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REAL TIME DEALS: OUR PICKS FOR BEST TECH DISCOUNTS HAPPENING RIGHT NOW

Our top 5 quick fire list of real-time deals, found around the web and available for only a few days. Discounted by $1,300 at BestBuy.com: Samsung 65″ Class (64.5″ Diag.) LED 4K Ultra HD Smart 3D TV. Save $800 at BestBuy on Sony’s 65″ Class (64.5″ Diag.) – LED – 2160p – Smart – 3D – 4K Ultra HD TV Save ... Read More »

Is Alphabet cursed now that it is No. 1?

The following is a free preview of CNBC Pro. To get more investment analysis and the live CNBC TV feed, please subscribe. To much fanfare, Alphabet’s market capitalization topped $531 billion Tuesday, surpassing Apple’s $524 billion worth and making the Google parent the most valuable publicly-traded company in the world. But heavy is the head that wears the crown. The ... Read More »

ARM will skip modems for now, despite being a huge force in mobile

ARM has added a wealth of wireless technologies to its arsenal, but has no immediate plans to design a modem for mobile or Internet of Things devices. The company offers CPU and GPU designs that are widely used in smartphones andtablets. A missing piece is a cellular modem that ARM customers could license and put in mobile devices. ARM once ... Read More »

Nvidia GeForce Now kicks off Square Enix game deal with free Tomb Raider streaming

Sit up and pay attention, Shield owners: Nvidia’s GeForce Now, a Netflix-style game-streaming service, is bringing some big games from another top studio to its catalog.Nvidia announced Thursday that Square Enix would bring five games to GeForce Now over the course of 2016. The first game will be Tomb Raider, the critically acclaimed 2013 series reboot, which hits the service ... Read More »

DTS:X is now available on select A/V receivers from Denon and Marantz

Sister companies Denon and Marantz have become the first A/V receiver manufacturers to release firmware updates enabling their products to decode DTS:X soundtracks. The free firmware upgrade is currently available on the companies’ flagship units: Denon’s AVR-X7200W/WA receiver and Marantz’s AV8802A preamp/processor. Owners of those models can download the firmware immediately, directly from the respective units. Owners of other “DTS:X-ready” ... Read More »

Google Play Store can now use your Gmail itineraries for app recommendations

Where you go can tell a lot about you. Google would now like to use what it already knows about your travels to better pitch some new Android apps. An update to the Google Play Store features a new option: Use itineraries from Gmail.You can turn it on in the settings, and as the description implies you should see more apps ... Read More »

BlackBerry Priv now available for purchase in France

Just last week, BlackBerry expanded Priv’s availability to three new European markets, including Italy, the Netherlands, and Spain. And now, the Canadian company has added another country to the list: France. Yes, the Android-powered handset is now available for purchase in France. You can buy it from the company’s official French ShopBlackBerry store. As for the price, the Priv carries ... Read More »

75% of Apple’s mobile devices are now running iOS 9

Apple has released its latest iOS adoption numbers, revealing that the version 9 of its mobile operating system now powers 75% of compatible devices. This means that three out of every four mobile devices from the company are currently running iOS 9. The number stood at 70% last month, and 66% the month prior. So as you can see, the ... Read More »

LG G4 on US Cellular is now getting Android 6.0 Marshmallow

Following its release in South Korea, Europe, and for units having been sold by Sprint in the US, the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update for the LG G4 has now reached US Cellular. Specifically, G4 devices bought from this carrier. The update is rolling out in stages, as you’d expect, so it may be a few days before you see that ... Read More »

LG “Play” teaser hits at new product for the MWC

LG slipped us a cryptic invitation – “Play begins, Barcelona February 21.” What is it? We don’t know officially, but we’ll give it a few guesses. Obviously, we’d most want a new smartphone – a music oriented one, given the music box in the background. LG has had a few stereo speakers on its phones, but it’s pretty rare, the ... Read More »