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6 all-American picks to stream on Independence Day weekend

Who cares if it's nice out—watching TV for four days straight can be your own pursuit of happiness.

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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.

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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.

Cloud TV Box delivers local TV content

A new Internet TV box that runs Android 4.2 and offers content from local TV stations was on show in New York as part of the CE Week events.

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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.

6 fairly ridiculous TV shows to stream over the summer

The summer doldrums can be a tough time for TV fans. With barely anything new on networks, it can be hard to find something to watch. Luckily, cable is increasingly moving some of its most interesting shows to the summer, where they don’t have to compete with big-name series. The results, while not always Emmy-worthy, are still compelling

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Remains of the Day: Gently down the stream

Apple's radio scheme is good money, iOS 7's colors have historical precedent, and Cupertino's latest ad campaign gets a knock from some expected corners.

Remains of the Day: High-wire act

Sounds like the "ac" in the new MacBook Airs’ 802.11ac wireless might stand for "aw, crud." Elsewhere Pink Floyd has hit a wall with streaming royalties and Microsoft gets touchy about its gaming future.

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.

9 streaming films to put you in the mood for travel

Many people are heading out on their summer vacations, while many others of us are simply dreaming about the relaxing, exotic summer vacation we'd like to take. Fortunately, there are several streaming movies on Hulu Plus to help. Not only are these movies set in other countries (no passport required) but also have a kind of easygoing, summery pace. Don't bother packing any bags or struggling through airport security. Just sit back and enjoy.

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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?

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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.

Four ways iTunes Radio can live up to expectations

iTunes Radio, Apple's upcoming Pandora-like streaming service, looks promising. But for it to not be another Ping Apple needs to live up to expectations.

6 late-night and Internet interview shows for any taste

It can be hard to keep up with late-night TV shows and still get a healthy night's sleep--which is a shame since there's a lot of great late-night programs on the air these days. Luckily, the Internet lets you stream a lot of the stuff you might miss--for free--and there's even some new, Internet-original shows in the interview format that are worth watching.

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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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10 fun summer movie releases to stream while the weather's hot

In the world of movies, summer begins in early May, when the first superhero movie emerges. And summer usually means big entertainments, with big stars, big explosions, big chases, big laughs, and big everything. So to celebrate, here's a selection of 10 great (or at least fun) summer movies streaming on Netflix.

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