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Google's guide for switching from iPhone to Android locks you into its cloud

The newly published tutorial sucks you into Google services - all of which work on iOS if you ever want to switch back.

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Hands-on with Homeboy: This could be the best home-security camera yet

This tiny device has the potential to shake up the home-security market.

Your online TV watching is now being tracked across devices

A partnership between Adobe and Nielsen gives broadcasters detailed viewing data

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Skype's new drawing feature appears on Windows Phone first

Skype's got a new drawing feature and it's landed on Windows Phone first.

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Six factors for finding a new web hosting provider

Looking for a web host? These key factors will help you narrow down your search.

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Last week, the Roost Smart Battery was a great idea

A $35 battery that sends smoke-alarm notifications to your phone would have been terrific if the $99 Leeo hadn’t been invented.

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Leeo Smart Alert Nightlight review: $99 is cheap if it saves your house from burning down

It plugs into an AC outlet, alerts you to smoke and carbon monoxide alarms, and contacts you via an app with a recording of the sound. A few false alarms aside, this security device is a smart buy for any home.

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Second-screen apps for every World Series fan

The Fall Classic starts Tuesday, and these apps are as essential as peanuts and Cracker Jack.

Manage Your Media More Effectively with NAS

Network attached storage may be your best bet to get those unruly pictures, music files, and videos under control in a flash. Here's your plan of attack.

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Apps to discover and learn more about classical music

Whether you’re a novice to the genre, or a seasoned musician, you’ll find something here that will help you discover and learn more about great music.

G Watch R vs. Moto 360: Picking the best Android Wear watch

We've fully tested both circle-display smartwatches. Here's why LG's competitor takes the Android Wear crown.

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Report: Sprint to charge $10 per month for Samsung Gear S data plan

The luxury of using a smartwatch in place of your phone may not come cheap, as carriers look to cash in.

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Apple, Spotify aim to push streaming prices down

What’s the streaming music subscription sweet spot? Apple is reportedly eyeing a $5-a-month option.

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Flappy Bird clone found hidden in Android 5.0 Lollipop's settings

Frustrate yourself all over again with an Androidified version of the hit mobile game.

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Qualcomm pushes 4K video streaming with prototype TV dongle

The chip maker is keen on 4K video, but needs manufacturing partners to get on board

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Gmail's Android app may soon work with all your non-Google email accounts, too

Gmail for Android may soon be the only email app you'll need.