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Hulu subscribers jump to 28 million after price drop; new Marvel series coming

The first quarter of 2019 has been a good one for Hulu. The service's subscriber numbers are at an all-time high of 28 million, largely thanks to a price cut the company made to its cheapest ad-supported plan earlier in the year.
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The Office might be the most popular show on Netflix, and it may leave

NBC Universal is reportedly considering whether to remove The Office from Netflix after its contract with the streaming service runs out in 2021. The report also says The Office is the most-watched show on Netflix.
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Sorry, Spielberg. Streaming movies are still eligible for the Oscars

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has decided that, despite complaints from filmmakers like Steven Spielberg, movies that are primarily distributed via streaming services will still be eligible for the 2020 Oscars.
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10 criminally underrated movies on Netflix you owe it to yourself to watch

Netflix's massive selection often makes it hard to find anything to watch other than what's currently trending. To help, we've compiled a list of the most underrated movies on Netflix.
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Want to make Netflix browsing even easier? Try this useful trick

If you know exactly what category of film you're looking for on Netflix, you'll find this hack for the streaming service useful. It allows you to manually browse genres and subgenres of interest.
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Netflix vs. Hulu: Which streaming service is right for you?

Netflix and Hulu are two of the biggest names in streaming entertainment. Our guide will help you decide which streaming service has the content you want and the best value for your limited budget.
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Banish the buffer screen with these tips for silky smooth streaming video

If you’ve been having troubles with streaming Internet videos from Netflix and other services in HD, the problem may be your network. Here’s how to make sure your streaming video experience goes smoothly.
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Here's how to turn off subtitles on Netflix, no matter the device

Subtitles are great if you want or need them, but they can be a major headache if you’ve somehow turned them on by accident and can’t figure out how to get rid of them. Don't worry, it's not as complicated as it seems.
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Did I really watch that? Here's how to delete your Netflix viewing history

Everybody has some skeletons in their streaming closet, but you don't have to live with them if you don't want to. Learning how to delete your Netflix viewing history is easy, and we're here to help.
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MPAA: DVD, Blu-ray sales nearly halved in 5 years as viewers shift to streaming

The annual THEME Report by the MPAA confirmed that viewers are switching from physical media to streaming services. While DVD and Blu-ray sales are falling, subscriptions to services such as Netflix and Amazon Prime are growing.
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Netflix expands its horizons with a SiriusXM comedy channel … and a magazine?

Netflix is jumping beyond streaming video and into two other worlds of media, launching a full-time comedy channel on SiriusXM, as well as a new print magazine that will be helmed by a Vanity Fair editor.
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Netflix looks to buy historic Golden Age movie theater in Hollywood

Netflix is in talks to buy Hollywood's Egyptian Theater for "tens of millions of dollars," which could have a significant impact on the streaming service's prospects the next time that awards season rolls around.
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Netflix for iOS suddenly stops working with Apple AirPlay after 6 years

Netflix for iOS no longer supports Apple's AirPlay, preventing iPhone and iPad owners from instantly playing the content on their TVs. The feature had been available since 2013, but it has been removed due to technical limitations.

Viacom joins T-Mobile’s unlaunched TV service for home and mobile

T-Mobile, which in late 2017 promised a new TV service to compete with cable and satellite, now says that the still unfinished service will include a mobile offering, and that Viacom has signed-on as a channel partner.

Microsoft’s Chromium Edge browser killer feature? 4K Netflix streaming

Microsoft's upcoming Chromium-powered Edge browser may provide support for 4K Netflix streaming. A Reddit user spotted this feature in the recently leaked preview version of the browser.
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Netflix’s price hikes will take effect shortly for most subscribers

We've known for a while that Netflix intends to hike its prices across all three levels of its subscription streaming service, but now we know when that will happen for most customers.
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The Umbrella Academy season 2 gets the green light from Netflix

The Umbrella Academy will return for another 10-episode season, as Netflix has given the show an official green light for season 2, ensuring more adventures with Number Five, Klaus, and the rest of the eccentric team.
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Apple’s new TV app: All of your shows, on (almost) every device you own

Apple is updating its TV app into a truly cross-platform one-stop shop for all of your movies and TV shows. It will appear on smart TVs and devices from Roku and Amazon, but there are still questions about features and pricing.