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16Lab smart ring concept keeps all of your devices within reach

If the prospect of trying to interact with a body's worth of wearable devices is daunting, check out this concept smart gesture ring from 16Lab.

By October 7, 2014

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Networking buying guide

Shopping for your home network? This buying guide will keep you connected with the best options.

By November 27, 2013

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Adidas Fit Smart wearable strips down to make its run

The sportswear giant has a new no-frills activity tracker more practical than it is powerful. The goal is to succeed not on the merits of what it can do, but on the clarity of what it's not.

By July 9, 2014

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Belkin goes all in on the home of the future

The company known for its wireless routers and accessories is amping up its efforts in automated home products, switch by switch and pipe by pipe.

By June 5, 2014

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Why smartphone design matters (Smartphones Unlocked)

Even if you slap a case on your brand-new smartphone, the handset's aesthetics matter more than you might think.

By May 5, 2014

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Amazon Fire TV has videos, games -- where’s the shopping cart?

Fire TV breaks Amazon’s mold of a device that undercuts rival gadgets on price to move consumers back to the company’s core e-commerce business. What's Amazon's ultimate plan?

By April 5, 2014

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External drives experiencing data loss after Mavericks installation

Drives configured with third-party utilities may show up as empty after upgrading your version of OS X.

By October 29, 2013

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Top500 supercomputer rankings await speed-test shakeup

The latest list of most-powerful computers is a bit of same old, same old. But soon, it won't be so easy to get ahead on the Top500 list by plugging in special-purpose accelerator cards.

By November 18, 2013

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Find out (some of) what one big data broker knows about you

Leading data broker Acxiom's free AboutTheData.com service offers a glimpse of the ad-targeting information the company has collected about you. But opting out of targeted ads may not be so simple.

By September 14, 2013

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School district hires company to follow kids' Facebook, Twitter

The Glendale Unified School District in Southern California outsources keeping tabs on troublemakers as well as identifying kids in trouble. At least these are its justifications.

By August 27, 2013