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Misfit wearables now act as remote controls for the Internet

With IFTTT integration, a double- or triple-tap on the wrist can trigger all kinds of Internet-based actions.

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Office Online hooks up with Box to make it easier to edit documents in the cloud

Users will be able to browse their documents in Box, open them in Office Online, and save any edits back to Box.

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Sony's PlayStation Vue live TV service goes a la carte (sort of)

The cable TV alternative is also expanding to a couple more cities, with the promise of discounts for PlayStation Plus subscribers.

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Apple Watch Time Travel vs. Pebble Time: Just how big a rip-off is this?

WatchOS 2 borrows liberally from Pebble's chronological data stream, but with some big differences in execution.

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Spotify's stealthy 'Taste Rewind' helps find your musical roots

Plug in a few artists you like, and Spotify will take you back to similar tunes from another era.

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Hidden iOS 9 keyboard hints at a larger-screen iPad Pro

Rumors are swirling about a larger iPad, already informally named "iPad Pro." A developer digging into the iOS 9 beta has, in fact, discovered a keyboard that would fit great on a big-screen tablet. Many expect Apple to introduce a big-screen iPad in the fall.

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Google Slides adds remote phone controls with Chromecast and Airplay

Need to give a standing presentation? Google Slides just made it a lot easier if you have a Chromecast or Apple TV.

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Pebble Time pre-orders start June 22, exclusive to Best Buy

After a well-funded Kickstarter campaign, Pebble's real test begins as it takes its next smartwatch to retail.

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Pictured: A Nokia smartwatch, buried by Microsoft

“Moonraker” might have brought Nokia fashion sense to your wrist, but it failed to survive the company's acquisition by Microsoft.

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Skype kills its modern Windows 8 app in the name of “efficiency”

Instead of trying to bring its touchscreen app up to par with the desktop version, Skype will just discontinue the app altogether.

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Nest Cam leak shows a slicker, smarter Dropcam

Dropcam could drop its own branding and merge with Nest's main mobile app.

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Android TV hidden gems: The 10 best hard-to-find apps

Android TV now lets you browse its entire app store instead just a curated selection. We went through it so you don’t have to.

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Samsung goes sci-fi with transparent and mirrored OLED screens

By all means, admire the potential in these futuristic displays. Just don’t expect them in consumer products any time soon.

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Marriott and Netflix team up for in-room streaming, no paid Internet required

Guests in certain hotels can now tap into their Netflix accounts straight from the television. Because who uses hotel pay-per-view anymore?

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Microsoft's Surface Hub will cost up to $19,999 when it ships in September

Preorders start in July for the massive 4K touch PC, and a smaller model will cost only $6,999. Microsoft is hoping it’ll undo enough meeting headaches to justify the asking price.