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Chromecast vs. Nexus Player: Google's new streaming puck isn't worth the upgrade yet

Google's new TV box combines the convenience of screen beaming with a proper remote control and on-screen menus. It’s not yet fully-baked, but cord cutters should keep an eye on it.

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Cable-free Showtime streaming service coming in 2015, says CBS chief

He said it before, and he's saying it again. CBS CEO Les Moonves says to look for a standalone Showtime streaming service in 2015.

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Nexus Player review: Google’s third attempt at TV is a fine first draft

Google finally gets the TV box right with the Nexus Player, but it needs a lot of help from developers to reach its full potential.

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RealPlayer Cloud heads to Xbox One to take on Plex's personal video streaming

The new app promises easy video playback in a wide range of formats, but be prepared to pay a subscription.

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Resurrecting E.T.: Atari landfill excavation documentary landing on Xbox November 20

If you want to watch people dig trash out of a landfill you can, but only if you use an Xbox.

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Gamers rejoice: YouTube now supports silky-smooth 60fps video uploads

But they only play in Chrome, in our testing.

Internet TV services would get a massive boost from FCC's proposed rule changes

A proposed rule change would prevent broadcast stations and cable operators from keeping their content locked up.

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The golden age of cord-cutting is upon us. Don't let scare tactics tell you otherwise

Despite what cable apologists may tell you, a la carte pricing is poised to change everything.

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YouTube considers ad-free video subscriptions, still working on music service

For a price, you may never have to sit through another pesky pre-roll video.

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Amazon triples the number of games and apps available for its Fire TV media streamer

The e-commerce giant and aspiring media mogul wants investors to forget about yesterday's earnings report and lowered holiday-season sales forecast.