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Next up in smart devices: The Internet of shirts and shoes

IoT startup Evrythng is teaming up with packaging company Avery Dennison to give apparel and footwear products unique identities in Evrythng’s software right when they’re manufactured.

Hi-res digital audio player roundup. Players from Astell&Kern, Pioneer, and Questyle face-off.

Best mid-priced high-resolution digital audio player: Which DAP reigns supreme?

We review hi-res audio players from Astell&Kern, Pioneer, and Questyle; one shines above all the others.

Pioneer's XDP-100R Hi-Res Audio Player

Pioneer XDP-100R review: This polished and flexible high-resolution audio player is loaded with features

Pioneer's great-sounding, feature rich, Android-based player's only major drawbacks are its lack of MacOS support and its bulky size.

Questyle hi-res audio player

Questyle QP1R review: This high-res digital audio player sounds superb, but it's held back by a quirky click wheel

If you can get past its functional quirks, Questyle's player will reward you with lush, satisfying sound.

Enterprise showdown: Samsung's Galaxy TabPro S vs. Microsoft's Surface Pro 4

CIO.com's Sarah White compares two of today's top of the line tablets that are designed to replace your laptop. Do they fit the bill?

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Netflix stops insisting it will never support offline videos

Netflix learns to never say never about downloading videos for offline viewing.

First Look: Magic Instruments aims to make anyone a guitar hero

Magic Instruments makes learning how to play guitar as simple as do-re-mi. Watch Caitlin go from zero to playing in just minutes.

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Vizio’s latest 4K TVs make eye-popping HDR more affordable

HDR gets cheaper with Vizio’s 2016 M-Series TVs, starting at $850 for a 50-inch set.

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39% off Sennheiser RS120 On-Ear Wireless RF Headphones - Deal Alert

The Sennheiser RS 120 is a lightweight RF wireless headphone system with open, supra-aural headphones. It receives 4 out of 5 stars on Amazon and is currently available for just $78 with the current 39% discount.

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Did you take your pills? The PillDrill medication tracking system will help you remember

This innovative device could lead to better medical outcomes while reducing family friction.

Which iPhone battery case should I get?

Which battery case should you get? Watch as we review Apple’s ergonomic Smart Battery Case, Mophie’s more affordable Juice Pack Reserve, and Kuke’s battery case with external storage options.

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Denon announces a major expansion of its HEOS multi-room audio system

The new products carry the same model names, with an HS2 suffix to denote they're of the new platform.

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Sony cranks up optical disc storage to 3.3TB

Optical discs like Blu-ray are losing favor, but Sony and Panasonic don't seem to care. The companies have cranked up the storage capacity on optical media to a stunning 3.3TB.

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This infidelity-sensing mattress is so dumb it has to be a marketing stunt

The Durmet Smarttress uses motion sensors to detect foul play, which is pretty much the worst justification ever for buying a mattress.

Verizon’s long-awaited Internet-infused TV overhaul could happen this year

Verizon’s acquisition of OnCue TV tech from Intel in 2013 could finally bear fruit in 2016.

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Amazon takes aim at Netflix with standalone Prime Video monthly subscriptions

Amazon's getting serious about rivaling Netflix. Prime Video is now available for $8.99 a month--no annual Prime membership required.

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Best cable-TV alternative: Which service should you subscribe to?

Playstation Vue and Sling TV “skinny” streaming-TV bundles try to woo cord cutters.

Mingis on Tech: A quick look at the newest iPad Pro

Executive News Editor Ken Mingis and Apple expert Michael deAgonia get some hands-on time with Apple's new 9.7-in. iPad Pro.