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Nintendo nixes its bizarre bedside sleep tracker

Nintendo’s shelves its first “Quality of Life” health and fitness product, but doesn’t rule out others.

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Spotify gives Amazon Echo a dose of on-demand music

Amazon Echo gets millions more songs with Spotify, but only with a $10 per month Premium subscription.

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Domino’s Pizza announces ordering via Amazon Echo, painstakingly avoids mentioning the Super Bowl

Amazon Echo and Domino’s: Finally, your $180 talking cylinder lets you order a cheap pizza.

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The cord-cutter’s guide to watching Super Bowl 50

Watching the Super Bowl without cable TV will be easier and better than ever in 2016.

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Google’s OnHub Wi-Fi routers take a novel approach to guest networks

With Guest Wi-Fi, Google OnHub users can control exactly which devices visitors may access.

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Dish Hopper 3 caters to TV enthusiasts with split-screen 4K viewing, 16-channel DVR

Dish has just launched its Hopper 3 set-top box for serious DVR junkies.

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Apple TV just became the best box for streaming live broadcast TV

Channels for Apple TV now timeshifts up to 30 minutes of live television from HDHomeRun tuners.

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Why cord cutters shouldn’t live in fear of broadband data caps

An optimistic outlook on Internet data limits, overage charges, and the potential threat to streaming video.

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Flash video is 'on life support,' but big sites won’t let go

A new report says Flash will mostly disappear within two years. Will Hulu and other major streaming sites budge?

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'Doctor Who' is departing Netflix, at least in the U.S.

Netflix and Hulu will lose 'Doctor Who' on February 1.

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FCC to take aim at outrageous cable-box costs

An FCC proposal could bring relief from cable box rental fees by opening pay TV programming to more devices.

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Security-camera snooping made easy, thanks to the Shodan search engine

Shodan exposes IoT security woes with a dedicated filter for vulnerable camera feeds,

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Curious about HDR? Here's everything you need to know if you plan to buy a TV in 2016

What TV buyers need to know before buying into HDR

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Nest thermostat software bug chills users once again

A faulty Nest thermostat firmware update made batteries drain and home temperatures drop.

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Cord-Cutter Confidential's predictions for 2016

After a big year for cord cutting, here's what to expect in 2016.