Keep in touch with loved ones this summer even as you travel abroad. Now that there are so many smartphone apps that allow you to make free or inexpensive international phone calls, you have no excuse for not calling home. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports in this Tech Minute.
The Blink Wire-Free HD Home Monitoring & Alert System takes issue with traditional power-cord-dependent Wi-Fi cameras.
For $1,500 you, too, can be a Google Glass Explorer.
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The Selia Touch-Free Kitchen Faucet from Pfister balances tech with functionality. You can turn it on with a wave of your hand, or keep it simple with an old-fashioned handle.
Newer, smaller models are said to be available as soon as this month.
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The unlocked version sells for $549 and can be used on either AT&T or T-Mobile.
In one edition, the console comes in white with a copy of Sunset Overdrive, while the other will have a terabyte of storage and include Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare.
The new operating system is expected to launch initially on desktops in October, with support for mobile devices coming later.
A five-disc release of Peter Jackson's latest clocks in at three hours long, just in time for the third and final film.