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Pandora to let musicians send audio messages to fans

Pandora is piloting an audio-messaging service In a fresh bid to placate musicians demanding higher royalties.

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Sony's latest snake oil: Pricey 'Premium Sound' Micro SDXC cards

For a $160, Sony's audiophile SDXC card claims to reduce electrical noise. Will anyone buy it?

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IFTTT launches three Do apps for a clutter-free experience

Do Notes, Do Camera, and Do Button offer one-tap access to your favorite IFTTT recipes.

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How to sideload apps onto Amazon's Fire TV

Installing apps from the Google Play Store can greatly expand your streaming-video catalog. We'll show you the tricks to make it work.

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This pirated movie brought to you by Pampers

Online movie piracy is moving rapidly toward streaming, according to advocacy group Digital Citizens Alliance; a trend accelerated by online advertising from major brands.

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Tens of thousands of home routers at risk with duplicate SSH keys

A setup mistake could put the routers at risk of being compromised, and there's no easy way for consumers to identify or fix the problem.

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The Neo smart jar joins the increasingly connected kitchen

This crowd-funded product lends a whole new meaning to the phrase “bean counter.”

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Sony doubles down on PlayStation, but may sacrifice phones, TVs

It looks increasingly likely that Sony will exit both its TV and smartphone businesses as part of a restructuring plan outlined today by Sony executives in Japan.

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Ray looks like a phone, but it's actually a “Super Remote”

Yet another startup is trying to simplify the remote control through touchscreens. Someone's bound to get it right eventually!

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Hulu’s new Watchlist makes it easier to access your favorite movies, TV shows

Watchlist tells you what you’re likely to watch next based on your streaming habits and favorited content.

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NBC starts live streaming on mobile, with the usual restrictions

Want to watch NBC live on your phone or tablet? Only cable subscribers in select markets should bother.

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Uh-oh: Samsung smart TVs don't encrypt your captured voice data

Samsung TVs send voice search queries to a remote server over an unencrypted connection, a researcher found.

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Comcast's TV Everywhere streaming lineup doubles as cord-cutting options skyrocket

The cable giant's live streaming catalog now tops 70 channels, and more than 30 percent of customers are taking advantage.