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Streaming TV quality sucks compared to broadcast. Here's how the industry intends to make it better

Streaming TV quality vs. broadcast and cable: How the industry's tackling frame rate, latency, and surround sound

on techhive.com

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Wink Bright aims to make smart lighting easier for consumers to adopt

The Wink Bright consists of a Wink Hub 2 and two pre-paired Sylvania dimmable LED smart bulbs.

on techhive.com

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Don't be left behind by IPv6 deployment, ISOC warns enterprises

They have the resources, the expertise and, though they may not realize it, the need -- but it turns out that enterprises are often the ones that don't yet have IPv6.

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HP Omen laptops include a first: Nvidia Max-Q graphics technology

HP revamps its Omen 15 and Omen 17 gaming laptops with new CPUs and GPUs and fresh designs, plus Nvidia's Max-Q technology.

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HP's Omen Accelerator can give your laptop some guts

HP's Omen Accelerator takes the external-GPU dock further, supporting storage and ethernet as well over a Thunderbolt 3 connection.

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HP's Omen X Compact Desktop can morph into a backpack VR PC

HP's Omen X Compact Desktop was purely a VR backpack PC in a past life, but for this generation, HP is emphasizing its desktop side.

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HP reboots Omen desktop with more of what gamers love

HP's Omen Desktop is upping its game, shedding the old, boring box with "gaming facade stapled on" for a bigger, faster, and slicker design that's better-equipped for serious gameplay.

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Apple's Siri speaker is called HomePod and will cost $349

Apple's HomePod speaker has Siri and HomeKit capabilities onboard.

on techhive.com

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The new iMac Pro has 18-core Xeon chips, Radeon Vega graphics, and a sky-high price tag

The new $5,000 iMac Pro is the fastest Mac Apple has ever made, with 18-core Zeon processors, Radeon Pro graphics, 128 of RAM, and 10Gbit/s Ethernet.

on macworld.com

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Streaming TV industry says "meh" to 4K, but it loves HDR

Streaming video execs prefer HDR over 4K, but will better pixels and more pixels ever be decoupled?

on techhive.com

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This week in games: Overwatch goes to the moon, Tropico 6 teased, Shadow of War delayed

Plus: Developers announce about a million game release dates—Shadow of War, Elex, Sonic Mania, Argo, and more. This is gaming news for May 29 to June 2.

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Google will block bad ads (even its own) with a filter built into Chrome

Google plans to remove obtrusive and aggressive ads from Chrome with a new ad-blocking feature starting next year.

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Microsoft apologizes after rogue Windows 10 preview builds cause chaos

A buggy internal Insider preview build accidentally made its way to Windows 10 devices and even non-Insider Windows phones.

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Computex's wildly powerful PC hardware: CPU core wars, ultra-thin gaming laptops, and more

After years of catering to svelte notebooks, the new PC hardware at Computex 2017 focused on heavy firepower.

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Skype's major redesign prioritizes helpful bots and a smart camera over traditional video chats

Skype's next major upgrade adds an army of smart bots and services that are eager to supplement your chats with your group of best friends.