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How to Use Plex’s New Skip Intro Feature

Plex’s recently released Skip Intro feature aims to do just that: skip the repetitive sections the kick off TV shows. Like similar features on services like Netflix, the idea is to make your binge watching more efficient by skipping past the parts you know already — one can only hear the Friends theme song so […]

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Films With Dolby Vision Support Starting to Appear on Google Play Movies

Movies supporting the Dolby Vision flavor of the High-Dynamic Range (HDR) format are starting to appear on the Google Play Movies marketplace. FlatpanelsHD reported discovering a pair of movies — Joker and A Simple Favor — that offer the option so far. The online storefront offers several movies in HDR formats, including Marvel Studios movies […]

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Plex Adds Skip Intro Feature to Plex Pass

Plex just announced a new Skip Intro feature that aims to do just exactly what you’d think it would. If you’ve ever used Netflix’s similar feature to jump past the same, ol’ theme song topping every episode, you know what to expect here. The interesting wrinkle is that Plex’s version works with your own personal […]

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5 Things You Should Know About ATSC 3.0

We’re gradually transitioning into the next generation of over-the-air broadcasting, known as ATSC 3.0 or “Next Gen TV,” but there’s still a lot of mystery about what that truly means. And while we continue to monitor how, exactly, the new standard will develop over 2020 and beyond, we’ve put together a few key takeways for […]

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CBS All Access Adds HDR Support to Android TV App

An app update to CBS All Access this week enables HDR support on Android TV platforms. Dolby Vision HDR support had been available on the Apple TV version of the app, but this latest update allows devices like the Shield TV Pro and the recently released TiVo Stream 4K to enjoy some high-dynamic range content. […]

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Despite Carrier Pledge, FCC Says It’s Received Hundreds of Consumer Complaints

While hundreds of broadband providers and telcos have signed on to the Federal Communications Commission’s Keep Americans Connected Pledge, the commission has reportedly received hundreds of complaints so far. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai told the House Energy and Commerce Committee that of the roughly 2,000 complaints the commission has received connected to the ongoing coronavirus […]

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