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01.23.14
New Apple TV may include a revamped interface, more kinds of content
01.23.14

New Apple TV may include a revamped interface, more kinds of content

The current Apple TV is long in the tooth, to put it mildly -- the basic design emerged in 2010, a...

By J. Fingas,   01.23.14
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12.24.13
US Energy Department outlines efficiency standards for set-top boxes, Verizon already on board
12.24.13

US Energy Department outlines efficiency standards for set-top boxes, Verizon already on board

The US government, the CEA (you know, the group that runs CES) and pay-TV providers want to save c...

By T. Seppala,   12.24.13
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12.05.13
HiSense unveils Android-powered H6 Smart TVs and Pulse PRO set-top box
12.05.13

HiSense unveils Android-powered H6 Smart TVs and Pulse PRO set-top box

HiSense continues its dedication to Google as an operating system with a slew of new hardware powe...

By N. Lee,   12.05.13
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10.16.13
Vizio debuts its Co-Star LT Stream Player, an $80 set-top box for HDTVs
10.16.13

Vizio debuts its Co-Star LT Stream Player, an $80 set-top box for HDTVs

Today, Vizio announced its followup to last year's inexpensive Co-Star Stream Player: the Co-Star...

By M. Grey,   10.16.13
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10.03.13
WSJ: Amazon set-top box to launch by the holidays, may have third-party apps
10.03.13

WSJ: Amazon set-top box to launch by the holidays, may have third-party apps

Last we heard, Amazon was gearing up to launch its own set-top box to compete against the likes of...

By M. Grey,   10.03.13
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09.27.13
Intel may ditch OnCue IPTV service project if it can't find an investor
09.27.13

Intel may ditch OnCue IPTV service project if it can't find an investor

If you were sincerely hoping to buy an Intel set-top box this year, those dreams are looking a lit...

By T. Seppala,   09.27.13
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09.17.13
Roku 2700X set-top box surfaces at the FCC with basic specs
09.17.13

Roku 2700X set-top box surfaces at the FCC with basic specs

The Roku 3 might not be the only Roku set-top box arriving this year: an unannounced 2700X has jus...

By J. Fingas,   09.17.13
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09.05.13
Simple.TV reveals second-gen streaming DVR and Version 2.0 interface
09.05.13

Simple.TV reveals second-gen streaming DVR and Version 2.0 interface

Simple.TV's first streaming DVR had its rough edges, but the company is clearly willing to make im...

By J. Fingas,   09.05.13
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09.04.13
Hisense picks up Hillcrest Labs' gesture and motion control tech for TVs
09.04.13

Hisense picks up Hillcrest Labs' gesture and motion control tech for TVs

Following LG and TCL, Hisense is now the latest TV manufacturer to adopt Hillcrest Labs' Freespace...

By R. Lai,   09.04.13
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