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Netgear adds Google TV streamer, Slingbox support, night-vision security camera

Netgear is shipping a NeoTV streamer with Google TV and a night-vision enabled webcam—but its Slingbox support across the NeoTV line may be its most interesting CES announcement.

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2012 in review: The year in Apple news

Mac and iOS may have dominated Apple news this year, but they weren't the only developments. Dan Moren and Lex Friedman recount the rest of what happened in 2012.

When Netflix goes down: streaming video alternatives

Netflix’s streaming service went down Christmas Eve, depriving thousands of their Christmas (or anything-but) video fix for about 20 hours. Our gift to you: video-streaming tips, tricks, and alternatives, so you’ll be ready next time.

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Apple TV update 5.1.1 fails over Ethernet

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Josh Centers reports on problems Apple TV users have encountered when applying the latest update via an ethernet connection.

What was Steve Jobs's vision for the future of TV?

Jobs's TV would likely have been live, on-demand, cloud-based, social, long-tail, curated, and very device-friendly.

Remains of the Day: Book 'em

The e-book deal gets approved, while the Apple TV has a weird relationship with e-books. And Apple's newest execs get some serious compensation on the books.

Remains of the Day: Do not want

CBS doesn't want to help Apple build a business on the back of its content, a Russian carrier doesn't want to submit to Apple's autocratic demands, and Mountain Lion apparently doesn't want MacBook users to get their full battery life.

Hulu Plus now available on Apple TV

Apple quietly added support for Hulu Plus to the Apple TV on Tuesday, bringing the TV- and movie-watching service to paid subscribers.

Remains of the Day: Death defying

CNet chronicles Netflix's near-death experience, The Daily may be on death's door, and one notable individual things many patents should die off.

Google announces Nexus Q to compete with Apple TV

Google on Wednesday announced the Nexus Q streaming device, which will streaming movies and music from the cloud and will compete with direct Apple TV.

Remains of the Day: Tim of your life

The Apple TV may get a software makeover at WWDC, Apple's decided it's in the mood for Italian, and Tim Cook in living color.

The Macalope Daily: Classy

Gizmodo's "beyond the grave" shtick is beyond the pale.

New TiVo Stream to deliver shows to iOS devices

TiVo on Monday announced TiVo Stream, which will allow TiVo user to stream content to iOS devices.

Remains of the Day: Crazy like a Foxconn

Foxconn's CEO didn't say what you think he said, the Supremes shut down Psystar, and more states pile on Apple in the ebook price-fixing case.

Weekly Wrap: Let Macworld make your life a little better

Macworld wants to make your life better. To that end, then, here are a few links to stories we ran this past week that might just simplify or otherwise improve your life.