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Report: Comcast and EA nearing deal to stream games on your cable box

Looking for a way to halt subscriber losses by offering new services, Comcast is preparing to announce a partnership with EA that will bring streaming games to anyone using the X1 cable box.
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Panasonic TC-50AS530U Review

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Redbox Instant’s Android app among the latest to tie in Chromecast support

Google's Chromecast has brought yet another app into its flourishing catalog of supported extensions and services. Redbox Instant subscribers who also have Google's popular dongle can now "cast" movies from their Android phones or tablets…
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Netflix still king of streamers, but Amazon is catching up

A new study released by Parks Associates indicates that Amazon is picking up steam in the over-the-top video market. While Netflix continues to have the most subscribers in the U.S., the report shows that, Amazon has Netflix beat in terms…
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Best Buy launching ‘Sony Experience’ sections at 350 stores

Sony today announced a deal with Best Buy that will see some of its top-end 4K products and home audio gear showcased in 350 Best Buy locations nationwide, in a new 'shop-in-shop' showcase.

Sony’s Music Unlimited offers pre-released tunes from Michael Jackson’s “Xscape” album

Sony announced today that its Music Unlimited Service will be streaming one new song per day from the upcoming posthumous Michael Jackson compilation set for a May 13 release. The service will stream a total of five songs and release…
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Comcast strikes a deal to bring a bundle of MGM content to Xfinity on demand

The Philadelphia-based communications giant revealed a healthy list of both classic and newer films that - as a result of a newly struck deal with MGM - will be added to Comcast's Xfinity On Demand digital store, beginning with the May 20…

Everything you need to know about High-Resolution Audio, the future of music

High-resolution audio has gone from an audiophile novelty to a mainstream attraction, but understanding it isn’t easy. Here’s what “high-res” really means for you, and why you shouldn’t just brush it off as another marketing…
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AT&T is mulling a $40 billion acquisition of DirecTV

Looking for a way to compete against the Comcast / Time Warner Cable merger, AT&T has approached representatives at DirecTV to discuss a potential deal that would merge the two media companies.
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6 cool ways to use your Chromecast outside the box

Chromecast is one of the easiest, and most affordable ways for users without a smart TV to hit up their favorite streaming sites. But it's so much more than that. Come inside to check out some cool ways to use the dongle that you might not…
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Chromecast users can now send Google Drive presentations to the big screen

Google added the new functionality to the Drive service yesterday. Up until this point, only a select few users could cast presentations using the dongle while Google took the time to perfect the function, in anticipation of a full public…
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AOL unveils a flood of new programming, announces Nielsen will rate

As AOL unveils a major push in online programming, with a host of new shows about to hit the web. The company also announced that it will be working with Nielsen to help it gauge the success of its new titles, as well as who's watching.