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Windows in the CNET Smart Home treat themselves

Exploring smart shades and blinds, and if they fit into a smart home.

By February 6, 2016

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AV receiver buying guide: Step up to high-quality sound

If you want truly great sound, you have to move up from a sound bar to an AV receiver and speakers. Here's what you should know before you buy.

By February 4, 2016

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Here are the reasons why so many hoverboards are catching fire

Buying a self-balancing scooter? You might want to think twice.

By December 22, 2015

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GM and the delicate dance of automotive cybersecurity

How General Motors is staying ahead of the cybersecurity curve -- without making itself a target.

By February 1, 2016

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H8ers gonna H8: Hisense H-series TVs go for low-cost HDR and high-end ULED

Want a 4K HDR TV for $400? Hisense has it, along with a brand new H8 TV range, more of its proprietary ULED display technology, and a new range of the Sharp Aquos brand. (Yeah, Hisense owns Sharp.)

By January 5, 2016

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Lightning strikes again for Apple, as new accessories go their own way

Apple's newest Mac accessories use the same proprietary connection as its iPhones and iPads, dashing hopes the company would embrace a common alternative.

By October 13, 2015

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Nvidia snags cross-platform tech to boost GameWorks PC project

The chipmaker is acquiring TransGaming's proprietary cross-platform portability technology to boost its gaming division.

By June 12, 2015

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Unreleased Duke Nukem source code found at Library of Congress

A cache of recently acquired video games at the Library of Congress turned up a true find: the source code for unreleased PSP game Duke Nukem: Critical Mass.

By August 6, 2014

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Chrome a bit less secret as PDF reader goes open-source

The software Google's browser uses to show PDF files has been proprietary for years, but now it's an open-source project called PDFium that others can scrutinize or use themselves.

By June 11, 2014

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Sony and Samsung lock up their 4K content, risking the future of the format

By keeping current 4K content offerings proprietary, Sony and Samsung could hamper 4K adoption. Here's why.

By May 22, 2014