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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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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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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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DirecTV adds to its streaming lineup with 22 new 'Everywhere' channels

DirecTV subscribers can now stream a wider selection of popular channels, such as Cartoon Network, Comedy Central, and MTV. Cord-cutters, however, need not apply.

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Microsoft finally brings live, over-the-air TV support to Xbox One in North America

It's not here yet, but in the coming months you'll be able to pick-up a digital TV tuner for the Xbox One for about $60.

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Star Wars saga making high-definition digital download debut this week

Leading up to Star Wars Episode VII and Star Wars Battlefront, Disney is bringing all six films to your favorite digital download store for the very first time.

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Tuesday, April 7

YouTube Kids blasted for ad-heavy content... new battery tech promises one-minute charge times... CurrentC payments coming mid-year

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You don't need Comcast's gigabit broadband. You just need consistent throughput

Comcast's gigabit broadband announcement sidesteps what Internet users really need: consistent, high-quality throughput for video.

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Do the Bunny Hop to these great movies

The Easter Bunny made an early delivery this year: 9 very interesting movies for you to stream this holiday weekend.

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BitTorrent announces 'Doctor Who' bundle in continuing bid for mainstream legitimacy

Set your Tardis to April 2, 2015 Whovians! BitTorrent just landed its biggest Bundle yet.

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The top 7 second-screen apps for supplementing your Major League Baseball experience

Geek up the grand old game with data feeds, social media, and other interactive enhancements.

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5 TV antenna tricks for the modern-day cord cutter

From DVR capabilities to whole-home streaming, a simple set of rabbit ears can be more powerful than you ever imagined.

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VLC update adds in-app extensions, resume playback, Android TV support, more

The latest version of VLC is ready for prime time and it has some nice features users will appreciate.

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Pizicato lets starving musicians set up virtual tip jars

Could donations be the answer to music’s sustainability problem? Pizicato thinks so.