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HBO Now

HBO Now's contract-free, stand-alone streaming comes to iOS and Apple TV today

You can sign up for HBO Now at this very moment.

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Star Wars saga making high-definition digital download debut this week

Leading up to Star Wars Episode VII and Star Wars Battlefront, Disney is bringing all six films to your favorite digital download store for the very first time.

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You don't need Comcast's gigabit broadband. You just need consistent throughput

Comcast's gigabit broadband announcement sidesteps what Internet users really need: consistent, high-quality throughput for video.

Tidal

Sorry, Tidal: Why I'm waiting for Apple to revolutionize streaming

Tidal's selling points aren't cutting it compared to Spotify. Apple could do more with Beats Music.

Streaming apps

App showdown: Roku vs. Chromecast vs. Apple TV vs. Fire TV vs. Nexus Player

App selection is one of the biggest factors in choosing a streaming media player for your TV. Here's how the major players compare.

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The top 7 second-screen apps for supplementing your Major League Baseball experience

Geek up the grand old game with data feeds, social media, and other interactive enhancements.

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Book club: Beating up Apple execs over their book picks

Apple is a religion, take 908.

YouTube's experimental 4K, 60 frames per second video will crush your computer

4K is old hat for YouTube, which first embraced the resolution in 2010, but now the Google property is upping the stakes by experimenting with 4K videos at a frame rate of 60 frames per second.

It took until 2014, surprisingly, but music streaming services have finally outsold CDs

CDs may be dying, but very slowly. They were still a more popular choice than streaming music services...until now.

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Rhapsody's 30 million songs can now be streamed inside Twitter

Rhapsody is hoping that sharing music on Twitter will help bring in new subscribers to the growing service.

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The fitness fanatic’s guide to earbuds: Everything you should consider before you shop

If you work out regularly, a good pair of fitness earbuds can be a better investment than a fitness tracker.

Yurbuds Leap Wireless

Yurbuds Leap Wireless review: These earbuds stay in your ear—no matter what

Yurbuds’ ‘twist-lock’ technology isn’t the most comfortable means of keeping your earbuds in your ears, but it works.

Sennheiser MX 686G

Sennheiser MX 686G Sport earbuds review: These workout earphones make few sonic compromises

These wired earbuds aren’t innovative or exciting, but they deliver excellent sound.

Monster iSport Superslim

Monster iSport Super Slim wireless earbuds review: These bulk-free earbuds offer bright, peppy treble

The slimmest wireless earbuds on the market have an audio profile designed for pop.