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GeForce Now review: Nvidia's 'Netflix for PC games' is impressive, but impractical

Nvidia’s server-based GeForce Now game service performs surprisingly well with the proper setup, but there are still too many reasons to stay away.

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HP and SanDisk join forces to create storage 1000x faster than NAND flash

New storage tech from HP and SanDisk aims to be 1,000 times faster than flash.

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Google's OnHub turns out to be part router, part Chromium OS computer

Rooting the high-tech router reveals a heavily-modified version of Google’s browser-based operating system.


Sony starts selling a TV remote with PlayStation controls built-in

The Universal Media Remote can control cable boxes, audio receivers, and TVs, along with Sony’s game console.


The Windows Control Panel will eventually be killed, says Microsoft

Better get used to the Settings app now, because it could completely replace Control Panel in the future.

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iPhone 6s chips from TSMC and Samsung have similar battery life, says Apple

Some benchmark tests show weaker battery life in Samsung’s A9 chip, but Apple claims those tests are misleading and unrealistic.


Android TV: Is Google’s other living-room platform at a dead end?

Chromecast is a great product backed by a strong vision. The same can’t be said for Google’s other streaming-video platform.


Roku’s HBO Now app arrives, fashionably late

The standalone version of HBO is now available on Roku.

Sony slashes PlayStation 4's price to match Xbox One

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


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.


Google's Accelerated Mobile Pages project aims to speed up the mobile web

Google unveils a plan to make the open web more tolerable in hopes of fending off Apple and Facebook.


Microsoft's flagship Lumia 950 and 950XL will lead Windows 10 Mobile with premium specs

The first Windows 10 flagship phones have high-quality cameras, liquid-cooled processors, and Continuum support.


Nvidia “Bullets or Blades” bundle packs in brand-new Ubisoft games

Nvidia bundles the latest Assassin's Creed or Rainbow Six with select GTX graphics cards. Your move, AMD.


Apple TV aims open its universal search to all apps

The new Apple TV will open its universal search features to more apps in the future.


Philips Hue gets HomeKit support, though you’ll need a new hub for it

Philips Hue smart bulb users can tack on HomeKit support for $40.