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Panasonic pushes buttons with smart home prototypes at SXSW

Panasonic’s home-fermenting machine, DIY dry-cleaner, and ambient media player are just concepts for now, but the company is using SXSW to figure out which one to make first.

Positron's Voyager VR chair brings you a zero-gravity experience without the motion sickness

This VR cinema chair shakes, moves, and makes VR content even more immersive.

IDG.TV Live @ SXSW Presented by the UK'S Department for International Trade | Day 1

Join host Jimmy Conrad at Great Britain House at SXSW as he talks to innovative British tech companies Plansnap and Kymira. This program presented by the UK's Department for International Trade. The companies interviewed: PlanSnap: Be an early adopter of PlanSnap sign up on the website – www.plansnap.com KYMIRA Sport: Find out more about them at www.kymirasport.com

Life Of Us VR Hands-On

Join host Jimmy Conrad as he gets to play through the "evolutionary" VR experience, The Life of Us at SXSW 2017. Warning: may contain dancing, and fire-breathing pterodactyls.

The Power of British Business at SXSW

The UK's Minister of State in the Department for International Trade, Greg Hands, joins host Jimmy Conrad at SXSW 2017 to talk about the importance of the British presence at the festival, and how he sees his nation's creators and innovators driving global business.

toki #2: the zoetrope evolved through 3D printing and light projectors

IDG.tv's Jimmy Conrad explores two of SXSW's many art installations: TRIPH by Circus Family, and toki #2 by Akinori Goto.

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70% off PaperPort Professional 14 - Deal Alert

With Nuance PaperPort Professional it is the comprehensive tax friendly solution for scanning, converting, organizing, assembling and sharing documents and photos on your PC or on the go.

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33% off YETI Hopper 20 Portable Cooler - Deal Alert

The YETI Hopper 20 ice-for-days portable cooler and is tough as nails so it can be hauled anywhere you want to take it.

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33% off H&R Block Tax Software Deluxe Federal and State 2016 - Deal Alert

Step-by-step interviews guide you through a customized experience relevant to your tax situation. Everything you need to prepare your federal and state taxes in one complete program.

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Plex Cloud is now open to all paid users

Anyone with a Plex Pass subscription can now get at their media libraries from Dropbox, Google Drive, or OneDrive (personal) with Plex Cloud.

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Google eyes remote content controls for parents in YouTube Kids app

Hidden in the code for the latest version of the YouTube Kids app is a reference to Family Link, which would let parents block videos and change settings remotely.

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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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Catch Memento and many other great movies now streaming online

A Simple Plan and Midnight in Paris also join the list of 12 new and notable movies you can now watch online.

Mingis on Tech: A Madcap Mobile World Congress recap

Computerworld's Matt Hamblen, just back from Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, details the big announcements from the show. Hint: It's about more than just smartphones.

How to create a mobile hotspot with your Android smartphone

On the road and need to connect for work? No worries, because CIO.com senior writer Sarah White, has you covered. In this video she demonstrates what it takes to turn your 4G enabled Android device into a a mobile wireless hotspot.

How to create a mobile hotpsot with your iPhone or iPad

CIO.com senior writer Sarah White demonstrates what it takes to get your mobile hotspot access working so you can hit the open road.

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How to catch March Madness without paying for cable TV

Our cord-cutter's guide will show you how you can watch every game in the tournament for free.

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25% off Withings Thermo Wireless Smart Thermometer - Deal Alert

An exceedingly simple scan across the forehead and 16 infrared sensors take over 4,000 measurements to find the hottest point. It requires no contact with the skin, unlike traditional methods, making Thermo is the most sanitary way to take anyone’s temperature. Readings appear on the device and sync to your smartphone.

Mingis on Tech: Videoconferencing arrives, and what's up with 'digital transformation'

Videoconferencing can help firms save money, do more and better integrate their plans. So can digital transformation. But both have to be done right.

Pi Day Challenge: Live on March 14!

To celebrate the 2017 Pi Day, Network World editors Brandon Butler and Keith Shaw are preparing for the Network World Pi Day Challenge. Who can recite more digits of Pi? The winner gets to put a pie into the face of the loser. Streaming live on Facebook and YouTube at 2 pm ET on March 14, 2017.

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22% off 4 Person Premium 72 Hour Survival Kit Backpack - Deal Alert

If you like to be prepared for the unexpected, consider this 4-person premium survival kit for disasters and emergency preparedness, which contains enough food, water and emergency supplies to last a family of 4 for 72 hours.

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How to watch the news without cable TV: 2017 edition

You don't need a cable subscription to catch up on the news, and you might even be better off without one.

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eBay's new Google Home chatbot can tell you how much your stuff is worth

If you want to start cleaning out your junk drawer, ask Google Home for the value of what you want to sell.

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20% off Pre-order of Mass Effect Andromeda - Deal Alert

For a limited time, if you're an Amazon Prime Member (or have a free trial) you can pre-order you'll see the price drop an extra 20% on Mass Effect Andromeda - PC, PlayStation 4 or Xbox One.

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Adding video apps like Netflix to the Nintendo Switch is a waste of Nintendo's energy

The Nintendo Switch doesn't need video apps like Netflix, so why is Nintendo even trying?