entertainment

Twitter temporarily banned pro-Trump meme creator Carpe Donktum

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links ALASTAIR PIKE via Getty Images This afternoon, Twitter caused a stir when it suspended the prolific pro-Trump meme creator, Carpe Donktum. People were quick to speculate that Carpe Donktum was suspended for his alleged connection to the violent video shown at Trump’s Miami resort last week. But after his account […]

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Phonocut will let you make your own vinyl records

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Phonocut As CD sales continue to fall, vinyl is becoming more and more popular of a music format. Some fans enjoy the bigger packaging and artwork while others claim vinyl playback produces a “warmer” tone compared to CDs and digital files. But vinyl doesn’t have the flexibility of those formats. […]

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What we’ve been watching: Ken Burns’ Country Music

Engadget RSS Feed This week, Senior News Editor Billy Steele explains why everyone should check out the latest documentary series from Ken Burns. Senior Editor Devindra Hardawar has an unexpected affinity for the latest CBS procedural and Senior News Editor Richard Lawler has found one thing worth watching on Netflix. Ken Burns’ Country Music [embedded […]

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Disney is tweeting everything that’s coming to Disney+

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links The Disney+ launch is less than a month away, and the streaming service is busy drumming up nostalgia in an attempt to hook users. Today, it started a massive tweet thread sharing “basically everything” coming to Disney+ on November 12th. It. Is. Time. From Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs […]

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HDR10, Dolby Vision, and HLG: How does HDR work?

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links With 4K now firmly in place as the standard for most new TV’s, high dynamic range, or HDR, video is starting to move from being an enthusiast curiosity to the next big thing in home media. HDR content looks vibrant, crisp and can be a bigger upgrade than 4K, but […]

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Apple offers three-month TV+ trial to ‘Emmy’ magazine subscribers

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Apple’s video streaming service, TV+, is launching in just a few weeks on November 1st. The company is drumming up even more excitement for the launch by offering a free three-month trial for subscribers of Emmy magazine. The standard free trial of the service offered to regular customers is seven […]

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Recommended Reading: Your AirPods are going to die

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Chris Velazco/Engadget Everyone’s AirPods will die. We’ve got the trick to replacing them. Geoffrey A. Fowler, The Washington Post If you hopped on the AirPod bandwagon early, your earbuds are likely near the end of their life. The Washington Post details what happens when your true wireless audio accessory stops […]

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Elizabeth Warren Facebook ad mocks Facebook’s fact checking policies

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks as CNN moderator Chris Cuomo listens during the Power of our Pride Town Hall Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019, in Los Angeles. ASSOCIATED PRESS Earlier this year Elizabeth Warren’s presidential campaign ran ads on Facebook that proposed breaking it up, and they were […]

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The follow-up to ‘Band of Brothers’ is coming to Apple TV+

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links HBO Just one day after signing Alfonso Cuarón to a multi-year deal, Apple has scored another coup for its upcoming Apple TV+ streaming service. Variety reports the company will produce Masters of the Air, the follow-up to 2001’s Band of Brothers and 2010’s The Pacific. Both Steven Spielberg and Tom […]

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Howard University and Amazon want to diversify the entertainment industry

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Kelvin Sterling Scott via Getty Images Howard University and Amazon Studios are working together to diversify the entertainment industry. Today, they announced Howard Entertainment, a program that will give African American, Latinx and Native American students a chance to study and train alongside entertainment executives. The new program will send […]

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