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Nathan Ingraham/Engadget Apple thinks it has a simple way to boost Apple Music adoption: limit control in return for a lower fee. The company has introduced an Apple Music Voice Plan that offers access to the full catalog for ...

Reddit's first live show is a Photoshop competition

Reddit Reddit has teamed up with Adobe as part of its push into original content. Its first live show is an comedy competition series called PsBattles Live, which will stream on the r/PsBattlesLive subreddit every day this week. Shrill ...

Netflix and Apple TV+ clean up at the Emmys with 'The Crown' and 'Ted Lasso'

Gareth Cattermole via Getty Images Netflix has nabbed the most Emmys ever for a single platform with 44 including 11 for The Crown, more than double its nearest rival, HBO/HBO Max. The 2021 edition of the awards was also ...

‘Star Wars: Visions' breaks from canon while Marvel's ‘What If…?' refuses to

The following contains spoilers for episode three of ‘Star Wars: Visions’ and episode seven of ‘What If…?’ Back in the days when DVD was king, I remember there was a trend of making animated tie-ins for live-action franchises. There were ...

‘What If…?' put superheroics on pause to explore a more militaristic MCU

This post contains some spoilers for episode six of ‘What If…?’ From the opening scene of Iron Man back in 2008, the military-industrial complex has been stitched into the fabric of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Captain America, the Hulk, War ...

'Squid Game' documents may show how Netflix rates the success of its content

Youngkyu Park/NETFLIX Netflix has always closely guarded the exact streaming metrics that may reveal why programs are considered a success… or cancelled. That black box cracked open a bit with documents obtained by Bloomberg detailing the company’s scores for ...

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Disney+ makes it easy to find a great movie to watch, whether you’re flying solo or watching with the whole family. The streaming service is the home of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the Star Wars saga, and also offers subscribers ...

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If you’re looking for something new to watch this week on Amazon Prime Video, there’s a handful of fresh Amazon Original Movies streaming today, including The Biebs’ concert documentary Justin Bieber: Our World, and a pair of creepy horror flicks, ...

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If you’re a subscriber to HBO Max, then you’ve already got access to one of the best streaming services out there. It’s not an exaggeration to say that HBO Max has an embarrassment of riches when it comes to TV ...

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When it comes to streaming services, Hulu is one of the most popular, and for good reason. The service offers tons of great content, from legacy series to exciting new originals. New content is always being added, and unlike some ...

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Hulu is chock-full of cinematic content, encompassing titles from eras both past and present, old and new. As devotees of one of the original streaming platforms, our eyes and ears are glued to the ever-growing, ever-changing Hulu library. If you’re ...

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Amazon Prime continues to add more and more content to the streaming service, including movies and TV shows. When it comes to TV, there’s a whole lot you can watch, from Amazon originals to network TV series, some in their ...

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No matter what kind of movie you’re looking for, you can find it on Netflix. The streaming service offers subscribers a library filled with critical darlings, cult favorites, and original films you won’t find anywhere else. Of course, with so ...

The best classic movies on Hulu right now

Cinema as we know it has been around for almost a century, and there are far more films than anyone can ever watch in their lifetime. That’s why it’s always a good idea to focus on quality over quantity. Hulu ...

A live-action 'System Shock' TV series is on the way

Binge/Nightdive Studios Nightdive Studios’ immersive sim franchise franchise is being turned into a live-action TV show. You’ll be able to watch it on the upcoming streaming service Binge, which is also based on Ubisoft’s Driver. More details about the ...

G4 will return to TV on November 16th

NBCUniversal Seven years after it disappeared, G4 has a return date. The will be revived on November 16th on Xfinity TV, Cox and Verizon Fios (Verizon is Engadget’s former parent company). You’ll be able to stream the network on ...

Xbox gains new features with updated Edge browser

Engadget With its September Xbox update, Microsoft has brought the new, Chromium-based Edge browser to Xbox Series X/S and Xbox One consoles. It supports a keyboard and mouse and will introduce new capabilities like access to Google Stadia, Discord, ...

IMDb's free TV service arrives in the UK

Sony Pictures Television Folks in the UK looking for a show or movie to stream have even more options at their disposal. is now available in the country. The free, ad-supported service offers a mix of originals and popular ...

Apple TV+ will now have two series about unethical shrinks

Apple On November 12th, The Shrink Next Door will debut on Apple TV+. Oddly enough, the Will Ferrell and Paul Rudd vehicle is one of two upcoming shows centered on unethical psychiatrists coming to the streaming service. This week, ...

'Prodigy' is a kid-friendly Star Trek show taking the right lessons from Star Wars

This post keeps spoilers to the bare minimum since the show will not air until October 28th. While Star Trek certainly has its share of young fans, it’s never been specifically for the kids. Sure, there was the animated show ...

‘Star Trek: Lower Decks' is ready to let its ensign heroes rank up

The following contains minor spoilers for season two, episode nine of ‘Star Trek: Lower Decks.’ Throughout the history of Star Trek, it’s generally accepted that a member of Starfleet will spend about three years as an ensign, the lowest officer ...

