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Q: How feasible is it to get rid of cable television and watch everything on the Internet? — D
In Netflix’s bid for a flagship original drama of its own — a “Sopranos” to its HBO — the subscription streaming service is presenting a high-class adaptation of a British political thriller offered up all at once, with its first season immediately ready for TV-viewing gluttony.
I love TV. Before my son was born, fall would find me setting my DVR to tape every new show. Now that my 2-year-old drastically limits my TV time, I'm looking long and hard at my satellite TV bill. There must be a better way to watch my favorite shows here and there -- and not on my computer. I'm rather partial to my HDTV and Surround Sound.
SAN FRANCISCO — Apple Inc. announced a smaller, cheaper version of its Apple TV device for streaming movies and television shows over the Internet and into the living room. It also unveiled a new line of iPods, including a touch-screen Nano model.
NEW YORK - Sony, Samsung and other consumer-electronics heavyweights are uniting to support a technology that could send high-definition video signals wirelessly from a single set-top box to screens around the home.
CHICAGO - New Motorola Inc. CEO Greg Brown doesn’t have the secret weapon his predecessor Ed Zander possessed when he arrived at the cell phone maker four years ago — the Razr.
SAN FRANCISCO - DVD-by-mail service Netflix Inc. will begin delivering movies and other programming directly to televisions later this year through a set-top box that will pipe entertainment over a high-speed Internet connection.
SAN JOSE, Calif. - Apple Inc.'s computer business may seem like it's taken a back seat lately to its flashy younger siblings, the iPod and iPhone, but Macs are still a key part of the family.
SEATTLE - Amazon.com Inc. and TiVo Inc. have jumped into the digital download wars - with a twist. The new partners will beam movies and TV shows directly to their customers' living rooms.
SAN FRANCISCO - First there was iPod, now there's iPhone. The next phase of Apple's plan to reinvent itself as a consumer electronics company was unveiled Tuesday by Apple CEO Steve Jobs, and it received a warm reception from Wall Street.
SAN FRANCISCO - Apple Computer CEO Steve Jobs unveiled a set-top box Tuesday that allows people to stream video from their computers to their televisions.
NEW YORK - Embracing a technology that has unnerved media and telecommunications companies, a major European wireless provider will let customers watch their home cable TV on a cell phone if they also have a device called the Slingbox back at the house.
NEW YORK - "Desperate Housewives" on your iPod. Jay Leno's monologue on your cell phone. Brian Williams delivering the night's news on your computer. And "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" available whenever you want to watch it - not just Thursday night.
Catching a favorite TV show used to require being at the right place at the right time: plopped in front of a set whenever a network decided to broadcast something of interest.
SAN FRANCISCO - Forget voice calls. They're oh so retro. That cell phone in your pocket is well on its way to becoming a remote control for your life.