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Building an Apple-powered smart home? Here's how non-HomeKit devices could work

Your Apple-powered smart home of the future needn't be limited to the HomeKit ecosystem, but venturing outside will bring some restrictions.

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Amazon to stream its television series ‘Transparent’ for free this Saturday only

To celebrate the show's two Golden Globe wins, Amazon is temporarily taking its critically acclaimed outside its paywall.

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Kingsdown Sleep Smart Intuitive review: Paying a king’s ransom to sleep like a king

Sleep monitors report how well you slept. This sleep-monitoring mattress actively helps you sleep better.

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Panasonic's triangular robot vacuum is aimed squarely at corners

Rulo's brushes can get deep into tight spots and sense invisible dust

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Netflix says Popcorn Time's easy-peasy movie piracy is a serious threat

Popcorn Time isn't even a year old yet, but it's already on Netflix's radar as a competitive threat. Is piracy truly on the rise in the age of streaming services?

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Spotify's Touch Preview makes song sampling painless

Spotify has a new solution for previewing songs to save them to your music collection or creating a play queue on the fly.

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Hulu's next original series steals talent away from YouTube

Video Game High School creators RocketJump and Freddie Wong sign on with Hulu for an eight-episode original comedy.

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The best movies streaming on Netflix, Hulu, Crackle, and Vudu this weekend

Don't waste your precious downtime looking for great movies to watch this weekend. Choose from these picks from our expert critic.

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Dish found not to infringe Fox's copyright by letting users stream programs

The Judge refused to accept a ruling on Aereo as a precedent.

Apple wants to know more about your listening habits

Apple has reportedly acquired analytics platform Musicmetric

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Plex for PlayStation now available in the U.S.

It came to other parts of the world first, but the Plex app for the Playstation 3 and 4 is now available stateside.

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Should you cut the cord? A guide to decide for 2015

Ask yourself these 9 questions before you decide to drop your cable- or satellite-TV subscription.

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Piper NV review: Icontrol adds night vision to its connected-home hub/security camera

Night vision is a major new feature for this camera, but Piper still lacks a number of features compared to some other DIY connected-home platforms on the market today.