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OnePlus releases trailer for 'feature film' Nord documentary

OnePlus releases trailer for 'feature film' Nord documentary

OnePlus just published a teaser video to its YouTube account for an upcoming documentary regarding the OnePlus Nord. You might have thought the four-part New Beginnings series already published to YouTube was enough, but apparently, the company has a "feature film" version of the documentary planned, too. It premieres August 18th on Amazon Prime Video, but you can catch a glimpse at what to expect in the 40-second trailer here.

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Which streaming services are the best value right now?

Which streaming services are the best value right now?

You've probably (hopefully!) been spending a lot of time at home lately, and that likely means watching a lot of TV. If you're trying to get the most bang for your entertainment buck, you've got a lot of options starting at the low, low price of free. These are some of the best values in video streaming available today.

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Coronavirus be damned: Movies from SXSW will be shown online by Amazon for free

Coronavirus be damned: Movies from SXSW will be shown online by Amazon for free

The South by Southwest (SXSW) conference this year may have been canceled this year due to coronavirus concerns, but the movies that were going to be presented there will still be shown. And thanks to Amazon, it won't just be attendees enjoying these flicks, either. Amazon and SXSW are working together to stream them, and we'll all be able to watch them — for free.

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Amazon is making some kids content free to fight coronavirus quarantine boredom

Amazon is making some kids content free to fight coronavirus quarantine boredom

Amazon is making a whole pile of children's content free to stream, even without a paid Prime membership. A selection that includes Amazon Prime original shows and PBS KIDS series. You will still need an Amazon account, though.

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These video streaming services are reducing bandwidth consumption following the coronavirus pandemic (Update: TikTok)

These video streaming services are reducing bandwidth consumption following the coronavirus pandemic (Update: TikTok)

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, most people have to stay quarantined at home to prevent the spread of the virus. This is causing increased network usage, as people need a stable connection to work, study, and of course, entertain themselves. Sadly, the latter requires a high bandwidth, which providers are trying to contain by reducing the quality of their service.

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Amazon Prime Video update tests 'free to me' toggle and lets you follow actors

Amazon Prime Video update tests 'free to me' toggle and lets you follow actors

Amazon Prime Video has one of the biggest streaming catalogs out there, but that's only thanks to the inclusion of rentable and buyable content. That can be particularly annoying when you've found the perfect movie to watch, only to notice that you'll have to pay an additional fee to access it. Thankfully, Amazon is testing a 'Free to me' toggle that hides paid content in its latest Android app update, along with an option that lets you follow your favorite actors.

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[Update: Assistant voice control?] YouTube launches today on Fire TV, while Amazon Prime Video comes to Chromecast and Android TVs

[Update: Assistant voice control?] YouTube launches today on Fire TV, while Amazon Prime Video comes to Chromecast and Android TVs

It's been a few months since Google and Amazon decided to put down their weapons and collaborate to make everyone's lives easier. After years of the two giants battling it out, banning their services from their competitor's platform, and essentially forcing users to choose one camp over the other, the agreement was both unexpected and long overdue. Today, we get to reap the fruits of that accord.

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Peace in our time: YouTube is coming to Fire TV, Amazon Prime Video to support Chromecast and Android TV

Peace in our time: YouTube is coming to Fire TV, Amazon Prime Video to support Chromecast and Android TV

To say that Google's and Amazon's relationship has been going through a rough patch over the past couple of years would be an understatement. The two companies have been on a path of mutual destruction, causing services of one to disappear from devices of the other, and vice versa. It looked like a resolution was nowhere in sight, so you can imagine our surprise when we saw the news that Google and Amazon have finally kissed and made up.

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[Update: Nope, quotes were about an app] Report: Amazon may be working on a new, 'much more intuitive' phone

[Update: Nope, quotes were about an app] Report: Amazon may be working on a new, 'much more intuitive' phone

Most of us probably remember the Fire Phone, which was Amazon's first and last effort in the market. The device ran a heavily modified version of Android, and though it packed some interesting face-tracking technology, the interface itself was pretty godawful. Its mediocre specs were paired with an astronomical price tag, and just a bit over one year later, the Fire Phone finally burnt out. Now, according to a recent report by TheWrap, Amazon's mobile ambitions might be preparing to pull a phoenix and rise from the Fire Phone's failed ashes. 

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Walmart reportedly considering streaming service to compete with Netflix, Amazon Prime Video

Walmart reportedly considering streaming service to compete with Netflix, Amazon Prime Video

Retail behemoth Walmart is thinking about launching a low-cost streaming service in the same vein as Netflix and Amazon Prime Video, sources tell The Information. While the venture would be expensive, it could potentially aid Walmart in its ongoing battle against Amazon, which has taken a bite out of the profits of many brick-and-mortar retailers.

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