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Receive Netflix recommendations from friends and play them with your smartwatch

Netflix added Android support for Social Recommendations, which will allow Android device users, including Android Wear, to recommend shows via Facebook
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HBO GO is now on Amazon Fire TV, voice search included

HBO GO is now available through Amazon Fire TV, and the catalog is also searchable via voice search.

Is Netflix sleeping with the enemy? Big Red may strike big deals with cable providers

Netflix is rumoured to be in talks with TV providers to have its app made available through their set-top boxes.
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Hulu will offer Discovery Network shows like Deadliest Catch starting January 1

Hulu will offer popular Discovery Network shows, including How It's Made and Deadliest Catch
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Netflix and Amazon score multiple Golden Globe nominations for original TV series

Netflix and Amazon both garnered Golden Globe nominations for original series, including House of Cards, Orange is the New Black, Derek, and Transparent
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Netflix salutes Nina Simone with 2015 documentary

A documentary titled What Happened, Miss Simone? based on the life of singer and activist Nina Simone will air on Netflix next year.
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CBS pulls the plug on Dish customers in several major cities [Update]

CBS goes dark on Dish network in several major markets.

British sci-fi miniseries Black Mirror is now streaming on Netflix

The popular, disturbing sci-fi miniseries Black Mirror from British creator Charlie Brooker is now streaming on Netflix.
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Netflix announces February premiere of House of Cards season 3 with new teaser

Netflix teases with a "special message" from the White House declaring the return of Frank and Claire Underwood in Season 3 of House of Cards.
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AMC offers another taste of Better Call Saul with this new trailer

See the latest trailer for Better Call Saul, which will enjoy a 2-night premiere on AMC February 9 & 10.
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AV receiver apps for smartphones and tablets will make you look like a home theater wizard

The most popular network AVR apps can turn a smartphone or tablet into a remote control, sure, but did you know they can do far more?
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Netflix nabs Tina Fey comedy Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt in two year deal

Netflix nabs Tina Fey comedy Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt from NBC with a two-year deal

Verizon turns the other cheek, offers 1-year of Netflix free with $60 Internet/TV package

Verizon's latest bundle option for FIOS TV subscribers bundles local TV with HBO, Showtime, and a year's worth of Netflix access

Google plans to police apps for Android TV

Google plans to screen apps submitted for Android TV to ensure they work with D-pads and Gamepads.
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HBO is turning Michael Crichton’s Westworld into a TV series, coming 2015

Popular 1973 movie Westworld will be adapted into a TV show for HBO in 2015
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This Bluetooth speaker pulls double duty as a portable and wall-mounted audio station

The Proper Audio 2 portable speaker on Kickstarter combines the world of Bluetooth portable with wall mounting that lets you move it from room to room
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If the JBL Horizon’s music or alarm can’t wake you up, perhaps its ambient lighting system will

The JBL Horizon clock radio wakes you up with music or alarm tones, customized to each person, plus ambient light.
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Starz & Sam Raimi are bringing back The Evil Dead, because zombies

Cult classic horror film The Evil Dead will come back in 2015 through a 10-episode TV series on Starz, directed and produced by Sam Raimi.
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Amazon’s Echo Video Gets Drowned Out by Parody

The video for Amazon's Echo speaker gets parodied on YouTube with a funnier version of the digital assistant Alexa
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FCC leaks secretive new streaming stick from Walmart, the Vudu Spark

The Vudu Spark streaming stick may be coming to Walmart soon. Photos leaked by the FCC show pictures of the Chromecast-like device.
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Netflix is going to adapt ‘Series of Unfortunate Events’ into a TV show

Netflix is adapting the movie and book series Lemony Snickets' A Series of Unfortunate Events into a TV show
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Rovi rushes in to rescue Fan TV, set-top box may live on

Fan TV has been acquired by Rovi, which could lead to some interesting developments, including clemency for the company's set-top box.
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AMC holds The Walking Dead ransom in dispute with DirecTV

If you're a DirecTV subscriber, there's a possibility you may not be able to watch the show when it picks back up in February 2015.
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Get ready to control your Sonos system with your smartwatch

It appears Sonos is beta-testing an Android Wear control app for its wireless multi-room audio systems. Could an Apple Watch app be next?