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Harman tops Sonos with an SDK that ties Omni Wireless HD speakers into smart homes

Sonos speaker systems are amazing--but proprietary. Harman's SDK lets the speakers be used as intercom systems or to route voice commands to smart appliances, among other possibilities.

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Android TV’s second act: More apps, better hardware, and new features

Google-powered TV boxes have been a tough sell next to Apple TV, Roku, and Fire TV, but that’s starting to change.

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Your complete guide to every Apple TV channel, A to Z

We break down all the Apple TV apps: what you'll find there, how much you'll pay for a subscription, and which cable provider logins are supported.

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The theme for the best new movies streaming this week is ‘Fiends with Benefits’

Monsters, human and inhuman, attack in nine new movies.

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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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WaterGenius promises a free tool to help California fight the drought

This online resource recommends ways you can reduce your household water consumption, calculates how much money you'll save by following its guidance.

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HBO Now cut loose from Apple exclusivity, is coming to Chromecast and Android devices

Let the binge watching begin, starting this summer.

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Nvidia Shield hands-on: The first high-end Android TV box ships today, rife with features

Shield is much pricier than your average set-top box, but aims to justify its $200 price tag with 4K streaming and a bunch of gaming options.

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Google plans to have your home run Android with Project Brillo and Weave

The company's Project Brillo will be based on Android and even let smart appliances recognize your voice.

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Wi-Fi chip maker Broadcom to be acquired in a $37-billion deal

The combined company will develop chipsets for wired and wireless networks

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Android apps can track your Wi-Fi connections to puzzle out your location

A new study warns that Wi-Fi data collected by applications could be used for tracking.

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TVMC for Kodi makes video piracy uncomfortably easy

This free living room TV software offers vast quantities of movies and TV shows out of the box.

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How to make watching TV more fun using the Xbox One's Snap feature

Surf the web while you're gaming or get live stats during a sporting event with this Xbox feature.

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Lenovo's low-cost Cast media streamer ignores pesky walls

Lenovo claims its new Cast media box can receive streamed content from up to 21.8 yards away—and through two walls.