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How to turn a Chromebox into a video-streaming workhorse

A Chrome OS desktop computer can be a powerful tool in a cord cutter's arsenal, serving up the full Web for under $200. But it does take some finagling, and won't be for everyone.

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How to download audio from any streaming video

Streaming video won't stream if you're away from an Internet connection. Here's how to download audio from YouTube or an any other streaming video for offline listening.

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10 excellent movies to stream on Netflix over Thanksgiving weekend

Be thankful for your couch, your remote control, and the miracle of streaming movies.

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Chromecast snags Nickelodeon, Sesame Street, Comedy Central, and more

Google's $35 streaming dongle just keeps on getting stronger—though most of the recent additions are of limited usefulness to cord cutters.

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T-Mobile adds Google Play Music, 13 other services to its Music Freedom plan

More streaming! Less data usage! Soundcloud, Xbox Music, and others no longer count toward your monthly allotment.

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Bah humbug: Redbox jacks rental prices by up to 50 percent

Bad news, Redbox fans: Renting movies and games is about to become more expensive.

Plex's new Plex Home features beef up media management in your house

Plex is one of the more popular choices when it comes to PC-based home media streaming platforms. Now managing multiple users on Plex just got easier—for paid users, anyway.

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Aereo files for bankruptcy after Supreme Court's killing blow

The Internet TV revolution will not be televised by Aereo.

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HBO Go lands on Xbox One with most major TV providers on board

HBO's streaming video app has finally made the next-gen console leap, but Playstation owners will have to wait.

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Sony's PlayStation Vue service won't kill cable, but it could be a welcome alternative

Playstation Vue is a lot like existing pay TV services, except without the deceptive practices that make cable so repugnant. It's breaking new ground even if it doesn't become a hit.