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With 20 million-plus PlayStation 4 consoles sold to date and over 80 million PlayStation 3s in homes worldwide, Sony has plenty of reason to make Vue, its TV-streaming service, a cornerstone of the platform. The subscription-based service, which officially launches today in New York, Chicago and P...

March 18th 2015 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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According to The Wall Street Journal, Apple is getting ready to launch an internet-based TV service this fall. Interestingly, though, one of the most prominent US television networks, NBC, reportedly won't be a part of the technology giant's upcoming offering. The news outlet cites a recent "falli...

March 17th 2015 at 6:32pm 0 Comments
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Not too long after Twitter bought its own live-video streaming company, it's cutting off the competition's access to its infrastructure. We're talking about the new, social-broadcast video darling Meerkat, of course. As Buzzfeed's sources tell it, the microblogging service began taking steps to br...

March 14th 2015 at 2:06am 0 Comments
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Last month, Netflix released the third season of House of Cards to the masses. All 13 episodes of the show were available at once, letting viewers binge-watch the entire season in one sitting should they desire. In fact, most of Netflix's original content is released this way and they aren't the o...

March 11th 2015 at 3:03pm 0 Comments
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Despite "Gangnam Style" having over two billion views, hosting countless other viral clips and netting over a billion users per-month, YouTube can't seem to turn a profit. How's that? Well, after paying for the infrastructure that makes Google's video empire possible (and its content partners), Th...

February 26th 2015 at 1:50am 0 Comments
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Practically everybody has at least one favorite Saturday Night Live sketch. Whether you lean more toward Wayne's World than Father Guido Sarducci, Brian Fellow or Stefon, though, now you can stick 'em all in your pocket with the SNL app for iOS. As The Hollywood Reporter notes, the application fea...

February 12th 2015 at 11:46pm 0 Comments
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You can access Netflix on pretty much anything these days, but until now TalkTalk's YouView boxes have been a notable exception. Thankfully, that particular omission has now been rectified, after the quad-play provider confirmed it'll be making the service available to its TV customers throughout...

January 12th 2015 at 8:46am 0 Comments
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When Plex first arrived on the Xbox One, we figured it would only be a matter of time before the service made its debut on the PlayStation 4. It's taken two months, but finally the company has released an app for Sony's latest console, giving Plex Pass subscribers another way to stream their favor...

December 17th 2014 at 11:27am 0 Comments
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Over eight months after releasing Milk, its own take on streaming music, Samsung's unleashing an online video service in the US called Milk Video. Just as its music service seemed to take on competitors like Spotify and Rdio, its movie counterpart is similar to options such as YouTube and Vimeo, w...

November 19th 2014 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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If there's one slight criticism to be made of the free Sky Go service -- which lets Sky subscribers stream live TV and on demand content to computers and mobile devices -- it's that you can't access the full selection of channels found on your set-top box at home. The same can be said of Virgin's...

October 20th 2014 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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At last, our long national nightmare is nearly over. Earlier this week HBO announced plans to introduce a standalone streaming service in 2015. This is especially exciting for those of us who've been "borrowing" our parents' HBO GO access. Are you ready to put your money where your mouth is? Stop...

October 17th 2014 at 6:02pm 0 Comments