Hulu announces April release date for The Handmaid’s Tale

Hulu on Friday released the first images of the next season of The Handmaid’s Tale, announcing that the next season will be released in April. Unfortunately, they weren’t any more specific than that. Another lingering question is whether or not Hulu will continue on with its weekly release of episodes for Season 2. In the…

Hulu reached more than 17M subscribers and $1B in ad revenue last year

Hulu announced today that it ended 2017 with more than 17 million subscribers in the United States. That’s an increase of a little over 40 percent from the 12 million subscribers that Hulu announced back in March 2016. The company says that its total audience grew to 54 million unique viewers last year, and that annual ad revenue…

Watch Intel CEO Brian Krzanich’s CES keynote live right here

All eyes are on Intel CEO Brian Krzanich today. While the issue isn’t limited to Intel chips, the company has been under the spotlight for the Meltdown and Spectrevulnerabilities. Krzanich sold quite a few Intel shares back in November. Today’s keynote is also going to be a good opportunity to get an early look at future Intel products. For…

Nvidia teams up with Acer, Asus and HP to launch 65-inch gaming displays

The company today announced a new hardware initiative with partners Acer, Asus and HP: big format gaming displays (BFGD). The idea here is to take a 65-inch 4K screen with 120Hz HDR support and to pair it with Nvidia’s G-Sync technology for tear-free graphics and Nvidia’ Android TV-based Shield platform as a built-in streaming service….

TCL unveils its voice-enabled, Roku-connected Smart Soundbar

Roku announced its plans to enter the voice-controlled device market through a new program that would allow other manufacturers to integrate with Roku’s voice platform in their own smart speakers, soundbars, surround sound systems and more. At the time, Roku TV maker TCL was the first to commit to using Roku Connect, as the integration technology is called….

Watch Sony’s CES press conference live right here

Sony is holding its traditional press conference at CES in the Las Vegas Convention Center starting at 5 PM Pacific, 8 PM Eastern, 1 AM in London. The company is closing the press day of CES, and you should expect some exciting new devices from Sony. The company has a wide range of products, including some…

Hulu renews ‘Runaways’ and ‘Future Man’ for second seasons

Hulu is renewing both Runaways and Future Man for second seasons of 13 episodes each. Both shows premiered in November. Runaways is based on the Marvel comic created by Brian K. Vaughan and Adrian Alphona, and it tells the story of superpowered teenagers who discover that their parents are supervillains. The announcement doesn’t say when either series will be returning. Runawaysends its…

NextVR is adding 6DoF tracking to its live-streaming VR service

NextVR is bringing six-degree-of-freedom (6DoF) movement to its popular virtual reality app for live-streaming sporting events and concerts. This update brings an added sense of immersion for users, who will be able to move around a bit while watching events. It’s more of a comfort thing than something revolutionary at this point. Rather than being…

Watch Samsung’s CES press conference live right here

  Samsung is always betting big on CES, and this year should be no exception. Today at 2 PM Pacific, 5 PM Eastern, 10 PM in London, the company will unveil its new lineup of consumer electronics devices. You should expect a wide range of new products, from smart watches to washing machines. We’ll have a…

Here’s how to stream the Golden Globes tonight

Tonight for the first time the Golden Globes are being live-streamed, meaning you can watch it even if you aren’t in front of a TV. The show is being hosted by Seth Meyers and coverage starts at 5pm PT / pm ET. Here’s how to watch: If you’re a cord-cutter you’ll be able to watch via the…

KweliTV is Netflix for black people, by black people, starring black people

Kweli.tv aims to be the go-to streaming media platform for black filmmakers all over the world to share their content and make money from its distribution. KweliTV handpicks all of its content, with 98 percent of the content having been official selections at film festivals worldwide. The company has won $65,000 from a couple of startup…