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Roku Feed has become the best feature you’re not using

Roku’s universal watch list has gotten a lot more useful lately, though it still has room to improve.

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U.S. seizes domains of KickassTorrents, site's owner arrested

The U.S. has seized domains belonging to KickassTorrents, one of the most popular sites for illegal file sharing, and its alleged owner has been arrested.

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Wireless on wheels? Cable can play at that game, too

When lots of people gather for concerts or sports events, cellular carriers often bring their networks to the scene with cell towers mounted on trucks, or COWs (cells on wheels). Not to be outdone, Comcast is joining the fray using Wi-Fi.

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39% off Pebble Time Smartwatch - Deal Alert

Pebble Time lets you act now, reflect on the past, and look into the future - and do it all for up to 7 days on a single charge. Includes Pebble Health, a built-in activity and sleep tracker with daily reports and weekly insights. Currently sub-$100, which makes this smart watch worth considering.

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Prime Members: 50% off Nintendo 3DS amiibo NFC Accessory - Deal Alert

Now use your amiibo with Nintendo 3DS, 3DS XL or 2DS! Add bonus content, additional features or customize your character on systems lacking this capability. Currently slashed 50% for Prime members.

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Virtual Superman: Six Flags adds thrills to its top coaster

Network World's Keith Shaw and Brandon Butler get a first-hand look at the new virtual reality experience on the Superman roller coaster at Six Flags New England. The coaster recently debuted the VR experience, in which riders can choose to wear Gear VR headsets while they ride the thrill ride.

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Hulu's universal Windows app quietly appears on Xbox One

Hulu's promised universal Windows app for Xbox One just showed up on Microsoft's console, but there's a catch.

Did Pokemon Go bring AR to the iPhone?

Pokémon Go has made us spend more time in augmented reality than on Facebook. But we've been using our iPhones for AR for a while now.

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PowerDVD 16 gains 360-degree video playback: Here's how it works

The best retail video player has a new feature, and it's very cool.

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Roon Labs' audiophile music server now streams tunes from Linux-powered NAS boxes

You no longer need a full PC to enjoy this awesome software.

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Limited time offer: Pre-Order The Complete iOS 10 Developer Course - Deal Alert

Whether you’re mastering the fundamentals of programming, or digging into iOS 10-specific features (improved AI and Siri function, anyone?)--this course will have you covered.

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15% off Google OnHub AC1900 Wireless Wi-Fi Router - Deal Alert

OnHub provides Wi-Fi speeds up to 1900 mbps to help with smooth streaming, gaming, and downloading. Its unique design and 13 antennas provide reliable speed in every direction, covering up to 2,500 square feet. And OnHub can connect 100+ devices at the same time.

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Deezer's music streaming service comes to the U.S., but without a free option

Deezer's small-scale entry into the U.S. market is over. The service is now available to all—though it lacks a free tier.

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Plex's new universal Windows app powers up media playback with key Windows 10 features

Plex has a very nice universal Windows app built specifically for Windows 10, but only for PCs and tablets for now.

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GGMM E3 Wireless Smart Speaker review: This little speaker delivers big sound

More than just another Bluetooth speaker, the E3 can also connect to your Wi-Fi network and stream music from cloud-based services such as Spotify.

2 ways to get out of Windows 10 Safe Mode

You went into Windows Safe Mode to fix something, and now you can't get out. Luckily, you have two emergency exits. Watch for more details.

The Full Nerd: Episode 5: Kaby Lake-X, AMD vs. Nvidia and world's largest hard drive

This week on the Full Nerd, Brad, Alaina and Gordon discuss rumors of Kaby Lake-X

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19% off Polaroid ZIP Mobile Photo Printer with ZINK Zero Ink Printing Technology - Deal Alert

Enjoy all the power and fun of Polaroid instant print cameras without the need for the actual camera. This brand new standalone mobile printer is designed to print vibrant, colorful photos from a variety of sources, and is currently discounted 19% from its list price.

Apple Music debuts June 30 — all the ways you love music, all in one place.

Apple's song royalty rate proposal would hit Spotify right in the wallet

The music streaming wars are being fought even in the details of copyright law.