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  • Amazon Unveils Fire TV, Video-Streaming and Gaming Set-Top for TVs

    Amazon.com launched an Internet video-streaming and gaming device - the $99 Fire TV - as the e-retailing giant looks to grab a spot in the living room to promote its own content services and get an edge on rivals including Apple and Netflix. As expected,...
  • With Fire TV, Amazon aims to sever Prime viewers from streaming competitors

    NEW YORK Amazon.com Inc. on Wednesday unveiled the Amazon Fire TV, its new set-top box. The slim, square device, priced at $99, goes on sale Wednesday, entering a crowded field that includes Apple TV, Google Chromecast and Roku. Peter Larsen, a vice...
  • Troy Wolverton: Roku's Streaming Stick offers loads of content in small package

    Roku's line of digital media players have long been among my favorite ways of getting Internet videos to the TV. Now the company has added a new device to its lineup that's smaller, cheaper and more versatile. It's not perfect, but Roku's new Streaming...
  • Unboxing the $49.99 Roku Streaming Stick [Video]

    Unboxing the $49.99 Roku Streaming Stick [Video]
    Roku this month began shipping the Streaming Stick, a $49.99 dongle that lets users watch online video content on their TVs. Like Roku's other streaming devices, the Streaming Stick makes it possible for users to easily watch videos from Netflix,...
  • Amazon Nabs '24' Exclusive Streaming Rights, Including '24: Live Another Day'

    It's official: Amazon.com's Prime Instant Video is now the exclusive streaming service for all eight seasons of Fox's "24" and will also be the only SVOD service to offer event series "24: Live Another Day" later this year. Announcement comes after...
  • Amazon Is Plotting Free TV and Music-Video Streaming Service. But Stocked with What?

    Amazon.com is reportedly cooking up a new free, ad-supported video service -- with TV shows and music videos -- to complement its subscription VOD offering. But it isn't clear what content might be available through it, which would be the major factor...
  • Amazon expected to debut video device

    Amazon.com Inc. invited journalists Thursday to a news conference in New York next week that is widely speculated to be the debut of a new set-top box from the online retail giant. The company said the gathering, at Milk Studios in Manhattan on...
  • Amazon announces April 2 event: Video-streaming device coming?

    Amazon.com has sent out invitations to members of the media for an April 2 event at which the company is expected to unveil a video-streaming device. The online retailer is scheduled to hold the event in New York at 8 a.m. PDT, according to a screenshot...
  • Google lets users show photos on Chromecast with Photowall app

    Google lets users show photos on Chromecast with Photowall app
    Google has released a new app that lets users easily beam pictures from their smartphones, tablets or laptops onto their TVs using the Chromecast streaming device. The app is called Photowall, and it is the latest Chrome Experiment, which is software...
  • Amazon to introduce video-streaming device in April, reports say

    Amazon.com will reportedly roll out a video-streaming device next month that will compete with Roku, Google's Chromecast and Apple TV. The Seattle retailer will begin selling the gadget in early April from its own website as well through Best Buy and...
  • Google launches Android Wear, voice-controlled operating system for wearables

    Google Inc. on Tuesday announced the initial availability of its Android Wear operating system, a version of its framework for mobile devices that is designed specifically for wearable technology such as smart watches and allows for voice control of the...
  • Amazon Set-Top to Include Netflix, Hulu Plus -- and Optional Game Controller

    Amazon.com is gearing up to debut an Internet-streaming device, which will include access to Netflix and Hulu Plus and act as a videogame console with an optional game controller accessory, according to multiple reports. Obviously, the box -- which...