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Roku’s HBO Now app arrives, fashionably late

The standalone version of HBO is now available on Roku.

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Samsung Galaxy View is a behemoth, 18.4-inch tablet with AT&T LTE support

The enormous device just passed through FCC certification, which means it could be on a (very large) shelf soon.

Sony slashes PlayStation 4's price to match Xbox One

The console wars continue as PlayStation 4 bundles now start at $350.


Firefox-maker Mozilla devises three laws for responsible ad blocking

Firefox is proposing a set of guidelines that will guide the Firefox maker's actions when it comes to content blocking.

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Widely used SHA-1 algorithm could succumb to attack, researchers warn

The SHA-1 hashing algorithm, still used to sign almost one in three SSL certificates, can now be attacked for as little as $75,000, and should be urgently retired, researchers say


Amazon may create a live TV service of its own

With an Apple streaming TV service rumored for next year, it never hurts to be prepared.

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Wacom's Bamboo Spark elegantly digitizes handwritten notes, drawings

If you still like sketching and writing by hand, but also want quick digital backups of your notes, you'll find a friend in Wacom's new Bamboo Spark.

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Facebook 'Reactions' test adds six emojis to the Like button

Don't call it a Dislike button, but Facebook is taking a new approach to the Like button with a system allowing you to express empathy.

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3 simple cures for lingering Skype headaches

Love Skype, but hate what it's become? Here are three tweaks that will help make it better.

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12 irritating Windows 10 installation issues, and how to fix them

Having trouble installing and setting up Windows 10? You aren’t alone. Here are a dozen-plus of the most common problems, along with a few solutions

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Android Marshmallow: All the little things

Android Marshmallow isn't the massive, top-to-bottom overhaul that Lollipop was, but it has plenty of features and enhancements. Here are 27 you may not know about.


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Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Air review: The Brits have done it again

It’s one of the best single-cabinet stereo speakers in the world, and you no longer need to be an Apple user to enjoy it.

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Android malware hammers phones with unwanted ads

Android users in more than 20 countries have been infected with a particularly aggressive malware program that bombards devices with unwanted advertisements.

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Civilization: Beyond Earth - Rising Tide expansion review: Lifting all ships

Civilization: Beyond Earth's first expansion is a smart add-on that makes the game more than just Civilization V in space.