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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.

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The Week in iOS Accessories: Six-y thoughts

Most of the leading makers of iOS accessories aren't quite ready to ship items to go with your new iPhone 6—but some are ready to talk about the items they'll soon be selling to accommodate Apple's latest. Plus, we even have a few accessories ready to be used right now.

on macworld.com

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Netflix launches in France, with a Franc-o-fied 'House of Cards' on the way

Ironically, the political battles Netflix has had to fight to get into France make those in Kevin Spacey’s House of Cards pale by comparison.

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Modder turns Xbox One into Xbook One laptop

Insert joke about how it's still less powerful than an actual gaming laptop.

on pcworld.com

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Microsoft buys Minecraft maker Mojang for $2.5 billion

The rumors turned out to be true. Minecraft is about to become a Microsoft property.

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The Binge-Watch List: BoJack Horseman makes existential bleakness funny

There's a lot more to Netflix's latest original series than "Will Arnett plays a horse."

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SlingTV review: Convenient TV place-shifting, with an underwhelming new interface

For the first time, SlingTV puts an informational overlay on your TV screen, to help you find what to watch. We're just not sure it's worth the upcharge from the capable Slingbox M1.

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New malware spreads over Twitch chat, targets Steam accounts

New malware will attempt to sell items stored in your Steam account so an attacker can reap the proceeds and buy items for themselves.

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Ericsson buys Fabrix Systems for $95M to help put TV on any screen

Fabrix sells software for cloud DVRs and video on demand

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ESPN still pondering standalone streaming service, but not the one you want

Current ESPN channels won't be part of any Netflix-style subscription model

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Atari is rebooting Asteroids as...a DayZ-style survival game

Seriously. We heard it straight from the CEO's lips.

on pcworld.com

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Deep-dive Q&A: How Atari's new bosses plan to bring the company back from the brink

We recently sat down with Atari CEO Fred Chesnais and COO Todd Shallbetter to discuss Atari's bankruptcy proceedings, how the company to stay relevant after forty years in the industry, and...an Asteroids reboot?

on pcworld.com