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CBS Super Bowl 50 stream smashes records as telecast viewership sinks

CBS got more Super Bowl streaming viewers by putting the game on more platforms. Shocker!


How to rearrange the Android TV home screen on Nvidia Shield and Nexus Player

Take control of the home screen on Android TV devices by sorting app order and hiding unwanted recommendations.

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Titanfall: Single-player is headed to the sequel

So much for experiments in multiplayer storytelling.

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Google's rumored VR headset sounds a lot like Samsung’s

Google VR gets serious in 2016 with a rumored plastic headset and “Android VR” software.

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XCOM 2 only supports one gamepad, and it’s Valve’s Steam Controller

XCOM 2’s Steam Controller support goes far beyond what a traditional gamepad can do.

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Apple confirms iPhone-killing 'Error 53,' says it’s about security

The iPhone’s mysterious "Error 53" bug is tied to Touch ID tampering, at least according to Apple.

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Nintendo nixes its bizarre bedside sleep tracker

Nintendo’s shelves its first “Quality of Life” health and fitness product, but doesn’t rule out others.

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Credit card extended warranties and electronics: How a little extra hassle can save lots of money

How a credit card can save you from paying for extended device warranties.

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Spotify gives Amazon Echo a dose of on-demand music

Amazon Echo gets millions more songs with Spotify, but only with a $10 per month Premium subscription.


Meet Frinkiac, an amazing search engine dedicated solely to Simpsons quotes

Enjoy this amazing Simpsons quote search engine before it’s inevitably shut down.


New Windows 10 Insider preview build brings bug fixes and a ninja monkey

Windows 10 preview build 14257 paves the way for faster updates, and placates Insiders with ninja monkey wallpaper.


Domino’s Pizza announces ordering via Amazon Echo, painstakingly avoids mentioning the Super Bowl

Amazon Echo and Domino’s: Finally, your $180 talking cylinder lets you order a cheap pizza.


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.


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.


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.