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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.

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Google search will soon show live TV listings

What time is the Game of Thrones TV premiere? Just ask Google search.

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Comcast’s Roku and Samsung TV apps will free customers from cable boxes

Comcast readies Roku and Samsung TV apps as it tries to prevent a truly open cable box market.

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Catching up with PlayOn, the DVR for streaming video

PlayOn’s streaming-video DVR gets new scheduling and ad-skip features, and its developer hints at bigger plans to come.

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Chrome turns 50 and stands at a crossroads

Google Chrome has done plenty of good for the Web, but its future looks uncertain as it hits version 50.

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Lian-Li's wild motorized standing desk doubles as a case for formidable PCs

Lian-Li’s motorized standing desk PC kills the clutter of having a separate desktop.

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The laptastic Razer Turret mouse and keyboard is finally ready for couch gaming

The Razer Turret mouse and keyboard makes playing PC games in your living room look a little less nerdy.