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NBC comedy gets online preview on iHeartRadio and other places online

NBC buddies up with Clear Channel's iHeart Radio to promote the TV network's upcoming boy-meets-girl comedy, A to Z.

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Samsung's Gear VR headset a strong contender for IFA Berlin appearance

A new report, along with a leaked image, backs up previous rumors that Samsung's Gear VR will make its initial debut during IFA Berlin in September.

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Microsoft goes big on Kinect-less Xbox One bundles for the fall

Microsoft has three new bundles coming for Xbox fans around the world and the biggest common feature between them is they all lack a Kinect motion camera.

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Upcoming Xbox One updates include TV streaming to mobile devices

Ahead of Gamescom 2014, Microsoft tipped some big home entertainment improvements that are coming to the Xbox One.

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Microsoft teases Lumia smartphone announcements for September 4

It looks like Microsoft is getting ready to release more Lumia phones, including the long-rumored "selfie" phone.

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Amazon's wrath turns to Disney as retailer restricts DVD, Blu-ray pre-orders

Amazon's supplier rampage continues and this time the online retailer is targeting Mickey Mouse and friends.

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CBS will start producing original programming for online streaming services

If you can't beat 'em... The company won't talk specifics yet, but it looks like a CBS show may soon debut online instead of the on company's television broadcast network.

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Barnes & Noble, Samsung set to unveil Galaxy Tab 4 Nook on August 20

Two months after first announcing the plans, Barnes & Noble and Samsung will show off a new Nook tablet on Wednesday, August 20.

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Yahoo Mail to support end-to-end PGP encryption by 2015

Just like Gmail, Yahoo Mail is going to have an encryption option supplied by Google's End-to-End Chrome extension modified for Yahoo's service.

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Gmail makes it easier to unsubscribe from bulk email

It's not the most exciting feature in the world, but Gmail's new unsubscribe link will be useful for taming the amount of mail hitting your inbox.

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More Moto 360 details revealed: Wireless charging dock, heart rate monitor, more

Wondering what the Motorola's anticipated smartwatch is going to be like? Italian tech blogger Luca Viscardi dishes out some tasty details.

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Meet the Ironman One GPS+: Timex's quasi-smartwatch doesn't need your phone

Timex is ready to get into the smartwatch game with an effort targeted at runners. But this is no Android Wear device. It's barely even a smartwatch.

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WhatsApp and TuneIn Radio add Android Wear integration

Add two more popular titles to the growing list of apps with enhanced Android Wear features.

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Some Windows Phone 8.1 Update downloads halted by errors, missing drivers

This doesn't seem to be affecting a ton of people, but some Windows Phone users aren't going to be able to take advantage of Microsoft's recent developer preview.

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LG issues update to stop G Watch charging pin corrosion

Some LG G Watch owners are complaining of problems with their sweat corroding their smartwatches corroding pins. LG is trying to fix that with a new software update.