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Nvidia expands PC game streaming, announces monster GTX 780 Ti card

Nvidia's new GameStream technology expands the in-home streaming that debuted on Nvidia's Shield handheld device.

PlayStation 3 beats Xbox 360's U.S. sales for the first time in years

Give credit to Sony's Grand Theft Auto V bundle, as the NPD Group says the PlayStation 3 was the top-selling console in the U.S. in September. It was the first time the PS3 beat Microsoft's Xbox 360 since 2009.

Google Glass firmware's new features may include voice commands like Call Me a Car

An examination of the latest Google Glass firmware hints at what features may come to Google's high-tech specs.

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New Moto Maker migration tool helps you ditch your iPhone for a Moto X

Your Moto X can come prestocked with your iPhone contacts if you use the Moto Maker website.

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Google guarantees Chrome support for Windows XP through April 2015

The April 2015 date for Chrome support is one year after extended Windows XP support from Microsoft is set to end.

The most pirated movies are the hardest to buy online

A new website compares top movie torrent downloads to the movie's legal availability, and it doesn't look good for Hollywood.

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New Nike+ FuelBand SE is tougher, more accurate, company says

This iteration of the FuelBand is an evolution that offers more accurate fitness tracking, better battery efficiency, and an improved design, Nike says.

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Wireless world record: Researchers transfer data at 100Gbps through the air

If only we could get 100Gbps in our homes...

Surface RT name caused 'confusion' with consumers, Microsoft manager admits

But is "Surface 2" really an improvement?

Best Buy will pay you $200 to $350 for your old Surface tablet

The catch? You'll be paid in store credit.

Some iPhone 5s users sing the blues over iWork bug

An apparent bug causes the screens on some iPhone 5s models to briefly flash to blue when you try to switch apps from iWork and then the phone restarts.

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Fitbit Force is a slim fitness band with more screen

Among other features, the Fitbit Force can count steps taken, distance traveled, active minutes, hours slept, and quality of sleep.

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AT&T pushing 'Amber' update to Nokia Windows Phones

Beyond camera enhancements, Nokia's 'Amber" update includes official new Windows Phone patches and features.

Amazon Matchmaker mashes cheap Audible audiobooks with Kindle ebooks

And even better, Amazon's Whispersync technology picks up where you left off no matter whether you're reading, listening, or mixing the two.

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Surface 2 launch plans ditch pop-ups for Pitbull

Because nothing says "productivity" like club-ready rap.