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Netflix 4K streaming is now live

If you've got the hardware, House of Cards will look a lot sharper.

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Twitter buys Cover, maker of alternate Android lock screen

Cover's existing lock screen will remain available "for now."

HBO Go a no-show for Game of Thrones premiere

Another big event, another major outage for HBO's streaming service.

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Join the Framily: Sprint offers up to $650 to buy out rival contracts, but not for long

Sprint will pay you up to $650 to leave another carrier through May 8.

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Lenovo budget Android tablets dare to square off against Samsung Galaxy Tabs

Based on the UK pricing currently available, Lenovo's new line will span screen sizes and price points.

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Pebble lands in Target stores, warns of bad software update

Targets gets white plastic as a limited-time retail exclusive, but no Pebble Steel.

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Chromecast keeps adding apps, as Rdio, Vudu and Crackle join the party

The pieces are falling into place for Google's $35 streaming TV dongle.

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Philips Hue getting cheaper bulbs and a portable light switch

$40 Hue Lux bulbs cut the color as competition looms.

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AT&T reveals Asus Padfone X specs, but no price or release date

The phone-tablet hybrid is getting closer to its U.S. debut.

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Samsung gets into smart lighting with Bluetooth bulbs

Bluetooth connection won't require any extra equipment, Samsung says.

Songza's new weather-based playlists will have you singing in the rain

Your ideal "dancing in the rain" soundtrack awaits.

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Jerks on Xbox One now face warnings and penalties

Repeat offenders could find it harder to play online.

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Oculus Pissed? Here are 6 Facebook-free virtual reality alternatives

There's plenty of interest in VR from other companies, but no solid options yet.

Sony says 'thanks, but no thanks' to Android Wear

The electronics giant will stick with its own Android-based platform instead.

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Spotify adds $5 student plan, but note the fine print

Half-price offer requires yearly enrollment for as long as you're in college.