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Netflix explains why its apps don't work on older TVs and set-top boxes

Speaking to Gizmodo a Netflix spokesman said the problem was that these older devices were running Windows Media DRM, a digital rights management service that has since been replaced by Microsoft PlayReady. Netflix has been using PlayReady since 2010, as it is easier to get content from movie studios and other providers in that format. As of December 2, these …

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Chrome can warn users of slow pages before clicking

Google Chrome announced a plan to introduce tagging as a way to encourage publishers to improve the site's speed. Google suggested a context menu of links that will tell users before they click a site that is slow. The goal is to reward fast websites. Reward for fast sites? According to Google, the purpose of the labeling is to "reward" …

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This is the sequel to Samsung's best mid-ranger in years

Samsung is fighting the Chinese attack in India with a smattering of attractive budget-friendly phones. We named the Galaxy A50 Samsung's best mid-ranger for several years in our review, and the follow-up is shaping up to be even better. Steve Hemmerstof, aka OnLeaks, and the people of Pricebaba have published what is alleged to be the first title of the …

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Master & Dynamic MH40 Wireless review: looks like $ 300, but doesn't sound like it

Although it costs up to $ 300 or $ 400, headphones like Bose's Noise Canceling Headphones 700, Beats Solo Pro or Sony WH-1000XM3 don't feel that they should cost that much. Their sound quality, comfort and ability to completely dispense ambient noise with noise cancellation is not discussed. But their plastic constructions just don't give the best first impression. The …

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Facebook finally allows the removal of tabs and red message points from the upper hub field

After suggesting last year, Facebook is finally giving its users the opportunity to hide certain tabs from the upper hub bar, as well as an option to turn off the message points. The new feature, called Shortcut Settings, is gradually rolling out to Android users in the coming weeks. When Facebook initially announced the personalization benefits of the navigation bar …

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Call of Duty Modern Warfare Update 1.08 – New patch notes revealed for COD download | Games | Entertainment

Call of Duty Modern Warfare Update 1.08 comes live this morning following a brief announcement from Activision. The game's community manager confirmed the news a few hours before the new patch was scheduled to go live. This included information that the next COD update would be released at around 8am GMT, and would be delivered complete with correction notes. Infinity …

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