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So, you’ve got your Apple TV—you subscribe to Netflix, Hulu, NHL GameCenter and whatnot—but you can’t still bring yourself to cut the cable because of the channels and first run shows you’ll miss? The newly available RCA Ultra-Thin HDTV Indoor Antenna may make the decision a little bit easier for you. With it, you can receive free local news, sports, weather and some of your favorite shows in UHF and VHF frequencies in up to 1080i.

Ever since the advent a few years ago of connected TV, giving users the ability to watch Netflix, Hulu, Amazon on Demand and other online services on TV, there’s been much debate over exactly how much the technology has taken hold among viewers. But a new survey this week says it’s really begun to break through among the younger set.

The number of devices sold globally connecting the Internet to the television is projected to reach 1.34 billion units by 2106 – up from nearly 257 million units sold in 2011, according to new data from NPD In-Stat. As distribution channels of entertainment content (i.e. Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, YouTube, etc.) through the Internet increase, the number of Web-enabled digital TVs, satellite set-top boxes, media players (Roku, Seagate, WD, etc.) video game consoles, and Blu-ray disc players and recorders proliferate.

Amazon is continuing its efforts to assure potential purchasers of the Kindle Fire of the many third-party applications that will be available at launch. Today, the company announced Hulu Plus will launch on the Kindle Fire. This revelation comes just a couple days after Amazon revealed a slew of other content partners such as Netflix, Rhapsody and Pandora.

Hulu, the popular website for ad-supported and subscription-based repurposed TV programming, has reportedly put itself up for sale. The site, which is co-owned by The Walt Disney Co., News Corp. and NBC Universal, hired investment banks Morgan Stanley and Guggenheim Partners to assist with a possible sale

Orb Networks this week unveiled new streaming software for the PlayStation 3. The Orb BR software, priced at just $19.99, gives customers access to content from Netflix, Hulu, Hulu Plus, YouTube and more, as well as all video on their PC.

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