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The best Roku channels you can add to watch free movies

A variety of free movies are available on Roku, spanning a number of genres. Free-to-watch movies on these services are ad-supported, meaning you’ll likely have to sit through a few commercials. Most of these services offer a “watch-anywhere” experience on any device you download their apps on. Visit Business Insider’s […]
The best Roku channels you can add to watch free movies
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How to watch local channels on your Roku device

Dozens of local channels are accessible on Roku. You can watch select local content for free on a range of Roku channels from both national and independent providers. Some streaming options require a subscription. Local streaming channels aren’t available in all markets. After using a Roku to watch content by […]
How to watch local channels on your Roku device
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Roku drops after report says Amazon is turning up the heat on streaming

Roku shares dropped Wednesday afternoon following a report that said Amazon was looking to expand its streaming offerings. Amazon has “talked to executives at media companies and advertising agencies about its plans to include more ad-supported streaming channels to compete with Roku and Pluto TV,” Cheddar reported. Watch Roku trade […]
Roku drops after report says Amazon is turning up the heat on streaming
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How to delete channels on your Roku device in three ways

You can delete channels from Roku in a few quick steps. This can either be done in two ways on the device itself, or through the Roku mobile app. Be sure to check a paid channel’s subscription status before removing it. Channel subscriptions are typically prepaid and will auto renew […]
How to delete channels on your Roku device in three ways
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Apple has unveiled its long-awaited streaming TV service, Apple TV Plus. Here’s how it compares to the other big streaming services, from Netflix to Prime Video.

Apple’s newly announced Apple TV Plus streaming service competes with current streaming services, like Netflix,AmazonPrime Video, and Hulu. Each have different features, offerings, and prices. Pricing for Apple TV Plus will be announced in the fall when the service is released. Apple on Monday announced its new TV streaming service […]
Apple has unveiled its long-awaited streaming TV service, Apple TV Plus. Here’s how it compares to the other big streaming services, from Netflix to Prime Video.
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How to watch the final season of ‘Game of Thrones’

The eighth season of HBO’s “Game of Thrones” premieres on Sunday, April 14. Each of the final episodes will premiere live starting at 9 p.m. ET for six consecutive Sundays until the finale on May 19. You can stream them starting at 9 p.m. ET on HBO Go if you […]
How to watch the final season of ‘Game of Thrones’
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How to add channels to your Roku device in three ways

Adding channels to a Roku streaming device is quick and easy. You can added channels from the Roku app, online channel store, or from the Roku device itself. Free and paid channels can be added the same way. Paid channels just require an additional step (paying). Adding a new channel […]
How to add channels to your Roku device in three ways
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Starting now, you can finally play PlayStation 4 games on your iPhone

Sony’s PlayStation 4 has a function called “Remote Play” that lets owners play their PS4 games from other devices. The feature was touted during the introduction of the PlayStation 4 in 2013 and has been rolling out to various devices in the past several years. Starting this week, PlayStation 4 […]
Starting now, you can finally play PlayStation 4 games on your iPhone
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The worst current TV show on each network, from Netflix to NBC to HBO

We looked at the worst TV show currently on 17 networks, according to Rotten Tomatoes critic scores. They include Netflix’s “Insatiable” and NBC’s “New Amsterdam.” In today’s crowded TV landscape, networks and streaming services have all increased the quantity of their offerings – at times to the detriment of quality. […]
The worst current TV show on each network, from Netflix to NBC to HBO
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How to cast videos to Roku from your phone onto your TV

When you cast to Roku, you’re quickly queuing up content from your phone to play on your TV. First-time set-up for casting to Roku requires a few steps. Casting plays content from supported channels and is not the same as screen mirroring. You may already know of the conveniences of […]
How to cast videos to Roku from your phone onto your TV
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Amazon and Hulu’s algorithms are recommending conspiracy theory films, and the consequences could be more serious than you might think

Amazon and Hulu continue to host and algorithmically suggest conspiracy films. This comes as platforms like Roku and YouTube are removing conspiratorial accounts or preventing their search and recommendation algorithms from surfacing them. Experts warn that hosting this type of conspiratorial content could spread misinformation, and even encourage people to […]
Amazon and Hulu’s algorithms are recommending conspiracy theory films, and the consequences could be more serious than you might think
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How to watch all the movies nominated for the 2019 Oscars

The 2019 Oscars take place Sunday, February 24. Some of the nominated movies are available to stream, like “Roma” and “Black Panther.” Others can be bought, rented, or seen in theatres. The 2019 Academy Awards are taking place at the end of February, which means movie fans have about a […]
How to watch all the movies nominated for the 2019 Oscars
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Amazon is reportedly building a Netflix-like service for video games

Amazon is working on a video game streaming service, like Netflix but for video games, according to a new report in The Information. Amazon’s competition at Microsoft and Google are already openly preparing similar services. And Sony is out ahead of everyone else: The company has been operating the PlayStation […]
Amazon is reportedly building a Netflix-like service for video games
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3 movies and TV shows coming to Netflix this week that are worth watching

