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Hands on: Netflix via Comcast's Xfinity X1 set-top box is a very good experience

Not ready to cut the cord? Comcast makes switching to Netflix as easy as changing channels,


Facebook adds Apple TV and Chromecast support as video push ramps up

Facebook recently added the ability for iOS users to cast to an Apple TV or Chromecast, and Android support is coming soon.

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Netgear tweaks its home security camera line by introducing the Arlo Pro

The Arlo Pro features a host of improvements, including two-way audio and a rechargeable battery.

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Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) impacts millions; these high-school-age inventors have an antidote

The Life Light can turn a window into a phototherapy system.


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Comcast's 1TB data cap starts rolling out across the U.S.

Comcast said it would happen, and now it has. Consider your home bandwidth capped.


Remocam review: This security camera can control your home appliances

Remocam helps you keep an eye on your homeā€”and control your home devices.


4K Chromecast Ultra details leak ahead of Google event

The Chromecast Ultra is expected to cost $69 when it rolls out after Google's hardware event on October 4.

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Apple's Siri-powered Amazon Echo rival reportedly hits the prototype phase

It's not ready yet, but a report from Bloomberg says Apple's Echo rival is now in the prototype and testing phase.

Amazon Alexa is coming to Denon's Heos wireless audio platform in 2017.

Denon is adding voice commands to its HEOS multi-room audio system via Amazon's Alexa

Which company will get there first, Denon or Sonos?


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Canary spreads its wings with a weatherproof security camera, new accessories and services

The battery-powered Canary Flex can operate truly wire free, and a new membership benefit could reimburse up to $1000 of your insurance deductible in the event of a break-in.


Cable continues to crumble: HBO, Cinemax coming to Sony's PlayStation Vue service

HBO and Cinemax are finally embracing standalone streaming subscriptions and coming to Sony's PlayStation Vue serivce.

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The Glance Clock promises to change your concept of timekeeping

This analog/digital hybrid only looks like a classic wall clock.



Amazon's revamped Echo Dot is cheaper than ever and finally available to everyone

Amazon's second-generation Dot is built (and priced) to work in teams.

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TP-Link's new Wi-Fi light bulbs shun smart bridges for easier, cheaper setup

TP-Link's new light bulbs don't require a smart home bridge to control them, letting you get up and running with just one bulb to start.

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GE taps Amazon's Alexa to provide voice control for its Wi-Fi-connected appliances

Dubbed "Geneva," the new skill works with any connected GE or Monogram appliance, including refrigerators, dishwashers, wall ovens, ranges, laundry and more.