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HBO Now explained: Everything we know, and a few things we don't

HBO’s standalone streaming video service arrived on Apple devices and web browsers this week, but a few mysteries remain.

Sling TV gets HBO and service upgrades just in time for Game of Thrones

The streaming services taking steps to avoid a repeat of its March Madness woes when Game of Thrones arrives this Sunday.

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Variations on violence: 9 fantasic movies now available for streaming

Fun fact: Avante garde composer Philip Glass wrote the soundtrack for the 1992 horror film 'Candyman.'

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Aivvy Q could be the Pandora of wireless headphones

This ambitious new personal audio device connects to the Internet to stream personalize music when you're connected to the Internet, and from built-in storage when you're not.

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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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Tablo OTA DVR gets slick new apps, but new hardware gets pushed to May

The streaming DVR device now supports Fire TV and Android TV, and has a much-improved Roku app.

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HBO Now's contract-free, stand-alone streaming comes to iOS and Apple TV today

You can sign up for HBO Now at this very moment.

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Netflix starts recommending specific smart TV sets

TVs with the “Netflix Recommended” label promise faster load times and more convenient access to the streaming video service.

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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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No 4K streaming support for new Apple TV, report says

4K video remains a chicken-and-egg problem, and Apple is reportedly staying out of it.

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Sling TV’s growing pains: Final Four stream fail, subscriber caps

Those who wanted to see what Sling TV was all about during the NCAA’s Final Four weekend didn’t get the most flattering picture of the new streaming video service.

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Major Roku upgrades include voice search for $100 Roku 3, new hardware for $70 Roku 2

Roku's working hard to keep up with Amazon, Apple, and Google in media streaming, adding many new features to its lineup.

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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.