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Fire TV is completely out of stock at Amazon

It’s unclear if a Fire TV 2 is coming, though Amazon is certainly due for a sequel.

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Moto 360 2 could solve Android Wear’s size problem

The Moto 360 2 may include small and large variants, though the “flat tire” circular screen probably isn’t going away.

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Samsung takes “world’s largest storage drive” crown with 16TB SSD

Speed or storage capacity? That question may prove irrelevant as solid state storage leapfrogs the hard disk drive.

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Xbox-to-PC streaming has a secret “very high” quality mode

If you’re unhappy with the sharpness of streaming Xbox games to your Windows 10 PC, here’s how to improve it.

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Simple Matters Ditto review: This minimalist wearable is too simple for its own good

For $40, Ditto clips onto clothing and buzzes when your smartphone rings. It’s clever in theory, but not useful enough in reality.

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AT&T’s new wireless plans: More data, sometimes more dough

Subscribers with 10GB of data can get an extra 5GB at no charge, but other price tiers aren’t as generous.

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Windows 10 search bar phones home to Microsoft, even with Bing disabled

Microsoft says it’s not collecting query or search usage data, but that doesn’t mean those searches are truly happening offline.

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Hands-on: Google’s iOS app paves the way for smarter searches

Ask for more information when viewing a web page, and Google will speak it back to you. Useful? Not yet, but it’s still impressive.

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Classic Shell and Start10 banish Windows 10 Live Tiles, bring back Windows 7 look

Here are two ways to make the Windows 10 Start menu more familiar to former Windows 7 users.

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Turn your Fire TV or Fire TV Stick into a Chromecast (almost) with this $8 app

YouMap Cast Receiver supports sending video from phones, tablets, and the Chrome browser for a fraction of the price, though app support is spotty.

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Apple Pay rival CurrentC could be delayed again as retailers jump ship

The backers of CurrentC want to take the time to “do it right,” but it’s hard to see what else could go wrong at this point.

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IBM Watson could be your Fantasy Football secret weapon, for a price

The supercomputer and one-time Jeopardy champion puts its analytical skills to work by summing up the buzz on NFL stars.

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Lenovo's Service Engine marks yet another bloatware blunder for the company

By preventing laptops and desktops from performing a truly clean install of Windows, Lenovo may have left users open to attack.

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Firefox sticks it to Microsoft, redirects Cortana searches in Windows 10

Users who set Firefox as their default browser can use Cortana web search with whatever search engine they want, instead of just Bing.

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TiVo Roamio DVR gets cheap lifetime service deal as new hardware looms

At $250 for lifetime DVR service, buyers will start saving money after 17 months.