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Get to know Amazon Prime Music: Limited listening

Amazon Prime Music has much in common with its video cousin -- a thin catalog but just attractive enough to keep the $99 Amazon Prime subscriptions rolling in.

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How to stream the 2014 World Cup

Thirty-two countries are headed to Brazil to find out who is soccer's world champion. We'll show you how to not miss a minute of the action this summer.

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Survey: iOS apps now top browsers as the way to watch TV online

Online TV consumption is at an all-time high, Adobe says in a study of online video trends, with more people turning to iOS apps to get their TV fix.

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How Apple and Beats could shake up the streaming music scene

Spending $3 billion to add Beats Music to its portfolio is a big deal for Apple. But will it also have big implications for the other top streaming music providers?

Apple's Jimmy Iovine, Eddy Cue liveblog at 2014 Code Conference

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On the heels of the Beats acquisition, Apple's Eddy Cue and Beats's Jimmy Iovine sit down onstage with Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher to detail the deal, talk Apple's product pipeline, and more.

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Apple officially acquires Beats for $3 billion

After much discussion and many theories, Apple has officially plunked down $3 billion to buy Beats Music and Beats Electronics.

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All-you-can-read kids service Epic adds a thousand new books from HarperCollins

With 4000 titles, lots of great series, and a new mega publisher on board, the free trial is worth checking out.

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New Sonos Controller apps exits beta with surprise feature

The Android and iOS app will let home theater users with 5.0- or 5.1-channel systems direct their surround speakers to play stereo sound -- a feature Sonos added during the beta process for its mobile app.

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Get to know Beats Music, the streaming service that could make Apple spend billions

Curious as to why Apple is reportedly going to part with $3.2 billion for Beats Electronics? Look no further than the Beats Music streaming service and how it can beef up what Apple offers.

Why the Beats deal shows Apple is actually listening

Despite the scoffing of the crowd, the Beats deal is a smart move for Apple, argues Michael Simon. It brings technology, star power, and street cred all in one convenient package.

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Netflix raises streaming prices by $1, but current members don't have to pay it (for now)

Netflix said price increases were coming, and here they are.

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EndlessTV is a cool way to watch free videos without ads

New app provides a continuous stream of videos, without the ads.

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The 20 best Chromecast apps, and counting

Google's $35 streaming stick is quickly catching up to boxes like Apple TV and Roku as more and more apps add support.

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Apple vs. Samsung, Google+, iTunes, and location apps

Apple vs. Samsung: What is it good for? The same goes for Google+, iTunes, and location-based applications. Apparently we're all grumpy. With guests Philip Michaels, Dan Miller, and Leah Yamshon.

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Tested: 6 new travel routers that can deploy a secure Wi-Fi network almost anywhere

We recently benchmarked six new routers designed specifically for travel.

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Hulu will bring free, full TV episodes to mobile users, along with ads

Previously, you had to be a Hulu Plus subscriber to watch full episodes of shows. Starting this summer, mobile users will be able to watch ad-supported episodes, just like you can on the Web.

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