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Candyman

Variations on violence: 9 fantasic movies now available for streaming

Fun fact: Avante garde composer Philip Glass wrote the soundtrack for the 1992 horror film 'Candyman.'

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Tablo OTA DVR gets slick new apps, but new hardware gets pushed to May

The streaming DVR device now supports Fire TV and Android TV, and has a much-improved Roku app.

HBO Now

HBO Now's contract-free, stand-alone streaming comes to iOS and Apple TV today

You can sign up for HBO Now at this very moment.

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Netflix starts recommending specific smart TV sets

TVs with the “Netflix Recommended” label promise faster load times and more convenient access to the streaming video service.

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No 4K streaming support for new Apple TV, report says

4K video remains a chicken-and-egg problem, and Apple is reportedly staying out of it.

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Sling TV’s growing pains: Final Four stream fail, subscriber caps

Those who wanted to see what Sling TV was all about during the NCAA’s Final Four weekend didn’t get the most flattering picture of the new streaming video service.

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Major Roku upgrades include voice search for $100 Roku 3, new hardware for $70 Roku 2

Roku's working hard to keep up with Amazon, Apple, and Google in media streaming, adding many new features to its lineup.

Tidal

Sorry, Tidal: Why I'm waiting for Apple to revolutionize streaming

Tidal's selling points aren't cutting it compared to Spotify. Apple could do more with Beats Music.

Streaming apps

App showdown: Roku vs. Chromecast vs. Apple TV vs. Fire TV vs. Nexus Player

App selection is one of the biggest factors in choosing a streaming media player for your TV. Here's how the major players compare.

Game of Thrones Season 5

Sling TV subscribers will be able to get HBO as a $15-per-month add-on

There's no need to wait for HBO Now; Sling's streaming video service will reach cord cutters just in time for Game of Thrones.

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How to stream Major League Baseball games to all your favorite devices

Major League Baseball has an impressive streaming package, but make sure you're aware of its pesky blackout rules.

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Comcast denies ever being approached for Apple’s rumored streaming TV service

Rumors of talks over Apple’s fabled streaming TV service breaking down may have been just that.

Tidal launch

Tidal needs lots of improvements to justify its lofty price tag

Yesterday’s cavalcade-of-stars re-launch was fun and all, but the service is no different than it was last week.

Tidal

Jay Z's Tidal doubles down on streaming for audiophiles

Tidal offers CD-quality streaming music across mobile and the desktop.

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Spotify-powered PlayStation Music goes live on Sony's PS3 and PS4 consoles

It's here Spotify/Playstation fans! Music Unlimited is dead, Spotify has taken its place with an exclusive deal.