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Microsoft's first Nokia-less Lumia will be revealed Tuesday

The first smartphone emblazoned with the Microsoft Lumia name will be unveiled next Tuesday, but don't expect a flagship phone.

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Cable-free Showtime streaming service coming in 2015, says CBS chief

He said it before, and he's saying it again. CBS CEO Les Moonves says to look for a standalone Showtime streaming service in 2015.

AT&T Next device payment plan adds 24 month upgrade option

AT&T is expanding its Next program to entice more customers into paying for their devices as opposed to opting for subsidies.

Xbox Music appears poised to release OneDrive-powered music locker service

Free ad-supported streaming may be leaving Xbox Music, but Microsoft may still give non-Music Pass subscribers a reason to use the service.

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Google 'Copresence' could be a cross-platform AirDrop rival

Google may be getting ready to put its Bump acquisition to good use with Copresence, a service for trading files between devices.

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Rachio smart sprinkler update reduces water usage, ties into Nest for fire protection

Rachio just released an update to its sprinkler system app that the company says can reduce your outdoor water usage by up to 30 percent.

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Gamers rejoice: YouTube now supports silky-smooth 60fps video uploads

But they only play in Chrome, in our testing.

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Reddit gets into crowdfunding with new Redditmade site

Got a favorite subreddit you visit every day? Pretty soon you may be able to purchase a t-shirt to show off your subreddit love.

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Deezer adds podcasts and talk radio to catalog with Stitcher buy

One of the more popular podcast apps has been acquired by music streaming service Deezer, but don't worry Stitcher will continue as-is--at least for now.

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More Beats than Spotify: Microsoft to kill free Xbox Music streaming

Subscribers will be able to rock on past December 1, but Microsoft's pressing Stop on non-paying listeners. We explain why--and where you can turn to for free tunes from here.

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New Raspberry Pi goodies inbound: Official display accessory, revamped A+ model

If you're looking to spice up your Raspberry Pi projects with an easy touchscreen addition, you may not have long to wait.

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Skype's new drawing feature appears on Windows Phone first

Skype's got a new drawing feature and it's landed on Windows Phone first.

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Gmail's Android app may soon work with all your non-Google email accounts, too

Gmail for Android may soon be the only email app you'll need.

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Spotify's Family plan offers separate accounts for everyone in your house

Tired of sharing your Spotify account with everyone at home, but don't want to bother creating a second account? Pretty soon you won't have to thanks to Spotify Family.

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Awesome new Google Now feature helps you keep track of your bills

Who needs an accountant? Google Now will keep an eye on your bills for you, if you use Gmail and receive electronic billing statements.

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