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    Archie and the Gang Are Coming to the CW in Riverdale TV Show

    Hail, hail the gang’s all here. And this isn’t just any gang. This is Archie, Veronica, Betty and Jughead. That’s right. The CW has ordered the Greg Berlanti-produced series Riverdale about the famous comic book high schoolers. The series will be based on the Archie Comics characters, Riverdale, and will take place in the present day (so the gang will […]

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    Supergirl Gets Renewed for Season 2 and is Moving to the CW

    It was a rough week for freshmen TV series as The Grinder, Grandfathered, CSI: Cyber (James Van Der Beek can just not catch a break) and Family were all given the axe. Even veteran hit Nashville was canceled after four seasons. But there was one show that has been given the chance to soar to new […]

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    Amazon is Taking On YouTube With Amazon Video Direct

    Amazon is looking to lure in more professional and semi-professional media creators from the likes of Netflix with their new Amazon Video Direct service, and they’ve got a pretty good pitch to do it. The new service helps those creators make money off all of their content in any way they want. On the consumer […]

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    Sling TV Better Watch Out, Hulu Will Soon Stream Live TV

    It’s only going to get harder for cable companies to keep up. Streaming live television services like Sling TV are becoming more attractive as they add more cable channels to their offerings, and now an established player is joining their ranks. This week in New York, Hulu CEO Mike Hopkins announced that Hulu is developing […]

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    Sling TV Can Now Stream to Multiple Devices, Sort Of

    Sling TV has been the darling of cord cutters everywhere, bringing a selection of popular cable channels to homes over an internet connection. Axing your cable bill and still getting access to ESPN, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, TNT, and a bunch of other channels for $20 per month seems like a no-brainer, but there’s always been one […]

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    Loot Crate March 2016 Review and Coupon Code

    The March Loot Crate theme was VERSUS, celebrating the greatest rivalries from comics, TV and movies. Good versus evil, hero versus antihero, creature versus creature, and supervillain versus hyper-prepared human. Here’s what we found in March’s box: Mirror, Mirror T-Shirt – This shirt features Spock face to face with his goateed doppelgänger from the Mirror Universe. […]

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    Powerpuff Yourself Lets You Transform Yourself Into a Powerpuff Girl

    Remember that Powerpuff Girls reboot we heard about last year? Well, the mayor’s finally making the call. The new 40-episode season kicks off today on Cartoon Network, which means you have precious little time to join the team before the party starts. If you haven’t done so yet, you have to go Powerpuff Yourself, and […]

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    Netflix and Grill Delivers Fresh Ready Meals Directly to Your Door

    It’s a shame today’s April 1 — think of the debates we could have had about the virtues of Netflix and Chill versus Netflix and Grill. Actually, we still can, what’s stopping us? We’re on Team Netflix and Grill, because food is awesome and because everyone knows you can’t Netflix and Chill on an empty […]

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    How Much Smartphone Time Should Your Kids Really Be Having?

    It’s a fast-changing world out there, and that’s especially true for parents. Kids today are digital natives — a rare example of a buzzword actually having some heft to it. Children born after the introduction of the world wide web in the early ’90s were born into a world of readily accessible knowledge, information, entertainment […]

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    Powered Geek Box December 2015 – Review and Coupon Code

    It’s a shame that this Powered Geek Box fell through the cracks for us, because it was a great one. With that said, Powered Geek Box closed the year with another fun themeless box. Back in December, Star Wars: The Force Awakens was released so it was only fair to find some Star Wars loot in the […]

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    Matt Groening May Be Working On a New Animated Series for Netflix

    Now that Netflix has established itself as a major player in original content, they’re going full speed ahead. They’ve decided to order even more new original series in the quest to become the television channel of the future, and it looks like one of those series might come from Simpsons and Futurama creator Matt Groening, […]

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    Samsung Sets An Impressive Baseline for Their 2016 SUHD TVs

    Last year’s announcement of Samsung’s flagship SUHD smart TVs set a high bar, introducing Nano Crystal display technology, HDR, and brightness well past what their TVs were capable of before. We saw some pretty impressive stuff in the higher-end SUHD TVs in 2015, but it sounds like that will become the baseline for all SUHD […]

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    Samsung Smart TVs Are About To Get Smarter With SmartThings IoT Control 

    At CES next week, we’re assuredly going to see loads of new televisions from Samsung. Thing is, picture resolution on televisions has hit its ceiling at 4k (anything past 4k isn’t noticeable on anything but the very largest of screens) and, with Samsung’s SUHD TVs and Nano Crystal technology from last year, color contrast, fidelity, […]