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Sunrise Calendar is gone, and Microsoft Outlook can't replace it

Contrary to Microsoft's word, Outlook has not adopted Sunrise's more popular features.

Why your home theater PC still can't stream 4K Ultra HD video

Netflix and Amazon offer 4K UHD streaming, but you can't get it on a PC. A noxious stew of hardware, software, and DRM issues are to blame.

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TV Everywhere apps aren't just for cable subscribers

Cable-authenticated TV apps provide a secret stash of free video (we'll show you how to find them).

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Why Google plans to stop supporting your Chromebook after five years

Google's End of Life Policy sets a schedule for retiring older Chromebooks after about five years, but the details are murky. Here's what you need to know about security and feature updates

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Netflix moved cord cutting forward; it's also holding it back

Netflix's vast video library makes it easy to cut the cord, but you can't see what's available unless you use its native app.

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Free Hulu is gone, but its spirit died six years ago

The free version of Hulu is dead, but the content lives on elsewhere.

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Sideclick review: This gadget fixes the biggest problem with Roku and Fire TV remotes

For $30, Sideclick consolidates TV power and volume controls into a single remote.

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Photo face-off: 5 things OneDrive still needs to rival Google Photos and iCloud

Microsoft's OneDrive vs. Google Photos and iCloud: Price is one thing, but face recognition, search, caching, and albums are all key features for photo management.

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What's going on with Fox Sports on PlayStation Vue

Some PlayStation Vue users say Fox Sports regional channels are missing.

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Windows 10 upgrade: Don't use Express settings if you value your privacy

Near the end of your Windows 10 installation, you can choose to let Windows set up some OS features automatically via Express Settings. Some of these settings affect privacy, however, so we'll show you how to tune them to your liking.

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'Skinny' bundles: the awkward adolescence of online video

The streaming-video market will go through a gawky phase before reaching maturity.

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Epic CEO: How Microsoft is plotting to cripple Steam and seize control of PC gaming

Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney claims Microsoft will intentionally cripple Steam through bugs.

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Roku Feed has become the best feature you’re not using

Roku’s universal watch list has gotten a lot more useful lately, though it still has room to improve.

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In defense of the channel bundles from Sling TV and PlayStation Vue

Why Sling TV and PlayStation Vue are more than just an old channel bundle with a new delivery mechanism.

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Windows 10 upgrade driver problems: What to do about error code 0x800F0923

How to clear up driver issues (such as error 0x800F0923) before upgrading to Windows 10.