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Hulu's former leader makes his answer to YouTube available to everyone

Want to know how the former CEO of Hulu would build a video service that could take on YouTube? You now have an easy way to find out: after a couple of months of invitation-only testing, Vessel is available to everyone. As promised, Jason Kilar's newly launched brainchild is a mix of ordinary, …

Warner Music

Microsoft is learning from its mistakes for its Internet Explorer successor

Internet Explorer might not be open source, but Microsoft is trying to make its successor a little more flexible to third parties. The software giant is currently building Project Spartan, a new browser that will succeed Internet Explorer in Windows 10. As part of the company’s work, it’s …

Twitch chief predicts death of game consoles as we know them

Gaming broadcast service Twitch might have found a home on consoles, but in the coming years, the company's chief executive doesn't believe those devices can maintain their current business model.<p>"The problem is, the seven-year upgrade lifecycle doesn't work in the face of the two-year upgrade …

Technology

Google Fiber starts testing targeted, trackable TV ads

For all of the other things it does, Google is still a company that makes a ton of money from advertising, and now it's turning that focus to TV. This week the company announced that it's testing a new kind of ad-tracking system for Google Fiber TV customers in Kansas City. Just like any other …

Google Fiber

New Lollipop “on-body” mode keeps your phone unlocked as long as you’re carrying it

Google is rolling out a new smart lock mode based on detecting whether you’re holding or carrying your device in the pocket.<p>The new feature is only available to Lollipop users, though you don’t have to be on a stock ROM in order to get it. However, activating it does seem to require the latest …

This is how you’ll control iPhone music playback with Android Wear

Google’s official Android Wear app for iOS could be right around the corner if you believe the reports, but one developer has been proving that the …

Apple’s sales overhaul for Apple Watch will focus on building trust, offering fashion views, upselling bands

The job of Apple Retail Store employees will begin changing in profound ways next month. In order to showcase and sell the Apple Watch, retail employees will be trained to provide personal fashion and styling advice to customers, according to employees briefed on the plans. Until now, Apple Retail …

T-Mobile LG G3, LG G2 Android 5.0 updates enter carrier testing

If you've got an LG G2 or LG G3 running on T-Mobile, you'll be glad to learn that your Android 5.0 update is now one step closer to your …

Oppo readying Android phone with nearly no side bezels

After launching the 4.85mm-thick R5 last year, Oppo appears to have turned its focus from making a super-thin phone to eliminating side bezels.<p>Images …

MetroPCS launches $30 unlimited plan with 1GB of 4G data

MetroPCS has unveiled a new plan that aims to get you unlimited everything on the cheap.<p>The new MetroPCS plan includes unlimited talk, text, and data …

AT&T Galaxy Note 4 now getting hefty Android 5.0 update

It’s time for Android 5.0 to hit another flagship smartphone.<p>AT&T says that starting today, March 24, it’s rolling Android 5.0 to its version of the …

About the Android Auto compatibility check website ...

Android Auto works with Android 5.x devices. But if you're really not sure whether your phone is compatible, there's a tool at android.com/auto/check …

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 on AT&T finally receiving its Lollipop update

AT&T is pushing out the Lollipop update for the Samsung Galaxy Note 4. The update, coming in at 1.16GB in size, bumps the phone up to Android …

Tomb Raider LetPlay-Part 8 The Old Man XBOX 360

Tomb Raider

All Twitch accounts have been reset thanks to a security breach

Sad news Twitch fans: the next time you log on to the streaming service, you'll find that your password has been reset. That's due apparently to a security breach; Twitch published a blog post a few hours ago stating that there "may have been unauthorized access to some Twitch user information" and …

Internet

Resident Evil: Revelations 2 PS4 Patch Brings Frame Rate Closer to Xbox One's

Since the release of the first episode last month, players have been complaining about performance issues with the PlayStation 4 version of Resident Evil: Revelations 2. A recent update improves the PS4 game's frame rate, though it reportedly still suffers from some issues.<p>Digital Foundry examined …

Gaming

Blazing Fast First-Person Aerial-Combat Game Strike Vector Coming to Xbox One, PS4

Strike Vector, a blazing fast aerial-combat game first released on PC last year, is coming to the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 as Strike Vector EX, indie developer RageQuit has announced.<p>The multiplayer-only Unreal Engine 4 game plays a lot like an arena shooter, only each player is piloting a …

Xbox

Top 10 Cities: Skylines Mods

Cities: Skylines has achieved remarkable success in such a short time since its launch. It's not undeserved, as our review points out, but there are still a few issues with the game that have yet to be resolved with updates. Though these issues don't ruin the experience, their resolution would …

Sling TV Goes Live on Xbox One Today in the US

If you own an Xbox One, you’ll now be able to hit pause and watch TV without putting down your controller.<p>Microsoft announced that Sling TV is now available to anyone with the console with two exclusive limited-time offers. Current Xbox Live members with the Xbox One will receive a one month free …

Samsung Canada announces pre-orders for the Gold Platinum Galaxy S6, S6 Edge

Samsung Canada has just announced its plans to open up pre-orders for the Gold Platinum Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge in the coming weeks. The Gold Platinum pre-order option is in addition to the previously-announced Black Sapphire and Pearl White variants, which are both up for pre-order now. Both devices …

Android Wear to become more Apple Watch-like with Wi-Fi support

Google's software for smartwatches currently supports only Bluetooth, meaning its functionality is limited. But that's about to change, according to a report.<p>Google's Android Wear software for wearables will soon get some updates that will make it act more like the software on the upcoming Apple …

USB-C and BadUSB attacks: What you need to know

BadUSB is an attack that uses the way computers interface with the universal serial bus (USB) standard to try and load malware onto the machine. It's …

USB Type-C

Colorado 12-Year-Old Tries to Kill Mom for Taking iPhone

There... probably isn't an app for that.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this page. …

Google Launches New 'On-Body' Unlocking for Android

If your phone can tell that you're holding it, or that it's in your pocket or bag, then it can stay unlocked for your convenience.<p>PCMag reviews …

Apple Kicks Windows 7 Out of New MacBooks' Boot Camp

Sorry, new MacBook Air and MacBook Pro owners. It's either Windows 8 for you, or a little bit of a wait for Windows 10.<p>PCMag reviews products …

Windows 10

Is thirty-day battery life realistic for a smartwatch? Vector Watch thinks so

Most attention for smartwatches has been split between Google’s Android Wear, Apple’s Watch, and Pebble’s Time. At this year’s Baselworld, an annual …

Google begins testing new ad-targeting service for Fiber TV in Kansas City

From Google:<p>Fiber TV ads will be digitally delivered in real time and can be matched based on geography, the type of program being shown (eg, sports …

This Moto 360 pocket watch should totally be a real thing

Ever since Motorola's first live stream for the Moto 360, there's been this notion buzzing in the back of my head. As amazing as the round design …

Google’s Nexus Player is finally available to pre-order in the UK

While Google’s Nexus Player has been available in the states for a while now, those of us across the pond have waited patiently to get our grubby …