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Android TV’s second act: More apps, better hardware, and new features

Google-powered TV boxes have been a tough sell next to Apple TV, Roku, and Fire TV, but that’s starting to change.

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Your complete guide to every Apple TV channel, A to Z

We break down all the Apple TV apps: what you'll find there, how much you'll pay for a subscription, and which cable provider logins are supported.

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The theme for the best new movies streaming this week is ‘Fiends with Benefits’

Monsters, human and inhuman, attack in nine new movies.

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HBO Now cut loose from Apple exclusivity, is coming to Chromecast and Android devices

Let the binge watching begin, starting this summer.

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Nvidia Shield hands-on: The first high-end Android TV box ships today, rife with features

Shield is much pricier than your average set-top box, but aims to justify its $200 price tag with 4K streaming and a bunch of gaming options.

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TVMC for Kodi makes video piracy uncomfortably easy

This free living room TV software offers vast quantities of movies and TV shows out of the box.

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How to make watching TV more fun using the Xbox One's Snap feature

Surf the web while you're gaming or get live stats during a sporting event with this Xbox feature.

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Lenovo's low-cost Cast media streamer ignores pesky walls

Lenovo claims its new Cast media box can receive streamed content from up to 21.8 yards away—and through two walls.

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Hands-on with the new Spotify: Still the streaming service to beat

Smarter running playlists and podcasts will keep you coming back for more.

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HBO ponders discounts for prepaid HBO Now subscribers

How do you keep subscribers on board after Game of Thrones is over? Give them a deal on prepaid service.

Apple's streaming TV service might not be imminent after all

The pursuit of live, local TV stations may be gumming up the process, and Apple reportedly has no TV programmers on board.

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The best of what’s newly streaming on Netflix includes a ‘Beautiful’ find

Explore an animated masterpiece and 8 other emotionally touching movies newly available on popular streaming services this week

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Netflix's website will stop being an abomination soon

An upcoming redesign makes Netflix.com look more like its mobile apps, without the sluggish carousel.

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Sharp's latest 4K TV adds yellow subpixel for 8K resolution

The Aquos 4K Next basically fakes 8K resolution, but will cost over $13,000.

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TiVo says it can ape Aereo legally. What might that service look like?

TiVo plans to bring back Aereo without breaking the law. But what made Aereo great is precisely what made it illegal.