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Voltron’s Showrunners Say There’s More to This Season’s Shocking Twist Than Meets the Eye

Though the newest season of Netflix’s Voltron: Legendary Defender might not be the longest seven episodes of television you watch this year, the new plot developments it introduces are some of the most exciting in the franchise’s history.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Apple Music introduces hub dedicated to full mixes, highlights new Rinzen mix

Apple recently launched a section of Apple Music that is dedicated to DJ Mixes + Live Sets. Long confined to the Podcasts section of the iTunes Store, full mixes are slowly making their way to the standard — aka monetized — portion of music services. The company leading the charge is Dubset Media, who works […]

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Twitch Partners Feeling Burned After Affiliates Receive Features That Took Them Years To Earn

There are Twitch streamers, and then there are Twitch streamers. The platform has tiers: hobbyists, affiliates, and partners. The latter two titles must be earned through lots of successful streaming, and they come with perks that directly impact streamers’ ability to make a living. Now, with the gulf between…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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‘What Would Diplo Do?’ is now streaming on Hulu

Viceland’s original short What Would Diplo Do?, starring James Van Der Beek as Diplo and Dillon Francis as Diplo’s friend Jasper, is now streaming on Hulu. The show, which had also been streaming on Viceland for free prior to the Hulu addition, premiered last August as a hilarious tongue-in-cheek series offering a glimpse of “the life” of the superstar DJ. In […]

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Spotify is looking to save money through music licensing

Spotify is offering advances to a select number of managers and indie artists in exchange for licensing their music directly to their streaming service. According to Billboard, management firms are able to receive a couple hundred thousand dollars from Spotify as an advance fee for agreeing to license a specified number of tracks from their […]

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Five Best Audiobook Services

If you’re looking for a great way to fit more books into your life, try picking up an audiobook. You can listen to it on your commute, on vacation, or just at home while you’re doing other things. Or, better yet, sign up for a service that gives you access to a ton of books […]

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How to Request Your Favorite Shows and Movies on Netflix

News has been making the rounds this week about the Netflix secret request feature, which allows users to suggest movies and TV shows that aren’t currently available for streaming. The request page is hidden in Netflix help center, which is probably the reason why most users weren’t previously aware of it.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Popular Twitch Streamer Makes An Example Of Her Harassers

Annemunition, a popular Twitch streamer with over 300,000 followers, was just trying to be a decent teammate and call shots in Rainbow Six Siege. Then, over voice chat, came the questions: “Are you a man or a female?” And the accusations: “You stole my fucking content. You’re shit at the game. Get out.”Read more… Continue […]

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Fortnite Players Blame Stream Snipers For Update That Hides Streamers’ Names

If you’re a streamer, getting trounced by stream snipers is a pain. Some players, though, live for the thrill of coming face-to-face with their favorite streamers in games—and maybe even besting them. A new Fortnite feature that anonymizes streamers’ names, then, could represent something of an impasse.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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How Pandora’s New Family Plan Compares With The Competition

This week, Pandora unveiled a new family plan which allows six different members of the same family to use the service for one price. The concept of the “family plan” is hardly new in the music-streaming world; both Spotify and Apple Music have similar offerings for the same $15/month price.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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The Best Stories to Watch During Twitch’s Absurdly Ginormous Classic Doctor Who Marathon

Today, Twitch begins a seven-week endurance run/celebration of all things old-school Doctor Who, live streaming over 500 episodes worth of adventures in Time and Space. Unless you happen to have seven weeks of free time starting imminently (in which case, I envy you), you likely can’t sit down and watch all of it. So…Read more… […]

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How to Stream Steam Games to Your Android Device with Steam Link

I’ve always been a fan of Valve’s Steam streaming, because it means you don’t have to lug your desktop PC around your house or apartment whenever you feel like gaming somewhere else. Though your laptop might not be able to run The Witcher 3 natively—or at least, not very well—it’s a lot easier to let […]

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How to Use Windows 10’s ‘Game Bar’ to Broadcast Your Terrible Fortnite Skills to the World

I confess, I’ve never really used Windows 10's Game Bar, because I’m probably the last person who should be broadcasting their gaming habits on an online service. I’m terrible at Fortnite, I min/max in Pillars of Eternity, and I play a lot of Idle Champions of the Forgotten Realms—not exactly the sexiest of titles to…Read […]

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Which Audiobook Service(s) Do You Love?

Minor confession time. I have never listened to an audiobook. Music? Of course. Podcasts? When I’m driving, definitely. But an audiobook? I’m a bit of a speed reader, and I feel like I would just get bored hearing someone narrate text—even Benedict himself.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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