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Verizon's 'Custom TV' skinny bundles: More flexibility, same old gotchas

Verizon tries to win over cord cutters by breaking up its channel bundles, but watch out for the fine print.

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Xbox One is getting Miracast support, lots of other goodies

Users will finally have a way to mirror their phone and tablet screens on the console.

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SiliconDust is building a cheap TiVo alternative, based on its HDHomeRun product line

Upcoming DVR software promises to record and stream TV shows to networked devices for $30 per year.

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Star Wars! Nothing but Star Wars! (And other great movies newly available for streaming)

Nick at the Powder Room is absolutely beside himself this weekend. But if you don't like Star Wars or basketball, we have 7 other picks.

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The cord-cutter's guide to watching the NBA playoffs

How to watch all the hardwood heroics without paying for a cable subscription.

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Netflix plans better security and a new TV interface in 2015

Netflix has a new user interface coming for its television apps and is adding HTTPS across its site.

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Sling TV channel guide: All the programming, and all the restrictions, all in one chart

Dish's streaming video service may be cheaper than a bloated cable bundle, but it can still be just as confusing.

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Vizio to launch a line of high dynamic range HDTVs

The TV manufacturer is buying into Dolby Vision technology, and it hopes you'll do the same.

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Netflix makes its shows more accessible for the blind, starting with Marvel's Daredevil

Netflix is making it's hit show Marvel's Daredevil more accessible to the blind by adding audio description with more shows to follow.

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NAB conference makes way for more 4K content

Most of the equipment that broadcasters need to adopt the higher resolution is now available

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PowerDVD 15 review: The best picture, bar none

It’s a pay program competing with free solutions, but PowerDVD 15 Ultra easily offers the best video quality, and arguably the best sound of any software video player on the market. It's better than most hardware-only solutions as well.

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LG's whole-home speakers are among the first with Google Cast audio support

Music Flow speakers will let users play music from any Chromecast-supported app.

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How to use Miracast to mirror your device's screen wirelessly on your TV

Everything you need to know to figure out device support between newer and older devices, and setting it up with Windows or Android devices.

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Small movies are opening in theaters and online at the same time, but blockbusters aren’t (and they won't)

The Internet is bringing bigger audiences to independent films, but it doesn’t work that way for tent-poles and franchises.

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Amazon to add high dynamic range video content to its Prime Instant Video service

Fierce competition among over-the-top video service providers is driving innovation, while traditional video distribution evolves at a snail’s pace.