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Nest expands the capabilities of its Works with Nest API

Third-party developers gain access to new smart-home tricks.

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Wemo smart-home devices now work with the Nest Learning Thermostat

New version of the Wemo app taps the Nest Home/Away Assist feature.

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TCL Roku TV review (model 50UP130): A good picture, and a fantastic user interface

While picture quality is merely good by rapidly improving LCD TV standards, TCL's P-series Roku TVs are a breeze to set up and use.

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Tablet review: Great design makes this a winner

Lenovo's ThinkPad convertible tablet does the ThinkPad name proud.

Does the iPhone need a ‘panic button’?

A new ‘panic mode’ for your iPhone might help keep your data more secure. And with the current legal decisions regarding Touch ID, this iOS feature is now vital.

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Save $100 on Xbox One Console - Limited Edition Halo 5: Guardians Bundle - Deal Alert

This limited edition console bundle includes: a 1TB hard drive custom Halo designed console, a uniquely designed Spartan themed Steel Book containing a full game digital download of Halo 5: Guardians, matching Spartan Locke wireless controller, Chat Headset, and more.

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Apple simplifies navigation with iTunes 12.4

The initial release of iTunes 12 came with a confusing interface. With the 12.4 update, Apple has thankfully made iTunes simpler to use.

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33% off Fire HD 6 Kids Edition Tablet - Deal Alert

Save $50 on this popular kids tablet from Amazon. The Kids Edition includes a year of Amazon FreeTime Unlimited—a hand-curated subscription of over 10,000 kid-friendly books, movies, TV shows, educational apps, and games.

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How to get rid of hum and eliminate other noises from your audio and video systems

Don't let buzz, hum, or hiss ruin your AV experience. We'll show you how to solve common electrical faults and ditch the noise.

HP Elite x2 review: The Surface Pro 4 gets some seriously solid competition

HP's convertible tablet for business has good performance and is built to take some abuse, though a few other features don't quite measure up.

The Full Nerd Episode 0: GeForce GTX 1080, Battlefield 1, and 4-core vs. 8-core

This week Gordon Mah Ung, Brad Chacos, and Hayden Dingman fawn over the GeForce 1080 and debate whether to build an LGA1151 or LGA2011 v3 rig.

A solar powered plane has gone halfway across the US as it flies around the world

Solar Impulse 2 surprised Oklahoma residents when it made an unscheduled stop on Thursday.

The PCWorld Show Episode 16: Windows 10 upgrade, GeForce GTX 1080, and Facebook's controversial approach to news

Jon, Brad, and Gordon discuss the week's hot tech topics, including the Windows 10 upgrade offer, the GeForce GTX 1080, and the death of VGA.

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Nearly 100 classic NFL games headed to YouTube

The NFL and YouTube have a new agreement that brings classic NFL games in full to Google's video site, as well as more NFL content in Google search.

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Ricky Gervais, the Coen brothers, Star Wars: TFA, and more, streaming this week

You'll laugh, you'll cry, you may even be rendered speechless.

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36% off 1byone Amplified HDTV Antenna With 50 Miles Range - Deal Alert

This highly rated super thin antenna receives free broadcast High Definition TV signals (such as ABC, CBS, NBC, PBS, and Fox) and supports 1080p HD.

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Apple denies report it will stop selling iTunes music downloads in as little as two years

A new report claims that Apple is planning to "terminate" iTunes Store downloads in favor of Apple Music streaming.

Security Sessions: Unique security challenges for healthcare IT

In the latest episode of CSO's Security Sessions, CSO Editor-in-Chief Joan Goodchild sits down with Ellen Derrico from RES to discuss some of the unique security challenges that healthcare IT have to overcome. Topics include ransomware, vulnerabilities, BYOD policies and how to better train clinicians in security practices.

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Nest releases open-source version of Thread networking protocol for smart devices

Thread, an open wireless protocol for the Internet of things, is getting a boost from one of its biggest boosters, Google-owned Nest Labs.

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Google's Chirp may be the Amazon Echo rival that brings 'OK Google' into your home

"OK Google" may soon become much more useful if rumors of a Google-powered Amazon Echo rival dubbed "Chirp" prove accurate.

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Fender FXA6 Pro in-ear monitors review: These earphones are something special

You might think they’re expensive at $400, but their sound and fit rival custom-made monitors that cost nearly three times more.

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50% off Spigen Tough Armor Volt iPhone 6s case with Wireless Charge Receiver - Deal Alert

The Tough Armor Volt for the iPhone 6s enables your device to be wireless charging compatible while keeping it tough and protected. It's list price is currently slashed 50%.