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How Android TV will make Chromecast better

"Cast to Native" will let users beam a video through Chromecast, then control playback with a traditional remote.

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Binge-watching TV can kill you, a study has shown

If you're gonna watch for more than three hours a day, you might want to hop on a treadmill while doing so.

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Aereo investor says 'It's over now' after devastating Supreme Court ruling

Aereo may want to fight on, but if the company does it will have to look extra for future cash infusions.

YouTube's (finally) adding 60fps video support, tip jar

The new YouTube additions are bound to make gamers grin from ear to ear.

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The Binge-Watch List: Jerry Seinfeld takes a Coffee break

Jerry Seinfeld is back on TV... or at least in a webseries from Crackle. But is his latest effort worth your attention?

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Roku remote control apps hit Windows and Windows Phone

Forget about those third-party apps, Roku's official remote control solution for Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone is finally here.

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Chromecast updates include mirroring and casting without Wi-Fi

Three new features were announced at the Google I/O keynote, coming soon to a Chromecast near you.

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Supreme Court delivers a death blow to Aereo's over-the-air TV streaming service

The core of Aereo's business is illegal under the U.S. Copyright Act, the Supreme Court rules.

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120 Sports is the sports network designed for your phone, no TV required

You don’t need a cable subscription to watch live-streamed sports content.

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Watch an ad, see a show with Amazon's Instant Video update

The iOS app now lets you watch the first episode of selected programs -- including HBO shows recently add to Amazon Prime -- if you're willing to sit through commercials.

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Chromecast adds support for PBS Kids, DailyBurn, and Deezer

The roster of Chromecast apps keeps on growing, now featuring more Elmo and exercise.

Cord cutters, beware: AT&T's DirecTV buy affects you, too

Even if you've spurned cable TV, you're still likely to feel the impact from mega-bucks deals like the ones involving AT&T and DirecTV or Comcast snapping up Time Warner Cable. After all, cable providers have a built-in incentive for making cord cutting an unattractive option to their subscribers.

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Decision day looming for Aereo in Supreme Court case

The court adjourns for the summer next Monday, which means we should have a ruling in a matter of days on whether Aereo can continue to capture and record over-the-air programming for its subscribers.

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Watch out Google: Firefox OS-powered Chromecast competitor in the works

Recently, images of a FirefoxOS-based TV casting dongle surfaced online, but few people know who is making it or when it might be released.