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LG Google TVs now have integrated OnLive cloud game streaming

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LG Smart TV owners may've noticed a new application pop up today on their G2 series sets, as OnLive's cloud game streaming app is being delivered via an over-the-air update today (first announced at E3 back in June). Beyond just viewing games, the app allows for actually playing them...
LG Google TVs now have integrated OnLive cloud game streaming

A&E debuts video streaming app for iPad, gives reason to be happy, happy, happy

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Whether you're into rooting for Jarrod and Brandi as they pillage storage units or you prefer gaping as the Robertson clan battles pesky beavers on their land, we've a good feeling that you'll dig A&E's new video streaming app for the iPad. Like the network's website, the app provides...
A&E debuts video streaming app for iPad, gives reason to be happy, happy, happy

'Defiance' blends basic cable sci-fi, MMO FPS action when it launches in spring 2013

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With shows like Battlestar Galactica, all of the Stargates and even Eureka on ice, where will Syfy go when it runs out of places and/or marginal celebrities to tell ghost stories about? One answer may be a show slated to debut next spring called Defiance, which will depict an...
'Defiance' blends basic cable sci-fi, MMO FPS action when it launches in spring 2013

iPad Mini vs. Google Nexus 7 vs. Amazon Kindle Fire HD

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We compare the just-announced iPad Mini with its closest competition, two solid 7-inch tablets based on Android's OS. [Read more]...
iPad Mini vs. Google Nexus 7 vs. Amazon Kindle Fire HD

Sky+ app update brings remote control features to iPhone, iPod touch

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It's been a few months since UK TV operator Sky added remote control features to its iPad app, and now it's brought similar controls to the iPhone and iPod touch. The v4.2 update gives users brings remote control with support for gestures, DVR scheduling and management, a new guide...
Sky+ app update brings remote control features to iPhone, iPod touch
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Sandvine: Netflix up to 29 percent of North American internet traffic, YouTube is fast on the rise

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When we last checked in on one of Sandvine's traffic studies, Netflix had just edged past BitTorrent as the largest source of internet traffic in North America while YouTube was still a small-timer. A year has made quite the difference. Netflix is up to 28.8 percent in a new...
Sandvine: Netflix up to 29 percent of North American internet traffic, YouTube is fast on the rise

OpenELEC 3.0 Linux distro launches in beta, rolls in XBMC 12

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We hope you weren't getting settled in with OpenELEC 2.0. Hot on the heels of the finished 2.0 release, the developement team has pushed out a first beta of OpenELEC 3.0 that folds XBMC 12.0 Frodo into the Linux distribution for home theater PCs. Accordingly, most of the additions...
OpenELEC 3.0 Linux distro launches in beta, rolls in XBMC 12

XBMC 12 Frodo enters development, beta releases expected mid-November

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The media player paradise of XBMC 11 Eden has served us well for the majority of the year, but now it's time to move to Middle Earth. XBMC 12 Frodo has entered formal development, bringing with it a feature freeze until the new version is done and dusted. This...
XBMC 12 Frodo enters development, beta releases expected mid-November

Nexus 4 official: Android 4.2, Snapdragon S4 Pro, 4.7-inch 1280 x 768 display

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Hurricane Sandy may have put the kibosh on Google's gala in New York City, but it's not stopping the company from taking the wraps off of its latest pure Android phone. LG's Nexus 4 is finally official, after a cavalcade of leaks that spelled out just about everything ahead...
Nexus 4 official: Android 4.2, Snapdragon S4 Pro, 4.7-inch 1280 x 768 display
Amazon opens fire at iPad mini

Nexus 7, Kindle Fire HD 'outperform' iPad Mini display

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The iPad Mini's display tech is relatively uninspiring, display expert says. [Read more]...
Nexus 7, Kindle Fire HD 'outperform' iPad Mini display
Cable companies ordered to support HD content streaming within homes by 2014

Nokia confirms Lumia 822 launching on Verizon ahead of Windows Phone 8 event

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We knew it was coming but today Nokia has confirmed that it will launch a variant of its Lumia 820 Windows Phone 8 handset — the Lumia 822 — which will be available via Verizon, just hours before the Windows Phone 8 event today. The Lumia 822 will launch with...
Nokia confirms Lumia 822 launching on Verizon ahead of Windows Phone 8 event

Kaleidescape Movie Store opens with Warner and UltraViolet, promises Blu-ray quality and extras

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We got a peek at Kaleidescape's digital delivery plans at CEDIA earlier this year, but now it's thrown open the doors of its store, letting users of its systems purchase and download movies, no messy (and lawsuit-entangled) disc changers necessary. The Kaleidescape Store is currently offering movies by Warner...
Kaleidescape Movie Store opens with Warner and UltraViolet, promises Blu-ray quality and extras

Netflix Android app updated with tweaks to the player UI, 4.2 compatibility

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Netflix just refreshed the front end of its Android app a few weeks ago, and is now tweaking the look and functions of the player itself again after previously making changes back in April. As seen above, version 2.1 brings a look that's closer to the one we've seen...
Netflix Android app updated with tweaks to the player UI, 4.2 compatibility

CyPhy Works reveals tethered flying bots that can spy on you indefinitely (video)

