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Fire TV Adds New Alexa Voice Commands

Love your Fire TV? Love the ability to voice search, ask questions, and more? Now Amazon has even more options for Alexa on the Fire TV. This week Amazon announced that the Fire TV will now not only allow users to search for a movie but also to ask Alexa to play the movie on […]

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Roku Hits a Major Milestone Today

Roku has long been a leader in the increasingly crowded online streaming player market. With competition from the Apple TV, Boxee, Fire TV, Chromecast, Android TV, and many other boxes, the Roku player has become a standard that other streaming players are compared to. Now Roku hit a major milestone today as they celebrate the […]

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New Details on Hulu’s Sling TV Like Streaming Service

A few weeks ago it was announced that Hulu is planning a Sling TV-type service to stream live cable channels to cord cutters. Now Bloomberg’s Gerry Smith is reporting that Hulu’s new service will not start at $40 a month as first reported but will be $30 a month and have more channels than Sling […]

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Study: Cord Cutters Willing to Pay for Sports & Pay Well…

A recent study from USC’s Center for the Digital Future shows that 63% of all cord cutters and pay TV subscribers are willing to pay for access to sports online without cable. The study sampled 1,005 people between January 6 and February 2, 2016, and there was a strong correlation—as one would expect—between how much […]

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Roku Remains The Top Selling Streaming Player as Apple TV Falls to 4th Place

Parks Associates announced new research today at INTX showing Roku is still the most popular brand of streaming media players, accounting for 30% of the players purchased from 1Q 2015 to 1Q 2016. Amazon moved into a virtual tie with Google at 22% of sales. Along with Apple TV (20%), the four major players account for 94% of the streaming media […]

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More Disney Movies Come to Netflix

Last year it was announced that Disney and Netflix had struck a deal to move Disney movies Starz from to Netflix in 2016 after the Starz deal with Disney ended. Now we are slowly starting to see this happen. As many have talked about the slowly shrinking Netflix catalog, many Disney films were quietly moved […]

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