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Roon is must-have software for hardcore music fans

This could be best music server ever developed for a personal computer.

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Report: Apple pulled the plug on its long-rumored HDTV project


The company reportedly couldn't find a good enough reason to wade into the cutthroat TV wars.

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TiVo will soon stream your media library with Plex support

The DVR box rounds out its app lineup by letting users stream their videos, music, and photos from a networked computer.

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Roku 3 review: Voice search is worth shouting about

This media streamer is fast, well designed, and packed with features.

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Panasonic's Firefox OS-based HDTVs have arrived—in Europe, anyway

Panasonic launches six new TVs running the operating system in Europe, but the rest of us will have to wait a while longer to get our hands on one.

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Chromecast gets four more TV network apps; here's what it still needs

Google's streaming video dongle has the support of most major streaming services, though it still has a handful of blind spots.

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Jean Reno’s talent was wasted in the abominable ‘Godzilla’ remake; don’t miss him in ‘The Professional,’ now streaming

And don’t miss our film critic’s other picks of the best movies streaming on Amazon Instant Video, Hulu Plus, Crackle, and Fandor.

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Qualcomm extends AllPlay’s capabilities and announces new partnerships

Though Hitachi is the only big-name win, AllPlay has added several new vendors, Bluetooth, and line-in res-streaming, and now supports stereo speaker pairs.

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Rdio's cheaper music plan combines ad-free radio with a handful of on-demand songs

If you can't decide between Internet radio and on-demand streaming, Rdio's $4 per month plan will give you a bit of both.

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Apple may give social networking another shot with Beats Music reboot

The overhauled Beats Music streaming service is rumored to have a social element for musicians.

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Comcast moves fast after withdrawing its bid to acquire Time Warner Cable

The cable and Internet behemoth has made a flurry of product announcements recently. Here’s a recap.

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Too many remotes? Sideclick can help (but don't order one yet)

Sideclick's IR attachment adds power and volume controls to Roku and other media streamers, but its existing Kickstarter project is a dead campaign walking.

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AT&T will offer Hulu to its customers, but it isn't free

The wireless carrier is hoping its customers stay glued to their screens longer by binge-watching unlimited episodes of Seinfeld and South Park.

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Free music-video site VuHaus launches with eclectic mix of artists from public radio shows

An online video platform and mobile app, VuHaus features live-recorded studio performances by established artists such as Beck and up-and-comers like The Wind and the Wave.

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TiVo says it can mimic Aereo without ending up in court

After the U.S. Supreme Court deemed Aereo illegal, TiVo thinks it can bring the broadcast DVR service back from the dead.