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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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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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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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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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YouTube is launching a new app just for kids

The childproofed version of YouTube will have parental controls, a simpler interface, and no comments.

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These movies now streaming will make you forget all about 50 Shades of Grey

There's only one Oscar winner in this week's collection. Eh, what does the Academy know about movies anyway?

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YouTube to unveil paid subscription model in next few months

News of the bold new move comes from YouTube’s head of content and business acquisitions, Robert Kyncl.

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Pandora to let musicians send audio messages to fans

Pandora is piloting an audio-messaging service In a fresh bid to placate musicians demanding higher royalties.

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How to sideload apps onto Amazon's Fire TV

Installing apps from the Google Play Store can greatly expand your streaming-video catalog. We'll show you the tricks to make it work.