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YouTube Red is Google’s ad-free subscription video service

Google is finally taking the wraps off of its long-rumored subscription video service at an event in Los Angeles today. YouTube Red is a $9.99 monthly subscription that’ll offer everything on YouTube without ads as well as variety of other … Continue reading

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Amazon Banning the Chromecast Is Unbelievably Stupid

Starting at the end of this month, Amazon will no longer sell the Chromecast or Apple TV . And that’s their right. But it’s also another in a long series of dumb, anti-consumer moves that has now crossed the line … Continue reading

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Apple pulls iFixit’s app after it tears down the new Apple TV

The team at iFixit is learning a hard, hard lesson about the importance of honoring developer agreements. Apple has banned an iFixit developer account (and consequently, the iFixit app) after the repair-it-yourself outfit tore down a pre-release Apple TV sent … Continue reading

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London Tube’s ‘regenerative braking’ tech can power an entire station

To make the London Underground greener and more cost effective, Transport for London (TfL) has been trialling a new system that collects and recycles waste energy from train brakes. Over the course of a week, the company says it’s been … Continue reading

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BlackBerry’s Android phone will be known as the ‘Priv’

BlackBerry’s upcoming Android phone has been called "Venice" for quite some time, but that’s apparently nothing but a moniker meant to be shed and replaced by its real model name. According to Evleaks and N4BB, it will be released as … Continue reading

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How to Skip the Line and Manually Update Your Nexus Device

Android updates take forever. While that’s okay most of the time , it can be a problem when a new, terrible security vulnerability is found . Whether you want to protect your phone, or just can’t wait for new updates, … Continue reading

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PadPivot

This device is a new stand for eReaders being developed by independent inventors. It makes complete sense, and the design is so simple that I am surprised that no on else came up with it. When I read my books … Continue reading

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