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Love music festivals but hate crowds? Verizon will soon stream them to your phone

UphoricTV, a digital TV network focused on music fests like Bonnaroo and Outside Lands, will soon make its debut on Verizon’s go90 service.

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Netflix's ho-hum virtual reality debut needs some refinement

Netflix has landed on Samsung's Gear VR headset, and it's both wonderful and slightly disappointing.


Hands-on: Sling TV's tweaked interface makes channel surfing much easier

Sling TV's updated interface isn’t drastically different, but small changes still make a big difference.

Samsung Gear VR update drops price

Samsung's new Gear VR will be out in November for $99.

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Zuli Smartplugs review: Clever and inexpensive home lighting control

This is one of the best connected-home products to reach the market so far, but it’s not perfect.


This trick drastically improves Nvidia Shield Android TV recommendations

How to customize recommendations on the Nvidia Shield Android TV.


E-sports go primetime as TBS preps weekly Counter-Strike: Global Offensive TV show

TBS will be the first major U.S. cable network to show competitive video games on a regular basis.

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The 16 best one-hand Android games for fun on the go

One hand occupied? Have a few minutes to kill? These are some great games you can easily play with one hand.


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Jarden wants you to wake up to its Mr. Coffee and be lulled to sleep by its Health o meter Nuyu Sleep System

The system warms and cools your body in time with your natural circadian rhythm.

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Forget universal search; give me a universal watch list

If streaming is the future of television, it needs a better way to browse the shows you like.


Kwikset ditches the keypad on its latest Z-Wave deadbolt

This new smart lock costs less than some others, but you’ll need to whip out your smartphone to open it.


How to find free music online: We reveal our 5 favorite sources for scoring free tunes

It’s becoming harder to find, but we’ll show you where you can get music for free without raising the hackles of the RIAA’s legal beagles.

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The future of displays: OLED is the technology to beat, but LCD will continue to dominate

Those are two of the trends we gleaned from IHS DisplaySearch's annual flat-panel display conference, which took place last week.

showdrive ShowDrive aims to combine broadcast DVR with cloud storage

Over-the-air DVR could be built directly into smart televisions if has its way.

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Actiontec announces network range extenders based on MoCA 2.0, 802.11ac

Channel bonding enables the latest multimedia-over-coax standard to deliver throughput up to 1Gbps.

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LTE standard for Internet of Things machines gets the green light

The 3GPP has agreed to set a standard for a form of LTE that can connect millions of small, battery-powered IoT devices like sensors and meters.