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Comcast’s Xfinity Share lets you stream content live to any X1 set-top box

Comcast launched Xfinity Stream today, a new app for Android and iOS that lets cable subscribers live stream to X1 set-top boxes. It has a few caveats, though, chiefly no playback control.
Movies & TV

Netflix-inspired binging comes to NBC for David Duchovny’s crime drama Aquarius

Taking a page from Netflix, NBC will make all 13 episodes of the Duchovny police drama available the day after its broadcast debut. While TV consumers have long embraced binging on VOD platforms, this marks a first for broadcast TV.
Movies & TV

Watch the intriguing new trailer for Woody Allen’s Irrational Man

The new trailer for Irrational Man, the 51st film by Woody Allen starring Joaquin Phoenix and Emma Stone, tells the story of a small-town philosophy professor who has an existential crisis, and too many relationships.
Home Theater

Could Comcast’s next move be creating its own YouTube?

In the wake of Comcast's unsuccessful bid to acquire its biggest competitor, Time Warner Cable, a new report claims the service may be looking to create it's own short-form video streaming site to compete with YouTube.
Movies & TV

Charter Cable may follow Verizon with slimmed down bundles, offer Netflix direct

Charter Cable CEO Tom Rutledge says he's open to offering Netflix and other streaming services to the company's subscribers, and is also considering adding slimmed down TV bundles to bring back cord cutters.
Movies & TV

Catch (almost) every show and movie online with our guide to the best streaming services

On-demand movies and tv shows have a new home online. Find out where to catch nearly everything with our guide to the best online streaming sites and services.
Music

Spotify’s mobile ad-revenue jumps almost 400 percent, but subscriptions still rule

Spotify’s massive ad growth is a positive sign, but what does it mean? The on-demand streaming service still receives most of its revenue from premium subscriptions, and ad-revenue still has a long way to go.
Home Theater

300 dollars makes your home theater holler with Yamaha’s loaded RX-V379 receiver

While it's easy to blow $1,000 on a new receiver without breaking a sweat, Yamaha's new RX-V379, which offers 4K passthrough, Bluetooth, and more, proves you don't have to go big to get a lot from your gear.
Movies & TV

How well are Netflix’s original series doing? New data gives us a glimpse

New audience ratings data from Luth Research are shedding some light on what some subscribers are actually watching on Netflix, and which shows are the most popular. Still, the system is limited.
Mobile

Amazon updates Prime Instant Video for iOS to stream in high definition, no Wi-Fi required

Amazon's finally updated the Amazon Instant Video client on iOS to support high-definition and mobile streaming. It comes a few weeks after the online retailer launched an app for Android tablets.
Movies & TV

Netflix and Ellen DeGeneres hope we will like Green Eggs and Ham, as a TV series

Netflix and Ellen Degeneres, along with her production company, A Very Good Production, are adapting Dr. Seuss' classic children's book Green Eggs and Ham into a 13-episode animated TV series.