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AOC will return to Twitch tonight for another round of ‘Among Us’

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez/Twitch Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is set to make her return to Twitch tonight for another round of Among Us. She’ll join forces with MP Jagmeet Singh, the leader of Canada’s New Democratic Party, for her second live stream on the platform. Canadian Members of Parliament & US Members of Congress venting each other into …

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What we’re binging: TV, films, and streams that bring comfort in a weird year

Enlarge / A collage of our favorite binge-worthy series and streams in this weird locked-down year. Aurich Lawson / Getty Images / Respective Shows As 2020 has dragged on, it has become harder to look at our living rooms as an escape. Ars Technica has long been a work-from-home enterprise, but even we no longer …

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Disney ‘Peter Pan,’ ‘Pinocchio’ remakes may skip theaters in favor of streaming

Remi BENALI/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images Disney’s shift toward streaming could have a dramatic effect on some of its highest-profile releases. Deadline sources understand the company is considering releasing live-action remakes Cruella, Peter Pan and Wendy and Pinocchio on Disney+ rather than in theaters. It’s not certain if Disney would make them free to subscribers or …

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‘Wonder Woman 1984’ comes to HBO Max for a month starting Christmas Day

Patty Jenkins, Chris Pine and Gal Gadot speak onstage at the Warner Bros. ‘Wonder Woman 1984′ theatrical panel during Comic-Con International 2018 at San Diego Convention Center on July 21, 2018 in San Diego, California Albert L. Ortega via Getty Images Last week there were rumors that Warner Bros. might release its Wonder Woman sequel …

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‘Wonder Woman 1984’ could end up on HBO Max very quickly

Clay Enos & DC Comics, © 2020 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Even so many months into the coronavirus pandemic, movie studios and theaters are still considering the release of blockbuster titles, and Wonder Woman 1984 is scheduled for a theatrical release on Christmas. With COVID-19 infections and deaths rising across the country it’s unclear whether …

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Sleevenote is a high-res music player designed for album art

Tom Vek, recording artist, wants to sell you a music player. One that he’s designed himself.  Sleevenote is designed to respect your favorite albums, from cover to tracklist, as a work of art in their own right. It’s pretty much all-screen, a 6.2-inch square picture frame that lets you interact with music the way we …

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HBO Max quietly restored service to Linux users

Enlarge / Sometimes it seems like Widevine is the DNS of Digital Rights Management. “It can’t be Widevine!” It was Widevine. It’s always Widevine… Jim Salter In August, HBO broke its customers’ access to the HBO Max streaming service by cranking up the settings on its Widevine DRM service—most likely by enabling a Verified Media …

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YouTube TV drops Boston regional sports network NESN

Xander Bogaerts #2 and Eduardo Rodriguez #57 of the Boston Red Sox join NESN anchor Tom Caron on set during a team workout on February 15, 2020 at jetBlue Park at Fenway South in Fort Myers, Florida. Billie Weiss/Boston Red Sox via Getty Images At the end of September, a dispute with Sinclair cut off …

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Redbox’s Free Live TV comes to Xbox One consoles

jetcityimage via Getty Images Want a free TV option on your console for those moments between gaming sessions? You now have another major choice. Redbox’s Free Live TV has arrived on consoles for the first time with an app for Xbox One systems. As before, you don’t have to sign in —the only gotcha is …

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