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How Popcorn Time could be the Napster of the film industry

Popcorn Time and torrents prove that people don't want to wait to get movies legally. Maybe the players involved should sell them that early access.

Songza's new weather-based playlists will have you singing in the rain

Your ideal "dancing in the rain" soundtrack awaits.

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TV’s odd couple: Set-top partnership could bruise Apple or crisp up Comcast

It's safe to say that Comcast and Apple have very different reputations among their customers. Their rumored TV set-top box could wither or thrive based on whose service culture will prevail.

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Chromecast support for Slingbox could be in the works

Should the set-top box add the ability to access your TV content via Chromecast, it makes Google's streaming stick an even more compelling product.

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What Facebook's Oculus Rift buy means for PC gamers

Oculus Rift's $2 billion sellout could mean some very good things for PC gaming, or very bad things for VR aficionados.

on pcworld.com

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Google Music lets you update your library through Chrome

Now you don't have to bother with installing the Music Manager app to get new music uploaded into your library in the cloud.

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Jerks on Xbox One now face warnings and penalties

Repeat offenders could find it harder to play online.

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Shining light on virtual reality: Busting the 5 most inaccurate Oculus Rift myths

Do believe the hype, but don't believe the rumors. A lot of the myths swirling around the Oculus Rift VR headset are pure hogwash.

on pcworld.com

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Oculus Pissed? Here are 6 Facebook-free virtual reality alternatives

There's plenty of interest in VR from other companies, but no solid options yet.

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Why Facebook thinks Oculus is worth $2 billion

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg sees virtual reality as the next major computing platform.

Facebook’s Oculus buy is a bet on the future of computing

Why would a social network buy a virtual reality headset manufacturer? Because VR is the next big platform.

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Nvidia Shield update adds anywhere, everywhere PC game streaming

The addition of Remote Gamestream technology means you can stream games from your PC to your Shield no matter where you are.

on pcworld.com

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Spotify adds $5 student plan, but note the fine print

Half-price offer requires yearly enrollment for as long as you're in college.

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Hands-on with the new mobile Sonos apps

We've tested the beta versions of the new Sonos controllers and come away impressed.

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Your next Apple TV could come from Comcast

That's what the the Wall Street Journal says. But there are plenty of potential hurdles in the way of Apple and the nation's biggest cable provider joining forces.