Sling TV launches on Android TV platform including Nexus Player

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Sling TV launched earlier this year with an over-the-top TV service that costs $20 per month. Channel packages can be added on for $5 per month each, with the exception of HBO that costs an additional $15 per month. The…

‘Ex Machina’ Blu-ray, DVD & Digital Release Dates Revealed

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Universal Pictures and A24 have revealed the release dates for the science fiction film Ex Machina on Blu-ray Disc, DVD, and Digital HD. The film will hit stores in the US on Tuesday, July 14, 2015….

Comcast now authenticating HBO Go & Showtime Anytime on Amazon Fire TV

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Comcast Xfinity TV customers can now watch HBO Go and Showtime Anytime on Amazon Fire TV players, as the MSO announced they are now authenticating the premium services. While the two networks have been available on…

Xbox One TV Tuner now available in US & Canada

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Microsoft is now selling an over-the-air TV tuner for the Xbox One console that captures TV signals via an old school antenna. The tuner, built by Hauppauge, is a simple device with a male USB connector on…

‘The Divergent Series: Insurgent’ Digital & Blu-ray Release Dates Revealed

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Lionsgate has announced home media release dates for The Divergent Series: Insurgent starring Shailene Woodley and Kate Winslet. The film will first be released to Digital HD format on July 21st, followed two weeks later by 3D Blu-ray, Blu-ray,…

Apple’s newest 15″ MacBook Pro updated with Force Touch Trackpad

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Apple has updated their 15″ MacBook Pro with Retina display to include the new Force Touch Trackpad that supports gestures such as Force click, with new gestures coming your way via the available APIs for third-party developers. The new…

Apple’s new pricing on 27-inch iMacs with Retina 5k display

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Apple has announced new pricing on 27-inch iMacs with Retina 5K displays, now with a model priced under $2k. A new configuration of the 27-inch iMac retails for $1,999, and comes complete with a 3.3 GHz quad-core Intel…

New on Blu-ray this week: American Sniper, OITNB S2, The Rose

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American Sniper is now available on Blu-ray Disc in a combo edition that packages a DVD and redeemable code for a Digital HD copy via UltraViolet. Bonus materials include featurettes “One Soldier’s Story: The Journey of American…

NBA East & West Conference Finals Schedule

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The final four NBA teams of the Eastern Conference and Western Conference were decided over this past weekend, and now we have a full schedule of upcoming playoff games. The first game of the Western Conference finals…

Panasonic’s LUMIX DMC-G7 w/4k Photo Available Mid-June

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Panasonic’s new Lumix DMC-G7 camera with 4k video recording and 4k photo options will be available mid-June. The mirrorless camera records QFHD 4K video in 3840 x 2160 resolution at either 30p or 24p in MP4 format….

Ultra HD ’4k’ Blu-ray Discs Specs Complete

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This week, the Blu-ray Disc Association announced specifications are complete for Ultra HD Blu-ray, the name chosen for the next generation of Blu-ray Discs that will hold up 66GB on a dual layer disc and 100GB on…

AT&T & DirecTV Merger Deadline Extended

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One year ago, AT&T and DirecTV jointly announced a deal worth $48.5 billion in which DirecTV would be acquired in a stock-and-cash transaction for $95 per share. But the termination date of the deal, May 18th, 2015 has…

Roku adds Twitch channel

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Roku has added Twitch to their extensive lineup of channels, offering live streaming of video game play similar to the website twitch.tv. The channel is available for all current-generation Roku players in the U.S., Canada, U.K.,…

DIRECTV gives subscribers HD Extra Pack for 1 week

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Starting today, DirecTV subscribers can get nine additional HD channels through May 20th at no charge. The suite of channels make up the HD Extra Pack, an add-on package that costs $4.99 per month, and includes…

First ‘Supergirl’ TV Series Footage Revealed

CBS has released the first footage of the upcoming TV series Supergirl from Warner Bros. Television. The show will premiere this fall on Monday nights at 8 p.m. ET/7 p.m. Central. The series stars Melissa Benoist…

Samsung’s 88″ SUHD 4k TV now shipping for $23k

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Samsung’s premium 88″ SUHD 4k TV is now available from Samsung.com for $22,999, $2k less than the original MSRP of $24,999. The curved-screen Ultra HD TV is the flagship model in the JS9500 series that also…

‘The Sixth Sense’ now streaming in HD on Netflix

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Six-time Oscar-nominated thriller The Sixth Sense (1999) has been added to the Netflix online library, and it’s available to stream in HD if bandwidth allows. In the film, 6-year-old Cole Sear is helped by child psychologist Malcolm Crowe,…

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 2-Hour Finale Airs Tonight

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The two-hour Season 2 finale of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. will air tonight on ABC starting at 9 p.m ET/8 p.m. Central. In the final two episodes, titled “S.O.S. Part 1″ and “S.O.S. Part 1,” the…

Latest channel additions to Apple TV

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Apple TV has a few new channel additions we thought you should know about. Earlier this month, both CBS Sports and USA Now were added to the Apple TV lineup, following the addition of the NBC…

New on Blu-ray This Week: Blackhat, Still Alice, Battlestar Galactica

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Still Alice Sony Picture’s Oscar-winning film Still Alice releases this week to Blu-ray Disc, DVD, and On Demand. The 1-disc Blu-ray edition includes exclusives such as three deleted scenes, interview with composer Ilan Eshkeri, featurette “Directing…