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The moocher's guide to cutting the cable cord

So you got rid of cable, but now you're going through withdrawal. If you're willing to bend the rules, you might be able to rely on the generosity of loved ones willing to share passwords.

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Why you can't get 4K Netflix and Amazon on a PC or Mac (even though they're capable)

It could be a long time before Netflix and Amazon enable 4K streaming to PCs and Macs.

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Amazon Instant Video flips the 4K streaming switch, leapfrogs over Netflix

While Netflix hikes prices for 4K video, Amazon starts streaming movies and TV shows to Prime subscribers at no additional cost.

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Dish delays ad-skipping AutoHop for CBS with no sign of streaming deal

Dish decides that CBS with advertisement is better than no CBS at all, as it agrees to pause AutoHop for seven days after any broadcast.

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Google offers $20 Play Store credit with Chromecast

Hoping to sweeten the deal to make the Chromecast your dongle of choice this holiday season, Google is adding yet another freebie to its $35 streaming stick.

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Amazon Fire TV Stick or Google Chromecast: Why not both?

Aside from their looks and pricing, these two streaming sticks are more different than they are alike. At $74 for the pair, owning both isn't a crazy idea.

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December Delights on Netflix

Many prestigious films are released every December as this is the final opportunity to for Oscar consideration.

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Psy's 'Gangnam Style' finally broke YouTube

The viral video was viewed so many times that it broke the code behind YouTube's view counter.

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Amazon Fire TV Stick review: A cheap, quick, and dirty path to Prime Instant Video

Amazon's TV dongle delivers easy access to Amazon Prime Video. On the downside, it's saddled with a bloated interface and a number of version 1.0 bugs.

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HBO remastered 'The Wire' in 16:9 HD, and it was a lot harder than you'd think

HBO has remastered the crime masterpiece 'The Wire' in 16:9 HD, and will air it later this month. But co-creator David Simon calls it an "alternate version" with different shots.