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The FCC wants to replace your cable box with apps

Forget about open standards for cable boxes. The Federal Communications Commission says all we really need are more apps.

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It's football season! These second-screen apps make NFL games even more fun to watch

Bringing you everything from stats to game-time snacks, these apps are as indispensable as your TV remote.

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Apple Music for Android is exiting beta and adding in equalizer settings

The leap to version 1.0 is also bringing several performance and playback improvements to Apple's streaming service.

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BitTorrent takes on cable with live news network on Apple TV and OS X

BitTorrent News aims to bring an "independent voice" to election coverage, starting with the Republican National Convention.

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Here's how to star in Apple's new TV show about app creation

Apple is co-producing a TV show about app design and development, and you might be able to play a starring role.

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IFTTT competitor Stringify gets a major update

The objective was to make the powerful app easier to use and easier for users to share 'flows,' the equivalent of IFTTT recipes.

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The T-Mobile Tuesdays #getthanked app gets tanked, depriving customers of their freebies

T-Mobile's Uncarrier 11 promo fails to deliver and the company says high demand for the app is the problem.

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Stale beer no more: This app can tell you when your brew's past its prime

There's a good chance your tastebuds would tell you when you're drinking stale beer, but now science has come to the rescue to spare them that pain.

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Appleā€™s iBooks Store and iTunes Movies shut down by Chinese government

A Chinese regulator is said to have ordered Apple to shut down its iBooks Store and iTunes Movies only six months after the services were launched in the country.

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How to stream March Madness on any device, starting March 15

Watch the NCAA Tournament on iOS, Android, Windows, Roku, Fire TV, and even in split-screen on the new Apple TV.

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Oral B's high-tech toothbrush has Bluetooth, gyroscopes, accelerometers, and cloud storage

Oral B's next toothbrushing system will have accelerometers, gyroscopes, a Bluetooth link to a smartphone app, and cloud storage. Have they left anything out?

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Now you can save the songs you hear in Starbucks stores to your Spotify account

A new feature in the Starbucks app lets customers find and save the music they hear in more than 7,500 stores via Spotify.

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Asus Router app lets you manage your network from your pocket

Asus's Router app for Android and iOS is one network management utility you can actually get excited about.

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Microsoft is having a ridiculous 10-cent sale on movies, music, games, and apps

Attention Windows 10 users: Microsoft is offering massive deals on over 1000 items in the Windows Store through November 29th.

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YouTube Music mobile apps launch, with offline listening and no ads for subscribers

The app is available for all, but has particular perks for subscribers to YouTube Red, Google's $10 per month video and music package.