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Revealed: Google's master plan to give cord cutters reasons to give a hoot about Android TV

The Android TV team talks to Cord-cutter Confidential about what needs fixing, and what comes next.

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Apple withdraws August and Kevo smart locks from its shelves

The company is currently only selling a HomeKit-enabled lock from Schlage’s stable.


AVG’s Chime mesh-network router comes with a side of anti-virus

AVG's Chime mesh-network router promises to also mask your internet activity.

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Sentri review: A pretty and effective home security tool

Part security camera, part home environment monitor, this attractive box gets the job done.

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Ultimate Ears Boom 2 review: Gesture-friendly, waterproof, and still awesome

A stylish, waterproof Bluetooth speaker that can be used with two devices at the same time, and controlled using gestures.

The best high-tech music gadgets for the holidays

Technology is making it easier than ever to create and enjoy music. Here's some of our favorite hi-tech gear designed for artists, music lovers, and anyone in between.

7 wireless charging solutions

The world of wireless charging is about to get a lot more electric.'s Al Sacco presents several wireless charging options that make great, affordable holiday gifts for the techie on your list.

Military's Osprey helicopter-airplane makes record flight

The Osprey just completed its longest flight in history, flying from California to Brazil for joint military training exercises.


LG brings Google Play Movies & TV to its Smart TV range

With LG smart TV support, Google's video store slowly expands beyond Chromecast and Android TV.

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The traditional padlock gets the “smart” treatment

Dog & Bone’s new LockSmart padlock uses Bluetooth technology to eliminate the worry of lost keys and forgotten combinations.


NBC’s streaming comedy service SeeSo is getting a free beta next month

NBC's streaming service for classic comedy and original series gets a free beta next month.

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Vizio slapped with two class-action lawsuits over alleged smart-TV spying

The company stands accused of sharing smart TV owners’ personal information with third parties without their approval.

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Lumoid Listen lets you try out high-end audio gear before you buy it

This is a low-cost, novel twist on finding the perfect product.

Hands on: Ricoh Theta S

The Ricoh Theta S can shoot cool 360-degree photos and videos for $350.

Cool gifts for Apple lovers

This holiday gift guide for Apple fanboys and fangirls features some of our favorite accessories to personalize and enhance your Apple gear.

The best tech gifts for travelers

Whether it's a clip-on camera accessory or a great organizer, it's all worth taking with you.

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Pandora acquires 'key assets' from Rdio, will launch on-demand streaming in 2016

Rdio's music streaming service will fade away, as Pandora builds out its platform courting artists and fans alike.

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7 must-have wireless charging gadgets

These seven wireless charging devices can make powering up much less painful. Most are relatively affordable and they're great gifts for your loved ones — or for you.

Cool Yule Tools for the Home

As part of the Network World Cool Yule Tools Holiday Gift Guide, here are some suggestions for gifts and techie gadgets that will spruce up your home and make it more tech-savvy.

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Supercharging your router with third-party Wi-Fi firmware is just fine, says FCC

The Federal Communications Commission is okay with Wi-Fi router hacking as long as you can't change the radio frequency parameters.

Cool Yule Tools for Play

As part of the Network World Cool Yule Tools Holiday Gift Guide, here are some suggestions for gifts and techie gadgets that will help you have fun over the holiday season.

Cool Yule tools for work

Cool Yule Tools for Work

Work doesn't have to be boring - here are some holiday gift suggestions from the Network World Cool Yule Tools Holiday Gift Guide that will keep you up and running at work all year long.

Trackr Atlas

Trackr Atlas can tell you which room you left your keys in

Just ask your smartphone or Amazon Echo ‘Where are my keys?’

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Microsoft turns off the lights on Zune services

From today onward, Microsoft never has to mention Zune again.