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Hulu rolling out like/dislike buttons to improve recommendations (Update: Available)

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Hulu is finally getting voice support for Chromecasts and Google Home smart displays

Over time, major TV, movie, and video service providers have been rolling out Google Assistant voice support so that users can access their favorite content on Chromecasts and Google Home smart displays simply by speaking. Just last month, Sling added its service to Google's growing list of companies, and today, Hulu has officially hopped onto the roster, as well.

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Hulu app gains support for audio description tracks to help the visually impaired

Audio descriptions are an invaluable tool for the visually impaired as they allow them to enjoy many movies and series despite not being able to (properly) see the on-screen action. In a settlement agreement with advocacy groups, Hulu agreed to provide spoken interpretations of scenes and facial expressions where possible in the form of an additional audio track. After adding support for this to the web player, Apple TV, and iOS, the company is now also making these tracks available in the Android app.

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All the best Cyber Monday deals on phones, chromebooks, headphones, smart home hardware, and more (Update: New deals, Monday evening)

Black Friday has come and gone, but we're not done with pre-holiday deals by a long shot. Cyber Monday is upon us, and the deals refuse to quit. A whole bunch of what we're seeing today is an extension of sales that have been running since last week, but there's plenty of new stuff, too. Here, for your convenience, we've rounded up all the best deals we've spotted.

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Get Hulu's ad-supported plan for $2 per month for a year ($48 off)

With everyone's eyes fixed on Disney+ right now, it's easy to forget other video streaming contenders exist. Hulu doesn't want you to overlook it and is now offering a sweet deal to get new subscribers hooked: $2/month for the ad-supported plan for a year.

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Hulu raises price of live TV subscription again, now costs $55/month

Most live TV subscriptions follow the same path: they start cheap with a few channels, then add a few more channels, then raise prices to make up for the costs of adding more channels. Hulu's live TV option already increased in price once this year, and now the service is set to become even more expensive.

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(Update: Now available w/ APK) Hulu will soon let Android users download content offline

Most streaming services, like Netflix and Amazon Prime Video, allow you to download episodes and movies on your mobile devices so you have something to watch on the go. Hulu historically never allowed you to do this, but times they are a-changin'. The platform is bringing downloads to iOS users on the No Ads plan, and a solution for us Android fans is in the works, too.

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Hulu pulls Android TV app from some DVR and cable boxes

A few months ago, Hulu finally revamped its Android TV app after it letting it languish for years, with the main new addition being support for Hulu Live TV. However, the company's renewed attention to the platform also seems to come with a downside: the app is being blocked on a handful of Android TV set-top boxes.

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Hulu drops support for Daydream, latest nail in Google's VR coffin

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[Update: APK] Hulu resurrects Android TV app after 4 years, adds profiles and Live TV

On most TV platforms, like Roku and Fire TV, Hulu has a well-designed app with support for multiple user profiles and (in most cases) live channels. However, the Android TV app has been frozen in time, as it has received no meaningful updates since it arrived in 2015. Hulu must have finally remembered the app existed, because it's getting a major overhaul.

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