The Fragmented Future of Streaming Television

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Today another all-in-one entertainment box for streaming ups its game. Roku added HBO Go to its offerings, which include Netflix, HuluPlus, Amazon and Pandora to name a few. This comes a week after WD TV live and Xbox Live both enhanced their boxes. WD TV Live is now the only box in the land that offers Spotify. And XBox Live snatched some pretty sweet cable partnerships. The options all have some unique offering, but none of them have everything. Not only are we entering a dark age of movie watching, in which TV shows and movies are fragmented across various streaming services, but the devices that attempt to bring it all back together don't give us what we want all in one place.

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