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Is Ultron inevitable? PBS video explores whether AI is out to get us

There's been a lot of talk lately about artificial intelligence, with the likes of Bill Gates, Elon Musk and even Stephen Hawking expressing concern that smart machines will turn on us. Are they right?

By April 24, 2015

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Roku vs. Apple TV vs. Chromecast vs. Amazon Fire TV

Which has the most apps? Which has the coolest features? Which one is the best? The most popular streamers all have their merits, so we'll help you decide which box is right for you.

By June 2, 2015

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Lady Gaga's 'Cheek to Cheek' coming to Amazon Instant 4K, PBS

​If you're a fan of Lady Gaga, Tony Bennett or changing outfits every three minutes, 'Cheek to Cheek Live' will be televised on PBS tonight, and on Amazon Instant 4K later in the year.

By October 24, 2014

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Video showing how to launch a nuke is equally captivating and chilling

Physicist Derek Muller walks through the process by which one of the world's most destructive forces could have been unleashed. It's frighteningly simple.

By July 28, 2015

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Landscape of no fear: Sea turtles don't avoid hungry tiger sharks the way you'd think

Sea turtles don't alter their movements to avoid shark attacks, researchers find, which means sea turtles are tougher than most of us.

By July 28, 2015

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Home video and TV tech for back to school

Looking for an excuse to buy a new piece of home entertainment gear? Today's video streamers and TVs can be educational. YouTube can be a great homework resource, and PBS has apps for kids young and old. Check out our back-to-school picks for more.

9 Images By July 19, 2015

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Sling TV: Everything you need to know

Sling TV is a new $20-per-month live TV package with 16 channels, including ESPN, AMC, TNT, CNN, History, HDTV and the Disney Channel. How does it work, how can you get it -- and will it let you quit cable?

By January 20, 2015

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Reading Rainbow knows happily ever after

From CNET Magazine: Actor and entrepreneur LeVar Burton, host of the beloved "Reading Rainbow" TV show-turned-iPad app, is putting interactive books and video field trips on more devices than ever -- thanks to readers like you. It's quite a story.

By July 22, 2015

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Comcast to launch $15-per-month streaming TV for cord cutters

Dubbed Stream, the service will let Comcast's Xfinity Internet customers watch HBO and a handful of standard broadcast networks via their PCs and mobile devices.

By July 13, 2015

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New official pic for 'Sherlock' Victorian special: Watson's stache is back!

Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman show off their stylish vintage threads and hairstyles from the upcoming "Sherlock" special. Here's hoping there's a grisly Victorian murder to keep the lads busy.

By July 8, 2015