|OT| The Cordcutting Thread - Watching the TV while saving your wallet

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Sorry for the big hiatus, should've warned you all but I was too busy enjoying my NVIDIA Shield. Anyway, here is some more news.

For those who are about to prepare for hurricane Dorian, here is a guide for The Weather Channel's coverage

MEGATON: Roku announces new hybrid player/soundbar (Roku Smart Soundbar); $179 USD, coming october 13th

Jeff McElfresh (WarnerMedia CEO) to manage AT&T TV, AT&T TV NOW, and DIRECTV starting this October

CBS to launch new Dabl OTA tv channel in partnership with Martha Stewart and Emille Lagasse September 9th

Netflix orders Korean drama "Round Six"

Pluto TV adds new channel based on Fuse TV

Certain Disney Channel archival content to move to Disney+

Amazon Fire TV to expand to new European markets
 
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Amazon announces new Fire TV Cube model, Amazon Fire TV Soundbar, and new Fire TV Edition partners

TDLR:

Fire TV Cube (2nd Generation)
  • Hexacore processor
  • $119.99 USD
  • supports Dolby Vision HDR, HDR 10+, and 60 fps 4K
  • Preorders start today

Amazon Fire TV edition Soundbar
  • First partner is Anker (Nebular Fire TV edition soundbar)
  • Nebula Soundbar launching in United States, Canada, Germany and the United Kingdom
  • $229.99 in the United States
  • Releases on November 21
  • New owners to get free 90-day trial of Amazon Music Unlimited

Amazon Fire TV Edition partners
  • New partners include JVC, Skyworth, Arcelik, TPV, and Compal
  • Fire TV Edition sales to expand to United Kingdom, Germany, and Austria.
  • Germany and Austria to get Grunding Fire TV edition models to have far-field voice control. No plans for those TVs to come to other regions as of this time.
  • Toshiba to release 65" TV with Dolby Vision, available October 2019 in US and Canada
 
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As of September 6th, nearly 1,000 channels had their frequencies changed. If you own an antenna, be sure to rescan for channels.

AT&T TV Anywhere apps cause confusion

Twitch finally coming to Apple TV

Roku CEO Anthony Wood interested in seeing 1/2 of Television sets include Roku OS

Amazon interested to add free 24/7 live tv; in talks to revive "Vice News Tonight"