Sling TV launches Cloud DVR feature, available to Roku users first

Sling TV on Monday announced a Cloud DVR feature that will be available in beta to select Roku users. The invitation-only feature will offer up to 100 hours of cloud DVR storage, with no time limit on recordings.

The beta will officially launch in December and slowly roll out to additional platforms over the next few months. In order to receive an invite, you have to submit your Sling TV credentials to this link. Sling says that submitting your credentials does not guarantee access into the beta program.

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AT&T DIRECTV NOW Launches Nov. 30 starting at $35 per month

AT&T officially unveiled the final details for its DIRECTV NOW on-demand streaming video platform on Monday, including the launch date and the monthly pricing tiers. It will compete directly with services such as Sling TV and PlayStation Vue when it launches on November 30 starting at $35.

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Burnout Paradise, Sleeping Dogs December Xbox Live Games with Gold

Each new month is a dice roll when it comes to the list of bonus games that accompany Xbox Live and PlayStation Network’s premium services. Sometimes, there just isn’t anything on offer. This month, though, the dice are on our side, with some genuinely good games on offer, including a long-awaited backwards compatibility title and a solid open-world game.

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Google Play Store updates inbound

A new Google Play Store update is on the horizon. Google is constantly working to improve the experience for Android users who use the Google Play Store to purchase apps. Just last week, for example, Google announced that it’s making changes to help prevent fraudulent apps and reviews. More is coming.

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Microsoft is streamlining its Windows 10 updates

Microsoft has announced plans to streamline its Windows 10 updates with the new Unified Update Platform. UUP cuts upgrade file sizes by around a third to make them faster to download, and it will first be available with the Creators Update next spring.

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Watch the Red Dead Redemption 2 debut trailer here at 8am PT! [Update: IT’S LIVE!]

After the teases and subsequent reveal that came earlier this week, Rockstar Games is set to debut the trailer for Red Dead Redemption 2 today. The trailer goes live at 8am PT (11am ET, 3pm GMT), and you’ll find it embedded above.

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How to stream Google’s hardware launch event live on October 4

Google is hosting an event on October 4 in San Francisco, where it’s almost certainly going to unveil new hardware. Based on rumors and leaks, it looks like the company will announce two Pixel smartphones, a Daydream VR viewer, a 7-inch tablet, a voice-activated speaker, a laptop and even a new OS.

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Xbox One getting special, Rare Achievement notifications

Ooo, shiny.

Xbox LIVE’s Larry “Major Nelson” Hryb tweeted out news that Xbox One Preview members will get a new update today. That update includes the new Arena and Looking for Group features. It also includes some fancy, Rare Achievement notifications.

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Google Duo downloaded 5 million times on Android in one week

Google Duo is, as the company has described, “a simple 1-to-1 video calling app available for Android and iOS.” It’s doing well so far.

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AT&T has best wireless customer care in the U.S. – Study