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Pocket vino: We review 5 apps for managing your wine cellar

Assembling a collection of fine wines can take decades, but the best library holds little value if you don't know which volumes it contains.

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Bison Airlighter review: No ordinary lighter, it’s the Swiss Army knife of fire

This handy device will light your fire, and a whole lot more. If only the Bison Airlighter wasn’t so expensive.

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TV-remote app Peel adds connected-home commands to its repertoire

Peel users will soon be able to use the TV remote app to command a wide variety of connected-home devices and appliances.

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NBC may launch a cheap streaming service just for comedy

The big cable bundle continues to crumble as NBC ponders a standalone streaming video service for comedy fans.

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Sling TV bulks up base package with AMC and IFC

The $20 per month streaming TV service now offers 16 channels, while a new $5 'Hollywood' bundle serves up streaming movies.

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5 TV antenna tricks for the modern-day cord cutter

From DVR capabilities to whole-home streaming, a simple set of rabbit ears can be more powerful than you ever imagined.

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Nvidia's Shield console is a 4K Android TV box that streams full PC games from the cloud

Nvidia launches the Shield console, which can play movies and music from Google Play, or else download and even stream games from the Nvidia GRID service.

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An Amazon Echo SDK is in the works, which could mean third-party apps are not far off

Amazon is developing an SDK (software development kit) to pave the way for third-party apps and content for its Echo, the connected speaker and virtual assistant it launched in November.

Fogo flashlight

The Fogo smart flashlight is a survivalist's dream tool

Quick! Help fund this Kickstarter project: There's only so much time before the zombie apocalypse sweeps the globe.

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Dropcam competitor Simplicam adds new features to its cloud camera

Face detection is one of the top features that differentiates this cloud-connected security cam from Google’s Dropcam. ‘Detection zones’ promise to make that feature even better.

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Cutting the final cord: How wireless power and wireless charging works

We routinely stream music and video through the air without wires. We’ll soon be able to do the same with electricity.

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D-Link patches router, says more fixes are on the way

The vulnerabilities affect eight router models, the company said.

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Ikea's newest furniture can charge your phone wirelessly

New desks, bedside tables, and lamps will feature Qi wireless charging capabilities.