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PSA: House of Cards season 3 is here

Netflix's flagship original series drops into an escalating war over original content.

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VLC update adds in-app extensions, resume playback, Android TV support, more

The latest version of VLC is ready for prime time and it has some nice features users will appreciate.

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Hey moms and dads: Here are three great kids’ movies to stream as you wait for Noggin

Our resident movie critic has some great streaming recommendations for grownups, too.

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Nickelodeon's 'Noggin' streaming service is just for preschoolers

Nick's first subscription streaming video plan has arrived, though it's not the far-reaching service we expected.

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Nyrius Aries Home+ review: Now you can cut the HDMI cord, too

With this transmitter/receiver pair, you can stream uncompressed 1080p video and Dolby Digital audio up to 100 feet without wires.

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Plex: Hey, it’s not just for pirates anymore

You don’t have to skirt the law to take advantage of Plex. Here's how to use the popular media server software—even as a law-abiding cord cutter.

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Major League Baseball might spin off its video-streaming operation

When it comes to media streaming, MLB Advanced Media is definitely in the major leagues. Now its proud parent is considering spinning it off as an independent entity.

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Plex for Roku's major update improves navigation and music playback features

The update brings the Roku app in line with Plex’s existing apps for Xbox, Playstation, and Smart TVs. In other words, it’s now much less of an eyesore.

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Hands-on: Child-friendly YouTube Kids app launches on Android and iOS

YouTube Kids is here and it's pretty good.

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The Beam smart projector doubles as a light bulb

This hybrid device made short work of its $200 thousand Kickstarter goal.