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Video from IFA: Fraunhofer brings 4K TV to tablets

Germany's Fraunhofer Institute is bringing 4K TV content to second screens using tablets almost like magnifying glasses to zoom in on the picture.

Video from IFA: Flexibile TVs are this year's home theater gimmick

At least three TV makers were at IFA last week showcasing sets that could go from flat to slightly curved and back.

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11 dorm room gadgets that are too cool for school

You're going to spend the next nine months on campus. We've got suggestions for the gear that can turn that spartan dorm room into a home away from home.

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Samsung to load new smart TVs with games, Skype group calls

Samsung newest TVs will come with games like "Need for Speed: Most Wanted" and "Real Football 2014"

’Tube Tricks

Save your favorite YouTube videos for offline viewing, build a custom video jukebox, run better searches, and more.

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Syfy, Philips team up to put Sharknado in a new light

If you've got a Philips Hue connected home lighting system, download the Syfy Sync app for iOS, and your lights will sync up with the action during next week's debut of Sharknado 2 on the cable channel.

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Qplay streaming service to shut down July 25

The video streaming service plans to close up shop less than a year after launching.

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SlingTV aims for a unified TV experience at home and away

Sling Media's new user interface for its flagship Slingbox has a few features sports nuts in particular will love.

Every episode of 'South Park' ever joins new original programming on Hulu

Hulu wins rights to become the exclusive streaming home of Cartman, Kenny, and company.

Add Some Music to Your Memories

How to turn your family photos into a musical slideshow

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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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Logitech's TV-controlling keyboard can light up a room

The Illuminated Living-Room Keyboard K830 features backlit keys so you'll never have to fumble for that remote control when watching a movie in a darkened room.

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Amazon's Fire TV hints at bigger plans for the living room

Fire TV could be a doorway to online shopping as well as just games and movies

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Court order forces Aereo out of Denver, Salt Lake City

The ongoing legal battle over Aereo means that residents of two cities have lost access to the controversial streaming service.

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Roku slims down the set-top box with its new Streaming Stick

The $50 Roku Streaming Stick plugs directly into an HDMI port on your TV, bringing the full Roku experience of access to 1,200 streaming channels without all those cables.

Roku slims down the set-top box with its new Streaming Stick

The Streaming Stick contains the same access to Roku's 1,200 streaming channels as any of its other devices, but in a compact form factor that plugs into a TV's HDMI port.

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Mohu wants you to let its device be your guide for over-the-air programming

Cord cutters should take a keen interest in Mohu Channels, which promises to deliver an on-screen programming guide for over-the-air HD channels alongside your favorite streaming services and websites.

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Free the TV: VBox's DVR lets you record and watch from any device

Debuting at Mobile World Congress and arriving in the U.S. later in 2014, the V@Home TV Gateway DVR lets you watch and record live TV on multiple devices at once.