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Roku Licenses TiVo Patents For Future Enhancements

                                                                                         [amazon_textlink asin=’B01M05030B’ text=’The Roku Ultra 4K Ultra HD media player’ template=’ProductLink’ store=’hc005-20′ marketplace=’US’ link_id=’35ae75dc-1fa5-11e7-ba41-2b9002126002′] Roku just upgraded the firmware in its media player and Roku TV operating system to monitor what users watch on live TV to help make meaningful recommendations for over-the-top (OTT)…

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Vizio Adds Google Home Control To SmartCast Products

  One week after announcing it had updated the SmartCast platform powered by Google’s Chromecast, TV/video display maker Vizio said that its SmartCast enabled products are now compatible with Google Home, Google’s new voice-activated speaker powered by the Google Assistant. Vizio SmartCast TVs have Chromecast…

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Rovi Completes Acquisition Of TiVo, New TiVo UX Interface Revealed

  Rovi, the giant of on-screen program guide technology and search and recommendation tools, completed its $1.1 billion cash and stock acquisition of digital video recorder (DVR) pioneer TiVo, Thursday, and in an unusual turnabout, the buyer said it has changed its name to that…

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FCC To Proceed With Cable Box Rules Change Proposal

The Federal Communications Commission voted three-to-two Thursday to continue on with a proposal from Chairman Tom Wheeler to shake up cable and satellite equipment business models and possibly give subscribers new options for owning innovative new set-top boxes and other devices from multiple brands, instead…

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Tech Gifts 2014

As techie people ourselves, we’re unsure what kind of gifts people give that aren’t tech. Cookies? Cookies are good. Cookies should have been on this list. Cookies aren’t on this list. But edible treats aside, we’ve got some assorted tech gifts for the videophiles in…