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Microsoft Miracast dongle spotted at FCC ahead of Lumia event

Is Microsoft going after the Chromecast/Apple TV crowd with its own screencasting dongle? Looks like it.

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Slingbox M1 review: Place-shift TV with minimal hassle

Sling brought back the native desktop apps and built Wi-Fi in to its entry-level Slingbox, now called the M1.

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Supermarket tablets, Apple results, and cord cutting UK style

Apple's slowing iPad growth, how Apple TV is lagging behind in the UK, Tim Cook's product promises, and what a supermarket tablet tells us about technology markets. With special IDG UK guests Karen Haslam, Matt Egan, and David Price.

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Organize your Apple TV's home screen

Don't be overwhelmed by all those icons the next time you fire up your Apple TV. We've got some quick tips to re-order everything to your liking.

Intro to Television Shopping: Things to Know Before You Buy

Your television may or may not be one of your most important tools while in school. It may also just cause you to procrastinate. Either way, you're going to want one. Here's how to pick the best TV for you.

Over-the-air TV on your phone or tablet? There's a Tablo for that

The Tablo DVR lets you watch and record live TV to play on your tablet or smartphone—no television required.

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Create a digital Yule log on your HDTV

The weather outside may be frightful, but a fire is so delightful, especially when it's a Yule log. We'll show you how to get one streaming on your HD television set.

Samsung's HomeSync Android TV box seems costly

The $300 Samsung HomeSync is an Android-based set-top box that acts like a big-screen extension for Samsung's Galaxy phones and tablets.

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Google Chromecast takes on Apple TV

Google has taken the wraps off Chromecast, a $35 dongle for beaming web videos to your television, that figures to challenge Apple's $99 set-top box.

Apple earnings preview: More questions than answers

Apple is due to announce its financial results for the third quarter of 2013 on Tuesday. Expect lots of questions, but not necessarily a lot of answers.

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WWDC: What we didn't see

Apple made a slew of exciting announcements at the WWDC keynote on Monday, and we've written about them at length. But what about the rumored and/or hoped-for features that didn't appear? Lex Friedman investigates.

Apple's big-screen TV was a no-show at WWDC, but analysts say it's coming soon

Apple has conquered every important screen in our lives except one. The big screen in the living room is the final piece of the puzzle, and one day soon the Apple logo will be there too.

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