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August 12, 2015
Cut the Cable Cord, Skip Satellite, Switch to Streaming TV
August 12, 2015

Cut the Cable Cord, Skip Satellite, Switch to Streaming TV

Every time I read an article about saving money by ditching cable or satellite TV, I wondered if doi...

By S. Pike,   August 12, 2015
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February 19, 2015
How cable networks speed up shows to squeeze in more ads
February 19, 2015

How cable networks speed up shows to squeeze in more ads

If you're still watching cable, it turns out that channels like TBS and TNT are now speeding u...

By S. Dent,   February 19, 2015
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October 1, 2014
Find out what channel the game is on with Bleacher Buddy
October 1, 2014

Find out what channel the game is on with Bleacher Buddy

We are entering one of the busiest times of the year for sporting events. Baseball playoffs are sta...

By J. Emmert,   October 1, 2014
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October 14, 2012
FCC to allow encryption of basic cable, with a few strings that Boxee approves of
October 14, 2012

FCC to allow encryption of basic cable, with a few strings that Boxee approves of

As you might expect, the cable industry has been taking measures to protect its business by asking...

By B. Drawbaugh,   October 14, 2012
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September 15, 2012
Cox TV Connect for iPad gets remote DVR scheduling, access to the guide at home or away
September 15, 2012

Cox TV Connect for iPad gets remote DVR scheduling, access to the guide at home or away

The Cox TV Connect for iPad app that brings live TV streaming to the tablet while customers are a...

By R. Lawler,   September 15, 2012
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August 30, 2012
Adobe pushes TV Everywhere forward with Adobe Pass 2.0, promises easier logins on more devices
August 30, 2012

Adobe pushes TV Everywhere forward with Adobe Pass 2.0, promises easier logins on more devices

No matter what's going on with Flash, Adobe is still pushing other technologies, and one of t...

By R. Lawler,   August 30, 2012
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August 15, 2012
MPEG drafts twice-as-efficient H.265 video standard, sees use in phones as soon as 2013
August 15, 2012

MPEG drafts twice-as-efficient H.265 video standard, sees use in phones as soon as 2013

All of that squabbling over H.264 may be rendered moot in the near future. The Motion Picture Exp...

By J. Fingas,   August 15, 2012
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August 15, 2012
Apple wins patents for Apple TV nav, DVR features
August 15, 2012

Apple wins patents for Apple TV nav, DVR features

Apple was recently granted a patent (no. 8,243,017) that describes a video device with an onscr...

By K. Hodgkins,   August 15, 2012
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August 6, 2012
FiOS TV app for Samsung HDTVs and Blu-ray players available with 26 live channels (video)
August 6, 2012

FiOS TV app for Samsung HDTVs and Blu-ray players available with 26 live channels (video)

While we saw cable and IPTV providers promising pay-TV channels without a box (at least in that r...

By R. Lawler,   August 6, 2012
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