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DirecTV Now review: An extremely rough draft of a great streaming bundle

Don’t rush into DirecTV Now, even if AT&T really wants you to sign up immediately. DirecTV Now is a streaming video service that offers a big bundle of traditional cable channels, similar to Dish Network’s Sling TV and Sony’s PlayStation Vue. And for now, the price is unbeatable, with a promotional rate of $35 per month for 100 channels that ... Read More »

Mercedes-Benz cars to cost an additional 2 per cent from January

As all major automakers in the country will be hiking the car prices effectively from January 2017 onwards. Popular luxury automaker in the country, Mercedes-Benz has announced its plans to hike the ex-showroom prices across models by 2 per cent from January 1, 2017. The company cites rising input cost, upward moving Forex rate and inflation as a reason behind ... Read More »

Advantages of using an EV

Electric vehicles today have become more than just a growing trend or something that is fashionable to be seen in. In the face of growing pollution concerns from traditional power sources, they have been called the future and in the next 10-15 years the ratio of electric to ICE could switch sides very easily. Every major automaker now has a ... Read More »

This week in games: Battlefield 1 gets a Grenade Crossbow and someone builds an Atari 2600 in Minecraft

MORE LIKE THIS The 15 most exciting PC games still coming in 2016 This week in games: Free Titanfall 2 weekend, Star Wars Battlefront meets… This week in games: Diablo 4 whispers, Civilization VI launch VIDEO How to Block Ads in Windows 10 That’s it. We’re done. Dead Rising 4 released this week, and that’s (as far as I can ... Read More »

Windows: When no growth is an improvement

Microsoft yesterday said that revenue in the September quarter for the More Personal Computing group was down 2%, the second consecutive quarter of year-over-year declines and the fifth contraction in the last six quarters. Windows revenue, which accounts for the bulk of More Personal Computing’s (MPC) total, was flat. But that was an improvement over the prior quarter, when sales ... Read More »

An IoT botnet is partly behind Friday’s massive DDOS attack

Malware that can build botnets out of IoT devices is at least partly responsible for a massive distributed denial-of-service attack that disrupted U.S. internet traffic on Friday, according to network security companies. Since Friday morning, the assault has been disrupting access to popular websites by flooding a DNS service provider called Dyn with an overwhelming amount of internet traffic. Some of ... Read More »

Halloween is coming! Stream these gems to get an early start on your monster mash

October has arrived. Monster month is here. And there’s no shortage of horrific movies to stream, to celebrate, and to scare away unwanted spirits. To start, we have one of the scariest vampire movies ever made—despite its being nearly a century old—as well as one of the spookiest and most underrated ghost movies of recent years. We have a monster ... Read More »

Roku has an app problem, but it’s working on solutions

Roku’s streaming-media players have always stood out from the competition with a simple formula: Affordable hardware, plus an app selection unrivaled in its quality and diversity. But the platform’s app selection is deteriorating even as the company’s players become ever more affordable with the new Express, Premiere, and Ultra modelsannounced this week. MENTIONED IN THIS ARTICLE Roku Streaming Stick (2016) ... Read More »

This week in games: Stranger Things becomes an 80s-style SCUMM, Duke Nukem returns from the grave

I had to take a break last week from wrapping up the week’s gaming news and putting a big floppy bow on it, thanks to a 103-degree fever (40 degrees for you not-Americans). But now I’m back! I’d say “Better Than Ever,” but I’d be lying. Anyway, this week we’ve got a Stranger Things adventure game, some sort of Duke ... Read More »

Another near-final Windows 10 build adds an Amazon extension to Microsoft Edge

It’s a few days late for Prime Day, but Microsoft’s Edge browser now has an Amazon extension for your shopping convenience. It’s one of the last remaining features to be added to Windows 10 as its Anniversary Update draws closer to its “final,” shipping code. Microsoft released Build 14390 for both PC and Mobile to Windows Insiders in the Fast ... Read More »