Ian PaulContributor, Greenbot

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Ian is an independent writer based in Israel who has never met a tech subject he didn't like. He primarily covers Windows, PC and gaming hardware, video and music streaming services, social networks, and browsers. When he's not covering the news he's working on how-to tips for PC users, or tuning his eGPU setup.

The NFL's making a behind-the-scenes VR video series for YouTube and Google Daydream

Google is using Google's Jump platform to create a nine-episode virtual reality video series.

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PlayStation Vue launches on Android TV, with Windows and Mac support on deck

Android TV users can now get PlayStation Vue on their device of choice.

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Verizon buys Vessel, promptly shuts the YouTube rival down

The non-amateur hour version of YouTube is going away, and current subscribers will get a refund for all of October.

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Amazon adds Dash buttons for 60 more products

Amazon's tap-to-order physical Dash buttons are taking over the world, and more brands in the U.S. are signing up.

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$35 DirecTV Now streaming TV service launches in November with 100 channels

It took eight months after the initial announcement, but DirecTV Now live TV streaming is almost here.

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Vudu starts streaming free, ad-supported 'Movies on Us'

Vudu is offering some free movies for streaming, but don't expect to find any recent releases.

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Facebook adds Apple TV and Chromecast support as video push ramps up

Facebook recently added the ability for iOS users to cast to an Apple TV or Chromecast, and Android support is coming soon.

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Comcast's 1TB data cap starts rolling out across the U.S.

Comcast said it would happen, and now it has. Consider your home bandwidth capped.

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Spotify ads slipped malware onto PCs and Macs

Ads played to Spotify listeners tried to install malware on PCs and Macs.

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Xiaomi's 4K-capable Mi Box is the most affordable Android TV device yet

If you're looking for an affordable Android TV streaming box, Xiaomi's Mi Box is now available with 4K and HDR support.

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The FCC's plan to replace your cable box with apps hits a snag

The FCC shelves "unlock the box" cable vote amidst industry criticism and political cries for delay.

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New USB-C audio standard joins the iPhone 7's quest to kill the headphone jack

USB Type-C audio is finished, and the 3.5 mm headphone jack's days are numbered.

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Amazon's faster new Fire TV Stick comes with an Alexa-enabled voice remote

Amazon is adding the Alexa Voice Remote to the Fire TV Stick. Pre-orders are now available.

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4K Chromecast Ultra details leak ahead of Google event

The Chromecast Ultra is expected to cost $69 when it rolls out after Google's hardware event on October 4.

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Plex Cloud lets you say goodbye to your always-on home media server

Plex Cloud relies on Amazon's Web Services to stream your media, rather than a constantly connected PC sitting in your home.