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Apple Updates tvOS to Version 13.4, Available Now

It’s software update time for Apple devices, with the company releasing a number of new operating system revisions for Apple TVs, iPhones, iPads, and more. On the Apple TV side, MacRumors reports that the latest version adds Family Sharing integration, making it easier to access content purchased on iTunes by other family members. Overall, though, […]

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Esports Leagues Announce Schedules for Online-Only Formats

Much like traditional sports, many of the largest esports leagues can draw thousands of fans to events centers and arenas for in-person competitions. However, the coronavirus outbreak caused several leagues to change plans. And after quickly shifting to online-only formats, several esports leagues have emerged with updated schedules so fans can tune in and watch […]

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Netflix Open to Reducing Video Quality Outside of Europe if Needed

Last week, Netflix announced it would be reducing video streaming quality in Europe to help ease overall network congestion as effects from the coronavirus outbreak put additional strain on the European internet. In a blog post this weekend, the company went into further detail about its measures and opened the door to taking similar steps […]

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Apple Rumored to be Adding Kids Mode, Screen Time to tvOS

A rumored update to Apple’s tvOS could allow for more parental controls and a “Kids Mode” that only allows children-friendly content. The Verifier says the new controls should allow parents to block access to TV shows and other content they deem not age-appropriate and gives them the ability to set viewing-duration restrictions via Screen Time. […]

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FCC Adds Hundreds More Companies to its ‘Keep Americans Connected’ Pledge

The Federal Communications Commission has announced hundreds of additional broadband providers and telcos have signed on to the its Keep Americans Connected Pledge, aimed at ensuring internet access to residents and small business during the COVID-19 outbreak. The pledge was first announced last week, with dozens of companies and trade associations signing on initially. This […]

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Netflix to Dial Back Video Quality in Europe to Ease Internet Congestion

The ongoing coronavirus outbreak has forced many of us to work remotely and stay at home as much as possible. And with more people relying on video conferencing during the day and streaming entertainment to pass the time at night, some are concerned that the increased demand could cause congestion-related issues. Case in point: A […]

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