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Apple could marry iTunes Radio to Beats Music in rebrand move

The dust is still settling after last week's news that Apple has officially wrapped up its $3 billion acquisition of Beats Electronics, but the Cupertino company has already made its first move in the potential rebranding of Beats Music in…
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Amazon doubles down on FireTV apps with new games and live TV apps

After scoring a coup with the re-emergence of Flappy Bird, exclusive to the FireTV, Amazon today announced a host of new gaming and live TV apps, doubling the system's collection. New additions include Disney apps, MLB.TV, and even Grand…
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NFL Now coming to Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire TV and more [Update]

The NFL announced Apple TV will add to the partnerships and sponsors for its digital video service, NFL Now, which is slated for release in late August. The digital video service will offer news, highlights, and more, but no live games.
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Samsung crafts a PGA Championship app for its smart TVs

Samsung today revealed its app dedicated specifically to the PGA Championship and built for the company's own smart TVs. The announcement comes just a few days before the tournament, one of the four major championships in golf, kicks off on…
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Panasonic DMP-BD91 Review

Panasonic DMP-BD91 review.
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How to set up a VPN to speed up Netflix and bypass regional restrictions

Take a look at our walkthrough for creating a virtual private network and why it is beneficial for more than just increased privacy and security.
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GoGroove BlueVibe DLX Review

GoGroove BlueVibe DLX review.
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Flappy Bird flies again as Flappy Birds Family … but only on Amazon’s FireTV

The uber-popular game has re-emerged as a multi-player affair, exclusive to Amazon's FireTV. The new version offers some subtle tweaks but holds the same Flappy playability, and is no doubt a big get for the fledgling streaming device.
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Charter announces it will take its set-top boxes to the cloud next year

Cable service provider Charter announced yesterday that it plans to integrate a cloud-based user interface into its customers' set-top boxes. The Connecticut-based company's CEO Tom Rutledge revealed the news yesterday in the company's…
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DirecTV to deliver on-demand 4K video by the year’s end

DirecTV is set to offer 4K-quality on-demand video by the end of the year, as well as live 4K streaming next year or by early 2016. The company's president and CEO Mike White delivered the news via a second-quarter earnings call yesterday.
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Apple makes its billion dollar Beats buy official

After two months of preparation, Apple apparently got the deal done, officially welcoming Beats to the family on its homepage. The deal, worth $3 billion, will see all of Beats Electronics, as well as Beats Music moving under the…
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Hulu’s free TV episodes are finally on Android tablets and phones

The over-the-top digital video service announced today at its Hulu Upfront advertising event that it will begin offering free mobile access to ad-supported full TV episodes this summer - even for users without a Hulu Plus subscription.