'Jeopardy' guest host lineup includes LeVar Burton, as it should

It’s official: LeVar Burton is one of the guest hosts set to close out Season 37 of Jeopardy! Burton, known for his role as Enterprise Chief Engineer Geordi La Forge on Star Trek: The Next Generation and his over-20-year tenure as the host of Reading Rainbow, had previously expressed interest in hosting Jeopardy! He even tweeted out a Change.org petition calling for him to succeed the late Alex Trebek as the quiz show’s next host.… Read the rest

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Here's everything Oculus showed off at its VR gaming showcase

Oculus Quest and Rift headset owners have plenty to look forward to over the next several months if Wednesday’s Oculus Gaming Showcase is any indication. Oculus put together its first dedicated gaming show on April 21, highlighting several new virtual reality games and updates to existing games. The Quest 2 headset, released in 2020, was a godsend for mass consumption of VR, but people need games to go along with their new hardware. That’s where… Read the rest

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Apple's new paid podcast subscription service is missing one crucial thing

Paid podcasts are coming to Apple. However, the new subscription service is missing something crucial.  At Apple’s big 420 event this week, the biggest player in the podcast distribution space announced that creators will be able to sell subscriptions to their shows right on Apple Podcasts as early as next month. As interesting as Apple’s platform looks (and we’ll get to that in a second), there’s a major component it’s lacking: The company will not… Read the rest

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Apple put through the wringer by Spotify and Tile in Senate hearing

In a contentious hearing Wednesday, Apple fended off complaints from Spotify, Tile, Match Group, and several senators over competition on its App Store.  Minnesota Democrat Sen. Amy Klobuchar said, in her opening remarks, that she isn’t “angry about success.” “We simply want to make sure that capitalism keeps going in a strong, strong way,” she said, adding, that in this situation, it “doesn’t seem like that’s happening.”  Anyone who owns an iPhone, iPad or Apple… Read the rest

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A 'Ted Lasso' Season 2 trailer is here to stick a goofy grin on your face

Not soon enough, Apple TV+’s beloved Ted Lasso returns for Season 2 this summer. Season 2 catches up with the Richmond Football Club, thriving under the leadership of Coach Lasso (Jason Sudeikis) —well, thriving emotionally. The team’s continued underperformance on the field prompts Ted to bring in a sport psychologist in the hopes of helping Roy (Brett Goldstein), Sam (Toheeb Jimoh), Dani (Cristo Fernández), and the rest of the team. Ted and Rebecca (Hannah Waddingham)… Read the rest

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Hulu's 'Sasquatch' is the killer true crime surprise of this 420

With “Sasquatch” as its title and 420 as its premiere date, Hulu’s new true crime series sets certain expectations. I, for one, was anticipating an even trashier Tiger King-like show meets the Wikipedia page for North American folklore meets weed puns. But that Sasquatch ultimately fulfills none of those assumptions, and is better for it, may be the biggest and best surprise of this high holiday. See, when investigative journalist David Holthouse was 23 years… Read the rest

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Sorry, Tile: Everything Apple copied at its spring event

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Apple knows AirTags can be abused and is trying to get ahead of it

Sometimes, you don’t want things to “just work” for everyone.  On Tuesday, Apple announced a slew of new products at its “Spring Loaded” event. One of those products, AirTags, is a tiny disc that allows for the easy tracking of objects — or, as Apple hints at in its AirTags press release — unwilling people.  The basic idea behind AirTags is straightforward enough: People frequently misplace small but important items like keys or wallets, and… Read the rest

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HBO Max's 'That Damn Michael Che' nails the dad joke in funny first teaser

Comedy fans, get ready: Saturday Night Live’s Michael Che is doing a solo show. On Monday, HBO Max debuted the first teaser for the Weekend Update co-anchor’s upcoming comedy series, aptly titled That Damn Michael Che. The six-part sketch show will feature Che, alongside SNL stars Cecily Strong, Heidi Gardner, Colin Quinn, Ellen Cleghorne, and Colin Jost — as well as guest stars Omari Hardwick, Geoffrey Owens, Godfrey, Billy Porter and Method Man.  Per the… Read the rest

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Everything coming to Amazon Prime Video in May 2021

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