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AllJoyn IoT platform reaches out to the Internet for remote control

A new gateway feature can give users remote access to multiple AllJoyn devices

SmartMat is the first intelligent yoga mat

Intimidated by going to a yoga studio? This mat can give you real-time feedback on your yoga practice at home.

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CES 2015: The year TVs got way too complicated

Four competing TV platforms could spell confusion for consumers.

Petcube is a cloud cam that's custom-made to confuse cats

With a laser pointer integrated into the camera body, you can mess with your cats with a simple swipe of your smartphone screen.

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Amazon announces 13 new Prime Video shows to debut on January 15

And it's bad news for X-Files fans as creator Chris Carter’s drama ‘The After’ didn’t make the final cut.

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TV makers look beyond HDMI, propose new Super MHL connector for 8K video

Some of the biggest consumer electronics companies plan to replace HDMI on future TV sets

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CES 2015: A sneak peek at the glitz, gadgets, and madness

PCWorld walks the CES 2015 show floor before the show opens for business, giving you a sneak peek of what everyone else will see.

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Channel Master wants to make a TV Guide for live, online video

Ditched cable and miss flipping the channels? Channel Master’s DVR+ box may soon offer an Internet equivalent.

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Sony's razor-thin Android TV is slimmer than three U.S. quarters

The set is as thin as a few coins and one of the first to support Google's new platform

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Tekoia’s SureMote turns your smartphone into a remote for controlling your smart home

The clever app utilizes both your Android phone’s infrared emitter and its Wi-Fi radio to control everything from your TV to your robot vacuum cleaner.

'Netflix Recommended TV' certification launched for HDTVs that excel at streaming

Netflix begins a recommended television program featuring TVs from LG, Sharp and others.

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Polk Audio jumps into the wireless-headphone market

The speaker manufacturer shows its lifestyle colors with the new Hinge Wireless foldable on-ear headphones.

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Broadcom, Comcast prep for gigabit cable service to begin in 2015

Move over, Google Fiber. Broadcom has begun sampling its first cable modem chip supporting DOCSIS 3.1, the technology that will enable gigabit cable Internet service in 2015. Comcast has already signed on.

TDK Trek Flex

The TDK Trek Flex speaker is rugged and weatherized

Yep, yet another Bluetooth speaker. This one's noteworthy for the IP65 rating that protects it from dust and water jets.

First Alert's Onelink system connects safety, fitness, and personal security

What's a smoke detector company doing building a smart watch? Fighting back against Nest, of course.

Dacor's Android oven turns up the heat with voice activation

The appliance company now lets you control your smart range with voice commands on the go.

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Kidde Fire Safety’s RemoteLync alerts your smartphone when your smoke detector goes off

New sensor sounds a lot like the Leeo Smart Alert Nightlight, minus the nightlight.