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Amazon Fire OS 4 adds ASAP loading, user profiles, family media sharing, and more

Amazon's latest operating system is built on Android KitKat, though you'd hardly recognize it.

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Amazon, Apple updates let families share apps and media across devices

Families can share their apps, books and more across devices, as long as everyone can agree on an operating system.

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Moto 360 review: Not the Android Wear watch you've been waiting for

Weak battery life, technical glitches and a bulky frame mar Motorola's first smartwatch.

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Apple offers iPhone migration guide for Android converts

With oversized iPhones in hand, Apple helps Android users make the switch

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Logitech's Harmony remote and hub aim to stop the home automation madness

Harmony Living Home controls thermostats, door locks and lights from several big brands

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Microsoft makes an Android Wear app for OneNote

Android Wear users can now log their thoughts in Microsoft's cloud

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Misfit Flash is a sleep and fitness tracker on the cheap

The $50 fitness band has nearly the same features as Misfit's previous wearable, but at half the price

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Verizon bumps up early upgrades for iPhone 6 season

Anyone eligible for a new phone before November 15 can upgrade right now

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Windows 9 rumor roundup: Everything we know so far

The Start menu. Cortana. Virtual desktop support! Windows 9 is expected to be officially revealed at a Microsoft event on September 30 and leaks are springing everywhere.

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Ecobee's smart thermostat knows when a room needs warming

Remote sensors detect people and temperatures all around the house, for a price.

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Kreyos smartwatch: We're not a scam, just a trainwreck

Failed smartwatch is a cautionary tale for crowdfunded wearables

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TAG Heuer says it's going to make a smartwatch

Having dismissed the Apple Watch as "too feminine," the luxury watchmaker says it will jump on the bandwagon by next spring.

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Panasonic's CM1 camera is actually an Android smartphone

The upcoming Android phone packs a 1-inch image sensor on par with dedicated cameras.

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Windows 9 leak shows Storage Sense and Wi-Fi Sense coming over from Windows Phone

The next version of Windows could make it easier to get online and clear up storage space.

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ESPN still pondering standalone streaming service, but not the one you want

Current ESPN channels won't be part of any Netflix-style subscription model