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July 27, 2012
by sjvn01
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How to watch the Olympics on the Internet

The simple way to watch the London Olympics is to just turn on your cable or satellite-connected TV and watch the NBC Olympics coverage on conventional television. If you want to watch the London Olympics via the Internet, though, things … Continue reading

July 24, 2012
by sjvn01
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Vizio Co-Star: Is Google TV finally going Prime-Time?

I wanted to like Google TV. Who wouldn’t want to be able to watch Internet video, normal television, and use their HDTV as the world’s biggest Web browser. There was just one problem. The various Google TV implementations, such as … Continue reading

July 9, 2012
by sjvn01
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A Billion hours of Netflix and nothing to watch

Guess what? Netflix CEO Reed Hasting reported—on Facebook of all places—that “Netflix monthly viewing exceeded 1 billion hours for the first time ever in June. That’s even more impressive than it sounds. Netflix reported that it had delivered 2 billion … Continue reading