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9 streaming films to put you in the mood for travel

Many people are heading out on their summer vacations, while many others of us are simply dreaming about the relaxing, exotic summer vacation we'd like to take. Fortunately, there are several streaming movies on Hulu Plus to help. Not only are these movies set in other countries (no passport required) but also have a kind of easygoing, summery pace. Don't bother packing any bags or struggling through airport security. Just sit back and enjoy.

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6 late-night and Internet interview shows for any taste

It can be hard to keep up with late-night TV shows and still get a healthy night's sleep--which is a shame since there's a lot of great late-night programs on the air these days. Luckily, the Internet lets you stream a lot of the stuff you might miss--for free--and there's even some new, Internet-original shows in the interview format that are worth watching.

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Fans choose new Amazon streaming shows; focus is on politicians and nerds

A little more than a month after rolling out 14 TV show pilots for its Amazon Prime members to vote on, Amazon announced Wednesday the five shows that will be made into full series this year and next.

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6 TV season (or series) finales worth streaming

With the TV season ending now is a great time to catch up with shows that are ending their run or just coming to the end of remarkable seasons. Here are five finale's from this year's May sweeps that are worth your time along with where you can catch up with earlier episodes.

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How to win the streaming set-top box wars

It's not clear yet who will dominate the set-top box market in the long term. What is clear is that it's an increasingly competitive space, with Intel joining Apple, Google, Roku, and others. What's the path to dominance in the field?

Watch free Criterion movies on Hulu this weekend

In the mood for some free movies this weekend? Hulu has a special treat for you -- free access to the service's Criterion films (normally available only to $8-a-month Hulu Plus subscribers) through Monday, February 18.

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Western Digital offers $69 media streamer with Netflix, Hulu, YouTube

Western Digital goes after the lower end of the streaming market with its economically priced WD TV Play set-top box.

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The movie lover's guide to enjoying Hulu Plus

Netflix is for movies, and Hulu Plus is for TV shows. By now, that cliche seems out of date. While Netflix offers some great television, Hulu Plus provides a digital paradise for both serious cinephiles and fans of entertaining trash.

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I fought the cord, and the cord won

Lex Friedman tried to cut the cord with his cable television provider, in favor of services like Hulu, Netflix, and Amazon. It didn't take.

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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