As of now, the carousel of apps on the SmartCast home screen will populate free content that’s available from HBO Max, which is nice. Keep in mind that HBO Max no longer offers free trials, but users can get free samples of shows by watching a pilot episode of some of the platform’s most popular series and documentaries. Additionally, the app is available directly from the apps menu. As a result, SmartCast users will have an easier time finding and playing HBO content.
People have used fiction to escape the mundane world they live their daily lives in since the dawn of time. Unfortunately, due to relatively recent technological strides, things that would have seemed fantastical or impossible a few decades ago may now be on par with something you have lying on your coffee table.
If you’ve ever watched true crime shows, you know they can sometimes be dry, with a lackluster host who only delivers facts, never opinions. That’s what makes Bailey Sarian’s YouTube series Murder, Mystery, & Makeup so different; she’s a fantastic storyteller and doesn’t shy away from giving her opinion.
The NVIDIA Shield TV is one of the very best streaming devices you can plug into a TV. Whether it’s serving as a Plex server, playing games, or streaming your favorite services, it does it all. But right now, it runs older Android TV software, and it won’t get Android TV 10. But that’s fine. Really!
Every change to the Plex UI results in a ton of community backlash, for better or worse. But Plex’s newly-announced Modern UI might just survive the wrath of fans. Not just because it’s a beautiful, community-driven update, but because it’s opt-in and somewhat customizable.
Roku’s free Live TV Channel Guide just got even bigger as it recently added 17 additional channels you can stream for free. This comes right after Roku added roughly 25 free channels back in May. So, if you’re looking for a great way to stream live TV for free, it’s worth a try.
These new Google-powered TCL televisions deliver a content-first interface built for consumers. Plus, for the first time, these TVs will have hands-free voice controls and benefit from Google Assistant search to find nearly 700,000+ movies and TV shows. Additionally, the Assistant can answer questions, manage or control smart home devices, and much more.
For years, the original Mythbusters team won hearts and minds for science with its blend of witty humor and experimentation. And much to the delight of many, the show even returned with a new set of hosts. And now true fans can bid on over 80 props from the explosion-heavy show in a new auction.
This September, SpaceX will send its first all-civilian crew into low Earth orbit for three days. It’s a proof of concept for space tourism, and as such, it will receive a lot of press coverage. But unlike Jeff Bezos’ space adventure, this upcoming Inspiration4 mission will get its own Netflix docuseries called Countdown, with episodes airing in near real-time.
Business and Enterprise customers can now sign up for Windows 365, a Cloud PC service that lets you stream a Windows desktop to any device through a web browser. Windows 365 could help businesses save money and secure their internal networks, but with the current pricing tiers, it may be difficult for some companies to justify.