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Catching Fire: What to expect from the Amazon phone

Will it be a 3D gimmick, a shopping ninja, the family jewel, or just another smartphone? We'll find out soon enough.

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Amazon's world domination is great for consumers, bad for everyone else

The company wants to control everything bought, sold, and processed -- including mobile payments and even your local babysitter.

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Honeywell's Lyric brings geofencing to smart thermostats

It looks like the Nest, but instead of learning your habits, Lyric just tracks your phone's location.

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Blumoo review: Control all your home entertainment gear from one app

If it takes you one or two button presses on three separate remotes just to watch a movie, Blumoo is for you.

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Skylock prevents theft while letting you share your bike

The smartest bike lock on the block pairs with a smartphone app for security, sharing, and even crash detection.

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Parrot's Bebop Drone is your fisheye in the sky

Quad-core GPU, onboard GPS, image stabilization, long-range Wi-Fi: yeah, this is the geekiest drone ever.

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The 20 best Chromecast apps, and counting

Google's $35 streaming stick is quickly catching up to boxes like Apple TV and Roku as more and more apps add support.

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Hands on with LG's webOS Smart+ TVs

Finally, a smart TV interface that isn't stupid.

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Netflix plans price hike for new U.S. customers

The company's rosy first-quarter results included a record $1 billion in revenue, but not all the news is good: get ready to pay a little more for your streaming fix.

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Amazon's Fire TV voice search to improve this summer

The company is integrating more services into the unified voice search, starting with Hulu Plus, Crackle, and Showtime.

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Chromecast, Google Play highlight strong quarter for Google

But the company's bread-and-butter remains ads as it brought in $15.42 billion in revenue during the first three months of 2014, up 19 percent from the year-ago quarter.

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I'm OK, you're… 8K? 8K broadcasts coming in 2020

As 4K TV prices become more reasonable and content starts to trickle out, Japanese broadcaster NHK has its sights set on the next step: 8K.

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Aereo getting Chromecast support on May 29

The cloud antenna/DVR service is adding another way to send its streaming video to your TV: Google's handy Chromecast stick.

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Fire TV review: Amazon's set-top box is cooking with gas

Amazon's first media streaming product packs plenty of power and a handy voice search feature. Oh, and it plays games too.

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Roku Streaming Stick review: Big Roku experience in a downsized package

It looks like a Chromecast, but packs all the channels of a full-size Roku box...with just a couple of trade-offs.

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