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Netflix whips up 3D VR viewing room for Oculus Rift during company hack day

It may not become a real product. But Netflix's hack day Oculus Rift interface is so cool, how could it not?

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The long and winding d'oh: 20 can't-miss Simpsons episodes

A 12-day Simpsons marathon kicks off Thursday, with the all-inclusive Simpsons World app to follow later this fall. Naturally, we want to help you separate the classics from the Worst Episodes Ever.

Netflix now pays Time Warner Cable for faster video delivery

All four major ISPs are now getting money from Netflix in exchange for faster speeds.

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Samsung to load new smart TVs with games, Skype group calls

Samsung newest TVs will come with games like "Need for Speed: Most Wanted" and "Real Football 2014"

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Paid YouTube Music service could be a gateway drug to other Google offerings

Premium content, not a lack of ads, might be the real draw

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First look: Roku TVs from Hisense and TCL are refreshingly simple

Yes, the new Roku TVs are just smart TVs with Roku's familiar interface and huge content library built in. It may be simple, but it's still a brilliant result.

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Reddit is ready for the big screen, thanks to new Xbox One app

Larry "Major Nelson" Hryb of Xbox says that the ReddX app is the first Reddit offering built exclusively for a console.

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Metro Redux review: The definitive way to play Metro 2033 and Metro: Last Light

Deep Silver has released "Director's Cut" versions of both Metro games, but should you jump in? Our impressions (and plenty of screenshots) inside.

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No set-top box required: TVs with baked-in Roku streaming coming in September

HiSense and TCL televisions ship soon with Roku built-in

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Report: Xbox Entertainment Studios not quite dead yet

The Hollywood Reporter says that Microsoft is in talks with Warner Bros. to revive its shuttered business for developing original video content.

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Missing Pieces: Metal Gear Solid on PC, new Rollercoaster Tycoon, and more gaming news

It's time for Solid Snake to get on Mr. Bones Wild Ride. Plus the PS4 reigns supreme again, Michel Ancel is back, and other gaming news for the week of August 11.

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50 Cent's headphones will measure your heart rate

Biometric headphones that measure your heart rate will be out later this year from SMS Audio.

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Girl power: 10 films full of remarkable women, streaming on Netflix

These 10 movies feature outstanding work by women on both sides of the camera.

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14 games that feel like school

These games teach you stuff, some of it even kind of useful. At least, that’s what you should tell people.

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Biometric headphones measure a wearer's heart rate

The headphones from SMS Audio, majority owned by rapper 50 Cent, work with a popular fitness application

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YouTube starts cleaning up its streaming apps, starting with Xbox One

A new channel guide offering access to subscriptions highlights the changes to the YouTube app for Xbox One. Other streaming devices should see a similar update in the coming weeks.