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Sling TV channel guide: All the programming, and all the restrictions, all in one chart

Dish's streaming video service may be cheaper than a bloated cable bundle, but it can still be just as confusing.

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The first USB-C phone comes from a company that likened Apple to Nazism

After a PR blunder, Chinese firm LeTV announced a phone that's actually worth some attention.

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Play Store 'Designed for Families' program will feature kid-friendly Android apps

A “Designed for Families” version of the Google Play Store will launch in the next several weeks.

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Why is Microsoft dismantling Windows Phone's best feature?

Windows 10 ignores the rise of large smartphones, and puts the important interface elements out of reach.

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LG's whole-home speakers are among the first with Google Cast audio support

Music Flow speakers will let users play music from any Chromecast-supported app.

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Apple Watch battery pack guaranteed to kill the Watch's appeal

The Wipowerband promises to double the Apple Watch's battery life, while sacrificing any sense of fashion it once had.

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Vizio knocks 4K TV prices down to $600

Just seven months after cracking the $1000 barrier, Vizio's 4K TV sets are getting even cheaper.

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Amazon Fire TV gets X-Ray vision, no Fire tablet required

With one button press, users can pull up actor lists, trivia, soundtracks, and other information from IMDb.

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4SeTV pitches to sports fans with split-screen broadcasts

$179 TV tuner box shows four channels at once on tablets and televisions.

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Dell loads Ubuntu Linux onto its best thin-and-light laptop

The XPS 13 Developer Edition comes in four configurations, and is a smidgeon cheaper than its Windows counterpart.

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AppleCare+ protection plans for Apple Watch range from $49 to $1500

That doesn't include accidental damage charges, which range from $69 to $1000.

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The game industry doesn't want you resurrecting dead servers for abandoned games

Video game publishers are officially opposing an effort to revive online games once their servers stop working.

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HBO Now explained: Everything we know, and a few things we don't

HBO’s standalone streaming video service arrived on Apple devices and web browsers this week, but a few mysteries remain.

Sling TV gets HBO and service upgrades just in time for Game of Thrones

The streaming services taking steps to avoid a repeat of its March Madness woes when Game of Thrones arrives this Sunday.

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'Microsoft Payments' lays groundwork for Windows 10 to take on Apple Pay

Microsoft isn’t launching its own mobile payments service right now, but a money transmitter license makes it possible.