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How to get up to speed on "Game of Thrones"

HBO's "Game of Thrones" returns Sunday. Show expert Monty Ashley has some tips about how to catch up in advance of the premiere.

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Roku Streaming Stick review: Big Roku experience in a downsized package

It looks like a Chromecast, but packs all the channels of a full-size Roku box...with just a couple of trade-offs.

Fire TV, Cortana, HTC One, and the pains of cord cutting

Amazon's Fire TV and the battle for the living room, why cord cutting won't work for sports fans, the new HTC One phone, and Cortana versus Siri versus Google Now.

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Eyes-on: Oculus Rift's position-tracking Dev Kit 2 VR headset blows the first Dev Kit away

We have hands-on impressions of Oculus's Dev Kit 2, if anyone still wants to read them. Also, EVE: Valkyrie news inside.

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Amazon's Fire TV hints at bigger plans for the living room

Fire TV could be a doorway to online shopping as well as just games and movies

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Amazon's Fire TV skates to where the Apple TV puck is

Amazon's new Fire TV is a direct shot across Apple's bow, and a clear indication that the battle for users' living rooms is now underway.

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Gamers have plenty to be fired up about with Fire TV's games lineup

So you bought an Amazon Fire TV. Now what games can you buy? Some pretty big ones, it turns out.

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Why cord cutters get shut out from MLB.TV

Ditching cable or satellite TV means giving up a lot of live sports coverage. And that's unlikely to change any time soon.

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Amazon's Fire TV: set-top box meets game console

Amazon isn’t revolutionizing the streaming space, but game support boosts Fire TV above its competitors.

Goat Simulator

Goat Simulator review: Goat + physics sandbox = dumb fun

Goat Simulator is real dumb, but real fun.

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Xbox One update brings DVR functionality to SmartGlass

Microsoft's second-screen technology receives an update to allow DVR compatibility and some minor game improvements.

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Batter Up: The best ways to watch baseball on your digital devices

Another baseball season is underway, and tech-savvy fans have more ways than ever to stream high-quality video and audio at their command. Here are all the options available so that you never have to miss a single pitch.

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How Yahoo can take on YouTube in four easy steps

Yahoo is trying to draw YouTube's biggest stars over to the Purple Side, but for its rumored new video service to succeed, it needs to delight users too.

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Pokemon invade Google Maps for April Fools

Google is showing off a Pokemon augmented reality game in its latest April Fool's Day prank.

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Chromecast keeps adding apps, as Rdio, Vudu and Crackle join the party

The pieces are falling into place for Google's $35 streaming TV dongle.