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Did the US Communications Commission Just Reveal Google’s Next Streaming Dongle?

Google’s Chromecast devices are handy (and cheap) little dongles for anyone who wants to add streaming functionality to their TV. But since the Chromecast Ultra came out in the fall of 2016, there haven’t been any new Google-branded additions to the family. Read More >>

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Stop Netflix, YouTube, Spotify (and More) From Eating Up Your Mobile Data

If you stream videos or listen to music over a mobile connection, you probably want to keep your data usage down, so that you don’t end up with an ungodly phone bill at the end of the month. Luckily, the most popular streaming apps all have settings that can help. As an added bonus, you can probably save some battery life too. Here’s exactly how to stop Netflix, YouTube, Spotify and other popular streaming services from eating up you precious mobile data: Read More >>

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PlayStation Vue is Not Like Any Streaming TV Service We’ve Seen Before

Sony's PlayStation Vue, the gaming firm's subscription TV streaming service that begins its trial in the US today, is looking to take internet TV to the next level. Starting at $50 (£34) a month for some 50 channels, we're talking Sky-level prices for what you get, but trust me, you've never seen TV quite like this. Read More >>

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The Four Best TV Shows You Can Stream in 4K Right Now

It’s strange that the phone you carry in your jean pocket most likely packs a higher resolution screen than the one you gawp at in your lounge while dropping your tea down your shirt. But the first “high definition” broadcast was back in Italia 90, the World Cup tournament shown by Italian TV station RAI. And really, HD TV now feels a bit, well, standard def. Read More >>