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Uber gets serious about delivering packages

UberRush launches in New York, San Francisco, and Chicago, with deliveries starting at $5.

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Blocks modular smartwatch lets you strap on new features over time

Users can add battery life, GPS, heart rate tracking, and more through swappable wrist clasps.

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Here’s how Windows 10 Mobile updates will work

Microsoft will deliver Windows 10 Mobile updates itself, but with help from wireless carriers.

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Acer’s curved Predator X34 G-Sync monitor is finally ready for your eyeballs

Acer's first curved G-Sync monitor combats tearing, but the Predator X34 doesn't come cheap.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.