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Hands-on: Google's Chromecast is (almost) ready for prime time

It's a little prone to crashes, but when it works (which is most of the time), it delivers a blockbuster experience.

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Why Google Chromecast isn't quite Apple TV... yet

Contrary to what you may have read, Google's Chromecast doesn't work like an Apple TV with AirPlay.

Google Chromecast: A $35, cross-platform answer to Apple TV and AirPlay

This $35 dongle from Google will connect to your HDTV via HDMI and stream video from the Web to the TV at your instruction.

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Televisor is your personalized TV critic for streaming shows

What to stream? Let Televisor be your guide.

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Apple's TV ad-skipping proposition: If you can't beat 'em, pay 'em

Users want to skip ads; TV networks don't want them to. Dan Moren thinks Apple's latest reported proposition tries to bridge the divide by offering both sides something they want.

Hulu owners change the channel on sales talk

In what sounds like good news for Hulu aficionados, the streaming service's owners have canceled the sale of the site, and dumped in a bunch of capital.

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5 streaming TV shows full of badass, shady ladies

From mean girls to backstabbing servants to stone-cold killers, these shows all feature strong female characters nobody puts in a corner.

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It's on! PlayOn bringing Aereo TV streaming to Android and game consoles

MediaMall Technologies' PlayOn, a PC-to-TV streaming service, brings Aereo to a new cast of devices starting July 10.

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10 summer flicks that will thrill and chill

The long holiday weekend may be over, but there’s still plenty of summer left. Here’s a highly recommended hodgepodge of Hollywood blockbusters, thrill rides, animations, documentaries, independent movies, and silent comedies available streaming on Netflix and Hulu Plus.

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6 all-American picks to stream on Independence Day weekend

Who cares if it's nice out—watching TV for four days straight can be your own pursuit of happiness.

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