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Amazon lands licensing deal for select HBO programming

Amazon and HBO have signed a multi-year licensing agreement that will see select HBO content arrive on Prime Instant Video next month. What’s more, HBO GO will be available on Amazon Fire TV by the end of the year according…

Quick & Dirty: Fire TV vs. Roku vs. Chromecast vs. Apple TV

As Amazon Fire TV bursts onto the market to compete with streamers like the Roku 3 and Apple TV, you may be wondering what these set-top boxes offer over cheaper streaming sticks, specifically Google's Chromecast and Roku's Streaming Stick. Each has its own advantages and drawbacks, and it really comes down to what features you want, and possibly what tech ecosystem you are already a part of.

Amazon to expand Fire TV's voice search later this summer

Amazon on Thursday revealed that its Fire TV media streaming box would soon be getting an upgrade in the voice search department. Crackle, Hulu Plus and Showtime will soon integrate their full catalogs into Fire TV’s voice search function. …

Google's upcoming Android TV spied in leaked images

Google is planning to take another stab at the living room - that much we know. This time around, the search giant’s offering - aptly named Android TV - will be less ambitious and easier to use if the latest…