Streaming video

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HBO and Amazon have signed a multi-year agreement that will allow Amazon Prime members unlimited streaming access to a variety of HBO programming.  Amazon will have exclusive access to this programming over the life of the deal.  At no extra cost, Prime members will be able to watch all seasons of series like The Sopranos, [...]

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Sharing video content from your Android phone or tablet isn't difficult when it's just with one other person. But trying to share something with a group of friends all crowded around a small screen can be a little tough. The Belkin Miracast Video Adapter makes it simple to mirror your display on a big screen [...]

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  Starting in 2010, creativeLIVE has broadcast workshops and seminars taught by leading professionals and educators in the fields of photography, design, business, lifestyle, and video... online for FREE!  These workshops are jam packed with knowledge so if you're streaming the class, you really need to set aside uninterrupted time to soak it all in and/or [...]

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In March of this year, I purchased (and reviewed) the new Roku 3 because I could use it to add Time Warner Cable programming to my bedroom TV without needing to rent a cable box.  I now have sharp, clear cable channels on that TV that supplements the over-the-air network channels I get using an [...]

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Roku 3 review

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In November 2011, Julie and I reviewed two models of the Roku 2 (see related posts for link).  I've been using my Roku 2 in my living room since then, and I had an older Roku in my bedroom.  The bedroom TV has no cable hookup, so I relied on my Roku and my Apple [...]

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netflix

 Netflix CEO, Reed Hastings announced that the plans to split their DVD distribution business into a separate company (Qwikster) has been cancelled because of customer feedback. While I’d love to believe that the many emails and articles like this one were the reason for the reconciliation I believe it may also have involved Amazon's recent [...]

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of VeeBeam for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. In addition to the normal cable boxes, antennas, and DVD players, there are a multitude of devices that promise to deliver content to your television.  But there’s a big problem with all these devices – they [...]

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