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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.

Roku introduces Roku 3, revamps user interface

As its move in the never-ending game to control the set-top box market, Roku has introduced a replacement for its high-end box, and unveiled a new user interface for its family of streaming products.

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Watch free Criterion movies on Hulu this weekend

In the mood for some free movies this weekend? Hulu has a special treat for you -- free access to the service's Criterion films (normally available only to $8-a-month Hulu Plus subscribers) through Monday, February 18.

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Slacker launches new website, updated mobile apps

At an event on Tuesday night, Slacker unveiled a drastically redesigned website, mobile apps, and logo that bring it into stiffer competition with others in the music streaming space.

Expo Notes: Electric Assistance Bike lets you ride the Alps from your living room (video)

Stationary exercise bikes have come a long way, with multiple programmed routines, but what about making you feel what it's like to ride Stage 2 of the Tour de France? There's an app--and a bike--for that.

Expo Notes: Mauz turns your iOS device into a touchscreen Mac mouse (video)

The Mauz will let you use your iPhone to control your Mac like a souped-up input devices -- If its Kickstarter funding comes through.

Expo Notes: BowBlade lets you get physical with your iPhone gaming (video)

The BowBlade active gaming device lets you play many shooting and target games, but gives you an upper-body workout in the process.

Review: Logitech UE Smart Radio a solid music-streaming radio hampered by software

The UE Smart Radio is a capable music streamer with access to both your local tunes and all the online services you could want. The rechargeable battery makes the compact unit even more portable. What holds the Smart Radio back from being a better product is the flaky desktop and mobile software.

Audiobooks.com drops all-you-can-listen-to book plan

Audiobooks.com changed its pricing from $25 a month for unlimited audiobook listening to plans in line with rival Audible.com

More on the iPad and AT&T's Mobile Share plans

Looking to add your AT&T iPad to a Mobile Share data plan? It's (still) not as easy as it should be.

6 tips for getting more from your Apple TV

Have an Apple TV as part of your home entertainment setup? Then get the most from it with these tips.

Roku announces shipping info for Streaming Stick, updates mobile apps

On Thursday, Roku made several announcements regarding its streaming video players. The company updated its iOS and Android apps with new music and photo features, finally slapped a price and (rough) ship date on its upcoming Streaming Stick product, and added a Vudu channel to its growing lineup.

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Apple announces major iTunes update

On Wednesday, Apple announced a major update to its iTunes software, set to appear in October.

TechHive: Amazon enhances Cloud Player, takes on iTunes Match

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Amazon has made some sweeping changes to its Cloud Player service, and in the process taken direct aim at Appleā€™s iTunes Match.

iPhoto update fixes problem with MobileMe Gallery migration

Apple on Thursday released iPhoto 9.3.1, an update to iPhoto '11 with two bug fixes.

Hands on: Next Issue all-you-can-read magazine iPad app

On Tuesday, Next Issue Media brings its all-you-can-read magazine app (previously only for Android tablets) to the iPad.