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SmartThings Hub V2

Samsung SmartThings vulnerability lets hackers make their own house keys

Samsung’s SmartThings smart home hub deals with its second security flaw in six months.

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How to customize the Apple TV (fourth-generation) home screen

Make the Apple TV home screen your own by customizing the top row, app order, and folders.

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Google’s OnHub router gains IFTTT support on its way to becoming a smart-home hub

OnHub IFTTT integration lets users trigger smart home devices when they get home.

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Alexa everywhere: Triby is a portable speaker with Amazon smarts

The Triby portable speaker is the first non-Amazon device with Alexa onboard.

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TV networks’ response to unlocking the cable box highlights everything that's wrong about cable TV

The FCC’s open set-top box plan aims to improve the viewing experience, so of course TV networks hate it.

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The Android TV remote app for iOS is as bare-bones as the Android version

Tap, swipe, type: Android TV gets an iOS app for when your hardware remote goes missing.

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TiVo revamps its Roamio OTA set-top box and drops the subscription charge

TiVo's Roamio OTA DVR for cord cutters doubles the storage and makes lifetime pricing permanent.

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Pizza Hut turns to algorithms and GPS tracking to increase sales

Yup, it’s the 'Uber-ization' of pizza, as Pizza Hut joins the wave of chain restaurants embracing tech.

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The Charter-Time Warner Cable deal includes concessions for cord cutters

The combined cable company will be data cap-free for seven years, and won’t impede new streaming services from TV networks.

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Time Warner’s Turner aims for cinephiles with FilmStruck streaming service

Turner’s FIlmStruck streaming service will offer art house and indie films, and steals the Criterion Collection from Hulu.

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This NES adapter adds wireless control, no modding necessary

Analogue’s Retro Receiver is just the excuse you need to put an original Nintendo in your living room.

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Why Sling TV multi-stream plans are missing ESPN and Disney (for now)

What's keeping ESPN and Disney out of Sling TV's multi-stream plan? Dish Network explains.

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HBO Now heads to consoles with Xbox One and Xbox 360 apps (and some Samsung Smart TVs too)

HBO Now slides onto Xbox One, Xbox 360, and new Samsung Smart TVs for watching Game of Thrones without cable.

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Google search will soon show live TV listings

What time is the Game of Thrones TV premiere? Just ask Google search.

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Comcast’s Roku and Samsung TV apps will free customers from cable boxes

Comcast readies Roku and Samsung TV apps as it tries to prevent a truly open cable box market.