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Best smart home devices of 2014

From smart locks to smart lights, here's the best in smart home tech.

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The voice-activated Ivee Sleek doesn't always talk back

This $200 voice control home assistant isn't quite ready for prime time.

By July 29, 2014

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Android by the numbers: 1B monthly active users

At Google's I/O Conference, the company says 20 billion text messages were sent each day from Android devices over a 30-day period.

By June 25, 2014

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AT&T snaps up rugged Samsung Galaxy S5 Active

The US carrier activates yet another exclusive with Samsung's tougher version of its Galaxy S5 flagship phone.

By May 29, 2014

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Vexed in the city: Tech's fraught transformation of San Francisco 2014

The city once known for the summer of love is now dealing with a different kind of emotion. An influx of thousands of techies is feeding an unprecedented economic boom -- and generating a whole lot of angst.

By August 20, 2014

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New OS X trojan monitors Web activity to steal BitCoins

Disguised as a legitimate project on GitHub called StealthBit, the malware installs a browser extension to look for and steal BitCoin wallet and account credentials.

By February 10, 2014

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Ivee Sleek voice-activated home assistant joins forces with Lowe's Iris and Staples Connect

Ivee Sleek is a voice-activated assistant that can answer questions, respond to commands, and connect to a ton of other smart home devices.

By January 9, 2014

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Archos Activity Tracker squares up to Nike+ FuelBand

Archos has got ahead of the competition, and announced its fitness tracker before CES has even started.

By December 31, 2013

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Woof to Wash, a bark-activated washing machine

Man's best friend can help disabled owners with cleaning chores by turning on a washing machine at the sound of a bark.

By December 3, 2013

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Smartphone 'kill-switch' bill headed to California governor

A bill requiring smartphone makers to include antitheft software on devices sold in California is one step away from becoming law.

By August 11, 2014

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Office for iPad sucks at exporting PDFs, so use IFTTT to make it better

Route your PDFs to the cloud service of your choice using this recipe for success.

By August 8, 2014