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The HTC 10 is the first flagship Android phone with native Apple AirPlay support

HTC 10 users can send music to AirPlay speakers and Apple TV with little more than a swipe.


The Surface Pro 4 Type Cover gets fancy with premium Signature Edition

Microsoft says its Signature Type Cover for the Surface Pro 4 is “unlike anything you’ve ever experienced.”


BlackBerry 10 devices are probably dead

BlackBerry has stopped producing phones with its in-house operating system as the company focuses on a more secure Android.

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Upcoming Windows 10 features revealed in Microsoft’s official roadmap

The future of Windows includes phone-to-laptop docks, PC-to-PC screen casting, and more ways to unlock your desktop.

Free Google Fiber is not in Kansas anymore

Google Fiber swaps its free, 5 Mbps plan with a $50 per month, 100 Mbps option for Kansas customers.


Hulu heads to cable boxes for convenience at a cost

Through a deal with Cablevision, Optimum TV subscribers can now flip over to the Hulu channel on their cable boxes.

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Oculus Rift privacy policy prompts lawmaker concern

Senator Al Franken wants know why Oculus Rift is collecting so much data.

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HTC Vive demos at GameStop and Microsoft Stores will let you try virtual reality

HTC demos Vive VR at GameStop and Microsoft Stores, so you can taste gaming’s future without $800 and a fancy PC.


Chromecast is now getting built into hotel TV systems

Chromecast’s hotel version lets you bring your own apps and subscriptions to the guest room.

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Chrome tests Mac OS X notification support, Windows 10 support “likely”

Google Chrome may add native notifications in Mac OS X, and there’s hope for Windows users too.


It’s 2016, and Reddit just launched official iOS and Android apps

The official Reddit app is fast and free, replacing the need for third-party clients.


This $25 Bluetooth tracker made my Apple TV remote less frustrating

Tile: For when your Apple TV remote is too slick for its own good.

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Amazon same-day delivery expands to 11 new cities as other retailers bail

Amazon Prime subscribers can now get free same-day delivery in more than 1,000 U.S. cities and towns.

Nest says it’s helping stranded Revolv hub users amid service shutdown PR nightmare

Revolv users may get “compensation” from Nest as they try to get their smart homes working again.

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Expect several Surface Phones, but not anytime soon

Long-rumored Surface phones may not arrive until 2017 as Microsoft puts its phone plans on ice.