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Hulu Monthly Streaming Guide

The best new shows and movies this month on Hulu.

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Verizon-AOL Deal Designed to Raise Your Wireless Bill

[Tom’s Guide] The video streaming-happy data binging we do at home is on a crash course with our budgets once we take it mobile. Verizon’s data plans start at 1GB per month for $60. According to a calculator on rival … Continue reading

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Ford’s New GT Supercar Has (Some) Eco Cred

[Tom’s Guide] Introduced in January and due to go on sale next year, at $400,000, the GT both borrows engine tech from Ford’s mainstream cars and debuts lightweight materials. These, the company expects to trickle down to future economy cars … Continue reading

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Cablevision ‘Cord Cutter’ Internet Offer Is Mostly Hype

[Tom’s Guide] I had Cablevison’s new Optimum ‘Cord Cutter’ broadband package before it was called that. Even the New York area-based company puts quotation marks around the name of the service. n truth, it’s just a buzzword-bedecked rebrand. [Read the rest … Continue reading

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8 Awesome 3D Printing Trends to Watch

[Tom’s Guide] This year sees the emergence of tiny 3D printers smaller than the proverbial breadbox, silent and stink-free 3D printers and — especially handy — printers with 24/7 tech support. These home printers, and far fancier ones in factories, … Continue reading

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Your Guide to Cable TV Cord-Cutting

[Tom’s Guide] This is an exciting time for cord cutting — dropping cable or satellite TV service in favor of online video sources. Online doesn’t mean free, though. You might be wondering, “Is cord cutting really going to save me … Continue reading

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HDTVs Left Behind in Samsung’s 4K Push

[Tom’s Guide] Samsung really wants you to buy a UHD TV — which has four times as many pixels as HD — because that’s where the money is. UHD sets account for 60 percent of Samsung’s TV revenue, even though … Continue reading

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It Might Be Too Late for Apple’s Online TV Service

[Tom’s Guide] Pay TV is broken, many people agree (cable companies are among the least popular of all US corporations). And Apple has a knack for fixing broken businesses, such as music downloads and smartphones. But that might not be … Continue reading

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Olympus E-M5 Mark II Review: Weatherproof, Great Photos

[Tom’s Guide] The Olympus M5 MII is one of the best cameras for candid shooting, and certainly the smallest, as long as the lighting is good. Autofocus is quick in most conditions; five-axis image stabilization keeps photos and especially videos … Continue reading

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Decoded: Net Neutrality and the ‘New’ Broadband

[Tom’s Guide] Despite comedian John Oliver calling a Federal Communications Committee meeting on Net neutrality “the most boring thing I have ever seen,” the notion that the government should prevent ISPs from favoring some Internet traffic over others has hit … Continue reading

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