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over-the-top boxes

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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 September 6, 2014

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Apple TV's YouTube app gets a rare overhaul

Google's massive video site refreshes its app for Apple TV -- one of the most popular boxes to connect your television to online clips -- making it easier to search and watch.

By December 9, 2014

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Roku hits 10 million sales milestone

Roku's streaming-media boxes are among the most popular in a growing field of rivals, but the rare glimpses of its sales suggest some slowing momentum.

By September 15, 2014

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YouTube freshens its TV look, starting with Xbox One

Google's massive video site tweaks its app for televisions to make it quicker to get to your subscribed channels and recommendations, rolling out the update to Xbox One first.

By August 14, 2014

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Time Warner Cable will let you junk your set-top box next year

TWC's incoming chief executive said the cable company is removing obstacles over the next year that keep your preferred over-the-top device, like Roku or Xbox, from replacing its set-top boxes entirely.

By September 11, 2013

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One year on, Tizen has its sights set on smartwatches and cars

A year after Samsung first showed Tizen on a phone, CNET looks at where the open-source OS stands now and where it's headed next.

By February 25, 2014

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Intel's TV 'Black Box Project' poised for big changes in debut

The company is testing its take on the TV set-top box with more than 2,000 employees, but the final version launching later this year will be very different from the trial product, CNET has learned.

By June 25, 2013

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Intel TV is dead. Long live Web TV.

Intel had been close to signing the content deals it needed to launch its Internet-based TV service. Now it's up to Verizon to finally get the product to market.

By January 21, 2014

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Internet pay-TV is coming. Will you care?

Internet-based pay-TV will bring some consumer perks, but the biggest beneficiary may not be who you think it is - or want it to be.

By January 21, 2014

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CNN honcho: Second screen? That's no way to watch TV

Second screens like tablets are a "hacked attempt" to bring social or community interaction to TV, says CNN.com's general manager. And today's set-top boxes? Very primitive.

By December 12, 2013