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Harness your smart home with Wink's low-cost hub

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The best tech accessories you need to own

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Windows 9 may be revealed next month

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How to find deals on last minute flights and hotels

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The tablets that go all day

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The Moto 360 price and entire specs leak out

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Big Ass Fans pairs up with Nest to cool the connected home

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Is the Aston Martin DP-100 a vision of the future?

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A massive gaming laptop selling support and speed

The Origin PC Eon17-S is one of our go-to big-screen gaming laptops, even if the look is getting dated.

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Windows Phone, meet the HTC One M8 (hands-on)

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LG OLED and Samsung plasma named best TVs by US retailer

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The best-sounding music of 2014, so far (pictures)

The Audiophiliac picks the best of the best-sounding albums he's heard this year.


Apple iPad cases with a twist

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Can open-source and free replace Microsoft Office?

LibreOffice is an excellent office suite, but an aging interface and the lack of a mobile app makes the competition all the more attractive.

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Staying safe on public Wi-Fi

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Upgrade RAM on your MacBook Pro

Find out how to install more memory on your MacBook so that your computer can easily handle heavy tasks.


Disney goes after Clash of Clans with new Star Wars game

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