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Make your light bulbs change colors when it's about rain

Forget smartphone weather alerts. You can set up smart lights to tell you when it's started to rain or if the temperature outside has dropped below freezing.

By January 19, 2016

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Best smart home devices of 2016

From smart locks to smart lights, we've reviewed all kinds of connected home products this year. This category is growing rapidly, but here are our favorites so far.

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Fitbit Charge HR

Fitbit's Charge HR combines heart rate tracking, sleep tracking and fitness into an affordable, slim band with good battery life. It's a hard combination to beat.

By November 25, 2015

4 stars Editors' rating November 25, 2015
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'Terminator,' 'Rain Man' and others to stream online for free

Big-name titles will be available online for free -- and it's legal. Find out where you can watch these movies and more.

By November 25, 2015

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It's a bit silly looking, but this foldable e-bike is the smallest I've ridden

Designed by a former Porsche designer, the Urb-e is lightweight and smartly constructed last mile transportation.

By January 5, 2016

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Garmin's Vivosmart HR gives Fitbit a run for its money

CNET's Dan Graziano goes over the advantages of Garmin's latest tracker, including its water resistance and showing smartphone notifications.

By December 4, 2015

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BMW's most affordable M may just be its purest

BMW's 2 Series gets even more sublime with 365 horsepower and bits swiped from the M3.

By January 11, 2016

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You're a robot on Mars with this interactive 360-degree view

How does it really look from where the Mars Curiosity rover sits? Now you can explore that perspective, as if being stranded on the Red Planet.

By February 1, 2016

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Dive into medical drama 'Code Black' with 360-degree video

The freshman drama puts you inside a bustling emergency room with a new immersive video. We speak with the creator and executive producers about virtual reality and the evolution of storytelling.

By February 3, 2016

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Punxsutawney Phil casts shadow on weather apps

Technically Incorrect: It's Groundhog Day and America's favorite nonscientist makes his weather "prediction" for the year. In it, he refers to hoverboards. Really.

By February 2, 2016

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Crave giveaway: CES swag bag extraordinaire, part 2

This week we have still more freebies direct from the show floor, including a portable battery pack, fancy earbuds and a copy of an animated film.

By January 29, 2016