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First look: LifePrint uses AR to bring photos to life

Print GIFs, Vines, and Live Photos and use LifePrint's AR to bring these shots to life.

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Amazon Echo now knows NFL scores, movie showtimes thanks to recent update

Amazon has continuously bolstered the Echo's capabilities since it released the voice-controlled virtual assistant to the general public last summer.

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Behold the wackiest products from the Asian showcase at CES

From wearable air conditioners to a standing desk that's also a hardcore PC, Mark Hachman found some weird, wild stuff in the Asian pavilions at CES 2016.

Homido turns just about any smartphone into a VR headset

Ready to take a step up from Google Cardboard? Homido's VR headset may be just the thing for you.

Samsung's Gear S2 comes in two sexy new finishes

The Tizen-powered smartwatch now comes in 18-karat rose gold or platinum.

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The first affordable robot servant, Alpha2, is now in development

Don’t set your expectations of its capabilities too high.

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Microsoft's enterprise-grade security is coming to Windows 10 IoT for smart devices

Microsoft launched a new Preview build for its version of Windows 10 that's designed to run devices that are part of the Internet of Things, along with a development kit to help users test it out.

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Cisco quits set-top box market, sells business to Technicolor

Cisco is selling its Connected Devices business -- yet at the same time counting on connecting billions of devices

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Apple overhauls iPod touch, adds new colors to iPod family

New iPods are available to order today, with a refreshed iPod touch starting at $199.

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Qualcomm joins Thread as IoT dance heats up

The AllJoyn framework Qualcomm developed could complement Thread's networking protocol

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Nest, Amazon and their IoT ilk spark privacy concerns

A privacy group is calling for an investigation by the U.S. FTC and DOJ

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Sony launches crowdfunding site, features e-paper home control

First Flight is a platform designed to take in-house ideas from the planning stage to initial sales.

Parrot MiniDrones are equipped to hover, race and float on water

A new generation of drones is smaller and more affordable, but has serious drawbacks.

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Japan seniors' home deploys cloud-connected air conditioners, motion sensors

Panasonic and Fujitsu are trying to use IoT technology to reduce the burden on caregivers

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Renesas joins IoT development platform rush

Renesas says its chips-and-software package can cut out the need to build baseline functionality

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Acer shifts to IoT with enterprise focus

Acer has been focusing less on PCs, and more on enterprise and cloud products

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Want smart-home devices to get along? Get the industry to do it first

IoT may simplify home automation, but not without a lot of hard work behind the scenes.

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Free Windows 10 IoT preview released for Raspberry Pi 2, Arduino partnership revealed

Microsoft releases new software aimed at controlling robots, smart homes, and other small hardware projects. But it's far from a full-blown version of Windows.

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GasWatch propane tank scale alerts your mobile phone when you run low on fuel

This clever gadget safely lets you know how much propane is left, so you don’t get caught with a half-cooked meal.

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This self-heating coffee mug operates wirelessly

The Nano USB-rechargeable wireless mug can keep your favorite brew warm and drinkable for 45 minutes