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Apple TV has quietly been on board the FAST train all this time

Apple's TV app attempts to be the one place to watch all your things. But will it hop on board the FAST train as Google and Amazon have done?
The website.

Warner Bros. Discovery says FAST service will come ‘at the right time’

Warner Bros. Discovery CEO David Zaslav said the company would continue to put channels on other FAST services but will do its own service at some point.
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This TV company wants to put a billboard in your home

A startup called TeeVee wants to give you a television that would piggyback on other streaming devices to show you display ads on a second screen.
The Google TV remote in front of Apple TV Fitness.

Google TV slims down and speeds up with recent software updates

Google TV apps should use a little less space and run a little faster thanks to some recent changes.
Conan O'Brien TV on a Samsung TV.

Conan O’Brien gets a 24/7 show on Samsung TV Plus

Area podcaster (and comedic legend) Conan O'Brien is getting his own 24/7 channel on Samsung TV Plus.
Amazon Fire TV Channels.

Amazon Fire TV Channels brings even more free TV to the platform

Amazon Fire TV Channels brings a new era of ad-support series and movies front and center on the streaming platform.
Amazon Freevee app on a TV.

More than 100 Amazon Originals head to Amazon Freevee

Amazon is making more than 100 Amazon Originals available on the free ad-supported service known as Amazon Freevee.
Spotify Premium on an iPhone.

Spotify still growing, still losing money — and still without a hi-res option

Spotify HiFi is still nowhere to be found, a quarter of the way through 2023. While it may still be in the works, one can make an argument that it's not needed.
NFL Sunday Ticket landing page on an iPad.

How to get NFL Sunday Ticket on YouTube and YouTube TV in 2023

NFL Sunday Ticket has moved from DirecTV to YouTube and YouTube TV, making it available pretty much everywhere. Here's how to subscribe.
YouTube TV on Apple TV.

YouTube TV details fixes for audio sync, better 1080p quality

YouTube TV is testing a higher bit rate on 1080p video and squashing a number of other bugs, all ahead of a major milestone this fall.
Florida EAS test on April 20, 2023.

Florida’s predawn phone emergency alerts scheduled to continue

Florida Division of Emergency Management
How to Get Rich on Netflix.

The Great Netflix Password Crackdown is still happening

Netflix says it still plans on rolling out new account-sharing rules by the end of June in hopes to get more people to actually pay for service.
Netflix final DVD envelope.

Netflix will ship its final DVDs this fall

Netflix will stop shipping DVDs and Blu-rays at the end of September 2023, ending a 25-year run that ultimately led it to become the global streaming leader.
Apple TV's multiview feature as seen with Friday Night Baseball.

Apple TV’s multiview feature is now live in beta

The Apple TV app now has a multiview feature on Apple TV hardware running the tvOS 16.5 beta.
Warner Bros. Discovery executive JB Perrette on stage at the Max launch event.

It’s deja vu all over again for HBO, Discovery — and the new Max

It's been three years since HBO Max marked the beginning of the future for Warner Bros. Maybe the new Max service will last longer this time.
Max streaming service logo.

4K video will cost more on the new Max streaming service

If you want to stream anything on Max in 4K resolution, you're going to have to pay a few extra dollars each month.
Shot from the Max event.

New Max streaming service combines HBO Max and Discovery on May 23

The new Max streaming service — the combination of HBO Max and Discovery — will be available on May 23, execs said during the launch event.
Google TV live guide.

Google TV adds even more free TV to its live guide

Google TV has added Tubi, Plex, and Haystack News listings to its live guide, joining Pluto as part of the built-in free offerings.
YouTube Premium on iPhone.

YouTube gives iOS users another reason to pay for Premium

YouTube Premium now supports higher 1080p bit rates for iOS, and added a few more features to help sweeten the extra cost.
Meta Verified on a phone.

Meta already verified me to influence elections — so why do I have to pay for a checkmark?

If you have to prove who you are and where you live to run political advertising on Facebook and Instagram, paying for a blue checkmark makes even less sense.
T-Mobile 5G nationwide network advertisement.

T-Mobile customers will get free MLB.TV through 2028

T-Mobile customers will get MLB.TV for free through 2028, thanks to a new partnership with Major League Baseball.
Kendal Roy (Jeremy Strong) in Succession on HBO.

What earbuds was Kendal Roy wearing in Succession season 4, episode 2?

Kendal Roy definitely knows his status symbols in the HBO series Succession. And that includes his earbuds in season 4.
Apple TV 4K hardware with remote and retail box.

Apple TV: price, hardware, software, and more

Is Apple TV the right streaming device for your home system? What does it offer? Our guide will walk you through everything you need to know about Apple TV.
YouTube TV on Apple TV.

YouTube TV now available as a bundle with Frontier internet

Subscribers of Frontier internet can now add YouTube TV to their bill — and get a discount for the first year.
FuboTV app icon on Apple TV.

MLB.TV will be available on Fubo this season

MLB.TV will be available as a $25-a-month add-on with the Fubo streaming service.
Friday Night Baseball on Apple TV+.

Apple’s Friday Night Baseball now requires an Apple TV+ subscription

Friday Night Baseball is set to return to Apple TV+ — but this year, you'll need a subscription to watch.
LG SC9 soundbar in a product lifestyle image.

LG’s 2023 SC9 and SE6 soundbars are now available

The 2023 LG SC9 and SE6 soundbars are now available at $999 and $450, respectively.
Amazon Fire TV Omni QLED Series TV.

Amazon celebrates 200 million Fire TV devices by launching more

Amazon is celebrating having sold 200 million Fire TV devices by launching new televisions at both the high and low ends of the Fire TV lineup.
FuboTV app icon on Apple TV.

FuboTV is now just … Fubo

FuboTV has simplified its name to what many have been calling it all this time — Fubo.
YouTube TV and Hulu apps on the Roku homescreen.

Hulu Live vs. YouTube TV: How to pick the best live streaming service

Hulu With Live TV and YouTube TV are two of the biggest streaming services in the U.S. We'll help you decide which is best.
Sling TV app icon on Apple TV.

The best Sling TV alternatives

Sling TV has more than 2 million subscribers and is the third-most popular service in the U.S. But there are other options you should take a look at.
YouTube TV 4K Plus channel.

YouTube TV finally gets the 4K Plus plan’s price right

The 4K Plus add-on for YouTube TV has always been an extravagance. But cutting the price in half makes it a much easier pill to swallow.
Dark theme on YouTube TV.

YouTube TV price hike is a reminder that you have to do the math

The YouTube TV base plan is getting more expensive, but some subscribers actually will see their overall bills go down.
Sonos Era 300 and Era 100 side by side.

Sonos has always been expensive — but that doesn’t mean it’s overpriced

Sonos speakers always have cost a lot of money. But just because you can't afford something doesn't mean it's overpriced.