Evan DashevskyStaff Writer, TechHive

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FAQ: What is 4K exactly, and do I have to buy a new TV now?

4K TVs were all the rage at this year's CES. Does that mean the TV you just bought is obsolete?

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Motorola is giving away free Chromecasts with new off-contract Moto Xs

Spend $400 on a phone, get a $35 dongle for your TV.

Disney pulls streaming content of Christmas films in run up to holiday season

Disney Grinches-out and temporary restricts streaming access to Christmas films purchased on Amazon, which they apparently can just do.

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Spotify launches free on-demand listening on tablets, free playlist shuffles on phones

Spotify's free service is now available a la carte on tablets, with a shuffle function across playlists for smartphones

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The PS4's revamped streaming services are no replacement for Netflix or Spotify

They're not bad services, but they won't have anyone dropping their existing subscriptions.

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Borrow free movies and albums from Hoopla, the Netflix for local libraries

The new service gives public libraries the ability to provide a free Netflix-like service to its patrons.

Amazon Prime announces new original comedy series, really wants to be Netflix

First three eps available for all Amazon customers, the rest are only for Prime subscribers. That's how Bezos gets ya!

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Radio on the TV: Pandora comes to Chromecast

Pandora brings one-touch streaming to Google's little TV dongle that could.

How to watch the NBA anywhere, on any device

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A look at the (not so) many ways to catch the NBA on your computer, phone, or tablet this season.

Gasp! Comcast just made HBO available without a cable subscription

Finally, fans may be able to watch Game of Thrones and Boardwalk Empire without being forced to pay for the Game Show Network.

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Now screaming: 13 flicks for your All Hallows horror binge

These online Halloween goodies are so scary that they'll still be rattling around in your head long after the Great Pumpkin has disappeared for another year.

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No, YouTube, the world does not want to pay for music videos

YouTube is reportedly considering a pay service to watch music videos. Here's why they shouldn't do that.

The cords are losing: Netflix overtaking HBO in paid U.S. subscribers

The momentum continues to shift away from the traditional cable model, as customers increasingly turn to streaming services like Netflix.

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Don't spend $150 to bring Samsung's clunky smart TV experience to your set

Samsung's new $150 set-top device will turn any dumb TV smart, but there's a lot of better options out there.