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Facebook gives Windows 10 a hug with new Facebook, Messenger, and Instagram apps

Facebook and Messenger get shiny new Windows 10 desktop apps, while Instagram becomes a fully featured mobile app.

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Alexa everywhere: Triby is a portable speaker with Amazon smarts

The Triby portable speaker is the first non-Amazon device with Alexa onboard.

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TV networks’ response to unlocking the cable box highlights everything that's wrong about cable TV

The FCC’s open set-top box plan aims to improve the viewing experience, so of course TV networks hate it.

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The Android TV remote app for iOS is as bare-bones as the Android version

Tap, swipe, type: Android TV gets an iOS app for when your hardware remote goes missing.

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TiVo revamps its Roamio OTA set-top box and drops the subscription charge

TiVo's Roamio OTA DVR for cord cutters doubles the storage and makes lifetime pricing permanent.

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Pizza Hut turns to algorithms and GPS tracking to increase sales

Yup, it’s the 'Uber-ization' of pizza, as Pizza Hut joins the wave of chain restaurants embracing tech.

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The Charter-Time Warner Cable deal includes concessions for cord cutters

The combined cable company will be data cap-free for seven years, and won’t impede new streaming services from TV networks.

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Facebook’s rumored camera app sounds like a Snapchat-Periscope hybrid

Facebook wants another shot at spontaneous photo and video sharing with a standalone camera app.

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Time Warner’s Turner aims for cinephiles with FilmStruck streaming service

Turner’s FIlmStruck streaming service will offer art house and indie films, and steals the Criterion Collection from Hulu.

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This NES adapter adds wireless control, no modding necessary

Analogue’s Retro Receiver is just the excuse you need to put an original Nintendo in your living room.

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Microsoft Word Flow keyboard goes live and free for all iPhone users

Microsoft’s free iPhone keyboard supports gesture typing, one-handed mode, and customizable backgrounds.

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AMD’s noise-curbing Wraith coolers get bundled with more CPUs

AMD FX-8350 and FX-6350 CPUs now have a quieter Wraith cooler as part of the package.

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The average web page is now larger than Doom

Web page bloat reaches an embarrassing milestone: The Doom installer is smaller.

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Why Sling TV multi-stream plans are missing ESPN and Disney (for now)

What's keeping ESPN and Disney out of Sling TV's multi-stream plan? Dish Network explains.

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HBO Now heads to consoles with Xbox One and Xbox 360 apps (and some Samsung Smart TVs too)

HBO Now slides onto Xbox One, Xbox 360, and new Samsung Smart TVs for watching Game of Thrones without cable.