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Facebook extends Parse to support Internet of Things apps

Facebook steps into the connected-home arena

The social networking company extends Parse, a collection of back-end development tools, outside developers to build apps that interface with connected-home devices such as garage-door openers.

ClarityLife Ensemble

ClarityLife Ensemble review: A phone that can keep seniors connected

You might call it a smart land-line phone.

pigeon photo frame

The digital picture frame refuses to die (and here’s one that wants to hatch)

Give grandma a Pigeon photo frame, and up to 10 people can send family photos to her via the cloud.

GrandPad Senior Tablet

GrandPad Senior Tablet review: This easy-to-use device can help families stay connected

The GrandPad is as much a service as it a product. And while its appeal is narrow, it serves its niche exceptionally well.


'The Interview' makes it big on YouTube, becomes one of the Web's top videos

Seth Rogen and James Franco's latest film becomes a hit on legal streaming sites—and torrent sites as well.