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Scammers Abuse Steam to Attract Would-Be Movie Pirates

A number of scammers are abusing the Steam platform to lure would-be pirates to questionable download sites. After clicking images and links listing popular movies, many visitors are redirected to subscription portals where – despite payment – none of the promised movies are offered for viewing. – Andy, TorrentFreak » http://bit.ly/2KyVJn6
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Netflix’s pop-out player test is perfect for procrastination

To use the pop-out player, users will click a small icon along the bottom of the screen. Once the new window appears, you can resize it and position it wherever you’d like. At the moment, subtitles are not yet available in the window. – Christine Fisher, Engadget » https://engt.co/2Xyiiyo

YouTube confirms a test where the comments are hidden by default

While it reported the test was underway in Android devices in India, we’ve confirmed it’s also appearing on iOS and is not limited to a particular region. That means it’s something YouTube wants to test on a broader scale, rather than a feature it’s considering for a localized version of its app for Indian users. – Sarah Perez, TechCrunch » https://tcrn.ch/2ForzPd

How and when to cancel your Netflix, Prime Video, and other video subscriptions

Constantly quitting and returning might not be great if you want these platforms to continue creating the content you love, like more seasons of your favorite show. Less money for them means less money to pump into programming. But none of us are obligated to remain forever subscribed to Netflix as a show of our support for quality TV, and saving cash always feels good (and is sometimes necessary). – Chris Welch, The Verge » http://bit.ly/31sADvB

E3: Netflix Exec Reveals Character Details for ‘Stranger Things’ Game, Teases Mobile Content

Netflix show The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance is also set to become a “turn-based tactics” game that challenges fans to recruit an army and act as its commander in a series of campaign battles. The show, based on the 1982 Jim Henson film, premieres Aug. 30, while the game is set to launch later this year on various consoles. – Trilby Beresford, The Hollywood Reporter » http://bit.ly/2XjBmjA
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