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64% 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.

How to download and save a Facebook video

Facebook doesn’t officially provide links to videos for you to save. But all you have to do is trick your browser into thinking you’re browsing Facebook on your phone.

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The Sevenhugs Smart Remote magically adapts to control whatever device it's pointed at

Okay, it’s not really magic, the remote relies on an indoor positioning system to know where it and the devices you’d have it control are located within the room.

Google Daydream View unboxing: A first look at Google's VR headset

How does Daydream View compare to Gear VR and other virtual-reality headsets? Jon Phillips and Adam Patrick Murray go hands on.

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HDMI-CEC: The secret to streaming-remote simplicity

With HDMI-CEC, streaming boxes like Roku and Apple TV are slowly making your TV's remote redundant.

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43% off TripWorthy 100-Piece First Aid Bag For Car, Camping or Travel - Deal Alert

Be prepared for the unexpected emergency with this 100-piece 1st aid kit from TripWorthy that is lightweight, small and durable so you can take it wherever you go. Ideal for hiking, camping, hunting or anywhere you may travel.

What are Microservices?

Developers are finding a new way to create apps and programs - here's a quick look at how microservices work, and what it means for IT shops and their development operations.

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Samsung KS9800 4K UHD, 65-inch smart TV review: Quantum dots + HDR = Wow!

A curved screen? Meh. But HDR and quantum dots result in an LCD TV that gives uber-expensive OLED technology a run for its money.

An iron plant with a goal to spare our planet

This high-tech iron plant hopes to one day operate with zero emissions by switching from natural gas to hydrogen-based steel production.

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YouTube adds HDR support to make videos more vibrant

YouTube now supports high dynamic range video if you're rocking an HDR-capable TV.

LG V20 camera shootout: Audio recording in the video app

Which phone's camera has the best audio quality and recording controls? We pit the V20 against handsets from Google, Apple and Samsung.

LG V20 camera shootout: still images and video stabilization

LG positions the V20 as the ultimate phone for content creators, but how does it really stack up? We compare its photos and video to content shot by the Pixel XL, Galaxy S7 and iPhone 7 Plus.

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Google Home shares the Chromecast's guts, teardown reveals

Google Home doesn't quite have a Chromecast inside, but the two devices do have a lot in common.

The DP-X1 is larger and heavier than your typical digital audio player.

Onkyo DP-X1 high-resolution digital audio player review: It's a handful, but it's also sweet sounding and feature rich

Music lovers with high-end headphones will benefit most from Onkyo’s high-res audio player.

Are Apple’s AirPods worth the wait?

Apple has postponed the launch of the AirPods, the truly-wireless EarPods that can automatically pair to your iPhone. Here’s why you should wait for them.

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Google Home: the good, the bad, and the potential

Google Home launched to consumers in November, but many journalists got a sneak peek. Here's what they thought.

Google Home is here, so what's the verdict?

Google Home launched to consumers in November, but many journalists got a sneak peek. Here's what they thought.

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68% off Anker Astro E1 Ultra Compact High Speed Portable Charger - Deal Alert

This inexpensive smartphone charger from Anker is the size of a candy bar, and has enough juice to recharge any smartphone at least 1-2 times over. It's discounted 68% to just $16, making it an attractive stocking-stuffer idea.

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Best Deals of the Week, October 31st - November 4th - Deal Alert

Check out this roundup of the best deals on gadgets, gear and other cool stuff we have found this week, the week of October 24th. All items are highly rated, and dramatically discounted.

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15% off LifeStraw Personal Water Filter - Deal Alert

A Time Magazine Invention of the Year winner, LifeStraw contains no chemicals, no batteries and no moving parts to wear out. It features a high flow rate and weighs only 2oz. It is perfect for the Ultralight backpacker, camper, hiker, traveler, boy scout, hunter or for emergencies.

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Researchers hack Philips Hue smart bulbs from the sky

In a novel approach to hacking, security researchers used a drone to carry out an attack on Philips Hue smart bulbs.

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How to find a digital movie rental longer than 24 hours

Shop around and you might find a 48-hour or longer rental—and even pay less than for 24 hours.

B&W's P9 Signature headphones celebrate the company's 50th anniversary.

Bowers & Wilkins P9 Signature Headphones review: Exquisite design, gorgeous sound

B&W knows how to celebrate. The British audio company is marking its 50th anniversary with a set of to-die-for cans.