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Slice could be the media player you've been waiting for

Slice is a Kickstarter project that has really caught our eye, since it looks like it could be a fantastic little home media player. The project has been started by FiveNinjas out of the UK and is currently attracting a decent amount of support on its way towards the £90,000 target. So, what is...
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Amazon Fire TV adds new media apps, including MLB.TV and Disney

Amazon has announced that owners of its Android-based Fire TV set top box can download and enjoy more video content, thanks to the addition of even more media apps, including MLB.TV. Other new media apps that have been released for Fire TV include WATCH Disney Channel, WATCH Disney Jr, Animal...

Amazon Fire TV gains Vanity Fair, Food & Wine, and Tribeca through AMEX Now

American Express has just launched a video streaming app for Fire TV called AMEX Now. It includes content from Vanity Fair, Travel + Leisure, Food & Wine, and videos from the Tribeca Film Festival and Seed&Spark. To kick off the launch, Pharell Williams and his ridiculous hat will be...
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Roku LT sees 26% discount today on Amazon

Roku's entry-level LT set-top box is getting a pretty solid price cut on Amazon today. It's being knocked down from $49.99 to $36.99, putting it in the same ballpark as the Chromecast. The Roku LT is being quickly ushered out the door by Roku's new Streaming Stick at the $50 tier, and does a fair...
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Amazon being sued for trademark infringement by company behind FyreTV porn streamer

Amazon is in a slightly awkward situation with its new Fire TV streamer. The company is currently under fire from Wreal, the makers of FyreTV. We're sure you know where this is going. WREAL has filed a complaint in a Florida court alleging a total of five counts of unauthorized use and...
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YouTube finally comes to current generation Roku players

The folks at Roku have just announced that YouTube is now available in the Roku Channel Store for all current-generation devices. This applies to all boxes introduced after July 2011 including the Roku LT, Roku 1, Roku 2, Roku 2 HD, Roku 2 XD, Roku 2XS, Roku 3, the Roku Streaming Stick (both HDMI...