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Peter Smith writes about personal technology for ITworld.
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- Also Spiderman may be avoiding the Xbox One, and Playstation Now is coming to Bravia TVs
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- Streaming your games for others to watch on Twitch is a big fad these days, but it looks like the company is taking the first tentative steps towards branching into other areas.
3 days 22 hours ago
- Did you think the 3D craze had run its course? Me too. Apparently Amazon didn't get the memo.
5 days 5 hours ago
- Numbers show that paid peering arrangements result in measurable increases in service quality.
6 days 5 hours ago
- If you have a few (thousand) coins left to rub together after paying taxes, maybe you want to spend them on the Google Glass Explorer program
1 week 3 days ago
- If you use Dropbox to automatically back up your photos and videos, now you have a great (and free!) way to browse and share that media.
1 week 4 days ago
- Game of Thrones is here but you need a cable sub to access it legitimately. But if your kids are Seasme Street fans, that you can get for a flat monthly fee without involving a cable company.
1 week 5 days ago
- Also word on original TV shows for the Xbox platform, and if you're ready to buy, Target has a deal for you.
1 week 6 days ago
- As expected, Amazon has launched its own streaming box to compete with the likes of Apple TV and Roku. Here's what sets it apart from the competition.
2 weeks 4 days ago
- When it comes to watching TV, one of the Xbox One's biggest flaws is it's inability to access content on your DVR. A new version of Smartglass aims to address that, at least to some extent.
2 weeks 5 days ago
- Since last summer there's been a lot of churn in the Xbox Division at Microsoft. Hopefully that's behind them and the company can focus on bringing great games to the Xbox One.
2 weeks 6 days ago
- The media has been invited to an Amazon event to talk about their video business. Rumors suggest we'll see a streaming box and a new ad-supported service.
3 weeks 3 days ago
- Xbox Live is infamous for being a toxic environment thanks to a small percentage of gamers who don't know how to behave. Microsoft thinks it has a way to fix the system.
3 weeks 4 days ago
- Also announced: Pascal family of GPUs and a $3000 graphics card.
3 weeks 5 days ago
- One of the Ouya micro-consoles's selling points has been that you can sample every game for free. That requirement is going away soon. Good news for developers, perhaps not as good for customers.
3 weeks 6 days ago
- We already talked about Sony's Project Morpheus yesterday, but there's more VR news coming out of GDC this week.
4 weeks 3 days ago
- Sony went to the annual GDC to show off its in-development VR visor, as well as talk about new middleware for developers and upcoming patches for the PS4.
4 weeks 4 days ago
- Wearables are all the rage and Google wants to be a part of this new trend of putting chunky, ugly devices on your arm.
4 weeks 5 days ago
- Gathering up some potentially conflicting rumors about Amazon's set-top box plans.
4 weeks 6 days ago
- I'm taking an informal poll. Who is giving up their Amazon Prime membership based on the pay raise? And just to be fair I'll tell you what I'm going to do, and why.
5 weeks 3 days ago
- The latest iteration of the Razer Blade gaming laptop includes 14" touchscreen with a 3200 x 1800 resolution. Wow!
5 weeks 4 days ago
- Neil Young wants you to have a better digital music experience. Pono will retail for $400 but you can save by getting one in exchange for a $300 Kickstarter pledge.
5 weeks 5 days ago
- Microsoft and EA have been beating the TitanFall drum madly for months. Now the game is here and preliminary signs suggest that it's pretty darned good. Also, a sneaky way for you to get a copy for almost half off.
5 weeks 6 days ago
- pasmith wrote Not a TitanFall fan? Microsoft's launching a new bundle for you: Xbox One with Forza 5Microsoft really wants you to buy an Xbox One instead of a PS4. If their TitanFall bundle does't entice you, how about a bundle that includes Forza 5 at no extra cost?
6 weeks 3 days ago
- Will CloudLift and OnLive Go help the company turn around? Are gamers finally ready to embrace a streaming game service?
6 weeks 4 days ago
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