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Black Mirror Season 6? You’re living it!

Apparently, Charlie Brooker has put Season 6 of Black Mirror on hold because he fears that reality has caught up with the dystopian series.

Picking up on that, a Madrid ad agency, called Brother, came up with a mock ad for the show. It reads:

“Black Mirror 6th Season. Live Now, everywhere.”

Black ...

Quibi is the anti-TikTok (that’s a bad thing)

It takes either audacious self-confidence or reckless hubris to build a completely asocial video app in 2020. You can decide which best describes Quibi, Hollywood’s $1.75 billion-funded attempt at a mobile-only Netflix of 6 to 10 minutes micro-TV show episodes. Quibi manages to miss every trend and tactic that could help make it app popular. ...

Game downloads will be throttled to manage internet congestion

For the billions stuck at home during the global effort to flatten the curve, gaming is a welcome escape. But it’s also a bandwidth-heavy one, and Microsoft, Sony and others are working to make sure that millions of people downloading enormous games don’t **** up all the bandwidth. Don’t worry, though, it won’t affect your ...

10 essential comedies about families of color you can stream right now

03.21.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

As the television library grows apace, there are still embarrassingly few American TV shows devoted entirely to people of color. The good news is that's changing rapidly, and there have never been more heartfelt, layered shows about families of color... ...

The optimal way to remotely watch Netflix with friends

03.20.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

With many European and American cities in quarantined coronavirus lockdown, the world's hottest club is now the internet. Or, more specifically, streaming services.  In lieu of the ability to spend time together physically, people are finding cr... ...

Amazon, YouTube join Netflix in reducing stream quality in EU during coronavirus pandemic

03.20.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

Movie and TV aficionados should get used to reduced image quality on their favorite streaming service, at least for a little while. Amazon and YouTube both confirmed on Friday that they would be reducing video stream quality in the EU to ensure there... ...

Netflix creates $100 million relief fund for workers impacted by coronavirus

03.20.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to impact employment across the globe, Netflix is doing its part to support thousands of entertainment workers now out of a job. On Friday, Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos announced the streaming company would... ...

Netflix announces $100M relief fund after TV and film production halted

When it comes to the entertainment industry, the COVID-19 outbreak isn’t just affecting movie theaters – it’s also halted TV and film production around the world. For Netflix, that’s included production on high-profile titles like “The Witcher” and “Stranger Things.” So the streaming company just announced that has created a $100 million fund that it says ...