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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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How to use the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 with one hand

Afraid the Galaxy Note 4 is too big for one-handed use? It's actually easier than you think.

By October 21, 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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No black art to the Blackphone's quest for smartphone privacy

While Blackphone sales are off to a lukewarm start, our hands-on with the privacy-obsessed smartphone finds that it simplifies staying secure on the go.

By September 29, 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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How Apple could put Siri ahead of the pack

Siri is getting a couple of improvements in iOS 8, but still has a ways to go before it becomes something I would use daily.

By September 3, 2014