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Vizio is updating SmartCast TVs to stream Disney+ via Chromecast

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Vizio Vizio is promising Android users that they’ll be able to beam Disney+ to their SmartCast TVs by the end of the year. Currently, iOS users can cast the Disney+ app to the TV using AirPlay 2. But Android users were left in the dark. Now, Vizio says it will […]

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After Math: Everything’s coming up Disney

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links ASSOCIATED PRESS It’s been a big week for Disney. The company finally launched its streaming platform, Disney+, to great fanfare. At the same time, Star Wars: Fallen Order, another Disney-owned IP, launched on Friday for the PC and consoles. But who has time for video games when there’s nearly 70 […]

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Simpsons World shuts down as episodes move to Disney+

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links 20th Century Fox/Disney You knew Simpsons World wouldn’t last much longer when Disney+ claimed The Simpsons as a streaming exclusive, but you might not have expected the end to be so… abrupt. Simpsons World has promptly shut down, making Disney+ the only place to watch every episode even though it’s […]

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Redbox will stop selling Disney movie codes as part of settlement

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images Disney’s lawsuit against Redbox is over, and it’s not great news for Redbox. The two sides have agreed to a settlement that will have Redbox stop the sale of movie download codes from Disney disc packs. Attorneys for Disney had accused Redbox of violating copyright by offering […]

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Disney+ will fix its ‘Simpsons’ widescreen problem in 2020

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Disney+ investor presentation Disney As soon as Disney+ launched, fans of The Simpsons noticed a big problem. In a repeat of an issue that occurred when FXX started playing old episodes a few years ago, someone made the decision to crop and zoom older 4×3 aspect ratio episodes to fill […]

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Disney+ already has over 10 million sign-ups

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Disney You knew Disney+ was going to be a big deal between the range of content and the sheer marketing juggernaut behind it, but it’s now clear just how big. Disney has revealed that over 10 million people have already signed up for its streaming service. For context, the company’s […]

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Disney+ cuts off ‘Simpsons’ jokes with widescreen episodes

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Disney The Disney+ launch didn’t just have some technical hiccups — it also irritated The Simpsons fans. Viewers have discovered that all classic Simpsons episodes are the cropped widescreen versions, not the 4:3 originals that FXX brought back in 2015. And just like four years ago, that decision wrecks some […]

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‘Star Wars’ and ‘The Mandalorian’ make Disney+ worth it

Engadget RSS Feed Disney+ has a ton of things to watch based on its vast library alone, but if you’re interested in something that’s actually original, your options are pretty slim. Just like Apple TV+, most of the new content on Disney+, like The World According to Jeff Goldblum, is watchable but not exactly exceptional. […]

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‘Star Wars’ on Disney+ reignites the Han-Greedo fan drama

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Eduardo Parra/Getty Images If you thought George Lucas’ constant tweaking of Star Wars wouldn’t extend to the Disney+ releases, you were mistaken — although it’s not quite what you might expect. Viewers have discovered that the 4K HDR remaster includes yet another change George Lucas made in the pre-Disney era […]

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Disney+ isn’t working for some users on launch day

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Engadget Like most new online services, it looks like Disney+’s launch isn’t going to be hiccup-free. After the streaming service went live early this morning, some fans on the east coast are waking up to find that they can’t connect to Disney’s servers to watch any content. On Twitter, there […]

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