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Prediction: Apple event to bring new products, oohs, ahhs

Apple's event is imminent, and rumors continue to swirl, fly, and levitate over what exactly the company will release on Wednesday. Dan Moren corrals the options and parades them for your reading pleasure.

Roku cuts player prices, plans 1080p support for HD-XR model

On Monday, Roku announced that it would be reducing the prices of all three of its set-top media players up to $30. The company also plans to enable 1080p streaming on its high-end player, the HD-XR, later this year.

Apple announces special event on Sep. 1

Apple on Wednesday announced that it would hold a special, invitation-only event on September 1 in San Francisco.

Vimeo releases embeddable HTML5 player, Roku channel

Bringing joy to users of mobile devices across the land, the New York-based streaming company announced Tuesday that it had developed an embeddable Universal Player with support for both HTML5 and Flash. In addition, those with Roku set-top boxes will be able to watch staff-selected videos from the site on a new Vimeo channel.

Macworld Pundit Showdown VII

The brightest minds in the Mac universe once again show off their punditry prowess in a competition that forces them to weigh in on Mac current events.

Remains of the Day: Boys will be boys

A boy millionaire gets inspired by Steve Jobs, rumored legal troubles over a rumored name change, and more in today's remainders.

Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex TV HD Media Player

Seagate delivers a full-featured media streamer at an affordable price, but it's not quite as polished as the WD TV Live Plus.

Remains of the Day: It's happening everywhere

Apple Stores are spreading throughout the world like one of those scary plague diagrams from Outbreak, but if there’s one Apple product that isn’t catching on like an infectious disease, it’s the Apple TV. Plus, the epidemic that is the App Store will burn out eventually, says…some guy.

Dish Network to offer live streaming to iOS devices

Dish Network has announced that, come September, the company would be offering subscribers the option of streaming TV content to their iOS devices at no extra cost.

Sonic and Widevine to bring movie streaming to the iPhone, iPad

Sonic Solutions and Widevine have announced they're joining forces to help bring streaming movies to iPhone, BlackBerry, and Android devices.

Vulkano placeshifting DVR now available for pre-order

Monsoon Multimedia is now taking pre-orders for the Vulkano, a live TV placeshifting and streaming device that will let you record, watch, and control your live TV channels from anywhere in the world on your iPhone, Mac, or iPad.

Roku teams with MP3tunes to deliver music streaming

Roku has teamed up with MP3tunes to provide a way for Roku users to stream their iTunes music libraries on their TV without a home server.

Netflix coming to Canada, launching this fall

Movie rental company Netflix will bring a streaming-only service to the Great White North this fall.

Intel combines smart TV with smart remote

The development of "smart TVs" is also leading, not surprisingly, to the creation of a smart remote as well, thanks to Intel.

Bugs & Fixes: Apple TV troubleshooting tool needs improvement

Ted Landau keeps running into a problem with his Apple TV that underscores the troubleshooting weaknesses of Apple's set-top box.