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Puro Labs headphones

Puro Sound Labs introduces headphones designed to protect children’s hearing

These phones attenuate the input signal so that it doesn’t exceed a level that can cause permanent damage to the listener’s ears.

Keen Home Smart Vent

Keen Home says its Smart Vent can reduce home energy bills, but some HVAC pros question the wisdom of closing vents

The objective is to redistribute airflow around the home, but some say the resulting changes in air pressure can damage central heating and cooling systems.


Android TV gets proof-of-concept hack, but don’t panic

Proof-of-concept Android TV hack shows the risks--still mostly theoretical--of smart TVs.

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LG to offer Roku-powered smart TVs

The company says the entry-level TVs are a one-off effort and it has no plans to ditch WebOS.

Grove Labs Ecosystem

Grove Labs brings its fish-powered smart indoor garden to Kickstarter

Grow your own organic food with the mostly automated Grove Ecosystem, which uses fish poop as plant fertilizer.

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The moocher’s guide to cutting the cord, 2015 edition

How to ditch cable TV: Freeload off a friend or family member.

Get to know the iPad Pro

Take a closer look at Apple's mega-tablet, the iPad Pro with the Smart Keyboard and Pencil.

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Kindle vs Fire: How to choose the right Amazon e-reader

So you’ve narrowed the e-reader field to Amazon’s lineup. We’ll help you pick the right model for your needs.

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9 killer gifts for PC gamers

Give your gamer something more than a Hot Pocket and Mountain Dew this holiday season.

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12 travel-friendly tech gifts you'll want to take with you

The travel-friendly tech in this gift guide can save your favorite frequent flier some stress on their next trip. Whether it's a clip-on camera accessory or a great organizer, it's all worth taking with you.

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5 high-tech toys to delight kids of all ages

Let's face it—you're going to have as much fun with these toys as your kids will. And that's just fine.

Smart-home gifts

5 awesome gifts for smart-home enthusiasts

Armed with this gift guide, you can transform an ordinary house into a smart and secure home for the modern age.

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Youtube Kids hit with more complaints about inappropriate ads

Ads marketing sugar-laden snacks and drinks have prompted a further round of complaints about Youtube Kids, a supposedly safe space for children to spend time online.

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iPad buying guide: How to choose an iPad Pro, iPad Air, or iPad mini

These days, picking an iPad can be tricky, but Jason Snell has used them all and has great advice on which model is right for you.


CBS All Access streaming heads to Amazon Fire TV

With Amazon Fire TV support, CBS All Access now works with all the major streaming boxes.

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10 awesome gift ideas for Android users

Not sure what to get your Android lovin' pals for the holidays this year? We can help.