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Amazon FireTV set-top streaming box can also play games

Amazon FireTV set-top streaming box can also play games

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Amazon has revealed its own-brand set-top streaming box – the Amazon FireTV.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 2nd 2014 at 4:43PM
HANDS-ON: Google Chromecast

HANDS-ON: Google Chromecast

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Google’s Chromecast TV dongle has now been out for almost a week, and I managed to grab one of the streaming sticks – so what is it actually like ...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 25th 2014 at 10:25AM
PCR's guide to smart TVs and streaming devices

PCR's guide to smart TVs and streaming devices

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With online services such as Netflix and LoveFilm increasing in popularity, consumers are looking for the best devices to stream and watch content. PCR rounds up the latest smart TVs ...

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Mar 4th 2014 at 9:00AM
Twitch: 'PC brands should be live streaming'

Twitch: 'PC brands should be live streaming'

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PC firms can capture the ‘TV cord-cutting’ 15-35 year old demographic by launching a streaming page, says Twitch.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jan 13th 2014 at 9:00PM

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CES 2014: Sony to offer subscription-based game streaming service PlayStation Now

CES 2014: Sony to offer subscription-based game streaming service PlayStation Now

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Sony has announced PlayStation Now: a service that will allow gamers to stream games to PS4, Vita and mobile devices.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jan 8th 2014 at 9:31AM
Samsung announces 'Smart Media Player' Roku and Apple TV rival

Samsung announces 'Smart Media Player' Roku and Apple TV rival

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Samsung has announced a streaming set-top box that could square off against Roku and Apple TV.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 18th 2013 at 11:10AM
Amazon rumoured to launch 'Firetube' set-top box soon

Amazon rumoured to launch 'Firetube' set-top box soon

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Amazon could be set to release a video-streaming rival to Apple TV and Roku called the Firetube in time for Christmas.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 4th 2013 at 10:29AM
Radiohead manager backs Spotify after Thom Yorke pulls albums from service

Radiohead manager backs Spotify after Thom Yorke pulls albums from service

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Radiohead's co-manager Brian Message has backed Spotify after frontman Thom Yorke pulled recent albums from the online music streaming service.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jul 16th 2013 at 11:33AM

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Illegal music downloads fell by a quarter in 2012

Illegal music downloads fell by a quarter in 2012

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Newly released figures have revealed that the number of people illegally downloading and sharing their music has fallen dramatically.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Feb 27th 2013 at 12:00PM
Steam Big Picture Mode: Taking over a TV and PC near you very soon

Steam Big Picture Mode: Taking over a TV and PC near you very soon

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The latest innovation from publisher and games streaming firm Steam is Big Picture Mode, which makes it easier for gamers to access the service through televisions.

Helen French
by Helen French
on Sep 11th 2012 at 9:45AM
CoreOnline: Play free HD console games through web browsers, including Hitman and Tomb Raider

CoreOnline: Play free HD console games through web browsers, including Hitman and Tomb Raider

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Square Enix has launched a new service offering its back catalogue for free to gamers.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Aug 30th 2012 at 2:21PM
Sky launches NOW TV streaming service

Sky launches NOW TV streaming service

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Sky's streaming TV service has hit the market, with a wide range of content including its Sky Movies offering, which will later expand to include Sky Sports.

Helen French
by Helen French
on Jul 18th 2012 at 9:59AM

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Google I/O: Is the Nexus Q the next step in the connected home?

Google I/O: Is the Nexus Q the next step in the connected home?

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At yesterday's Google I/O keynote, the internet giant revealed the "world's first ever social streaming media player" - the Nexus Q.

Helen French
by Helen French
on Jun 28th 2012 at 9:29AM
Brits are too thick for UltraViolet, says Tesco exec

Brits are too thick for UltraViolet, says Tesco exec

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Tesco exec Rob Salter claims the UltaViolet digital system is too complicated for the average customer.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jun 22nd 2012 at 11:19AM
E3 2012: OnLive claims millions of subscribers and showcases Smart TV capabilities

E3 2012: OnLive claims millions of subscribers and showcases Smart TV capabilities

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Games streaming service OnLive has been bullish at this year's E3, claiming that it has 'millions' of subscribers and now almost 300 games in its portfolio.

Helen French
by Helen French
on Jun 6th 2012 at 11:32AM
Gem to distribute Roku streaming platform

Gem to distribute Roku streaming platform

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Gem Distribution has announced that it's signed an agreement with Roku, the internet streaming brand.

Helen French
by Helen French
on Mar 15th 2012 at 9:31AM

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Game moves in to digital streaming

Game moves in to digital streaming

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The UK’s leading High Street games retailer GAME has this morning announced a significant foray into the digital games market.

Matt Grainger
by Matt Grainger
on Oct 21st 2011 at 10:53AM
StreamMyGame creates private game clouds

StreamMyGame creates private game clouds

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StreamMyGame has announced version two of its streaming software, available free at www.streammygame.com

Helen French
by Helen French
on Aug 16th 2011 at 2:23PM
Carphone Warehouse unveils cloud music service

Carphone Warehouse unveils cloud music service

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UK mobile retailer Carphone Warehouse has launched a new cloud music service called Music Anywhere.

by Nicky Trup
on Aug 2nd 2010 at 5:29PM