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Chromecast gains Aereo: TV streamed to HDMI

Chromecast gains Aereo: TV streamed to HDMI

Google’s Chromecast device caused quite a stir when it was first released, turning the television into a "show me anything" display overnight. With a $35 price tag and integration open to any developer wishing to integrate, this little device is in thousands of homes across the world. Today the team at Aereo have made clear their intent to leverage that group of users.

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Stephen Colbert to replace Letterman on The Late Show

Stephen Colbert to replace Letterman on The Late Show

The changing of the late night talk show guard is in full swing this year as Stephen Colbert has been tapped to replace David Letterman for The Late Show. While Letterman will still be commanding the show for some months (at least), it would appear that Colbert is not only the first choice for the role, but the last one as well.

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FXX taps Tracy Morgan, Sunny in Philadelphia creators for new series

FXX taps Tracy Morgan, Sunny in Philadelphia creators for new series

It would appear that it’s time to continue the comedy stylings of Tracy Morgan with a new series on FXX. Nellie Andreeva at Deadline has suggested that a source has let her know of a new series on the way. This series would be shown on the alternative FX channel FXX and it’ll be created by It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia creators Rob McElhenney, Charlie Day and Glenn Howerton.

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Chromecast support hits Rhapsody and Napster

Chromecast support hits Rhapsody and Napster

Starting today, the Android versions of the apps Rhapsody and Napster will be available for Chromecasting. This means that the apps themselves are able to attach to the Google-made dongle device for your television and "Cast" their content. Once you’ve sent the signal, your television will show the music track of your choice, and you’ll be free to continue doing what you wish on your smartphone or tablet.

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Amazon Fire TV apps include Netflix, Hulu, ESPN

Amazon Fire TV apps include Netflix, Hulu, ESPN

In Amazon Fire TV is the company’s first look at a real dedicated piece of hardware for the living room. Using a quad-core processor with "dedicated GPU", this device is said by Amazon to be "3x as powerful" as Apple TV, Chromecast, or Roku devices. The device is a box which sits near your television - tiny and unobtrusive (but not quite a dongle, as it were).

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Amazon Fire TV detailed: set-top box of simplicity

Amazon Fire TV detailed: set-top box of simplicity

Today Amazon’s Peter Limp stood on stage to speak about why Amazon’s services need revamping on the variety of streaming devices they’re already pushed to today. Instead of focusing on Amazon’s services specifically, Limp suggested that devices like Roku, Apple TV, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4 needed a push in the "Search" direction for content.

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Amazon TV dongle tipped by Plex app drop

Amazon TV dongle tipped by Plex app drop

This morning not a few minutes before Amazon begins their latest keynote speech, it’s become apparent that Plex is joining in on the fun early. In a price-drop for the popular media server for Android, this app has been made more readily available on the Amazon app store.

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