Susie OchsExecutive Editor, Macworld

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Susie has been covering Apple since 2006, and when she isn't glued to her MacBook Air and iPhone, you can find her building sand castles at the beach or snowboarding in the mountains.

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Stir's new Kinetic Desk M1 is a smarter desk for a lower (but still high) price

With a bigger touchscreen, fresh interface, and the smarts to know when you want to sit and when you want to stand, this desk is an investment in your home office and your health.

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Bluetooth in your snowboard bindings?! Meet the XON Snow-1

Balance and flex sensors collect data about each ride, and the app can even overlay that data on a video of your run.

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Samsung's new SUHD TVs are powered by Tizen

With proprietary technology and tighter integrations with Samsung phones, the new crop of TVs seems built for Samsung's biggest fans.

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Meet Switch, the first HomeKit product from iDevices

Hey, Siri, please effortlessly control lights and appliances all over my house.

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Roku TV is going 4K, with content from Netflix

At CES, Roku announced two new OEM partners and a 4K reference design.

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'The Interview' is on iTunes now, whoopee

The Sony movie that's dominated headlines just became available on Apple's digital storefront.

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Instagram adds five new filters and gives you control over the list

The updated app even lets you preview the filters over a blurred version of the photo you just took.

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Why you should delete Uber, and what to use instead

The king of ride-sharing companies just can't be trusted. Luckily, there are plenty of other ways to catch a ride.

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Amazon teases Echo, a Bluetooth speaker and voice-activated assistant

The $200 device is a little like Siri for your whole house.

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WallyHome review: Sniffs out water leaks all over your home

Low-power sensors, useful notifications, and peace of mind for homeowners: not a bad package.

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GOG.com and indie filmmakers dare Hollywood to ditch DRM

The videogame seller will offer independent documentaries, to download and stream, without the burden of DRM.

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Wireless security cam Blink goes from sleep to recording in less than a second

Blink was born to help sell its proprietary silicon chips. What it's ended up producing, though, is a flexible and inexpensive security camera with a unique set of features.

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Amazon Fire Phone review: Give this Fire time to grow

Amazon's superfans will love it already, but in a few more iterations, it could make Amazon superfans of us all.

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Insteon's Cortana integration will let Windows Phone users talk to their house

Siri isn't the only personal assistant that can turn on the lights for you. Cortana integration is coming to the Insteon smart-home ecosystem.

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SlingTV aims for a unified TV experience at home and away

Sling Media's new user interface for its flagship Slingbox has a few features sports nuts in particular will love.

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