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The Binge-Watch List: Transparent is set to be Amazon's biggest original show

Amazon may have found its 'Orange Is the New Black,' thanks to bold performances and a truly original story.

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Netflix stands up to regulatory pressure from Canada, France, and the Netherlands

When government bureaucrats get tough, Netflix doesn't blink.

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Desktop PCs aren't bad, but Americans love TVs (and Apple!) the most

The latest American Customer Satisfaction Index report finds that U.S. consumers overwhelmingly love their TVs, Apple, and yes, their comfy old desktop PCs. But America's fascination with computing devices in general is waning a bit.

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Why Apple needs Beats Music to keep its street cred

Apple won’t shut down Beats Music because the streaming service can keep iTunes relevant.

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Vizio makes 4K affordable with $1000 Ultra HD TV

The price premium for 4K TV gets a lot smaller.

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AT&T shanghais cord-cutters with $40 deal that has plenty of strings attached

AT&T's new U-verse bundle lures you in with basic cable, Amazon Prime, and HBO Go, all for $40 per month. But if you read the fine print, that price will change dramatically in a year's time.

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Sorry, Netflix and Hulu: YouTube is the top spot to watch TV online

It's not just cat videos—YouTube is the most popular place to watch TV online.

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Comic: The great big click-wheel in the sky

Macworld and Rich Stevens of Diesel Sweeties present Multitouch Theater, a weekly cartoon about Macs, iOS, and everything in-between. This week: Off to the great big click-wheel in the sky.

on macworld.com

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Now Streaming: Five double features on Netflix

The double feature may be long gone from movie theaters, but there's no reason why you can't put on your own at home.

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Samsung Gear VR headset hands-on: Better than the Oculus Rift (in some ways)

Samsung's Gear VR headset isn't perfect, but the first big-name VR headset to market makes an impressive debut nonetheless.

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Oculus Rift 'Crescent Bay' prototype hands-on: A VR alien waved at me and I waved back

A virtual alien waved at me and I waved back. It's that good.

on pcworld.com

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Sling's TV place-shifting gains Chromecast support

If you've got a Slingbox, you can now cast live and recorded television to any TV outfitted with Google's $35 Chromecast dongle.

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Chromecast adds support for Disney and iHeartRadio

New Chromecast apps add even more value to Google's cute little $35 streaming stick.

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Dish Network inks a deal to stream Food Network, HGTV, and other Scripps networks

Cord cutter and "cord nevers" are still willing to pay for content, so Dish Network is prepping its own OTT streaming service, and just locked in content from Scripps.