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Amazon Fire TV

HBO Go arrives on Amazon’s Fire TV streaming box

Service offerings for Amazon’s set-top box catches up with Apple TV, Chromecast, and Roku, but the Amazon Fire TV Stick won't get it until the spring.

Redbox

Bah humbug: Redbox jacks rental prices by up to 50 percent

Bad news, Redbox fans: Renting movies and games is about to become more expensive.

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SkreensTV promises to render picture-in-picture mode useful

Remember that TV feature you used once, when your set was brand new? This box is everything you thought PiP would be, and a whole more.

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Google's Nexus Player thrusts new Android TV platform into the war for your living room

The Nexus Player certainly looks more appealing than the failed Nexus Q and Google TV projects from years past.

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Forget 4K, Sharp's already pushing TVs with 8K resolution

Next-generation displays are being promoted as consumers try to catch up to 4K

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.

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TiVo goes ginormous, with 24TB of storage and a $5K price tag

The TiVo Mega, capable of recording more than three year's worth of programs, is slated to ship early next year, so start saving now.

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.

Samsung curved 4K TV at IFA

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"

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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.

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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.