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Philips Hue LED lighting gets a new dimmer control

Device can be mounted on the wall or detached and used as a handheld remote.

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Comcast plans for nationwide 1-gigabit cable service by 2018

Trials of the DOCSIS 3.1 service, which establishes a minimum of 1-gigabit-per-second downloads, will be launched later this year, according to a report.

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The FitNatic Nourish, and other cautionary crowd-funding tales

Revelations of the sketchy track record of two members of the FitNatic team prompted us to look back at successful crowd-funding campaigns that failed to deliver.

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Gamefly’s game-streaming service arrives on Samsung smart TVs

Now if only GameFly could do something about its very limited streaming library.

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Amazon Echo adding voice controls for SmartThings devices

With Amazon’s connected speaker, turning on the lights and activating appliances will soon be just a voice command away for SmartThings users.

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Spotify CEO: Sorry about our super creepy new privacy policy

Spotify didn't mean to make it sound like it was forcing you to hand over access to your phone.

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Amazon reportedly beats Apple TV in 2014 as streaming video gets serious

Amazon quickly made its mark on the media streamer landscape in 2014, but this year could look a lot different.

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Spotify CEO hints why the music service's privacy policy gets all up in your business

Spotify recently changed its privacy policy. Now the CEO is hinting why.

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How the Xbox One and Windows 10 come together (and where they fall apart)

Microsoft has realized that it can’t ignore PC gaming anymore, but it still has work to do in building a bridge from the Xbox One.

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Take a sneak peek at Amazon Studios’ new TV shows

‘The Man in the High Castle’ should deliver on the promise of its pilot; ‘Hand of God,’ starring Ron Perlman, could be another breakout hit.

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The Comcast interview: The conglomerate people love to hate charts a new direction

Who’d have thought one of the world’s largest pay-TV service providers would develop a product aimed at cord cutters? And that’s just one of the big projects Comcast is working on today.

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Spotify's new privacy policy gets all up in your business

Sensor data, photos, contacts: Spotify wants it all.

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HBO Now lands on Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick

One more connected TV platform down, but more to go for HBO’s standalone streaming video service.