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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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Samsung buys Boxee, gives hope that smart TV won't be so dumb anymore

On Wednesday, Samsung announced it has acquired streaming video startup Boxee, a move that could finally make smart TV feel less dumb.

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6 fairly ridiculous TV shows to stream over the summer

The summer doldrums can be a tough time for TV fans. With barely anything new on networks, it can be hard to find something to watch. Luckily, cable is increasingly moving some of its most interesting shows to the summer, where they don’t have to compete with big-name series. The results, while not always Emmy-worthy, are still compelling

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Japan's NHK uses robot cameras for Matrix-like effects

The Japanese public broadcaster is experimenting with a linked array of cameras that will shoot scenes from multiple angles.

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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Remains of the Day: Reach out and touch someone

The Journal reads the supply-chain tea leaves, iPod touch sales hit a new milestone, and iCloud is, well, pretty much exactly as secure as you think it is.

What Apple does best: reinventing, not inventing

Apple does invent things, but John Moltz argues that what the company really should be known for is reinventing existing product ideas.

Did the new Arrested Development make a huge mistake?

Arrested Development (Fox 2003-2006, Netflix 2013) is back. Cancelled seven years ago after three critically-acclaimed-but-ratings-poor seasons, the show's fourth season finally premiered on Netflix Sunday and, in addition to being an extremely funny season of television, it's probably the best example yet of how Netflix is changing what television looks like.

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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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Why many Apple TVs are better than one

Ted Landau has discovered the joy of having multiple Apple TVs throughout his house.

CW will be the first network to stream shows on Apple TV

The CW will launch its own streaming app on the Apple TV, offering ad-supported episodes the day after they air.