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Why Sling TV multi-stream plans are missing ESPN and Disney (for now)

What's keeping ESPN and Disney out of Sling TV's multi-stream plan? Dish Network explains.

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Apple’s iBooks Store and iTunes Movies shut down by Chinese government

A Chinese regulator is said to have ordered Apple to shut down its iBooks Store and iTunes Movies only six months after the services were launched in the country.

LG G5 vs. Samsung Galaxy S7

Having trouble choosing between two of this year's biggest flagships? Let us help.

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Actors up close and personal, streaming this week

Famous and not-so-famous faces are ready for their close-ups in this week's batch of new and notable streaming movies.

Solar plane is heading for Silicon Valley

The remarkable Solar Impulse 2 aircraft has resumed its round-the-world flight attempt and took off from Hawaii on Thursday for Silicon Valley.

Acer's new tablet, gaming PCs pack power

Acer unveiled a new tablet PC, gaming laptop and gaming desktop in New York on Thursday.

Microsoft ends Xbox 360 production

Microsoft is ending production of the Xbox 360 games console after 10 years, but owners will continue to enjoy online services and thousands of games.

PCWorld Show Episode 13: Big Intel layoffs, rose-gold MacBooks, and dumb ideas for smart mattresses

Jon, Melissa and Gordon discuss the meaning of the hottest tech news this week, from big changes at Intel to disappointingly small changes to the 12-inch MacBook.

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43% off Energizer Cigarette Lighter Power Inverter - Deal Alert

This 100 watt continuous DC to AC power inverter has been discounted 43% to just $19.99.

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Sears' latest lawnmower sends maintenance reminders to your smartphone

The big-box retailer announced several other connected-home appliances and tools, too, including a programmable room air conditioner.

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HBO Now heads to consoles with Xbox One and Xbox 360 apps (and some Samsung Smart TVs too)

HBO Now slides onto Xbox One, Xbox 360, and new Samsung Smart TVs for watching Game of Thrones without cable.

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Google search will soon show live TV listings

What time is the Game of Thrones TV premiere? Just ask Google search.

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9 free Windows programs that solve Wi-Fi woes

Want to make your wireless connections safer and faster? We review nine free Windows apps that can help you monitor performance and safety at home, in the office or in the wild.

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Comcast’s Roku and Samsung TV apps will free customers from cable boxes

Comcast readies Roku and Samsung TV apps as it tries to prevent a truly open cable box market.

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iLumi's BR30 Outdoor color-tunable smart bulb will bring programmable lighting to your yard this summer

Tapping Bluetooth for command and control eliminates the need for a hub, but it also means iLumi's bulbs can't be integrated into connected-home systems. But that could change.

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Catching up with PlayOn, the DVR for streaming video

PlayOn’s streaming-video DVR gets new scheduling and ad-skip features, and its developer hints at bigger plans to come.

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Save 40% on the TP-LINK Wi-Fi Smart Plug - Deal Alert

Turn On/Off Your Electronics From Anywhere. Works with Alexa as well. 4 out of 5 stars on Amazon from 250 reviewers.

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Europe charges Google over Android licensing conditions

The European Commission has alleged demands by Google on phone makers regarding its Android operating system are anti-competitive.

Microsoft kills off its Xbox 360 gaming console, but Xbox 360 games will live on thanks to the Xbox One

Microsoft announces it will cease production of the Xbox 360, but don't despair: all of its services will continue uninterrupted.

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68% off Amir 3 in 1 Cell Phone Camera Lens Kit - Deal Alert

The kit fits most cell phone models and includes fisheye, macro and super wide angle lenses. High quality and professional looking pictures from your cell phone's camera, for just $12.88 with this 68% off deal.

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Next up in smart devices: The Internet of shirts and shoes

IoT startup Evrythng is teaming up with packaging company Avery Dennison to give apparel and footwear products unique identities in Evrythng’s software right when they’re manufactured.