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Sony PlayStation 4 gaming console finally hits stores

Sony's highly anticipated PlayStation 4 gaming console is finally here.


GameStick review: Another bad Android micro-console that means well

The idea is sound and the form factor is fascinating, but the GameStick is simply not worth your time.


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Sony says PlayStation 4 hardware is 'supercharged'

New features in Sony's upcoming gaming console will make it easier for users to stream games and share content over social media.


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PlayStation 4 review roundup: 5 things you need to know

The first wave of PlayStation reviews are out, and the evaluations are a work in progress.


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SkyDrive, Hulu, Xbox Video to live in Xbox One's 'apps channel'

Not surprisingly, Microsoft is planning to let your Xbox One replicate many of the functions of your PC, including SkyDrive's photo and videos. But content will live in a grid of "apps channels," just like any other channel on the TV dial.

Yup, the Xbox One still requires a launch day patch

Before you work yourself into a lather, please understand that Microsoft has been saying since June that the update would be required.


Microsoft reveals Xbox One's launch day entertainment app line up -- sort of

Microsoft's entertainment app lineup for the Xbox One trumps the PlayStation 4's on the face of things - but watch out for that small print.


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PlayStation 4 gets Netflix and more at launch, but where's the music?

Sony just announced its lineup of PlayStation launch day entertainment apps, but music fans will find themselves suffering in silence.



Valve shows off Steam Machines, blows some smoke

The first Steam Machines will likely debut at January's CES show, with commercially available consoles coming in mid-2014.

What data does Microsoft's Xbox services collect? We break it down

Microsoft's privacy policy for its Xbox devices and services respectfully asks for as much information as you're willing to give. Here's a rundown of the relevant bits.