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AT&T: Phone buyers are hanging up on subsidies

Almost 3 million people picked the installment plan in the first quarter, according to the carrier's quarterly results.

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Fan TV nabs Time-Warner support

The svelte set-top box promises to deliver cable and streaming content over the internet, but lacks Amazon, Netflix, and a DVR.

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WhatsApp is well on its way to 1 billion users

Facebook’s other messaging app is celebrating a big milestone: 500 million active users.

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Sony updates Smartwatch 2 with new features, clockfaces and wallpapers

It may not be the most talked-about wearable, but the Smartwatch 2 continues to benefit from feature updates and a growing apps ecosystem.

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Prepare for 'fake 4K': new standard will silently compress PC, tablet video

A new standard adopted by the VESA standards body preserves existing video connectors. possibly at the price of video quality.

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Aereo argues that ruling against it could hurt cloud storage business

The steaming video service told the Supreme Court that it doesn't violate US copyright law by giving subscribers access to over-the-air TV.

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Report: Amazon's smartphone to make use of unique tilt gestures

The long-rumored phone to ship with touchless control features

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Sprint gets generous, promises to unlock all device SIMs by February 2015

It's a while to wait, but at least it's happening.

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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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War of the Vikings review: Brutish fun, but not quite ready for Valhalla

War of the Vikings can provide a few hours of arcade-like fun, if you don't take it too seriously, but bugs and broken systems hold it back from glory.

on pcworld.com

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Airbnb preps for New York court battle by scrubbing site of 'bad actors'

The sharing economy company is fighting a subpoena for its hosts’ information, but some of its hosts were guilty of setting up illegal hotels on the Airbnb platform.

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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.

The 39 stunningly obvious reasons why Nike is exiting the wearables market

Do we really need to spell this out for you? OK, gather around. We'll make this short.

You've got spam mail: Slew of AOL email accounts fall prey to spoofing attack

A horde of @aol.com email zombies have risen, and they're hungry for SPAAAAAAAAM.

on pcworld.com

Mysterious 'Unflod' malware steals Apple credentials from jailbroken iOS devices

Some iOS users found a malicious library of unknown origin on their jailbroken devices

on pcworld.com