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Jonathan has been covering the tech industry since 1998. He loves watching TV shows on his iPhone while exercising, and has already indoctrinated his young twins in the ways of the Apple TV.

Jongo expands streaming speaker lineup, unveils subscription music service

Watch out Sonos, Jongo has two new speakers *and* its own subscription music service on the way.

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5 essential tools that every iTunes user should have

iTunes is great at lots of things on its own. But here are several tools to make using it even better.

Roku app now beams videos from your iOS device to your TV

The latest update to Roku's iOS app brings direct video streaming to the party.

Where to download free music

Looking for free music without the hassle of a lawsuit? Here are a slew of sites that offer free, legal downloads.

Hulu gets animated with Seth Meyers' 'The Awesomes'

Hulu original animated series launches with a strong cast, but few laughs so far.

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Why Google Chromecast isn't quite Apple TV... yet

Contrary to what you may have read, Google's Chromecast doesn't work like an Apple TV with AirPlay.

Televisor is your personalized TV critic for streaming shows

What to stream? Let Televisor be your guide.

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Spotify helps you get scalped with new StubHub app

With a new StubHub app, Spotify users can now more easily pay too much for concert tickets.

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Sony adds high quality streaming and offline listening to Music Unlimited on iOS

Unfortunately, the high quality streams can't be downloaded. You get one or the other.

Samsung buys Boxee, gives hope that smart TV won't be so dumb anymore

On Wednesday, Samsung announced it has acquired streaming video startup Boxee, a move that could finally make smart TV feel less dumb.

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How to rip a DVD with HandBrake

Want to liberate the movies in your DVD collection from their plastic-and-metal prisons, so you can enjoy them on your iPhone, iPod, iPad, and Apple TV? Here's how.

Mac Gems: iFlicks tags and converts video files for iTunes with finesse

Apps that can both transcode video to different formats and tag files with useful metadata can be incredibly useful. And I've found none better than Jendrik Bertram's $20 iFlicks.

Spotify adds Discover to iPhone, thinks it knows you better than you know yourself

Spotify has a lot of things going for it, but the experience of using it isn't necessarily among them. On Tuesday, the company moved to address some of those shortcomings with an update that primarily affects iPhone and iPod touch users.

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Watch ABC app expands live streaming, keeps cord uncut

The Watch ABC app ends its live streaming trial and expands to new cities. But of course, a cable subscription is required.

Say hello to Jongo, the newest multiroom music system

On Wednesday Pure announced that its Jongo multiroom music system is now available for purchase.

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