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10 smart light bulbs that work with Amazon Echo and its virtual assistant, Alexa

Here’s how an Amazon Echo, Tap, or Echo Dot can light up your smart home.

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Prime Members Get 50% off Microsoft Foldable Keyboard for iOS, Android, and Windows devices - Deal Alert

Thin, lightweight, easy to use and splash resistant. This folding but full size keyboard from Microsoft lists at $100 but is currently offered for $50 to Prime Members, or those with a Prime free trial.

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Tested: The RetroUSB AVS, a high-def 8-bit NES remake

This brilliant but flawed reboot of the classic Nintendo Entertainment System works with HD TV sets.

Rapid review: Hasselblad True Zoom Moto Mod

Hands on with the Hasselblad True Zoom camera Mod for Motorola's Z Droid smartphones.

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No, Apple isn't buying rival streaming service Tidal

Jimmy Iovine says Apple has no interest in acquiring Jay-Z's music app.

Land Rover lets you control your car while skydiving

British adventurer, Ben Grylls, tested out the new Land Rover Discovery's Intelligent Seat Fold Technology while jumping from a plane. Using a smartphone app, drivers will be able to perform a variety of functions including closing the windows of their car and checking the fuel level from anywhere in the world.

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28% off Western Digital 2TB My Passport Ultra Portable External Hard Drive - Deal Alert

This highly rated, ultra portable, high capacity external drive is currently 28% off retail price.

Cable continues to crumble: HBO, Cinemax coming to Sony's PlayStation Vue service

HBO and Cinemax are finally embracing standalone streaming subscriptions and coming to Sony's PlayStation Vue serivce.

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Sony's first 4K Blu-ray player reminds you what a steal the Xbox One S truly is

Sony's first 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player supports HDR and virtually everything else you can ask for, but it's focused on pricey custom AV installations.

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Pandora teases on-demand music while launching Pandora Plus with offline listening

The age of Pandora One is over. Pandora Plus is rolling out soon with unlimited skips and replays, as well as an offline mode for $5 per month.

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70% off Omaker M4 Portable Bluetooth Shower and Outdoor Speaker with 12 Hour Playtime - Deal Alert

Splashproof, shockproof and dustproof functions make this highly rated speaker suitable for shower or outdoor use. Features loud robust sound with a long lasting 12-hour battery.

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The Glance Clock promises to change your concept of timekeeping

This analog/digital hybrid only looks like a classic wall clock.

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12 little-known tips and tricks for Apple Music

Apple Music's reboot in iOS 10 brought a fresh look and new ways to navigate the streaming service.

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Amazon's Fire TV streaming devices are becoming less selfish

Amazon is solving the biggest problem with the Fire TV, and with streaming boxes in general.

Indie rock group Active Bird Community

The Brooklyn based musicians of Active Bird Community learned the importance of sticking together via social media in their early days as a band.

Littlstar puts you at the center of the VR universe

Powering VR and 360 video experiences for companies like NBC, ABC, Showtime and Discover, among many others, VR platform startup Littlstar has positioned themselves as a leader in the future of entertainment.

WayUp connects students & recent grads with jobs & internships

WayUp is an online marketplace that helps brands find great young talent, and helps college students and recent graduates find jobs and internships.

Sibling duo Jocelyn & Chris Arndt

Siblings Jocelyn and Chris realized early on that they possessed a talent for making melodies together. Coupled with the use of on-the-go apps and gadgets the duo is able attend Harvard University as well as tour on the road. Filmed at D'angelico Guitars of America. dangelicoguitars.com

Singer-songwriter Raphaelle

Artists like Nina Simone gave singer/songwriter Raphaelle the inspiration for writing soulful melodies, but the combination of her laptop and Logic Pro help her continue to write music on the go.

Electronic band Wake Island

Philippe Manasseh and Nadim Maghzal transformed their rock band into an electronic one, with the help of the program Ableton and two laptops.

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Spotify skyrockets to 40 million paid subscribers, more than doubling Apple Music

Recently, Spotify has added 10 million new subscribers—all without flashy exclusives. Should Apple be worried?

Tel Aviv takes big screen gaming to a whole new level

Tourists and residents in Tel Aviv can play classic arcade games on a giant scale thanks to a 3,000-square-meter screen mounted on the City Hall building.

Your next Uber could be self driving

Self-driving Ubers are now arriving in Pittsburgh as the company tests out its autonomous car development

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$29 for This Premium 4-Course Training on Amazon Web Services- Deal Alert

Make yourself invaluable to any company reliant on AWS with The AWS Mastery Bundle, now just $29 for a limited time only.

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Jump the line for the newest Chromecast features with Google's new preview program

Google hasn't said what's coming yet, but if you sign up for the initiative you'll be part of the group that's in the know.