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Sights of IFA 2015

Here's a look at some of our favorite memories from the mammoth European consumer electronics show that saw countless new gadgets.

Connected fridge snaps food pics

Appliances from Bosch, Haier and AEG Electrolux are employing technology to help make grocery shopping and cooking easier.

Hands on with Ricoh's new Theta S 360° camera

The new model of the innovative all-around camera can snap better photos, take better video and is compatible with Google Maps uploads.

Lenovo has built its own Microsoft Surface: the Ideapad Miix 700

If you're a fan of Lenovo keyboards and the Microsoft Surface 3 design, the new Ideapad Miix 700 is for you.

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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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Five to Try: Hopper helps you score cheap flights, and Pokémon hits the Play Store

If it's new apps and games you crave, here are the top options out this week.


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This week in games: Arkham Knight gets patched, Fallout gets Monopolized, and Mega Man gets a movie

Plus Evolve and Killing Floor 2 go free for the weekend, Deus Ex and World of Warships get release dates, and those landfill E.T. cartridges sell for over $100,000.

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Report: Google Play Store, Android Wear close to launching in China

Google desperately needs a foothold in China in order to see revenue from the large number of Android devices.

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Secure your fortress with the Internet of Things

Here's how bringing the Internet of Things into your home can help you keep danger at bay.

Seriously, a connected electric razor? Seriously?

We do not need a smart razor. No, we don't. Stop, Philips, stop!

Acer launches the Revo Build, a modular, stackable PC

Want to add a new hard drive, speaker, or wireless charger? Just add another layer.

Now you can get alerts from your Philips crockpot, too

Would you ever think that a connected cooker would be pinging your phone? With Philips, that future is now.

Acer attacks gamer market with new Predator laptops

Acer's new Predator 15 and Predator 17 notebooks sport a cool new cooling system.

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Fresh from IFA: Android phones and tablets you won't find in the U.S.

Some of these products are still in beta, while some aren't even available in the U.S. But we got to go hands on with them at IFA 2015.


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JBL’s Splash 2 Bluetooth speaker puts on a light show every time you play a tune

The speaker gets its name from its water-resistant enclosure--you can even rinse it off under a faucet.



IFTTT’s DO Button for Android Wear puts a command center on your wrist

IFTTT's Do app for Android Wear brings more smart home controls to your wrist.


LinkedIn-based intelligence gathering campaign targets the security industry

A LinkedIn-based intelligence gathering campaign has been using fake LinkedIn profiles to map out the professional networks of IT security experts.


Blackberry buys Good Technology to further expand into mobile device security

Blackberry placed rivalries aside and purchased Good Technology as the phone maker moves further into the mobile security market.

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PC gaming flourishes at IFA as PC makers seek higher profits

Asus, Lenovo, and other PC makers are putting PC gaming hardware front and center among their hardware lineups. Why? Money, of course.

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PSA: Amazon slashes Nexus 6 price to $350 for 32GB model

The 64GB edition is only $400, though you'll probably need to act fast before bargain hunters swoop in and carry this away.


Sling TV is coming to Chromecast this year

Sling TV could support Chromecast and Apple TV before too long.

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21.5-inch iMac could get its Retina 4K upgrade in November

At 4K resolution, Apple’s smaller all-in-one would match the 27-inch 5K iMac in pixel density.


How to turn off Windows 10's keylogger (yes, it still has one)

Microsoft can track your keystrokes, your speech, and more. Here are the settings to turn it all off.