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The Roku Channel will soon host Quibi's old content catalog

The Roku Channel will soon host Quibi's old content catalog

Quibi launched last year as a streaming service designed for mobile viewing; all content could be watched in portrait mode, and episodes were never more than a few minutes long. The unique gimmick wasn't enough to save the service, which shut down in December, but now the remains of Quibi might be snatched up by Roku.

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Quibi will fully shut down on December 1

Quibi will fully shut down on December 1

When Quibi launched earlier this year, it sounded kind of cool. Episodes specifically designed for mobile viewing that automatically adjusted to however you were currently holding your phone? Sure, let's give it a shot! But unfortunately, Quibi never really took off. Now, the only episode left is a finale for the video streaming platform itself—The Wall Street Journal says Quibi has decided to shut down.

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Quibi reminds you it's not dead with new Android TV app

Quibi reminds you it's not dead with new Android TV app

Quibi launched earlier this year as the streaming service intended for bite-sized entertainment while you're out and about with your phone, but now that many of us are at home far more often, that selling point hasn't helped the company much. The mobile apps already supported AirPlay and Chromecast support, but now Quibi has dedicated apps for several TV platforms.

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T-Mobile reminds us that Quibi still exists with six-month free trial

T-Mobile reminds us that Quibi still exists with six-month free trial

Quibi launched earlier this year to less-than-rave reviews. Creating video content exclusively for mobile consumption is an intriguing idea, but the execution left a lot to be desired. The app didn't even support Chromecasting until recently. Now the streaming service is teaming up with T-Mobile to offer free six month subscriptions. This isn't the first time T-Mobile has joined up with Quibi, but now that quarantine fever is setting in, maybe you'll actually take them up on it?

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Quibi now rolling out Chromecast support on Android as part of broader initiative to be much less dumb service (APK download)

Quibi now rolling out Chromecast support on Android as part of broader initiative to be much less dumb service (APK download)

The streaming service Quibi launched in April after months of buildup and advertising, and while it wasn't exactly dead on arrival, it hasn't caught on with most viewers. The service is currently revamping its slate of shows, while also attempting to address some of its core complaints — like the complete inability to watch content on large screens, which is finally being addressed through Chromecast support.

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Smartphone-optimized streaming service Quibi launches today

Smartphone-optimized streaming service Quibi launches today

We've got Netflix, Hulu, YouTube, and myriad other streaming video options. Is there room for another competitor? Hollywood seems to think so, and that's why Quibi is launching today. Quibi focuses on quick episodes optimized for phones, and you can give it a shot for free.

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T-Mobile offers free Quibi subscriptions for qualifying users

T-Mobile offers free Quibi subscriptions for qualifying users

Streaming newcomer Quibi has found a distribution partner in T-Mobile. The carrier will be offering the shortform specialty service to ONE and Magenta planholders with at least two lines for free.

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