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Is Ultron inevitable? PBS video explores whether AI is out to get us

There's been a lot of talk lately about artificial intelligence, with the likes of Bill Gates, Elon Musk and even Stephen Hawking expressing concern that smart machines will turn on us. Are they right?

By April 24, 2015

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Roku vs. Apple TV vs. Chromecast vs. Amazon Fire TV

Which has the most apps? Which has the coolest features? Which one is the best? The most popular streamers all have their merits, so we'll help you decide which box is right for you.

By March 9, 2015

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Lady Gaga's 'Cheek to Cheek' coming to Amazon Instant 4K, PBS

​If you're a fan of Lady Gaga, Tony Bennett or changing outfits every three minutes, 'Cheek to Cheek Live' will be televised on PBS tonight, and on Amazon Instant 4K later in the year.

By October 24, 2014

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Sling TV: Everything you need to know

Sling TV is a new $20-per-month live TV package with 16 channels, including ESPN, AMC, TNT, CNN, History, HDTV and the Disney Channel. How does it work, how can you get it -- and will it let you quit cable?

By January 20, 2015

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Sony prices 2015 4K and Android TVs

Details on pricing and availability are now official for Sony's 2015 televisions, and the company is focusing on 4K and charging a mint for many models. New for many sets is Android TV, while HDR arrives on the flagships.

By April 19, 2015

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PlayStation Vue vs. Sling TV: Streaming live TV compared

PlayStation Vue is the new TV service from Sony that starts at $50 per month. Its competitor Sling TV starts at $20 per month. Both use the Internet to stream numerous live TV channels as well as VOD, and both are free from long-term contracts. So how do they stack up?

By March 18, 2015

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Xbox One adds TV tuner support in US, plans $60 version for the future

Microsoft says that customers in the US and Canada who are part of the Xbox One preview program will get TV tuner support today. All others will need to wait a "few months."

By April 8, 2015

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Roku's PBS, PBS Kids channels go live, stream full episodes

The new channels will stream full episodes of popular shows like "Nova," "Austin City Limits," and "Curious George."

By May 8, 2013

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Apple TV adds Yahoo, PBS channels

Apple's streaming box adds the Yahoo Screen app with clips from shows like "The Daily Show" and "SNL" plus snippets by Yahoo itself. PBS, with "Downtown Abbey" in tow, joins up too.

By November 19, 2013

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Why is killing such a central concept in video games?

On the PBS series "Game/Show," host Jamin Warren discusses why the act of killing is such a fundamental game mechanic in video games from Mario Bros. to Grand Theft Auto.

By March 11, 2015