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Amazon Fire TV review: The perfect streaming box for people who love Amazon

For Amazon Prime subscribers, Fire TV promises less time browsing and more time watching. Everyone else might feel left out.

Deezer and IFTTT

Streaming-music service Deezer announces IFTTT integration

Synchronizing your lighting to pulse to your playlist, or updating all your social-media accounts each time you favorite a track are just two examples of what’s possible.

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Sling gets sued over Slingbox desktop ads

Sling's attempt to extract more money from customers through advertising could come at a cost.

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Apple's security requirements are reportedly holding up HomeKit

Smart home devices using Wi-Fi and Bluetooth LE must meet stringent security standards.

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Netflix's new TV interface sounds kind of iffy

Selecting a movie or TV show will automatically begin playback, while menu options linger on the screen for a few seconds.

Job Hunting tips for the IT Pro

Martha Heller, an IT executive recruiter, offers up career advice for IT professionals at the recent IT Roadmap in Boston. Should executives job jump or build tenure? How much social media should they do? Heller offers up her suggestions in this video.

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Comcast’s new streaming service is not as terrible as you might think

Sure, it’s Comcast. But Stream is also a step toward fixing what's wrong with cable TV.

Fitnatic Nourish

FitNatic Nourish delivers custom supplement blends on demand

This $500 counter-top device promises to revolutionize your nutrition regimen.

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Sears vs Target: Which store operates the best connected-home showroom?

Two retail giants are making the most of their brick-and-mortar assets to help educate consumers about the latest smart-home trends.

ADT adds Nest support

ADT integrates Nest control into its Pulse home-automation platform

The security company is also bundling free Nest Learning Thermostats with Pulse packages in select U.S. cities.

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App Store, Apple Music, iTunes, Apple TV, Beats 1 and other iCloud services were struggling for over 3 hours

Apple was quick to fix the issue, noting that the problem involved iCloud services.

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YouTube video subscriptions may include music, but no network TV

As the ad-free version of YouTube inches closer to launch, don't expect it to look anything like Netflix, Amazon Prime, or Hulu.

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GreenIQ's Smart Garden Hub irrigation controller gains IFTTT support

Israeli startup GreenIQ ups the garden-automation ante with an IFTTT channel for its cloud-connected sprinkler controller.

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NFL Game Pass brings streaming football reruns to the TV

The NFL is replacing its Game Rewind streaming service with something that's much more TV-friendly, but don't expect live games anytime soon.