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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.

on techhive.com

Remains of the Day: If you only knew the power, etc.

Your Apple TV may soon serve as, uh, an actual TV. Across the ocean, Steve Jobs's legacy is affecting a nation's schoolchildren, and right here at home Apple is harnessing the power of the sun.

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Netgear announces low-priced 802.11ac Wi-Fi router

The dual-band R6100 will retail for just $100.

on pcworld.com

Remains of the Day: It's not TV, it's HBO

Peek inside the development process of an HBO exclusive, take in the latest purported iPhone spy shots, and peruse the closing arguments of the ebook price-fixing case.

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HBO Go on Apple TV a no-go for DirecTV customers

HBO Go and WatchESPN have come to Apple TV? Unless you're a DirecTV subscriber. Has the company learned nothing from the digital music wars?

HBO Go, WatchESPN come to Apple TV

You can now watch Tony Soprano whack his enemies from your Apple TV.

Comixology app

Comixology iOS app develops new reading superpowers

Comixology's Comics app for iOS just got a new update with support for a fit-to-width reading mode and a new two-page display.

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WWDC: What we didn't see

Apple made a slew of exciting announcements at the WWDC keynote on Monday, and we've written about them at length. But what about the rumored and/or hoped-for features that didn't appear? Lex Friedman investigates.

Review: Klipsch’s Image One headphones go heavy on the bass

The Image One is a well-built and well-appointed headphone that will please people who like music served loud and with lots of bass. Buyers looking for accuracy and a balanced sound should look elsewhere.

How I learned to stop worrying and just buy a Sonos

After years of dismissing Sonos as too expensive, Jonathan Seff has finally joined the ranks of the audio elite. Or at least that what he's telling himself.

What we expect to see at next week's WWDC

Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference is less than a week away, so Dan Moren and Lex Friedman lay out what's likely to make an appearance.

Watch your Plex content on your Apple TV with the jailbreak-free PlexConnect

PlexConnect is a clever open-source project that lets you watch content from a Plex Media Server on your Apple TV, all without jailbreaking.

Review: MEElectronics’s A161P In-Ear Headphones are a best buy

MEElectronics’s A161P looks modest, but it offers impressive headphone value at $129 (and even more so at street prices). It’s easy to recommend for just about anyone.

The 10 most significant Apple keynotes

Apple keynotes have become hotly anticipated events. On the eve of WWDC 2013, Dan Moren looks back at the ten most significant Apple presentations.

Review: 16GB fifth-generation iPod touch comes down to cash, capacity, and camera

Apple's new 16GB iPod touch model offers a lower price but makes several compromises to achieve it. If you don't need extra capacity or the rear-facing camera, it's a good choice for those wanted to get the iPod touch experience.