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Up to 30% off Amazon Kindle and Fire Tablets - Deal Alert

Through May 7, Amazon has discounted various models of Kindle and Fire Tablets.

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Logitech Harmony app arrives with smart controls for Android TV

Your TV can become the master control center for all your home's smart devices.

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The Charter-Time Warner Cable deal includes concessions for cord cutters

The combined cable company will be data cap-free for seven years, and won’t impede new streaming services from TV networks.

Nokia dives into digital health

With the $191 million acquisition of France's Withings, Nokia is back in the consumer gadget space and diving deeper into digital health.

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BeOn bulbs get UL outdoor certification, with new security features coming in May

BeOn bulbs should still be kept mostly dry despite the certification. The lighting replay update is a bigger deal, and allows pre-programmed lighting sequences to be played throughout the day.

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Time Warner’s Turner aims for cinephiles with FilmStruck streaming service

Turner’s FIlmStruck streaming service will offer art house and indie films, and steals the Criterion Collection from Hulu.

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The tiny Klug Home promises big changes in what we should expect of hubs and controllers

Connected-home devices like the Nest thermostat already adapt to your preferences, this could be the first connected-home hub that can pull off that trick.

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Nokia to buy connected health gadgets firm Withings for $191 million

Nokia is paying 170 million euros to acquire French fitness gadgets company Withings in a bid to get into the connected healthcare market.

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Save $105 on iRobot Roomba 880 Vacuum Cleaning Robot - Deal Alert

The highly rated Roomba 880 cleaning robot is currently discounted $105 and can be purchased via Amazon for $594.99.

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TV tech terms demystified, part four: LED backlighting

LED backlights enable thinner flat-panel TVs and save energy, but until just recently, the color has been poor compared to older technologies.

2016 MacBook review: Portable performance

For a lot of people, the MacBook is the ideal laptop. It’s light, small, easy to carry, and offers good performance for productivity software.

How to create your own Google Analytics dashboards

The Google Analytics suite can be overwhelming to new or inexperienced users. This jump-start video guide to GA details how to use one of its most important features: dashboards.

Fitness watch faceoff: Fitbit Blaze vs. Fitbit Surge

Which Fitbit is a better all around fitness watch, Blaze or Surge? How does each option compare to the popular Apple Watch smartwatch? This hands-on video answers these questions and more.

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55% off Wansview Wireless IP Security Camera - Deal Alert

This unit feature Full HD, Pan/Tilt with Two-Way Audio and Night Vision. Averages 4 out of 5 stars on Amazon.

Drone deliveries are arriving at a golf course in Japan

Online retailer Rakuten will start a drone delivery service at a golf course in Japan

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This NES adapter adds wireless control, no modding necessary

Analogue’s Retro Receiver is just the excuse you need to put an original Nintendo in your living room.

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How to uninstall QuickTime for Windows

Apple stopped supporting QuickTime for Windows, but left a couple of major security flaws unpatched. The company recommends you uninstall it, and now would be a good time. Here's how.

Cloud Chronicles: Why Care.com cares about the cloud

In the latest edition of Cloud Chronicles, Network World's Brandon Butler visits the offices of Care.com, which runs almost its entire business via the cloud.

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17% off FitBit Aria WiFi Smart Scale - Deal Alert

Track and wirelessly sync your weight, % body fat, and Body Mass Index (BMI) to Fitbit.com. This 17% off deal saves you $22.64 on its regular list price.

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Sugr Cube wireless speaker review: Innovative features, beautiful design, great sound

Sugr puts a unique spin on the wireless speaker.

Solar Impulse 2 arrives in California

The solar-powered Solar Impulse 2 aircraft arrived in Silicon Valley late Saturday night. It was the ninth leg on its trip around the world.

Lenovo Yoga 900 Review

It's not as thin as its predecessor, but the Yoga 900 is faster and lasts longer between charges.

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Marantz and Pioneer usher in spring with new network-ready A/V receivers

New Marantz and Pioneer models tout robust streaming features and immersive audio for budget-conscious consumers.