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TiVo says it can mimic Aereo without ending up in court

After the U.S. Supreme Court deemed Aereo illegal, TiVo thinks it can bring the broadcast DVR service back from the dead.

Sonos update will make its cheapest speaker sound better

The update also simplifies home theater setups and paves the way for more features in the Sonos app.

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Domino's 'tweet a pizza emoji, get a real pizza' isn't as stupid as it seems

Send a pizza emoji to the Domino's Twitter account, get a pizza. But why?

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Sony's new smart light bulb is also a speaker

Forget ceiling-mounted speakers and smart LED bulbs; Sony's latest invention rolls them into a single device.

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Nvidia GRID's cloud-based PC game streaming gets a resolution boost to 1080p

Nvidia's cloud gaming service just got a lot crisper for those with a fast enough Internet connection. All that's missing is a console to play on.

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Streaming music overtakes MP3 sales at one of the largest record labels

Warner Music Group says gains in streaming revenue 'more than offset' the decline in downloads.

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Makey Makey Go can make a button out of Jell-O

The $19 invention kit translates contact with everyday objects into button or keyboard presses.

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Windows 10 Preview testers will get a free upgrade to final RTM version

Testing a Windows 10 preview build now? You won't be stuck with it forever.

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Leaving unpowered SSDs in a warm room can kill your data fast

Unlike mechanical hard disk drives, solid state storage drives may lose data if left alone for too long, especially in warmer environments.

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OneDrive roadmap reveals offline mobile viewing and 'next-gen' desktop sync

Having won the war on cloud storage pricing, Microsoft turns its attention to ease-of-access.

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Swatch says it can solve the smartwatch battery problem

The Swiss watchmaker promises a “revolutionary” battery that lasts six months on a charge. Can it actually deliver?

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Nintendo plans 5 'hit,' long-lasting smartphone games by March 2017

Instead of flooding the smartphone gaming market with Mario and Zelda, Nintendo says it's picking its battles carefully.

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Windows 10's new Edge browser: More details about what to expect post-launch

Microsoft still has a lot of work to do on its browser overhaul. Here are the features it's promising after launch.

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Spotify's next jam could be streaming video, report says

After dominating the streaming music business, Spotify is reportedly wooing web video creators and mainstream media companies.

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Flickr puts a spit-shine on its mobile apps and uploader

If you're not using Flickr's free terabyte of photo storage, will a slicker design and new features sway you?