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TiVo iOS app now supports AirPlay mirroring on Apple TV

For the first time, TiVo users can stream their DVR content to a third-party TV box, though it's far from being an ideal solution.

T-Mobile's latest family data plans are a downright bargain

The latest promotion from T-Mobile undercuts Verizon, AT&T, and Sprint by a wide margin.


Facebook lets you avoid the algorithm and control your own news feed

Sometimes humans are better than machines are better at figuring out what they want. Who knew?


Ecobee becomes the first HomeKit thermostat

Setting your home's temperature with Siri voice controls just became a reality.


Apple confirms it's trying to fix Home Sharing for iOS 9

Updating iOS for Apple Music disables streaming iTunes songs from a Mac, and it'll stay that way for at least a couple more months.


Amazon finally releases Cloud Drive mobile apps, but they're bare bones

Users of Amazon’s online storage service can now view all their files on iOS and Android, but there’s still no way to edit or upload.


iOS 8.4 nixes Home Sharing for music, at least for now

iTunes users no longer have a free, built-in way to stream their songs from a Mac to iPhones and iPads.


Sony's new whole-home speakers combine Google Cast and Apple AirPlay

Can't decide on the best way to send audio from your phone to your sound system? Now you don't have to.


Hulu revisited: Worthy of love and suspicion in equal measure

The streaming-video site has snapped out of its lethargy with loads of new content, but it might not have cord-cutters’ best interests at heart.


Sprint reverses course on plans to limit new 'All In' plans to 3G video speeds

$80 per month for a high-end smartphone and unlimited data? Sounds good, until you get to the fine print.


Medium stays firmly anti-password with radical e-mail-based logins

The blogging platform no longer requires a Twitter or Facebook account, but still won't let you create a password.

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Sonos and Apple will make beautiful music together by year-end

After a brief period of radio silence, Apple says it'll bring its new Apple Music streaming service to Sonos speakers this year.

The original iPad mini is gone, but this non-Retina model was past its prime anyway

The iPad mini 2 becomes Apple's cheapest tablet, though you can still get some refurbished deals for less.


Fearing net neutrality rules, Sprint stops throttling heavy data users

Sprint's old throttling policy, originally intended to fight network congestion, disappears without any significant impact expected.

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Rough Apple Watch sales estimate: 2.79 million units

Apple's off to a much stronger start than its smartwatch rivals, at least according to a third-party estimate.