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Apple, Spotify aim to push streaming prices down

What’s the streaming music subscription sweet spot? Apple is reportedly eyeing a $5-a-month option.

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New CBS All Access joins streaming-service trend, but many strings are attached

The future of a-la-carte TV looks less than rosy. The $6 monthly All Access service omits football games and “The Big Bang Theory” due to licensing issues, and new shows will still have commercials.

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What a cable-free HBO subscription could mean for Apple TV

HBO Go might just be the first domino to fall.

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HBO shoots back at Netflix with plans for standalone streaming video service

HBO's new standalone streaming video service will launch in 2015, but details are scarce.

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Apple will live stream the Oct 16 special event to Apple TV and the web

See the new iPads and whatever else Apple announces, from the comfort of your couch or favorite computer chair.

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Taking the bait: 5 Apple developments we've been waiting for

When promoting its October 16th event, Apple tells us that "It's been way too long." If that doesn't invite Chris Breen's speculation, nothing does.

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Rockin' the living room: Beats Music arrives on Apple TV

In the latest Apple TV update Beats Music graced the home screen. Chris Breen takes you on a tour.

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Five things Apple should fix in the next Apple TV update

Family Sharing and Beats Music are nice and all, but Apple needs to go a lot further to make Apple TV as easy to use as Roku and Fire TV.

Rockin' the living room: Beats Music arrives on Apple TV

In the latest Apple TV update Beats Music graced the home screen. Chris Breen takes you on a tour.

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Thom Yorke’s new album hits BitTorrent (but it’s not free)

BitTorrent launches pay-gated Bundles with a $6 offering from Radiohead’s unorthodox front man.

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Why Apple needs Beats Music to keep its street cred

Apple won’t shut down Beats Music because the streaming service can keep iTunes relevant.

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Comic: The great big click-wheel in the sky

Macworld and Rich Stevens of Diesel Sweeties present Multitouch Theater, a weekly cartoon about Macs, iOS, and everything in-between. This week: Off to the great big click-wheel in the sky.

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SlingTV review: Convenient TV place-shifting, with an underwhelming new interface

For the first time, SlingTV puts an informational overlay on your TV screen, to help you find what to watch. We're just not sure it's worth the upcharge from the capable Slingbox M1.

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U2 releases new, full album 'Songs of Innocence' for free exclusively on Apple's iTunes

All half billion-plus iTunes users are getting U2's 'Songs of Innocence' for absolutely nothing.

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TiVo goes ginormous, with 24TB of storage and a $5K price tag

The TiVo Mega, capable of recording more than three year's worth of programs, is slated to ship early next year, so start saving now.

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Appreciating the Apple TV

All Apple TV enthusiasts have dream of a better box, but in the meantime it's not a bad way to enjoy your content and share it with those around you.