Amazon's $970 million buy gives Twitch the best of both worlds: Money and freedom

Amazon's $970 million buy gives Twitch the best of both worlds: Money and freedom

Amazon offers Twitch major league resources AND continued independence -- a combination that likely wouldn't have been possible if the video streaming site was bought by YouTube.

08/25/2014

Twitch starts scanning for copyrighted audio, silences own videos for infringment

Twitch starts scanning for copyrighted audio, silences own videos for infringment

The game streaming giant also changed up the rules for archives, eliminating the ability to archive full-length streams for longer than sixty days.

08/07/2014

How Android TV will change the way you game

How Android TV will change the way you game

Look for the line that separates mobile gaming from console experiences to get even more blurry with the release of Android TV. We talked to game makers to find out why.

07/14/2014

Microsoft stops holding Netflix, Hulu hostage behind Xbox Live Gold paywall
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Microsoft stops holding Netflix, Hulu hostage behind Xbox Live Gold paywall

Reports suggest Microsoft is about to stop making you pay a second time to access streaming content through your Xbox. Finally.

05/13/2014

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

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.

11/14/2013

Microsoft reveals Xbox One's launch day entertainment app line up -- sort of

Microsoft reveals Xbox One's launch day entertainment app line up -- sort of

Microsoft's entertainment app lineup for the Xbox One trumps the PlayStation 4's on the face of things - but watch out for that small print.

11/08/2013

Microsoft presses play on Web, Android, and iOS apps for Xbox Music

Microsoft presses play on Web, Android, and iOS apps for Xbox Music

Microsoft is trying to be Pandora and Spotify, all in one. But it's probably a better bet to stick with the Windows 8 app, if you just want to stream music every so often.

09/09/2013

Time Warner Cable set to bring a whopping 300-plus live TV channels to Xbox 360

Time Warner Cable set to bring a whopping 300-plus live TV channels to Xbox 360

With Time Warner Cable's agreement to bring a flood of live TV channels to the Xbox 360, Microsoft inches closer to becoming the beating heart of your entertainment center.

06/28/2013

Turtlebot II robot uses Xbox Kinect to follow you with drinks
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Turtlebot II robot uses Xbox Kinect to follow you with drinks

The Turtlebot II robot is a robotics development platform running the ROS open source robot OS. Within minutes, users can get the robot to move, follow them around and map their homes, the makers say.

04/12/2013

How to sync media to Windows Phone 8

How to sync media to Windows Phone 8

Here's our starting guide to getting all your stuff on your new Windows Phone 8 handset.

02/06/2013

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