Netflix adds new movies and shows almost daily. INSIDER has rounded up three movies and shows hitting the streaming service this week that are worth watching, including the “Star Wars” movie, “Solo.” Finding something to watch isn’t always easy when there are so many options. Netflix adds new titles to […]
3 movies and TV shows coming to Netflix this week that are worth watching
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5 movies and TV shows coming to Netflix this week that are worth watching

Netflix adds new movies and shows almost daily. INSIDER has rounded up five movies and TV shows hitting the streaming service this week that are worth watching. The list includes “A Series of Unfortunate Events,” “Tidying Up With Marie Kondo,” and the “Indiana Jones” movie series. Finding something to watch […]
5 movies and TV shows coming to Netflix this week that are worth watching
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24 must-read books being made into TV series in 2019

More books are being adapted into TV series. Some will be on network channels, like Fox’s “The Passage.” Others will be streaming, like the new adaptation of “The ABC Murders” on Amazon Prime and “Catch-22” on Hulu. Some of the biggest TV series often come from books, and more are […]
24 must-read books being made into TV series in 2019
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How to get the most out of your fancy new 4K TV

Whether you bought a fancy new 4K TV for yourself or received it as a gift (you have great family or friends!), making the switch from regular HD to 4K isn’t as simple a switch as it might seem. To make the most of a 4K TV, you need to […]
How to get the most out of your fancy new 4K TV
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RANKED: The 54 best Netflix originals this year

INSIDER ranked Netflix originals based on critics ratings from Rotten Tomatoes. The ratings range from 12% to 100%. INSIDER included both series and season debuts for the list. “One Day at a Time,” “Love,” and the YA series, “Elite,” ranked high on the list. Netflix has been releasing more and […]
RANKED: The 54 best Netflix originals this year
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The 4 movies and TV shows coming to Netflix this week that are worth watching

New titles come and go on Netflix every week, but choosing what to stream can be difficult. INSIDER has rounded up the newly arrived movies and TV shows on Netflix are actually worth watching. This week’s titles include Netflix’s new “Narcos” series and Christmas movie “The Princess Switch.” New movies […]
The 4 movies and TV shows coming to Netflix this week that are worth watching
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Walmart is helping launch original shows, claiming that Netflix and Amazon don’t make enough content aimed at its core Middle America shoppers

Walmart has struck deals to back original TV shows and other programming that will air on its streaming service, Vudu. The retailer’s streaming videos will be geared towards Walmart’s customer base of middle- and lower-income shoppers who don’t live in major cities, who Walmart believes to be underserved by current […]
Walmart is helping launch original shows, claiming that Netflix and Amazon don’t make enough content aimed at its core Middle America shoppers
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‘They got a $2 million raise last year?’: Netflix lets any exec or director see what employees make, and people are freaking out

Netflix has an open-salary policy for directors and execs, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The internal system was reportedly implemented in 2017 to help high-level employees determine if they’re fairly compensated, and some employees are shocked at the highest salaries. Netflix pays its employees 25% to 50% more than competitors, […]
‘They got a $2 million raise last year?’: Netflix lets any exec or director see what employees make, and people are freaking out
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The 5 most anticipated TV shows returning in October

As the fall TV season gets underway, a few fan-favourite shows are returning with new seasons next month. To find out which returning series audiences are anticipating the most for October, the TV tracking app TV Time analysed data from its 13 million global users to see which upcoming TV […]
The 5 most anticipated TV shows returning in October
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The 5 most anticipated new TV shows premiering in October

With the fall TV season underway, a few anticipated new shows are premiering next month. To find out which series audiences are anticipating the most for October, the TV tracking app TV Time analysed data from its 13 million global users to see which upcoming TV series viewers had followed […]
The 5 most anticipated new TV shows premiering in October
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Why Drake’s latest album ‘Scorpion’ is so long

Drake’s latest album, “Scorpion” has broken several records on the Billboard charts. With 25 tracks, “Scorpion” follows a trend of hip-hop albums with huge tracklists. We explored the changes in the Billboard charts that have led to the increase in album lengths in the past few years. Following is a […]
Why Drake’s latest album ‘Scorpion’ is so long
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Jim Gaffigan on turning down Netflix to make his latest stand-up special ‘available to everyone,’ and exploring cathartic material about his wife’s brain surgery

For his latest stand-up comedy special, “Noble Ape,” Jim Gaffigan passed on Netflix to release the special to a variety of on-demand services as part of a distribution deal with the special’s producer, Comedy Dynamics. Gaffigan spoke to Business Insider about the distribution of “Noble Ape” and its intensely personal […]
Jim Gaffigan on turning down Netflix to make his latest stand-up special ‘available to everyone,’ and exploring cathartic material about his wife’s brain surgery
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7 great movies you can watch on Netflix this weekend

