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Beyerdynamic Amiron home headphones review: no high-tech gewgaws, just sweet sound

The bass response, dynamics, and musical reproduction these headphones produce will make you want to leave your Bluetooth headphones behind.

Mingis on Tech: Floating solar panels, a VR update -- and Tom Brady?

Our tech trio takes a look at the latest in solar tech -- panels being installed on water -- checks in on the state of VR and offers kudos to the new Super Bowl champs.

Flash review: Ultimaker 3 3D printer

Computerworld puts the Ultimaker 3 fused-filament 3D printer through its paces -- in 30 seconds.

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US House approves new privacy protections for email and the cloud

The U.S. House of Representatives approved on Monday the Email Privacy Act, which would require law enforcement agencies to get court-ordered warrants to search email and other data stored with third parties for longer than six months.

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TV maker Vizio pays $2.2M to settle complaint that it spied on users

Popular smart TV maker Vizio will pay $2.2 million to settle complaints that it violated customers' privacy by continuously monitoring their viewing habits without their knowledge.

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You can now make smart gadgets and IoT devices that use Bluetooth 5

In a few months, Bluetooth 5 will finally arrive in smartphones and tablets. But you can already test the technology on developer boards being shipped by hardware makers.

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Prime Members get 35% off Samsung Gear 360, 360-degree High-Res VR Camera - Deal Alert

With one tap, the Gear 360 starts recording everything above, below and all around the camera at once. Create, view and share your experiences instantly via social applications like Facebook, YouTube and Samsung VR.

Security Sessions: The CSO's role in active shooter planning

In the latest episode of Security Sessions, CSO Editor-in-chief Joan Goodchild speaks with Imad Mouline, CTO at Everbridge, about how involved CSOs need to be with planning for an active shooter or other emergency at their company. While many leave physical security to others in the company, the CSO can be key to determining communications plans for alerting employees.

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The state of the Apple HomeKit market: Apple's smart-home ecosystem has yet to coalesce

The smart home space remains the domain of the early adopter, but Apple's HomeKit market is more scattered than most.

Smart Cities: Montreal

Montreal's smart city strategy is built on strong partnerships with its vibrant community of startups. Computerworld braved a blustery winter storm to see what this Quebecois city has to offer.

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Amazon Discounts Various Kindle and Fire Models, Through Valentine's Day - Deal Alert

Amazon has discounted various models of Kindle and Fire Tablets in celebration of Valentine's day, so these deals run only to February 14th.

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25% off iHome iPL23 Clock Radio with Lightning Dock, Support for iPhone 7/7+ - Deal Alert

The iPL23 docking alarm clock radio & charging station supports iPhone 7/7+ and has been discounted on Amazon 25% to $59.95.

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

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

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17% off MAXSA Innovations Park-Right Laser Garage Parking Device - Deal Alert

This innovative gadget turns on two visible lasers when you enter the garage, allowing you to park both cars in the exact right place every time.

This robotic barista never needs a coffee break

Cafe X is the first fully autonomous coffee shop in the United States.

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How to watch the Super Bowl without cable

Options abound for checking out all the championship action on whatever screen you choose.

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47% off HyperX Cloud Gaming Headset for PC, Xbox One, PS4 (White) - Deal Alert

HyperX Cloud is recommended by elite gaming organizations. It's the official headset of such professional gaming organizations as Team Liquid and SK-Gaming

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Plex's new Amazon Echo support lets you control your home theater with your voice

Plex just added Amazon Echo support, letting you use Alexa to control your media server with your voice.

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23% off LilGadgets Premium Children's Wireless Bluetooth Headphones with SharePort - Deal Alert

Highly rated Bluetooth headphones for kids features a volume limiter for safe listening, 12 hours of playback or 180 standby, and a Shareport that allows other headphones to plug in and listen along. Currently discounted 23%.

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33% off CanaKit 5V 2.5A Raspberry Pi 3 Power Supply / Adapter / Charger - Deal Alert

The CanaKit 2.5A Raspberry Pi power supply / adapter has been specially designed and tested for the new Raspberry Pi 3 and incorporates an inline noise filter for highest stability and reliable operation.