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Don't know what to watch on Netflix? Let the OttoPlay Chrome extension decide

OttoPlay offers a traditional channel surfing experience, but for Netflix and YouTube videos.

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No, Tidal didn't raise its App Store prices, but it does have a perception problem

The latest Tidal flare-up drives home just how negative perceptions of Jay-Z's streaming music service have become.

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NBC's experiments with Netflix-like binge watching for Duchovny's new TV show

NBC is taking a page from Netflix for its upcoming new series Aquarius, starring David Duchovny

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Plex cleans up its music act with much-improved catalog management

You might know Plex primarily as a way to stream videos from your computer to other devices, but a new update aims to make the software just as useful for streaming your music collection.

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Cablevision becomes the first cable company to hawk Hulu subscriptions

You can already get it by signing up at Hulu.com, but Cablevision's Optimum plans to sell Hulu subscriptions directly to its customers.

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Roku PSA: Here’s how to tell the new Roku 2 and Roku 3 from the old versions

They have the same names and nearly identical designs, but there's one sure way to make sure you get the right version.

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Sony's Android TV-powered 4K televisions are ridiculously thin

One of Sony's new 4K TVs is slimmer than three U.S. quarters.

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SiliconDust is building a cheap TiVo alternative, based on its HDHomeRun product line

Upcoming DVR software promises to record and stream TV shows to networked devices for $30 per year.

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Star Wars! Nothing but Star Wars! (And other great movies newly available for streaming)

Nick at the Powder Room is absolutely beside himself this weekend. But if you don't like Star Wars or basketball, we have 7 other picks.

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Netflix plans better security and a new TV interface in 2015

Netflix has a new user interface coming for its television apps and is adding HTTPS across its site.

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Sling TV channel guide: All the programming, and all the restrictions, all in one chart

Dish's streaming video service may be cheaper than a bloated cable bundle, but it can still be just as confusing.

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Vizio to launch a line of high dynamic range HDTVs

The TV manufacturer is buying into Dolby Vision technology, and it hopes you'll do the same.

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Netflix makes its shows more accessible for the blind, starting with Marvel's Daredevil

Netflix is making it's hit show Marvel's Daredevil more accessible to the blind by adding audio description with more shows to follow.

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NAB conference makes way for more 4K content

Most of the equipment that broadcasters need to adopt the higher resolution is now available

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PowerDVD 15 review: The best picture, bar none

It’s a pay program competing with free solutions, but PowerDVD 15 Ultra easily offers the best video quality, and arguably the best sound of any software video player on the market. It's better than most hardware-only solutions as well.