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A new venture from an iRobot co-founder called CyPhy Works has borne fruit in the form of two flying drones dedicated to surveillance duty. The first, called Ease, is a mere foot in diameter by 16-inches tall and can fly safely in tight spaces or through open windows or...
CyPhy Works reveals tethered flying bots that can spy on you indefinitely (video)

Review: Microsoft Office 2013 features new look, prices

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Although consumers and businesses are turning more often to Web-based software and mobile apps, many millions still depend on Microsoft Office to get their work done every day. The folks in Redmond want you to use Office wherever you go--on your PC, your tablet, and your Windows Phone handset. To...
Review: Microsoft Office 2013 features new look, prices

Advanced ticket sales for The Hobbit start, 450 theaters are ready for 48 fps 3D

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Even if you aren't a Peter Jackson fan, you might still be interesting in seeing what all the fuss is about regarding the latest theater technology, 48 fps. It shouldn't be too hard either, because while the high frame version of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is a limited...
Advanced ticket sales for The Hobbit start, 450 theaters are ready for 48 fps 3D

BBC iPlayer comes to Sky+, Hell reports incoming frost

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The BBC and Sky may represent polar, warring opposites of the broadcasting business, but that doesn't mean their technology platforms can't get along. Following a promise made all the way back in January, internet-connected Sky+HD boxes will be able to access BBC iPlayer from today. The service has been...
BBC iPlayer comes to Sky+, Hell reports incoming frost

Sky's Now TV service comes to Roku streaming boxes in the UK

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Sky's Now TV service is continuing its uphill battle against the armies of Netflix and Lovefilm today, setting up camp in Roku's streaming boxes. Matching its Xbox 360 launch offer, you'll be able to try the service for 30 days without charge, but it's added another enticing deal for...
Sky's Now TV service comes to Roku streaming boxes in the UK

Lovefilm to start letting users log in with their Amazon info, Kindle owners are up first

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Amazon purchased UK movie streaming site Lovefilm nearly two years ago and only now are the two showing some sign of integration. In order to make the app work on Kindle Fire and Kindle HD devices users have to link their Amazon and Lovefilm accounts, and from then on...
Lovefilm to start letting users log in with their Amazon info, Kindle owners are up first

BBC promises iPlayer and Media Player for Android will get better... soon

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The BBC's Android efforts have, for several reasons, trailed its iOS offerings. Most notably iPlayer and Media Player have been stuck with low-quality, non-adaptive streams and a stripped down feature set. The national broadcaster is promising to fix that in the near future, however. The changes wont be happening...
BBC promises iPlayer and Media Player for Android will get better... soon

Amazon releases Kindle apps and e-books into China

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Amazon has started its Chinese Kindle incursion by launching the reader app for Android and iOS in that market, along with a large selection of e-books. There's no mention of any Kindle devices like the Fire HD in the nation yet, but Amazon just did a similar launch in...
Amazon releases Kindle apps and e-books into China

Amazon might be eyeing up TI's smartphone chip business for itself

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Remember when Texas Instruments revealed it was planning to dump its mobile processor business in favor of embedded systems? Israeli newspaper Calcalist is reporting that Amazon is in "advanced negotiations" to snap up that part of TI's OMAP division (it's keeping the rest), supplying processors for the Kindle Fire,...
Amazon might be eyeing up TI's smartphone chip business for itself

Open webOS-powered HDTVs said to be on the way from... LG?

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If you were wondering what was next for webOS now that it's gone all open source on us, webOS Nation chimes in with word that Gram is working with LG to bring it to connected HDTVs. Several names from the HP / Gram team are dropped as being involved...
Open webOS-powered HDTVs said to be on the way from... LG?

Redbox Instant headed to iOS, Android, many other devices; costs $8 per month for streaming and discs

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Redbox Instant is almost here, and when it arrives sometime in early 2013, it'll cost around $8. Redbox announced pricing for its disc + streaming package this morning, pinning an $8 monthly charge to unlimited streaming, as well as access to four free one-night disc rentals at any Redbox...
Redbox Instant headed to iOS, Android, many other devices; costs $8 per month for streaming and discs

Favi's Android-packing SmartStick finally shipping to give any HDMI-equipped TV a brain

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If you've been hearing "SmartTV" this and "SmartTV" that while your old HD panel just sits there like a big dummy, Favi's SmartStick is ready (at last) to bring it into the 12's. Like Roku's Streaming Stick, it's a media player that's been squeezed into a dongle-sized form-factor, running...
Favi's Android-packing SmartStick finally shipping to give any HDMI-equipped TV a brain

Sky refreshes mobile app, lets you remotely download on-demand content to your Sky Box

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Sky is ensuring that you'll have some TV to binge on once all of that turkey's been polished off. It's updated the Sky+ app to include on-demand listings, letting you set programs to download to your Sky Box remotely. That way, if you're out and about, you can tee-up...
Sky refreshes mobile app, lets you remotely download on-demand content to your Sky Box

Amazon Kindle Fire HD update brings Kindle FreeTime to tablet-craving tykes

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One of Amazon's subtler but potentially valuable promises for the Kindle Fire HD was its Kindle FreeTime mode -- a fenced-off world that would give kids a simple place to play and their parents the confidence to step away for a few precious minutes. It wasn't part of the...
Amazon Kindle Fire HD update brings Kindle FreeTime to tablet-craving tykes
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