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The iPad as a comic-book reader

Jason Snell summarizes the current state of affairs when it comes to using the iPad and other tablets as comic-book readers.

How to win the streaming set-top box wars

It's not clear yet who will dominate the set-top box market in the long term. What is clear is that it's an increasingly competitive space, with Intel joining Apple, Google, Roku, and others. What's the path to dominance in the field?

New DivX Stash stores all your online videos in one place

Launched at Mobile World Congress this week, the still-in-beta DivX Stash lets you save movies from various video sites to watch later on your smartphone, tablet, or computer.

Music piracy is down: A lesson for Hollywood

A decrease in music piracy led to increased revenues for the music industry in 2012, for the first time since 1999. Hollywood should pay attention, stop worrying, and learn to love the digital economy.

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SBP TV turns to mobile screens for streaming TV

SPB TV lets you stream live TV straight to your mobile device, and now the company has a second screen app for additional content.

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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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Western Digital offers $69 media streamer with Netflix, Hulu, YouTube

Western Digital goes after the lower end of the streaming market with its economically priced WD TV Play set-top box.

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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.

The movie lover's guide to enjoying Hulu Plus

Netflix is for movies, and Hulu Plus is for TV shows. By now, that cliche seems out of date. While Netflix offers some great television, Hulu Plus provides a digital paradise for both serious cinephiles and fans of entertaining trash.

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Intel to take on Apple, Roku with own TV box

Intel later this year will start offering a TV set-top box and service as the company tries to cash in on the fast-growing TV and home entertainment business.

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HBO Go 2.0 finally allows AirPlay streaming to Apple TV

HBO Go scored a significant update Tuesday: The app can now send video to an Apple TV.

Macworld/iWorld Video: Cool products on and off the show floor

In this excerpt from a Macworld/iWorld session on cool products, senior editor Christopher Breen talks speakers.

Cool Products - Macworld iWorld 2013

Editors talk about cool products they saw at Macworld/iWorld 2013, as well as cool products beyond the annual trade show.

Review: NuVo Wireless Audio System takes a few steps forward, and a couple back

NuVo Technologies is mainly on the right track, but most people won't benefit from the features that render the players in this system so expensive.

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Mac Gaming (What Went Wrong?) - Macworld iWorld 2013

Carlos Rodela hosts a panel on Mac gaming at the 2013 Macworld/iWorld conference. Panelists include Veronica Belmont of Revision 3, John Davison of Red Robot Labs, and Ryan Mac Donald of Gamespot.

Review: Arcam rPAC is a quality headphone amp and USB DAC at a nice price

At just $249, Arcam's rPAC is a reasonably priced combination of a dedicated headphone amplifier and a USB digital-to-analog converter, and it performs incredibly well for the price.

Macworld iWorld - Show Floor Wrap Up Day 2

Carlos Rodela wraps up Day 2 at Macworld iWorld with a quick look at some interesting products seen on the show floor.

Valve sued in Germany over game ownership

The Federation of German Consumer Organizations (VZBV) sued computer game distributor Valve because it prohibits Steam gamers from reselling their games.

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