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With Tidal, Sonos adds its second HD music service

23 hours agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

HD music subscription service Tidal launched on Sonos Friday: Tidal is now available to Sonos owners in the U.S. and Canada, and the company announced that it plans to launch in…

GetGlue successor TVtag is shutting down

23 hours agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

Social TV service TVtag, which was previously known as GetGlue, is shutting down at the end of the year. TVtag announced the shut-down in an email to users Friday afternoon, which…

It may not feel like it, but the media has never been so accurate

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It seems as though there are more mistakes, hoaxes and journalistic failures than there have ever been, but former Reuters media critic Jack Shafer argues they are just easier to spot…

Now Playing: Pandora for Xbox One arrives with Kinect support

2 days agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

At long last, Pandora is joining the app catalog for Microsoft's Xbox One; the first time the intelligent music software becomes available on a gaming console. Pandora announced the app availability on Thursday…

Macmillan, too, returns to agency pricing with Amazon

2 days agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

Book publisher Macmillan, like Simon & Schuster and Hachette before it, has signed a new contract with Amazon and will return to agency pricing on its ebooks starting in 2015. In…

Here’s why email newsletters can be so powerful — and valuable

3 days agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

The success of email newsletters is a sign of how powerful -- and valuable -- personal curation can be for readers who are swamped by an ever-growing flood of real-time information

Plex is coming to the PlayStation with apps for PS3 and PS4

3 days agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

Everyone's favorite media center app Plex just took another major step towards total living room domination: Plex announced a new app for Sony's PlayStation 3 and 4 Wednesday that largely offers…

Broadcasters try to block Aereo asset sale, $90M tax transfer

3 days agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

The TV industry has already shut down Aereo at the Supreme Court and driven it into bankruptcy, but that's apparently not enough: now CBS, Fox, NBC and other big broadcasters are…

Traffic to Spanish news publishers plummets after Google move

4 days agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

Traffic-measurement firm Chartbeat says that external traffic to Spanish news sites is down by double digits in the wake of their removal from the Google News index

Comcast customers can finally watch HBO Go on their Rokus

4 days agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

Hell has frozen over for Comcast customers: Subscribers to the company's Xfinity cable TV service can now watch their favorite HBO shows via HBO Go on Roku streaming devices. Re/code was first…

Instead of killing comments, we should be trying to fix them

4 days agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

Many media sites are deciding to shut down reader comments because they have become troll and spam-filled cesspools -- but why not show how much you value readers by spending the…

Amazon is adding HBO Go to its Fire TV

5 days agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

HBO is a go for owners of Amazon's Fire TV: Amazon has added a HBO Go app to its Fire TV set-top box, and promises to bring the same app to…

Peel teams up with Philips for a smart iOS remote extender

5 days agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

Smart remote control app maker Peel is going back its roots: The company has teamed up with Philips subsidiary PITS to launch the Pronto, a new extender device that brings the…

Chromecast update brings screen casting to most Android phones

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Chromecast got its long-awaited guest mode earlier this week, but Google also quietly updated screen casting to work with a whole range of additional Android devices. Any device running Android 4.4.2…

Friday fun: ClipDis turns your text messages into video mashups

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Well, this is silly: iPhone video app ClipDis turns your ordinary text messages into short video clips that are entirely compiled of snippets from movies. And by snippets, I mean just that:…

Does it matter that reviewers don’t like Netflix’s Marco Polo?

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Marco Polo may be one of the most ambitious shows Netflix has produced thus far -- but will it also be its biggest flop? One could certainly think so after reading…

Hidden talent: Using Android Wear to control a Chromecast

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Even though I've been using the Sony Smartwatch 3 for nearly a week, I'm still learning about little features that aren't readily advertised by Google or its Android Wear partners. The latest one…

Chromecast gets guest mode, thanks to cool ultrasonic tech

last weekWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

Google has officially started to roll out guest mode for Chromecast, making it possible to connect to a nearby Chromecast without being on the same Wifi network as long as the…

Kamcord nabs another $15 million for mobile game videos

last weekWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

Mobile game video platform Kamcord just raised another $15 million in funding: Kamcord's Series B is led by Japanese game publisher GungHo, with Tencent and Wargaming also participating. Kamcord allows players of mobile…

Google axes News in Spain in response to royalty law

last weekWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

Google has decided to shut down Google News in Spain. The decision follows the passage of a law in July that obliges any news aggregator quoting snippets of text or using…

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