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Apple TV just became the best box for streaming live broadcast TV

Channels for Apple TV now timeshifts up to 30 minutes of live television from HDHomeRun tuners.

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Why cord cutters shouldn’t live in fear of broadband data caps

An optimistic outlook on Internet data limits, overage charges, and the potential threat to streaming video.

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Flash video is 'on life support,' but big sites won’t let go

A new report says Flash will mostly disappear within two years. Will Hulu and other major streaming sites budge?

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'Doctor Who' is departing Netflix, at least in the U.S.

Netflix and Hulu will lose 'Doctor Who' on February 1.

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FCC to take aim at outrageous cable-box costs

An FCC proposal could bring relief from cable box rental fees by opening pay TV programming to more devices.

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Security-camera snooping made easy, thanks to the Shodan search engine

Shodan exposes IoT security woes with a dedicated filter for vulnerable camera feeds,

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Curious about HDR? Here's everything you need to know if you plan to buy a TV in 2016

What TV buyers need to know before buying into HDR

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Nest thermostat software bug chills users once again

A faulty Nest thermostat firmware update made batteries drain and home temperatures drop.

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Cord-Cutter Confidential's predictions for 2016

After a big year for cord cutting, here's what to expect in 2016.

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HBO to get new episodes of 'Sesame Street' months before they run on PBS

The streaming service's Kids and Family sections provide fast access to Sesame Street and other family-friendly fare.

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Seagate reveals a gargantuan 8TB hard drive for NAS boxes and desktop PCs

Seagate's 8 TB NAS HDD is the largest non-archival drive yet for consumers and small offices.

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T-Mobile admits Binge On throttles all video, blames everyone else for confusion

T-Mobile's John Legere decides to "help clarify" how Binge On throttling works after weeks of dodging questions.

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Xumo is another streaming app for cord cutters to watch

Xumo turns Internet video into streaming channels, with smart-TV integration from LG, Vizio, and Panasonic.

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After SeeSo, NBC plans six more niche streaming services

Instead of duplicating its main TV network online, NBC plans up to nine streaming service to scratch specific itches.

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Hands-on: Skreens displays feeds from up to 4 devices on your TV simultaneously

Skreens fills a single TV screen with up to four HDMI inputs that can be resized and moved at will.