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Ultra HD 4K Blu-ray should arrive in time for the holidays

The 4K resolution video format will finally meet optical media for those with little bandwidth to spare.

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How to replace Windows Media Center’s DVR features in Windows 10

Windows Media Center was the best over-the-air DVR solution for PC before Microsoft removed it in Windows 10. Now, users must make the best of other options.

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HBO Now rolls out support for Google's Chromecast

Now it's really easy to beam your HBO Now subscription to your TV without an Apple set-top box.

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Samsung sticks a fork in Boxee after ambitious remote control project went south

Once a beloved maker of connected TV software, Samsung’s Boxee employees were reportedly building futuristic tablet controls for smart TVs. But in the end, they ran into familiar problems.

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Apple Music actually has 11 million subscribers, Eddy Cue says

If all of those users start paying up when their free trials end, Apple Music is well on its way to edging out Spotify.

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Netgear R6400 review: Netgear’s latest mid-range router is a solid value

It’s no barn burner, but it’s not a disappointment, either.

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MLB Advanced Media’s NHL deal could pave the way for streaming sports bundles

Major League Baseball’s tech unit acquires the digital and TV rights for many NHL games, in a big step toward building a streaming video empire.

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Apple's next Music moves might include more Beats radio stations

Love Beats 1? Beats 2-6 could be on the way.

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All Windows 10 users can now buy Microsoft's DVD Player app for $15, but you shouldn't

Windows 10 killed Windows Media Center, and now Microsoft wants to charge users $15 for a buggy DVD playback app.

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Seagate's stylish 2TB Xbox hard drive packs ample room for games, DVR recordings

Need an external hard drive for your Xbox? This one will look really nice next to your console.

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Samsung Pay heads to smart TVs for fewer payment hassles

In which Samsung treats the ability to store your credit card details as a significant achievement.

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Windows 10 will fix the Xbox One’s disastrous UI this November

With Windows 10 as the backbone, Microsoft’s game console should get much faster and easier to use.

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Xbox One is getting over-the-air DVR, with caveats

Users will need to bring their own hard drives, and the existing Xbox TV tuner can’t watch and record shows at the same time.