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PSA: House of Cards season 3 is here

Netflix's flagship original series drops into an escalating war over original content.

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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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Hey moms and dads: Here are three great kids’ movies to stream as you wait for Noggin

Our resident movie critic has some great streaming recommendations for grownups, too.

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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.

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Panasonic reveals which of its 2015 4K TV models will run the Firefox OS

First announced at CES, with few details, Panasonic’s 2015 Viera line will be the first smart TVs to use Mozilla’s operating system.

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Nickelodeon's 'Noggin' streaming service is just for preschoolers

Nick's first subscription streaming video plan has arrived, though it's not the far-reaching service we expected.

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Spotify adds song lyrics, gets more social on PCs

Spotify is now its own karaoke machine on the desktop just without the bouncing ball.

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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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Major League Baseball might spin off its video-streaming operation

When it comes to media streaming, MLB Advanced Media is definitely in the major leagues. Now its proud parent is considering spinning it off as an independent entity.

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Plex for Roku's major update improves navigation and music playback features

The update brings the Roku app in line with Plex’s existing apps for Xbox, Playstation, and Smart TVs. In other words, it’s now much less of an eyesore.

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Hands-on: Child-friendly YouTube Kids app launches on Android and iOS

YouTube Kids is here and it's pretty good.

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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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The Beam smart projector doubles as a light bulb

This hybrid device made short work of its $200 thousand Kickstarter goal.

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Hulu inks exclusive agreement to stream CSI: Crime Scene Investigation

Streaming deal gives Hulu Plus subscribers access to more than 300 CSI episodes.

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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.