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Logitech adds connected-home features to its Harmony Hub product line

Hub compatible remotes can now control Nest and Honeywell thermostats, Lutron and Philips lighting, and much more.

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Twitter takes Periscope's live video streaming to Android

It took a couple months longer than the iPhone version, but Periscope is rewarding Android users' patience with better notification controls.

Synology patches serious security flaws in its network-attached storage devices

One vulnerability could let attackers compromise NAS boxes and data stored on them

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Two Nexus phones coming in 2015, but no new tablets, report says

Google has some interesting Nexus plans for 2015 including two different smartphones, but no tablet.

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Cut the cord and leave cable TV behind

Don't be afraid to get rid of your cable. Streaming and download services will ensure that you don't miss any of your favorite shows or movies.

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Cortana comes to iOS and Android as Microsoft builds a bridge to Windows 10

Microsoft is rolling out a red carpet for iOS and Android users, giving them a standalone version of Cortana and some help syncing their data to Windows PCs.

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7 steps for archiving your files for posterity

We really don't know how long our photos and other digital content will last. But you can increase the odds that your great-grandchildren will enjoy the digital record of your life.

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Hands-on with the new Spotify: Still the streaming service to beat

Smarter running playlists and podcasts will keep you coming back for more.

The Internet of Things and the currency of privacy

Getting ready to check the "agree" box on that User Agreement? Read this first.

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Create personalized, universal keyboard shortcuts for 50+ music sites with this awesome Chrome extension

Love keyboard shortcuts? But just want one set to fast forward, rewind, and play/pause? Try out Streamkeys for Chrome.

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Meet Mr. Everything: a power bank, Bluetooth speaker, and flashlight all rolled into one

Its builder claims this multi-faceted emergency-preparedness power center can even jumpstart your car battery.

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Windows 10 Music Preview app redesign sports a Spotify-like aesthetic

It's late in the game, but Microsoft is still playing around with the visual look to elements of Windows 10 as it tweaks the OS prior to the upcoming launch.

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Charter Communications confirms $79 billion bid to buy Time Warner Cable

The companies expect to close the deal by the end of 2015.

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Sony's flagship Xperia Z4 humbly renamed Xperia Z3+ for global launch

Considering Sony's latest flagship is an incremental update over the Xperia Z3, the name change makes sense

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What to expect from Android at Google I/O 2015

The date is nearly upon us: Google's annual developer's conference is taking place May 28-29 and it's going to be full of surprises.