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Inside Google's master plan for faster, sharper streaming video

Google is working on a new technology called VP10 that will allow it to squeeze higher-quality video over broadband and mobile networks. And thanks to patent issues with a rival standard, it has a chance to catch on.

By August 28, 2015

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Multideal Monday: GoPro alternative, shower radio and more

From the Cheapskate: Also on tap today: a free password manager, and the return of the $20 Chromecast!

By August 24, 2015

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Tech giants join forces to hasten high-quality online video

The alliance, which includes Microsoft, Google, Amazon and Netflix, pledges to build next-generation video technology -- and offer it for free.

By September 1, 2015

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Google's Waze fuels up carpooling alternative

Navigation app Waze launches a pilot carpooling service -- called RideWith -- in Israel, even as similar carpooling and ride-sharing apps face scrutiny from regulators.

By July 6, 2015

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Skype for Windows touch-first app loses out to desktop alternative

As it prepares for the release of Windows 10, Microsoft will migrate users of its Modern/Windows Store version of Skype for Windows to the Desktop version of the product, starting July 7.

By June 11, 2015

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Why you should try an alternative keyboard layout

Because it's fun and possibly more efficient.

By May 27, 2015

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SoundScoopz: The dirt-cheap sound bar alternative

This ingenious accessory redirects the sound from your TV's built-in speakers. Plus: three bonus deals!

By May 21, 2015

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15 mesmerizing desk toys that could replace your Newton's cradle (pictures)

That click-clacking gimcrack on your desk is great and all. But consider these alternatives.

15 Images By April 17, 2015

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How to quickly shut down Windows 10

Another version of Windows, another silly three-click process just to shut down your PC. Here are some faster alternatives.

By August 27, 2015

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A self-driving Mercedes and Apple Watch alternatives: Our favorite videos this week

A roundup of the very best videos this week from new gadgets, hot tech trends and everything else.

By March 20, 2015