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AT&T launches new DirecTV Now streaming service to compete with PlayStation Vue, Sling

If you're looking to cut cable TV, AT&T will start its DirecTV streaming service this week

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50% off Shining Buddy Head Lamp, Water & Shock Resistant - Deal Alert

This head lamp is ultra-bright, comfortable, and has an easy-to-wear design. A go-to tool for working around the house, or out for a late-night hike.

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Upgraded Mirai botnet disrupts Deutsche Telekom by infecting routers

A new version of Mirai -- a malware that’s been enslaving poorly secured IoT devices -- has found a new victim: vulnerable internet routers from Germany’s Deutsche Telekom.

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Hearthstone fans now have a dedicated Skype chat room to challenge its best players

Microsoft has teamed up with Blizzard for the Skype Hearthstone Academy, bringing back the concept of a digital chat room for fans.

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Report: Android 7.1 rollout to Nexus devices will begin Dec. 6

The software will bring the latest features and the December security patch.

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37% off Cheetah Mounts Universal TV Wall Mount, Fits 20-75-Inch TVs - Deal Alert

The universal design of this mount fits most 20-75" TVs up to VESA 600 x 400 and 165lbs. This bundle comes with a 10-foot HDMI cable and a 6-inch 3-axis bubble level.

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How to send GIFs with the Google Keyboard in Android Nougat

Sometimes you need a wacky GIF to say just the right thing during a conversation.

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Apple offers new battery for iPhone 6s phones that suddenly shut down

Apple has said that a few iPhone 6s smartphones are unexpectedly shutting down, confirming a problem reported by a Chinese consumer protection group.

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How Trump will attack the FCC's net neutrality rules

Repealing the U.S. Federal Communications Commission's less than 2-year-old net neutrality rules appears to be a top tech priority for President-elect Donald Trump, but it may not be an easy road.

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One million broadband offline in Germany; 'external influence' blamed

Almost one million Deutsche Telekom customers have been struggling to get online since Sunday afternoon.

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34% off Lexar Multi-Card 25-In-1 USB 3.0 Reader - Deal Alert

This extremely versatile device reads 25 popular memory card formats and leverages SuperSpeed USB 3.0 technology for high-speed file transfers, with a USB interface speed up to 500MB/s. Currently discounted by a generous 34%.

Hi-res digital audio player roundup. Players from Astell&Kern, Pioneer, and Questyle face-off.

Best high-resolution digital audio player: Which DAP reigns supreme?

We review hi-res audio players from Astell&Kern, Pioneer, and Questyle; one shines above all the others.

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Sling TV reveals much-needed cloud DVR feature as live TV streaming competition heats up

Sling TV's new cloud DVR feature was announced just in time for DirecTV Now's launch.

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55% off Snap Circuits Extreme Electronics Discovery Kit, For Kids - Deal Alert

Give your child a hands-on introduction to electronics with Elenco Electronics Snap Circuits Extreme SC-750. This kit contains over 80 color-coded, real circuit components that snap together to create working electronic circuits and devices, no tools required. This set offers over 750 do-it-yourself projects and is discounted 55% on Amazon.

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VLC inches towards VR with support for 360-degree videos

VLC is gearing up for the future of virtual reality and 360-degree videos with a new technical preview.