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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.


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.


Pizicato lets starving musicians set up virtual tip jars

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

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Google more than doubles free music storage in the cloud

Google Play Music users can now upload up to 50,000 songs for free, more than doubling what they could previously.

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Microsoft's Bing predicted the Academy Awards' top Oscar winners

Microsoft loves to use Bing to predict major events. The Oscars were no different and Microsoft's number crunching algorithms did really, really well.

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Skipr promises to whisk you away from TV commercials

Still in development, the upcoming Android TV app and set-top box promises to auto-detect commercials, and show you more pleasant things instead.


BitTorrent starts producing original TV shows in a quest to reform its image

BitTorrent is getting serious about transforming the BitTorrent protocol into a serious distribution method for legal media.

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Amazon Echo update lets you control iTunes, Pandora, and Spotify with your voice

A new software update for Amazon's virtual assistant device lets you use spoken commands to control iTunes, Pandora, and Spotify playback.

Dish Network adds Netflix support to its Hopper DVR

Dish will offer a Reverse AutoHop for the Super Bowl, showing only the commercials

The day after the big game, subscribers who enjoy the commercials more than the action on the field can skip past all the boring parts.

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How virtual reality stole the show at Sundance Film Festival

Forget Kevin Bacon and indie films: The most interesting cinema at the Sundance Film Festival ran on the Oculus Rift.

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Sharp says its Aquos 4K TVs will look as though they deliver higher-than-4K resolution

TV manufacturer mixes fact with a generous splash of hyperbole while pitching its latest Aquos lineup at its CES press conference.


'The Interview' makes it big on YouTube, becomes one of the Web's top videos

Seth Rogen and James Franco's latest film becomes a hit on legal streaming sites—and torrent sites as well.

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Hark, the Netflix angels sing: Here are 10 Christmas movies for you and yours to stream

No need to fight the crowds at the cineplex. Netflix has plenty of holiday classics for your nearly silent night.