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iOS users now have access to Google Play content

Google to iPhone and iPad users: "Hey, we have movies and television, too!"

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Roku beats Apple to the big screen with Roku TV

The familiar interface from Roku's beloved set-top boxes is coming to a range of smart TVs from TCL and Hisense.

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Rdio shutters Vdio service, as it should

Absent a unique product or viable business model, the social video component of the music service made little sense

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Create a digital Yule log on your HDTV

The weather outside may be frightful, but a fire is so delightful, especially when it's a Yule log. We'll show you how to get one streaming on your HD television set.

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The 12 streaming movies of Christmas

'Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the house, not a creature was stirring, because they were all sacked out watching these festive films.

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Six ways to improve the Apple TV interface

Apple's adding more and more content sources to its streaming set-top box. And that's a good thing. But it also presents some new user interface challenges. Here are some suggestions to improve the experience.

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Giving the gift of digital downloads

Whether it's a last-minute gift or something you've been planning to give for a while, online stores are a great source for digital presents during the holidays -- if you know where to look.

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Spotify launches free on-demand listening on tablets, free playlist shuffles on phones

Spotify's free service is now available a la carte on tablets, with a shuffle function across playlists for smartphones

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Short on holiday music? Slip into the stream

If your tree isn't trimmed or egg fully nogged until it's accompanied by oceans of holiday music, we can help you find the stuff by the stockingful.

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New on Netflix, five of 2013's best films

And five more of the best movies from years past just hit the streaming service too.

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Fill your home with holiday music

With a ho-ho-ho and a modest-to-moderate financial investment, you can blast holiday tunes from one end of your home to the other.

All the movies fit to gobble: Your streaming Thanksgiving marathon

Because pumpkin pie tastes better topped with a big ol' dollop of Netflix and Hulu Plus.

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Stream your favorite holiday music

Blast holiday tunes from one end of your home to the other with this helpful advice.

Hands-on: HBO Go comes to Chromecast

Google's cheap little streaming dongle just got a big boost in the form of HBO Go support.

Muse review: Mac app makes Pandora even easier

Muse is a terrific utility for those who love Pandora, and it may help improve the relationship with those who have yet to fall in love with the service.

Google Play Music debuts on iOS, with unlimited songs for $10 a month

Google Play Music, a rival option to streaming services like Spotify and Rdio, is now available for iOS, six months after launching on the web and Android-based devices.