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TDK Trek 360 Bluetooth speaker review: This box radiates nicely rendered tunes

This portable music cube radiates music in all directions, sounds great, and runs for 6 hours on fully charged battery.

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Comcast to bring two-gigabit Internet service to Bay Area, boost existing tiers

Silicon Valley residents won't have to wait for Google Fiber: The cable giant says it will roll out the service in May.

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GasWatch propane tank scale alerts your mobile phone when you run low on fuel

This clever gadget safely lets you know how much propane is left, so you don’t get caught with a half-cooked meal.

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Star Wars! Nothing but Star Wars! (And other great movies newly available for streaming)

Nick at the Powder Room is absolutely beside himself this weekend. But if you don't like Star Wars or basketball, we have 7 other picks.

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The cord-cutter's guide to watching the NBA playoffs

How to watch all the hardwood heroics without paying for a cable subscription.

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Plex TV subscribers get support for photos and music as part of a significant update

The Plex smart TV app is now more useful than ever, but you'll need to pony up for a subscription to get the new features.

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This self-heating coffee mug operates wirelessly

The Nano USB-rechargeable wireless mug can keep your favorite brew warm and drinkable for 45 minutes

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Netflix plans better security and a new TV interface in 2015

Netflix has a new user interface coming for its television apps and is adding HTTPS across its site.

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ARM aims to boost Bluetooth battery life to bolster connected devices

The chip designer has acquired two companies to beef up its offerings.

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Bitdefender Box review: Trying hard to be antivirus for the Internet of Things

You could also call it whole-home anti-malware, but I wouldn’t call it ready for widespread deployment.

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Sling TV channel guide: All the programming, and all the restrictions, all in one chart

Dish's streaming video service may be cheaper than a bloated cable bundle, but it can still be just as confusing.

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Neighborhood Watch program to add wireless security cams to its wetware network

Strategically placed battery-powered cameras will provide real-time alerts to designated residents' smartphones.

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Vizio to launch a line of high dynamic range HDTVs

The TV manufacturer is buying into Dolby Vision technology, and it hopes you'll do the same.