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PlayStation Vue launches on Android TV, with Windows and Mac support on deck

Android TV users can now get PlayStation Vue on their device of choice.

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Philips SceneSwitch review: It’s not a smart bulb, but it is clever

This new white-only LED bulb changes color with a flip of the switch instead of an app on your phone.

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TP-Link Smart Wi-Fi LED Bulb LB130 review: An inexpensive color option

It’s cheaper than the only competing color Wi-Fi bulb, but it’s not better.

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Apple's new TV app puts all the shows and movies you want to watch in one spot

The TV app, coming in December, is a unified TV guide app that works across Apple TV, iPhone, and iPad.


LampChamp light-socket USB charger review: It’s kinda handy

This gadget turns most any lamp into a readily accessible USB charger.


Verizon buys Vessel, promptly shuts the YouTube rival down

The non-amateur hour version of YouTube is going away, and current subscribers will get a refund for all of October.


Friday's DDoS attack came from 100,000 infected devices

DNS Service provider Dyn said that Friday's massive internet disruption came from hackers using an estimated 100,000 devices, many of which have been infected with a notorious malware that can take over cameras and DVRs.


Streaming TV bundle roundup: Everything we know so far

Watch out, Sling TV and PlayStation Vue: More bundles are coming from AT&T, Hulu, YouTube, and possibly Amazon.

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Elgato's Eve HomeKit light switch is an easy and cheap way to automate your house

The $50 smart light switch makes your dumb bulbs more intelligent.

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Amazon adds Dash buttons for 60 more products

Amazon's tap-to-order physical Dash buttons are taking over the world, and more brands in the U.S. are signing up.

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Roost Smart Smoke Alarm RSA-400 review: It’s all about that battery

This 4-in-1 smoke detector comes with a smart back-up battery, but that’s as high as it raises the bar.

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$35 DirecTV Now streaming TV service launches in November with 100 channels

It took eight months after the initial announcement, but DirecTV Now live TV streaming is almost here.

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Google Fiber halts expansion plans to review strategy

In a dramatic change in strategy, Google Fiber has paused plans to roll out fiber optic cables across a number of U.S. cities, as the company reevaluates its strategy to presumably use mainly wireless to provide high-speed Internet service.

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ARM builds up security in the tiniest Internet of Things chips

On Tuesday, ARM will introduce processors that are just a fraction of a millimeter across and incorporate the company’s TrustZone technology.

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For cordless VR and more, WiGig may be worth the wait

On Monday, the Wi-Fi Alliance launched a certification process for WiGig products, which will go as fast as 8Gbps (bits per second) and could include virtual-reality headsets and high-speed office Wi-Fi zones.