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Just kidding, says Nest, we are totally sharing your data with Google

Of course Google-owned Nest will share your data with Google, but only if you say it's OK.

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Nest thermostat to work with wearables, appliances, and even your car

The Nest Developer Program will allow Google's smart thermostat to be a major hub in your connected home.

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Fire and Vines: 6 videos of the Amazon Fire Phone in action

Check out Dynamic Perspective in the lock screens and apps, and a Firefly demo too.

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Hands on with the Amazon Fire Phone

Susie Ochs got her hands on the Fire and didn't get burned. Put on some oven mitts and read this.

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Amazon looks to take on Samsung, Apple with Fire Phone

The long-anticipated Amazon smartphone is finally here: Jeff Bezos showed off the Fire Phone at an Amazon press event Wednesday.

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Adobe updates Creative Cloud with new apps, new features, and even new hardware

All 14 of the major desktop apps are getting performance updates and new features, plus three new iPad apps and Adobe's first-ever hardware.

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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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