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Chromecast updates include mirroring and casting without Wi-Fi

Three new features were announced at the Google I/O keynote, coming soon to a Chromecast near you.

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Google Play Games plays catchup with cloud saves, quests, gamer profiles

Gamers will now be able to save their games to the cloud and pick up where they left off, using new tools developed by Google.

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Razer announces new games-oriented microconsole at Google I/O

Move over, Ouya—Razer's got its own Android-based microconsole on the way.

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Google launches Android TV -- and here's what it looks like

Google launches Android TV, with shupport from Sharp, Sony, Asus, and others. It will debut this fal, replacing the forgotten Google TV technology.

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Supreme Court delivers a death blow to Aereo's over-the-air TV streaming service

The core of Aereo's business is illegal under the U.S. Copyright Act, the Supreme Court rules.

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The Week in iOS Accessories: Better batteries

This week's roundup of new iOS gear includes several new ways of powering up your iOS device when a power plug isn't nearby.

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Starting Monday, some Sony TV owners will be able to play PS3 games without a console

Sony is expanding its PlayStation Now service on Monday to the first of several devices that will get the game streaming service in the coming months.

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120 Sports is the sports network designed for your phone, no TV required

You don’t need a cable subscription to watch live-streamed sports content.

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Watch an ad, see a show with Amazon's Instant Video update

The iOS app now lets you watch the first episode of selected programs -- including HBO shows recently add to Amazon Prime -- if you're willing to sit through commercials.

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Chromecast adds support for PBS Kids, DailyBurn, and Deezer

The roster of Chromecast apps keeps on growing, now featuring more Elmo and exercise.

Cord cutters, beware: AT&T's DirecTV buy affects you, too

Even if you've spurned cable TV, you're still likely to feel the impact from mega-bucks deals like the ones involving AT&T and DirecTV or Comcast snapping up Time Warner Cable. After all, cable providers have a built-in incentive for making cord cutting an unattractive option to their subscribers.

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Valiant Hearts: The Great War review: A war game to end all war games

Valiant Hearts: The Great War takes on the dark subject matter of World War I, and out comes one of the grimmest, most respectful war games ever made.

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Soundhawk is a wearable for your ear that fine-tunes all the world's noises

When's the last time you actually heard a conversation in a noisy restaurant? SoundHawk wants to help you cut through the din to hear what matters.

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Decision day looming for Aereo in Supreme Court case

The court adjourns for the summer next Monday, which means we should have a ruling in a matter of days on whether Aereo can continue to capture and record over-the-air programming for its subscribers.

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Watch out Google: Firefox OS-powered Chromecast competitor in the works

Recently, images of a FirefoxOS-based TV casting dongle surfaced online, but few people know who is making it or when it might be released.