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PC games in the living room? Yes please. Photo: Razer

PC games in the living room? Yes please. Photo: Razer

Forget the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One — wouldn’t you rather play your PC games in your living room? Razer’s new Android-powered Forge TV allows you to do just that, thanks to a new technology called Cortex: Stream, which beams games from your PC to your television.

Is this Samsung's best giveaway yet? Photo: Samsung

Is this Samsung’s best promotion yet? Photo: Samsung

Samsung has long been giving away access to premium services as an incentive to buy its products, but its latest offering is by far its best yet. For a limited time only, those who purchase select Samsung goods will get a whole year of Netflix absolutely free — as well as access to the company’s own Milk Music streaming service.

Chromecast is a steal at just $23. Photo: Google

Chromecast is a steal at just $23. Photo: Google

Chromecast is already excellent value for money at its regular retail price of $30, so Amazon’s Black Friday discount, which brings the price down to just $22.99, makes it an absolute steal. And is if that wasn’t enough, the device also comes with two months of Hulu Plus absolutely free.

Amazon wants to be more involved in movie streaming. Photo: Amazon

Amazon wants an even bigger presence in your living room. Photo: Amazon

Amazon will roll out a new, standalone video streaming service next year that won’t be bundled with a $99 Prime subscription, according to sources familiar with its plans. The retail giant hopes to take on rivals like Netflix and Hulu and undercut their prices in an effort to attract customers.

Popcorn Time now has an offline mode. Image: Popcorn Time

Popcorn Time now has an offline mode. Image: Popcorn Time

Popcorn Time for Android, the app that lets you stream movie and TV show torrents directly to your device, now allows you to download content and enjoy it offline. The much-anticipated feature is baked into Popcorn Time’s latest beta release, which also brings lots of bug fixes, adds support for physical keyboards, and lets you customize the color of your subtitles.

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