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Wavelength wants to make sharing digital movies as easy as sharing physical DVDs

Wavelength relies on a loophole in UltraViolet's terms to let you legally share your digital movies with others.

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These stylish headphones hide a secret: They're a discrete mobile theater with video

The final prototype of the Avegant Glyph is at CES. This mobile theater looks like a pair of headphones that fit over your eyes Geordi LaForge style.

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Attention audiophiles: Neil Young's high fidelity Pono Player hits stores Monday

It's finally here audio fans: Neil Young's fancy high-resolution audio player the Pono is landing on store shelves.

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Netflix users worry about potential VPN ban

Netflix doesn't do much to stop people from accessing Netflix over a virtual private network, but that may soon change.

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Withings introduces $150 Activité Pop, a smartwatch with analog style

If you want to look good while tracking your steps, the new Activité Pop may be the smartwatch for you.

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Samsung smart TVs will soon be able to play PlayStation games without a PlayStation

Sony is partnering with Samsung to bring its PlayStation Now game streaming service to select Samsung Smart TVs in 2015.

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Here's a wearable for couch potatoes: KipstR pauses or records TV for snoozers

Aw, you fell sleep watching your favorite program? Virgin Media's KipstR checks one more first-world problem off the list.

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Three security-boosting steps to perform on every router

If you haven't done this with your router yet, do so STAT to make sure it's nice and secure.

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Comcast launches 4K app the same week it kills Xfinity 3D

Comcast is so over 3D, because the new attraction in HDTV technology is 4K, also known as UHD. If you've got a 2014 Samsung UHD TV then Comcast has an app for you.

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Xbox One kicks out the jams with new Pandora, Vevo apps

Pandora and Vevo have arrived on the Xbox One for your aural pleasure.

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Plex media streaming app arrives on PlayStation 3 and 4, U.S. launch slightly delayed

Plex came to the Xbox One in October, and now it's ready for the PlayStation 3 and 4. But a U.S. date hasn't been announced yet.

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Google Now gets Nest thermostat integration

We've been expecting it since the summer, and now you can finally control your Nest thermostat via Google Now.

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Spotify's smart new playlist tunes you in to your friends' favorite songs

Spotify just introduced a new playlist that's updated daily and compiled from what your friends are listening to.

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Google offers $20 Play Store credit with Chromecast

Hoping to sweeten the deal to make the Chromecast your dongle of choice this holiday season, Google is adding yet another freebie to its $35 streaming stick.

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Amazon slashes Fire TV's price 30 percent for Cyber Monday

Looking to give the gift of streaming this year? Amazon's Fire TV set-top box will be sold for $30 off the regular price Monday afternoon.