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FAQ: What's so special about 802.11ad Wi-Fi?

Here are the broad strokes about 802.11ad, the wireless technology that’s just starting to hit the market.

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4K Chromecast Ultra details leak ahead of Google event

The Chromecast Ultra is expected to cost $69 when it rolls out after Google's hardware event on October 4.

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Armies of hacked smart devices launch unprecedented DDoS attacks

The botnets made up of compromised IoT devices are now capable of launching distributed denial-of-service attacks of unprecedented scale.

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Sonos comes to the Apple store, but what does that mean for Beats speakers?

Buying a Sonos home speaker from Apple will also get you a free gift card to try Apple Music.

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What to expect from Google's big Oct. 4 hardware event

Pixel phones, Google Home, a 4K Chromecast, and maybe even a new tablet may come to dine at the hardware feast.

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Xiaomi Mi Box Android TV appears in the wild with a $69 price tag

The latest Google-friendly set-top box supports 4K video, HDR content, and includes a Bluetooth voice remote.

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Plex Cloud lets you say goodbye to your always-on home media server

Plex Cloud relies on Amazon's Web Services to stream your media, rather than a constantly connected PC sitting in your home.

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Roku reboots its entire lineup with five all-new Express, Premiere, and Ultra models

The streaming pioneer is retiring all of its current set-top boxes, but will keep the portable Roku Stick. Its top two new products will deliver 4K video and HDR decoding.

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Nest Cam Outdoor review: Nest goes outside with a fully weatherized security camera

Advanced security and ease of use worthy of the Nest Cam name.

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Following Pandora, iHeartRadio reveals new premium radio and on-demand music streaming

iHeartRadio is going head-to-head with Spotify but hopes its expertise in Internet radio will give it an edge.

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Apple's Siri-powered Amazon Echo rival reportedly hits the prototype phase

It's not ready yet, but a report from Bloomberg says Apple's Echo rival is now in the prototype and testing phase.

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The best superhero movie of the year, and other films, are now streaming

Catch Captain America: Civil War and 11 other movies online.

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5 high-tech gadgets to upgrade your next cookout

Take your outdoor events to the next level with the Coolest Cooler, JBL Xtreme Bluetooth speaker, GoSun Sport Solar Stove, Goal Zero Nomad 20 solar panel, and Thermacell Trailblazer mosquito-repelling lantern.

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Hulu's rolling out two VR-only TV shows this fall

Hulu is getting serious about virtual reality this fall, with VR-only news and comedy shows.

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Pre-roll ads on Amazon and Netflix are a poor solution to a genuine problem

Amazon Video's unskippable pre-roll teaser ads annoy as much as they inform.