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Google, Microsoft and Netflix team up on free video formats

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It's no secret that many tech companies hate video formats that are closed, cost money or both -- enough so that they'll drop popular standards and develop their own codecs. There hasn't been a concerted attempt to tackle this problem,… Go To Full Article

How does Windows Know a Program is not Responding?

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Anyone who has used Windows has seen the occasional system message stating that a program is not responding, but how exactly does Windows know that? Today’s SuperUser Q&A post has the answer to a baffled reader’s question. Go To Full Article

Sony's aqua blue PS Vita hits GameStop November 2nd

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In Japan, Sony's PlayStation Vita console has come in a host of colors for years now, but other countries haven't been so lucky. For the most part, US buyers have been limited to only black or white options, but Sony… Go To Full Article

What Sony, Samsung and others have on tap for IFA 2015

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We're back in Berlin for IFA, one of the largest consumer electronics trade shows in Europe. As usual, we're here to witness what companies like Microsoft, Sony, Samsung and others have planned ahead of the holiday season. Samsung already hosted… Go To Full Article

'Disney Infinity' finally feels like a complete game

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Nothing relies on the power of Disney's brand quite like Disney Infinity. It's the licensed game to end all licensed games, a toys-to-life platformer with all the star-power of Spider-Man, Frozen, Tron, Star Wars and dozen other Disney franchises....… Go To Full Article

The awful LinkedIn inbox is now a modern messaging service

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LinkedIn is undoubtably a valuable, even essential, service these days, but that doesn't meant the site is all that easy to use. If you've ever shaken your head in frustration at the mess that is the LinkedIn Inbox, we have… Go To Full Article

Bluetooth alternative sends signals through the human body

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A team of researchers from the University of California, San Diego announced Tuesday that they had developed a proof-of-concept wireless transmission system that is both more efficient and more secure than Bluetooth. It works by sending data signal... Go To Full Article

'Star Wars Battlefront' multiplayer test starts in early October

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You won't have to wait until November to find out whether Star Wars Battlefront's large-scale online conflicts are all they're cracked up to be. EA and DICE have announced that Battlefront's multiplayer beta will launch in early October for the… Go To Full Article

Instagram adds more Direct messaging features

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A couple of years ago, Instagram launched Instagram Direct, a built-in messaging system that lets users share photos or videos with each other -- either one-on-one or in groups of up to 15 people. Now, with over 85 million monthly… Go To Full Article

LG will upgrade your old webOS TV with some fresh features

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If you're still rocking a first-generation webOS TV and regret that you didn't hold out for a webOS 2.0 set, don't worry -- you'll soon catch up in some respects. LG is promising a Value Pack Upgrade that gives your… Go To Full Article

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