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Remains of the Day: Pacific home theater

Apple's performance in the Asia-Pacific region is, as they say, en fuego; Sprint says that the iPhone and unlimited data make beautiful (streaming?) music together; and the latest on two of Steve Jobs's secret obsessions.

Apple TV 4.4 update adds Photo Stream, NHL, and more

Apple updated the Apple TV software on Wednesday with support for Photo Stream, NHL subscriptions, a new Wall Street Journal Live channel, and more.

Roku releases $50 LT model, adds HBO Go channel

Roku has announced not only the addition of HBO Go for HBO subscribers, but a $50 Roku player to play it on.

Remains of the Day: Starz struck

U2's frontman puts in a good word for Steve Jobs, Apple lets a hard drive of confidential information slip through its fingers, and details on what exactly the crazy folks at Starz turned down.

Roku 2 delivers cheap, easy video streaming

The Roku 2 video players offer cheap, easy video streaming, with support for lots of content sources Apple TV can't match. Unless you've got an investment in iTunes videos or a lot of video files sitting on your home network, Roku 2 is worth serious consideration.

Remains of the Day: Law and order

The alleged iPhone prototype thieves are arraigned in court. Elsewhere, a suggestive icon might shed some light on the iPhone 5, Apple wants children to learn, and one cable network has starz in its eyes.

Remains of the Day: Campus activities

Let's keep it short and sweet: Cupertino's holding a meeting on the environmental impact of Apple's new campus, rumored pieces of the new iPhone are surfacing, and a reputed hacker goes to work at 1 Infinite Loop.

Apple axes TV show rentals for iTunes, Apple TV

Apple on Friday removed TV rentals from the iTunes Store, citing a lack of interest from consumers.

Remains of the Day: Ad infinitum, and beyond

If you thought Apple would just dash off its iPhone 5 commercial at the last moment, then you don’t know Apple, my friend. Meanwhile, the Netherlands weighs in on the Apple vs. Samsung case, iTunes gains share for digital movie downloads, and Windows 8 provides more information than you require.

Four changes I'd like to see with the Apple TV

Apple TV users welcome every update that brings new features to the company's tiny set-top box, but there are still more changes Apple could make. Here are some of the items on Jonathan Seff's Apple TV wish list.

Remains of the Day: Mr. October

The next iPhone still hasn't officially surfaced, but the latest rumors suggest you'd better get your costumes ready. Elsewhere, the return of the Apple HDTV rumor that will not die, and international iTunes users get a small but welcome improvement.

Apple TV now streams purchased TV shows, Vimeo videos

Owners of the second-generation Apple TV can now stream previously purchased TV shows directly from the iTunes Store, as well as watch videos from the popular video-hosting site Vimeo, thanks to a software update released on Monday.

Apple and Hulu: Not so strange bedfellows?

Rumors of a deal between Apple and Hulu have some people scratching their heads, but Dan Moren thinks it's a match made in heaven.

Roku unveils Roku 2 line of video players

Roku on Wednesday announced its new line of Roku 2 networked players, which now sport the ability to play games using an optional Bluetooth motion remote.

Life after Netflix

Netflix has raised its prices as much as 60 percent. If you're miffed by the increased cost (that came without any new features), what are your other options? Lex Friedman takes a look at the DVD and streaming landscape.