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Flash video is 'on life support,' but big sites won’t let go

A new report says Flash will mostly disappear within two years. Will Hulu and other major streaming sites budge?

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Plex overhauls its home theater PC software with new Plex Media Player

Plex reboots its desktop software with 4K support, mouse controls, and a much slicker interface.

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The TiVo Bolt DVR is all about saving you time

TiVo’s new box is much pricier than a standard cable-company DVR, but aims to be better at skipping commercials and streaming videos. It will interest cord-cutters, too.

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DirecTV solves its 4K TV compatibility problem with new Genie Mini set-top boxes

Subscribers no longer need a specific Samsung television to watch 4K movies, though there are a few more gotchas involved.

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TiVo Roamio DVR gets cheap lifetime service deal as new hardware looms

At $250 for lifetime DVR service, buyers will start saving money after 17 months.

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Ultra HD 4K Blu-ray should arrive in time for the holidays

The 4K resolution video format will finally meet optical media for those with little bandwidth to spare.