The 'Lower Decks' season two finale is Star Trek at its best

This post contains spoilers for season two, episode 10 of ‘Star Trek: Lower Decks.’ Last week I posited that seasons one and two of Lower Decks together would make up one story arc of the show. Given this week’s finale, ...

Netflix's 'The Witcher' plans include season 3 and a kids' series

Jay Maidment/Netflix No, Netflix isn’t done extracting every last drop of value from The Witcher. The streaming giant used its TUDUM event to tease a further expansion of its adapted fantasy series. There will be a third season of ...

Amazon says James Bond movies will still be released in theaters

MGM Studios You might not have to stay at home to watch James Bond movies if and when Amazon closes its purchase of MGM. As Deadline reports, producer Barbara Broccoli revealed to Sky News that Amazon had committed to ...

'Black Widow' star Scarlett Johansson sues Disney over streaming strategy

Mario Anzuoni / reuters star Scarlett Johansson is suing Disney over the company’s decision to release the movie in theaters and . Johansson claims that the move constituted a breach of contract, as reports. In the suit, Johansson says ...

'Ron's Gone Wrong' trailer stars Zach Galifianakis as a buggy domestic robot

20th Century Studios Domestic robots are quickly becoming a practical reality, and Hollywood is keen to explore the implications… with a dash of slapstick comedy thrown in. Entertainment Weekly reports that 20th Century Studios and Locksmith Animation have released ...

'Shang-Chi' comes to all Disney+ subscribers on November 12th

Disney Disney may insist on returning to theater-first movie releases, but that doesn’t mean you’ll be waiting long if you’d rather watch at home. The company is marking the second anniversary of the Disney+ launch on November 12th with ...

HBO Max's $10 ad-supported plan is now available

WarnerMedia It’s now a little less expensive to sign up for an HBO Max subscription. The streaming platform now has a $10 ad-supported monthly plan in addition to the standard $15/month tier. There’s also an annual payment option that ...

Roku's first non-Quibi movie is a Christmas special

Lionsgate/Roku Roku is finally expanding its original content beyond a parade of Quibi shows. The company has revealed that its first original feature-length movie (outside of acquired material) is Zoey’s Extraordinary Christmas, a “holiday encore” for NBC’s cancelled TV ...

An Apple TV bug is muting some purchased and rented movies

Apple Some folks who buy or rent movies on Apple TV are running into a major issue when they watch films through the app. Occasionally, flicks are playing without audio, according to 9to5 Mac. The bug is reportedly affecting ...

Movies Anywhere is using AI to create lists of the movies you own

Engadget Movies Anywhere, the streaming hub that pulls together films you purchase for a variety of digital stores, has added a feature many users have long been hoping for: lists. Not only will this help you better organize your ...

Neo returns in 'The Matrix Resurrections' trailer

Warner Bros. You no longer have to settle for watching tiny, random clips of the next Matrix movie. Warner Bros. has finally shared the first trailer for The Matrix Resurrections, the long-anticipated fourth movie in the sci-fi action series. ...

Disney's remaining 2021 movies will debut in theaters first

Mika Baumeister on Unsplash Don’t expect to stream Disney’s next movies at home the moment they’re available. The Verge reports Disney has revealed that all its remaining 2021 movies will debut in theaters first, including the animated robot comedy ...

Steven Spielberg will produce movies for Netflix

Craig Sjodin via Getty Images Steven Spielberg’s production company, Amblin, has with to make “multiple new feature films per year” for the streaming service. It’s a bit of a surprising move, given some of Spielberg’s previous statements about streaming ...

The FTC is reportedly investigating Amazon's purchase of MGM

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Watch a star-studded cast try to avoid a comet catastrophe in Netflix's 'Don't Look Up'

Jennifer Lawrence and Leonardo DiCaprio in Netflix's 'Don't Look Up.' Niko Tavernise/Netflix Netflix promised a big movie every week in 2021, and it’s clearly determined to end the year with its most ostentatious movie yet. The streaming service has posted ...

YouTube Music with offline listening comes to Wear OS 2

Google YouTube Music is rolling out to some Wear OS 2 smartwatches starting today. Gen 6 smartwatches from Fossil and Michael Kors will be able to stream music from the service, as will Mobvoi’s TicWatch Pro 3 GPS, Pro ...

Spotify's shared Blend playlists will rank your music compatibility with a friend

Spotify Back in June, Spotify , a shared playlist that pulls together songs from your listening history and that of a friend’s. Today, that feature is not only rolling out to Spotify users globally, but it also comes with ...

YouTube removes R. Kelly's official channels

Scott Olson via Getty Images has taken down R. Kelly’s official channels after the singer was convicted of sex trafficking last month. The RKellyTV and RKellyVevo channels no longer exist and Kelly will not be allowed to create or ...

YouTube Premium and Music now have 50 million subscribers combined

Aytac Unal/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images It didn’t take long for YouTube to claim another milestone for its music services, although its significant isn’t quite so clear. The Google-owned brand said it had racked up a combined 50 million YouTube Premium ...

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