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Cyber Monday tech deals that truly save you serious money

We've sifted through the ads and the deals-that-aren't-really-deals to find Cyber Monday tech sales that absolutely, positively don't suck.


Android TV gets proof-of-concept hack, but don’t panic

Proof-of-concept Android TV hack shows the risks--still mostly theoretical--of smart TVs.

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The moocher’s guide to cutting the cord, 2015 edition

How to ditch cable TV: Freeload off a friend or family member.

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T-Mobile gives existing customers 3 months of unlimited LTE, with one catch

T-Mobile subscribers are getting three months of unlimited LTE data--with the exception of HD streaming video.


CBS All Access streaming heads to Amazon Fire TV

With Amazon Fire TV support, CBS All Access now works with all the major streaming boxes.

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Windows 10 November update apparently deleting some third-party programs

Windows 10 November update reportedly wipes some programs without permission.

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Fitbit adds automatic exercise tracking for Surge and Charge HR

Forgetting to enter exercise mode is no longer an issue for the Fitbit Charge HR and Surge.

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Never fear, Smith is here! Netflix is bringing back Lost in Space

Netflix turns to 1960s television for its next original with Lost in Space reboot.


Opera Max now reduces data use from streaming music apps

Opera Max for Android app promises to halve data consumption from Pandora, Slacker Radio, and YouTube Music.


Rhapsody music streaming gets a car mode to keep you from veering into traffic

Rhapsody's auto mode provides big buttons and quick playlists to help keep eyes on the road.

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In-market baseball streaming starts next year, but not through MLB.TV

Major League Baseball lifts a barrier to streaming live in-market games.


Yahoo Mail begins blocking users with ad block enabled

Yahoo Mail may show error messages to Adblock Plus users in Chrome and Firefox.


Uber’s Business Profiles make it easier to expense a ride

Uber's new Business Profiles let users pay with a separate credit card and generate expense reports.


Sprint’s compelling new promo: Switch from another carrier, cut your bill in half

Switch to Sprint from another major carrier, and it'll cut your bill in half for two years.


Revealed: Google's master plan to give cord cutters reasons to give a hoot about Android TV

The Android TV team talks to Cord-cutter Confidential about what needs fixing, and what comes next.