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Banish Netflix's 'Continue watching' pop-up with Flix Assist

A handy Chrome extension stops the 'continue watching' dialog and kills the 30-second intermission between episodes.

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After its first failed attempt, Redbox could return to online video with Redbox Digital

Redbox is coming up with a new online video store for rental and purchase called Redbox Digital.

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Amazon starts selling Comcast Internet and TV subscriptions with dedicated help lines

Amazon's new cable store offers Comcast's Internet and cable services.

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Netflix raises the bar for Netflix Recommended TVs

Netflix fans thinking about a new television might want to take a look at the streaming service's recommendations.

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Comcast starts rolling out blazing-fast Gigabit Internet

Comcast is offering blazing fast Internet service in Atlanta at a good price, as long as you don't mind a heavy commitment.

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AT&T, DirecTV reveal plans for three streaming TV services, including a free one

DirecTV is bringing some of its offerings to online subscribers, but aren't cable packages what we're trying to get away from?

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Hive smart thermostat goes stupid, roasts users

Is it getting hot in here or is it just your smart thermostat?

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BitTorrent hits Apple TV via a P2P livestreaming news app

Say hello to the first P2P live streaming app for Apple TV.

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The Pirate Bay gets into the streaming game

The Pirate Bay is back with another big feature addition—one that the MPAA really won't like.

The 10 best tech ads from Super Bowl 50

Go Daddy was benched this year, but we've got ads from Amazon, PayPal, and more.

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YouTube may get live 360-degree videos

The next time you watch a concert or other live event online, it could give you a 360-degree view.

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How to make OneDrive your personal music streaming service with the Groove app

Windows 10's cloud storage and music player combo are just begging to store and stream your entire personal music collection.

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Netflix's VPN blocking begins with a skirmish down under

The Netflix clamp down on region jumping via virtual private networks is underway with customers in Australia among the first to experience issues.

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Amazon Prime price slashed 25% this weekend to celebrate Golden Globe win

If you want to get a Prime subscription, a good time to buy will be Friday starting at 9 p.m. Pacific.

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Comcast bugs BYO modem user with browser pop-ups suggesting an upgrade

Comcast is messing with your web browsing again with pop-up warnings you'd never see on a non-Comcast connection.