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Developer coaxes Amazon Echo's Alexa into talking with Nest and Wink

A developer with access to the Echo SDK uses the connected speaker to control his Wink hub and Nest thermostat.

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Debian 8.0 'Jessie' is out and even Microsoft is celebrating

After two years in the making, here's what you'll find inside Debian 8.0.

New version of Google Glass to get makeover from Italian eyewear maker Luxottica

Details on when a new version of Glass would debut weren't provided, but Luxottica's CEO said a second iteration is in the works.

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How Acer plans to go after hardcore gamers

Acer plans to release new gaming products every two to three months

How IT pros manage a 24-hour workday

IT can be a stressful job even for seasoned professionals. But with the right tools and a healthy outlook, you'll get along just fine.

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Dungeons 2 review: Almost the Dungeon Keeper 3 you've been waiting for

Dungeons 2 is neither a great RTS nor a great Dungeon Keeper game. But it's pretty good at both.

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Facebook's impressive aerial photo highlights confusion over drone regulations

In releasing a drone photo of its new campus, it appears to have broken two FAA regulations

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Five to Try: Facebook's phone dialer says Hello, and Does Not Commute does charm

Here's another fresh selection of Android apps and games to check out this week.

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Three ways to keep your IT staff productive during downtime

Help your valuable employees contribute more to the company with these three tips.

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Yep, that's the Android mascot peeing on Apple in Google Maps

Now THAT apple will definitely keep doctors away.

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This week in games: GTA V mods, the Alan Wake 2 that could have been, and more

Plus: That Mad Max game looks amazing, someone beat Bloodborne with a Rock Band guitar, and WWE is coming to the PC—this is gaming news for the week of April 20.

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US drone completes first in-flight refueling

The X-47B refueling test will lead to a future Navy drone program.

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Google's desktop search can now send directions right to your Android phone or tablet

With the new feature, all you have to do is type in 'send directions' and in a couple of quick steps you'll be ready to hit the road.

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Camio turns your spare phone or tablet into Dropcam

Camio is a device-agnostic cloud service that lets you build a feature-rich home monitoring system from smartphones, tablets and webcams.

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Twitter launches Highlights, a twice-daily package of curated tweets

It's coming first to Android, bringing another attempt at Facebook-style curation in order to make Twitter more appealing to the masses.