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Cable-free HBO Now streaming service may debut in April for $15 per month

HBO's streaming service is just about ready to go and will reportedly be called HBO Now.

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Haiku Deck's Zuru tool uses AI to help you create PowerPoints fast

Haiku Deck Zuru scans your PowerPoint and tries to help you find a sharp, attractive relevant layout, and do it fast.

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Microsoft: DirectX 12 will increase your graphics performance by 20 percent

'This is like getting free hardware,' said a Microsoft graphics program manager.

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Rock Band 4 exists, and it's coming by the end of the year

We met with Harmonix at GDC to hear about the future of Rock Band--namely, that there is one. And it's coming soon.

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Cut the cord and leave cable TV behind

Don't be afraid to get rid of your cable. Streaming and download services will ensure that you don't miss any of your favorite shows or movies.

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Microsoft opens Xbox One to app devs as part of Windows 10's cross-platform push

The move is part of a broader push to make applications run across all devices in the Microsoft universe.

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Intel's flagship Iris Pro integrated graphics headed to desktops for improved gaming

Intel announces its Iris Pro integrated graphics for desktop PCs and a new NUC that will be powered by the lower-performance version of the new chip.

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Samsung Galaxy S6, HTC One M9 will support MirrorLink as Android Auto alternative

MirrorLink's the alternative to Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.Getting these fancy phones shows how it's doggedly keeping up with the main players.

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The Internet of Things and the currency of privacy

Getting ready to check the "agree" box on that User Agreement? Read this first.

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Watch this space: Apple is about to fill all the holes in the Apple Watch story

Details like what it'll cost and how long it'll last are important, but the big question remains, simply, why.

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Oculus dethroned: Valve's SteamVR is the new virtual reality frontrunner

Well, among virtual reality developer kits, that is.

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Golden smartwatches, brain-like chips, and flagship phones: Mobile World Congress' hot new gear

From surprise VR headsets to gorgeous flagship phones, this years Mobile World Congress was brimming with announcements. Here's a cheat sheet to all the new gear.

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Pocket vino: We review 5 apps for managing your wine cellar

Assembling a collection of fine wines can take decades, but the best library holds little value if you don't know which volumes it contains.

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Bison Airlighter review: No ordinary lighter, it’s the Swiss Army knife of fire

This handy device will light your fire, and a whole lot more. If only the Bison Airlighter wasn’t so expensive.

Apple Watch: 3 big questions Apple still needs to answer

Ahead of Apple's March 9 event, we preview the Apple Watch reveal.

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Apple postpones production of larger-display iPads

Apple has delayed the larger iPad tablet as it mulls over the features for the product, according to one account.