed by Google Play that abide by the most recent set of rules set by Android must ask the end user for permission to access data generated by certain parts of their phone. Netflix never asked for "Physical Activity" permission before this week.

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Former NASA intern’s $2M find: Old tapes and history

Former NASA intern’s $2M find: Old tapes and history

So you're the sort of person that buys odd things at auctions, and you've been called a hoarder, yes? Imagine one day that purchase of a bunch of old AMPEX Video Tapes turned out to be a valuable forgotten buy. That's what happened to Gary George, a former NASA intern who in 1976 purchased a bunch of reels at a government auction.

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Star Trek Picard trailer SDCC: 10 key details for hardcore fans

Star Trek Picard trailer SDCC: 10 key details for hardcore fans

Today we're running through the newest Star Trek: Picard trailer, as Sir Patrick Stewart returns to his most well-known role as now-former captain of the USS Enterprise. Here in the latest trailer we learn of the appearance of several major players and returning faces - stuff that we were SHOCKED did not leak before reveals here in this trailer. Have a look, and if you're not all about spoilers, turn back now!

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Netflix is making its dubbed foreign content sound less awkward

Netflix is making its dubbed foreign content sound less awkward

Netflix is home to a vast library of foreign content offering dubbed audio for English speakers. Some of these shows, such as Dark, have proven very popular with viewers, but one central complaint remains: dubbed dialogue that sounds less than realistic. The company is currently working on a big plan to change that, according to a new report, and it includes scrubbing certain available dubs and replacing them with higher-quality versions.

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Netflix mobile-only plan confirmed – but it’s not for you

Netflix mobile-only plan confirmed – but it’s not for you

Following months of speculation about its intentions, Netflix has confirmed that it will be launching a cheaper mobile-only subscription plan for customers who only watch the service on phones and tablets. It'll be a great option for increasingly mobile consumers who aren't interested in watching on a TV, but there's one big catch: you won't get access to the plan.

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Star Wars: The Mandalorian season two already in pre-production

Star Wars: The Mandalorian season two already in pre-production

Later this year, Disney will finally opens the doors to its Disney+ streaming service, enabling the public to subscribe to the service and enjoy both existing and original content. Among the original content that will be available at the time of its launch is the first season of Star Wars: The Mandalorian, and though it hasn't premiered yet, Disney already has work underway on the second season.

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