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ABC adds live-streaming to its iOS app, but won't cut the cord

ABC is updating its iOS app this week to support live streaming of shows, including programming from local stations, but the service comes at a price.

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Discussing the Mac mini media server

Host Philip Michaels speaks with Chris Breen about the Mac mini he's set up as a media server.

How to fix the iTunes Store

The iTunes Store has, in many ways, been a pillar of success for Apple. But that doesn't mean it can't be improved upon: Here are a dozen ways we think it could become even better.

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Twitter locking down deals to stream TV content

Twitter is reportedly making moves to stream video content.

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4K TVs get off to slow start, but 2014 looks promising

Prices on 4K televisions are dropping and content is becoming easier to create and deliver, which will amount to an uptick in sales of 4K sets in 2014.

HBO's Game of Thrones broadcast strategy aimed at thwarting piracy

Overseas audiences will only have to wait a week after the U.S. broadcast to see episodes from season three of Game of Thrones, as HBO looks for ways to stop piracy of its shows.

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Imagining an Apple television

Rumors of an upcoming Apple-branded TV set show no sign of abating. Here are some ways in which the company could change the way we spend our time in front of the screen.

EyeTV Mobile offers live TV on your iOS device

EyeTV, an antenna-based dock-connector accessory, lets iPad and iPhone users watch live TV over the air, even if they don’t have cable or Internet access.

Amazon expands Instant Video app to iPhone, intros music app for Samsung TVs

The content distribution market is getting increasingly competitive, as vendors expand the number of devices that can access movies, books and music, and Amazon wants a piece.

Stream TV ties Apple's iPad, iPhone to glasses-free 3D TVs

Stream TV Networks, which develops glasses-free 3D technology for TV sets, said iPad, iPhone and Apple TV users will be able to beam movie or application images to upcoming glasses-free 3D TV sets based on the company’s autostereoscopic technology.

TechHive: HDTV terms explained

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Shopping for an HDTV can be baffling. LED or plasma? 120Hz or 240Hz? HDTV specs are as numerous as they are confusing, but here’s what a few of the most-common terms mean.