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56% off Vansky Bias Lighting for HDTV USB LED Multi Color Strip Accent Lighting - Deal Alert

Add a subtle backlight for your monitor or TV, reducing eye fatigue and increasing perceived image clarity.

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Acer's Pawbo gadgets will let you play with your pets when you're away from home

In the battle to sell more stuff to consumers, Acer has a new target: your pets.

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Z-Wave (part of it, at least) becomes an open smart-home standard

Sigma Designs has released crucial software elements of its Z-Wave technology into the public domain.

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Bang & Olufsen's Dalek-esque BeoSound wireless speakers project music 360 degrees

Audiophiles may roll their eyes at the very idea of portable Bluetooth speakers, but high-design hi-fi firm Bang & Olufsen just unveiled two of them in Berlin.

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Sonos speakers to get voice control in 2017, with a big assist from Amazon's Alexa

Sonos is giving its speaker experience a boost with app improvements, deeper Spotify integration, and Alexa's assistance.

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Kwikset's second-gen Kevo touch smart lock makes playing well with others a priority

The original Kevo smart lock didn't have cloud connectivity until last year. The new Kevo comes with not only out-of-the-box connectivity, but also plays well with other devices in the smart home ecosystem.

Why your home theater PC still can't stream 4K Ultra HD video

Netflix and Amazon offer 4K UHD streaming, but you can't get it on a PC. A noxious stew of hardware, software, and DRM issues are to blame.

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Google bakes Chromecast support directly into Chrome

Google is finally adding a built-in option to Cast open tabs to your Chromecast-enabled television. The extension will still work, but it's no longer needed.

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Philips Hue motion sensor makes smart home lighting even more convenient

In October, you can stop turning on the lights like a sucker and just keep walking.

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Grace Digital CastDock X2 review: A clever Chromecast Audio companion

But when it comes to bass, this speaker delivers a little too much of a good thing.

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Catch 'No Country for Old Men' and other movies streaming online

Robocop, American Psycho, and Police Academy are just a few of the 12 notable movies you can now see online.

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Primed for pigskin: The best ways to watch football this season (with or without cable)

Whether you’re a cord cutter or a pay-TV addict, we’ll show you all the ways you can watch this season’s bone-crunching action on screens of any size.

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TV Everywhere apps aren't just for cable subscribers

Cable-authenticated TV apps provide a secret stash of free video (we'll show you how to find them).

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Putting your home on the market? Coldwell Banker says smart-home tech will deliver a faster sale

The real-estate company has a DIY staging kit that will quickly transform an ordinary home into a smart home to impress potential buyers. But the deal isn't limited to home-sellers.