Choosing a movie to watch on Netflix over the weekend is a struggle. But it shouldn’t be, so we’ve made it a whole lot easier. Every week, we look through what’s available on the streaming service and recommend seven movies you can watch over the weekend. Some of our selections […]
7 great movies you can watch on Netflix this weekend
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7 great movies you can watch on Netflix this weekend

We’re here to make your weekend binge-watching a breeze. Every week, we look through the movies available on Netflix and recommend seven movies you can watch over the weekend. Some of our selections recently came to Netflix and some have been available for a while – you might have just […]
7 great movies you can watch on Netflix this weekend
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Here are Ninja’s settings in ‘Fortnite’ that help him play so well

Based on Ninja’s performance while he’s playing “Fortnite,” you know for a fact that whatever he’s doing is working. I can’t guarantee it will turn you into a “Fortnite” legend, but if you want to try something that clearly works for one of the biggest “Fortnite” streamers in the world, […]
Here are Ninja’s settings in ‘Fortnite’ that help him play so well
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The 5 most anticipated new TV shows premiering in August

With the summer TV season well underway, a few highly anticipated new shows are premiering next month, with Netflix dominating the field. To find out which shows audiences are anticipating the most, the TV tracking app TV Time analysed data from its 12 million global users to see which upcoming […]
The 5 most anticipated new TV shows premiering in August
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The next Xbox is expected to arrive in 2020 — here’s what we know

New video-game consoles? Already? Yes and no. It looks as if we’ve got until at least 2020 before the successor to the Xbox One arrives, according to the latest rumours. That lines up nicely with many of the details shared publicly by Microsoft’s head of Xbox, Phil Spencer. Between several […]
The next Xbox is expected to arrive in 2020 — here’s what we know
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Netflix just added a ‘Smart Downloads’ feature for mobile users

Netflix just launched an update to the ‘Download’ feature for mobile phone users. Titled ‘Smart Downloads,’ the feature will automatically delete downloaded episodes after they are watched, and will download new episodes when the device is connected to WiFi It’s currently only available for Android phones and tablets. Netflix just […]
Netflix just added a ‘Smart Downloads’ feature for mobile users
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3 great TV shows to watch on Netflix this week

We’re in the middle of the peak TV era, which means that there’s more TV than there is time. Thankfully we’ve made this easier. We know what it’s like making huge decisions like what TV show to start on Netflix, so every week we gather a list of three shows […]
3 great TV shows to watch on Netflix this week
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6 songs that spike over 1,000% in YouTube views on July 4th

A significant number of people usher in our nation’s Independence Day by listening to pop singer Lana Del Rey, according to new data from YouTube. Del Rey’s 2012 single, “National Anthem,” leads a list of six songs that spiked over 1,000% in YouTube views on July 4th last year, compared […]
6 songs that spike over 1,000% in YouTube views on July 4th
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The 5 most anticipated TV shows returning in July

With the summer TV season underway, several fan-favourite shows are returning with new seasons next month. To find out which returning shows audiences are anticipating the most, the TV-tracking app TV Time analysed data from its 12 million global users to see which upcoming TV shows viewers had followed the […]
The 5 most anticipated TV shows returning in July
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Netflix faces conservative backlash for upcoming superhero drag queen show, with nearly 20,000 signing a petition against it

An online petition is attempting to stop the release of Netflix’s upcoming superhero drag queen animated show, “Super Drags,” and has gathered almost 20,000 signatures. The Christian Film and Television Commission claims the show is “driven by a ‘politically correct’ LGBT agenda.” It’s the latest bout of conservative backlash against […]
Netflix faces conservative backlash for upcoming superhero drag queen show, with nearly 20,000 signing a petition against it
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3 great TV shows to watch on Netflix this week

Looking for a new TV show to watch but overwhelmed with the selection?We’re here to make things a bit easier, because we know what it’s like to spend way too much time making huge decisions like this. Every week, we gather a list of three shows you can either binge-watch […]
3 great TV shows to watch on Netflix this week
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The 5 most anticipated new TV shows premiering in July

With the summer TV season underway, a few highly anticipated new shows are premiering next month. To find out which shows audiences are anticipating the most, the TV tracking app TV Time analysed data from its 12 million global users to see which upcoming TV shows viewers had followed the […]
The 5 most anticipated new TV shows premiering in July
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All the confirmed original shows coming to Netflix in 2018

Netflix still has a good deal of original content in store for the rest of this year. 2018 has already seen the release of a long list of new original shows, including the sci-fi reboot “Lost In Space,” the dark comedy “Maniac,” and Matt Groening’s animated series “Disenchantment.” Among the […]
All the confirmed original shows coming to Netflix in 2018
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The maker of ‘Assassin’s Creed’ says the games console is nearly dead

Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot predicted the next generation of consoles will be the last. After that, he believes cloud-based streaming services will dominate gaming, with blockbuster titles available on any screen. Streaming services for gaming are still niche, but as the technology improves Guillemot believes they will move into the […]
The maker of ‘Assassin’s Creed’ says the games console is nearly dead
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