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Survey: Samsung bloatware sits unused

Galaxy S3 and S4 users spent an average of just seven minutes a month on Samsung's own apps and services.

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Amazon Prime snags HBO shows with three-year delay

In an exclusive deal, Amazon's streaming service will get every episode of The Sopranos, The Wire, Deadwood and more.

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AT&T helps splash $500 million into some kind of online video service

Yet another telco sets its sights on Internet video.

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Lytro returns with Illum, a very expensive light field camera

The latest Lytro camera looks like a DSLR and costs a cool $1600.

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Nest working with utility companies is neither new nor evil

The Google-owned smart thermostat company isn't selling user data to anyone.

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Samsung hints at ads and premium subscriptions for Galaxy-centric Milk Music

The streaming music service that's just for Samsung devices may soon cost $3.99 per month for an ad-free experience.

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Chromecast gets more live video with MLB.TV and YouTube

Google's $35 TV dongle fills in some more gaps in its app catalog.

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Time Warner and Comcast push hassle-free, automatic Wi-Fi 2.0 hotspots

Hotspot 2.0 technology lets users automatically connect to any hotspot after a single login.

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Microsoft takes on Logitech with $40 keyboard for smart TVs

Microsoft's latest keyboard has a built-in trackpad and media keys for couch surfing.

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Buy once, play anywhere: First universal Windows apps hit Microsoft app stores

"Buy once, play anywhere" comes to Microsoft's ecosystem.

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How to install Windows Phone 8.1 right now

Why wait? Microsoft's developer preview is actually open to anyone who's a little adventurous.

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Google is said to be discreetly beta-testing Chrome Remote Desktop for Android

There are other remote-desktop apps for Android, but this one would be free and simpler to install.

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Samsung Galaxy S5 arrives: Everything you need to know

Samsung's latest flagship phone hits 125 countries and all the big U.S. carriers.

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T-Mobile adds more free tablet data, knocks off the hardware premium

Subscribers can now snag an LTE-enabled tablet for the same price as the Wi-Fi-only model.

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Prodea's 'Residential Operating System' promises a more unified smart home

Prodea hopes to tame the home automation market by putting the television front-and-center.