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Super slick new Kangaroo mini-PC gets more powerful hardware, but BYO software

The Kangaroo Plus is a mightier miniature PC than its predecessor, but no longer includes Windows 10.

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Here’s how Nintendo will get people to use its smartphone apps

Nintendo's first smartphone app arrives in March with a new rewards scheme to get players hooked.

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The cord-cutter’s guide to watching Super Bowl 50

Watching the Super Bowl without cable TV will be easier and better than ever in 2016.

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Google’s OnHub Wi-Fi routers take a novel approach to guest networks

With Guest Wi-Fi, Google OnHub users can control exactly which devices visitors may access.

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Seagate slapped with a class action lawsuit over hard drive failure rates

Seagate faces a lawsuit over allegedly high failure rates in 3 TB consumer hard drives.

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Dish Hopper 3 caters to TV enthusiasts with split-screen 4K viewing, 16-channel DVR

Dish has just launched its Hopper 3 set-top box for serious DVR junkies.

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See Chrome’s Material Design facelift before its official rollout

How to enable Material Design in Chrome before it goes live for everyone.

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Apple TV just became the best box for streaming live broadcast TV

Channels for Apple TV now timeshifts up to 30 minutes of live television from HDHomeRun tuners.

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You can run Windows 95 inside your browser now

Windows 95 now runs in a browser. Just don't expect to do much with it.

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Google will mark non-encrypted websites with a scarlet letter

Google Chrome can mark unencrypted sites with a red "X," but only as an optional feature for now.

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GOG gets into early access games with 14-day refund policy

GOG's "games in development" early access program includes DRM-free downloads and rollbacks to previous versions.

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Surface Book, Surface Pro 4 firmware updates hit without battery-draining sleep fix

Microsoft delivers Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 firmware update, but remains silent on battery drain issues.

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Why cord cutters shouldn’t live in fear of broadband data caps

An optimistic outlook on Internet data limits, overage charges, and the potential threat to streaming video.

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Flash video is 'on life support,' but big sites won’t let go

A new report says Flash will mostly disappear within two years. Will Hulu and other major streaming sites budge?

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'Doctor Who' is departing Netflix, at least in the U.S.

Netflix and Hulu will lose 'Doctor Who' on February 1.