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Comcast-owned NBC stations say 'no' to Sling TV ads

Sling's mockery of “Old TV” might have hit too close to home for the cable-TV giant.

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Sharp TVs won't be made by Sharp anymore

The Sharp TV brand isn't going away, but the company is shutting down its manufacturing plant and licensing the name to Hisense.

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Amazon Echo review: Betcha can’t buy just one of these voice-activated connected-home controllers

The Echo is so awesome you might want one in every room of your home.

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The big three record labels threaten to boycott YouTube, according to reports

The labels apparently feel they’re getting a raw deal from the video-streaming service.

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Six factors for finding a new web hosting provider

Looking for a web host? These key factors will help you narrow down your search.

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Report: Get ready for a new Apple TV this September

According to a new report, Apple is finally—finally!—going to unveil the next generation Apple TV this fall.

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Microsoft's Groove Music hits Android, the web, and Sonos

Xbox Music is almost gone for good, and its replacement is looking a lot better.

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Spotify gets the IFTTT treatment

Most of Spotify's If This Then That recipes will be familiar to users of the recently launched Deezer IFTTT channel.

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6 ways to watch televised news without paying for cable or satellite TV

You don't need an expensive channel bundle to stay informed. These online alternatives cater to every interest with nonstop streaming coverage.

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How to play DVDs in Windows 10 for free

Regretting the loss of DVD playback on your fancy new Windows 10 upgrade? Here's how to get that capability back for free.

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Amazon’s crazy Dash Buttons on sale for all Prime members

Now, Prime members can press a physical button to get diapers, razor blades, and bottled water on demand.

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TP-Link ships its first HomePlug AV2 with MIMO powerline network adapter

The new adapters have not one but three gigabit ethernet ports, plus, a 16-amp electrical pass-through.

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More cracks appear in the pay-TV wall as HBO Now comes to Verizon broadband

HBO’s Internet-only subscription service is now available to Verizon’s FiOS and high-speed Internet customers.

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Pandora: Give a brand your undivided attention, get an hour of ad-free music

Amid greater competition from Apple and Google, Pandora hatches a new way to skip the annoying commercial breaks.