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13% off Ecobee3 Lite Wi-Fi Alexa Compatible Smart Thermostat - Deal Alert

Ecobee understands your local weather, schedule and desired comfort settings, to ensure your home is at the right temperature at the right time. Control it using your mobile device from anywhere, or using your voice via the Alexa service. Ecobee reports an average savings of 23% on heating and cooling costs.

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Netflix is dropping star ratings for a simple thumbs up or down

Siskel and Ebert would be proud. Netflix is adopting a simple like/dislike format for user ratings and dumping the stars.

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Why Mass Effect: Andromeda's 4K HDR trailer should tantalize PC gamers

Mass Effect: Andromeda's one of the first major PC games to support HDR video technology.

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How to use the Skype Chrome extension to quickly add Skype call links to calendar entries

The Skype extension for Chrome lets you add call links to your calendar entries on Google and Outlook.com.

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How WebAssembly can transform how we use apps and the web

WebAssembly's embedded binary format has the ability to speed up performance and make applications available across platforms.

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The best graphics cards for PC gaming

In the market for a new video card? These are the best graphics cards that PC gamers can buy today.

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Google Home stops spouting Disney ads after user outcry

Google Home users got a surprise Thursday when their virtual assistants cheerily mentioned that the live-action remake of “Beauty and the Beast” is opening in theaters this weekend. The ad has since been pulled.

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Cornell University's radical radio chip uses software filtering to work anywhere

Researchers at Cornell University have developed a new type of radio-on-a-chip that could mean cheaper, more flexible wireless systems.

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Siri, Alexa, and robots could change how we talk

Sentient AI and super-smart robots are a long way off, but forgetting how to talk to other humans? That could happen soon.

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Five to Try: Supersonic Fun Voice Messenger takes flight, and Giphy Stickers gets lit

Grab this week's most enticing new Android apps and games releases.

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How to use a Chromebook: 10 must-know tips, tricks, and tools for beginners

Chromebooks are dead-simple to use, but just like any PC a little tweaking makes your experience that much better.

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H&R Block, TaxAct, TaxSlayer, and TurboTax: Which tax program is right for you?

It's tax season. Here's a look at four online offerings to help you file with the IRS.

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Netgear Arlo Pro review: A great home security camera you can use indoors or out

Netgear's truly wire-free IP cam brings welcome flexibility to home monitoring.

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Waymo worried that Uber may peek at secret court documents

Alphabet's autonomous car unit Waymo is concerned about giving Uber Technologies’ internal counsel extensive access to documents it filed under seal in connection with its lawsuit alleging theft of trade secrets and patent infringement by the ride-hailing company.

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Yahoo breach exposes the drawbacks of state-sponsored hacking

When governments turn to private hackers to carry out state-sponsored attacks, as the FBI alleges Russia did in the 2014 breach of Yahoo, they're taking a big risk.