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Amazon's $99 FireTV media streamer

Amazon takes on Apple TV, Roku, and Google Chromecast with a zippy media streamer that doubles as a game console

By 3 April 2014

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Meet Matchstick, Mozilla's $25 Chromecast alternative

Is the world big enough for another streaming Internet dongle? Mozilla and Matchstick sure hope so, as they announce the first Firefox OS device that's not a smartphone.

By 30 September 2014

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Apple TV software update brings Beats Music, Family Sharing

The venerable Apple TV box received a minor update to version 7 software today. It offers a new Beats Music app, Family Sharing, and refined menu cosmetics.

By 18 September 2014

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The next Apple TV: What to expect from an updated streaming box

The latest generation of Apple TV streaming box is more than two years old, so it's about time for an update. But what improvements should it bring, and what will Apple actually deliver? Here's the prevailing wisdom.

By 7 September 2014

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Sonos adds full Wi-Fi compatibility with latest software update

A free software upgrade finally allows Sonos streaming music systems to connect directly to home Wi-Fi networks.

By 2 September 2014

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Amazon Fire TV alights in UK, Germany, putting heat on streaming rivals

The e-commerce giant takes its streaming-media box beyond the US for €99 in Germany and £79 in the UK, expanding competition with companies like Roku, Apple, and Google.

By 4 September 2014

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Apple TV trots out Showtime Anytime app

HBO Go isn't alone anymore. Premium-cable rival Showtime gets its video-on-demand app into the "walled garden" of Apple's TV-streaming box.

By 27 August 2014

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FreeviewPlus launching September 2

Australia's next step in Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV, FreeviewPlus, will launch on September 2.

By 7 August 2014

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Chromecast at Year 1: Why it's more than just an impulse buy (Q&A)

For the first birthday of Google's streaming-media stick, the exec behind the dirt-cheap dongle discusses its back story, year one, and the path ahead.

By 29 July 2014

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Superior Streaming Stick for $50

Roku's Streaming Stick offers tons of apps, a real remote, and a compact design for just $50, making it the best streaming stick and an outstanding value.

By 18 July 2014