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Nest software update brings usability tweaks, more smarts to thermostat

Nest has made a few handy updates to its flagship Learning Thermostat, with more information, better auto-scheduling and easier operation.

By December 15, 2014

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Ford Sync 3 drops Microsoft, puts MyFord Touch out to pasture

Ford's Sync in-car infotainment is about to turn eight, making it one of the most well-established on the market. With version three, it's been completely rebuilt from the ground up.

By December 11, 2014

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Want a safe car? Check its cyber safety rating

At the Defcon hackers convention, a security research group proposes an automobile cyber safety rating system that could go far beyond hacking cars.

By August 9, 2014

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Developer program makes Nest a focal point for the smart home

Nest's Developer Program puts Mercedes, Whirlpool, and other third party developers in touch with your smart thermostat.

By June 23, 2014

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Inside the tech aiming Aereo through TV's legal hoops

Aereo wants to give you broadcast TV on the Web. But it needed thousands of mini antennas, high-octane transcoding, and lots of air conditioners to build a system it hopes can pass legal scrutiny.

By April 21, 2014

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Heating vents may have given Target hackers their opening

Network credentials boosted from a Target contractor specializing in ventilation systems are the way that hackers likely got access to the company.

By February 5, 2014

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Tech Retrospect: Satya Nadella gets the nod, Sony bids farewell to Vaio

Miss a few stories this week? We'll bring you up to speed with this rundown of all the tech news.

By February 7, 2014

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Install the Honeywell Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat in a snap

This intermediate installation is pretty straightforward, but only if you already have the necessary wiring.

By September 16, 2013

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Episode 30: A Chromebook Pixel drinking game!

In this week's episode, count how many times I can call the Pixel notebook some version of "gorgeous," tiny hard drive be damned. Plus, Jeff Cannata takes a bath with the Nexus 10.

By March 12, 2013

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New device traps, then zaps, airborne pathogens

Researchers say a new device called a soft X-ray electrostatic precipitator protected mice from airborne bacteria, viruses, and allergens, and could some day be incorporated into HVAC systems.

By February 4, 2013