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Vidyo gets pulled from the App Store because iOS screen recording is banned

The screen recorder also simulated AirPlay mirroring, which is another no-no.

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The Eco USBcell is the slickest rechargeable AA battery you've ever seen

Featuring the same lithium polymer chemistry of your smarthphone, these AA and AAA batteries can be plugged directly into USB for charging.

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Hands on with Panasonic's Toughbook 20: A Windows 10 2-in-1 that can take a beating

Panasonic just announced the new Toughbook 20, a ruggedized Windows 10 2-in-1 that has a detachable screen but can still stand up to the elements.

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Too bright? Just ask Siri to close your HomeKit shades from Lutron

Lutron announces Siri compatibility for its shades using the HomeKit-enabled Caséta Wireless Smart Bridge system.

A walk through the Lowe's Holoroom, previewing home projects in VR

See what your kitchen remodel will look like in virtual reality before you spend the money.

Connected camera monitors baby's breathing

The First Alert camera can monitor respirations and alert you if they are too high, too low or have stopped.

The Veta EpiPen case and app might save your life

This EpiPen case and app help ensure you don't leave home without it, and alerts your emergency contacts when you use it.

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T-Mobile adds 14 new services to Binge On while pushing back against net neutrality criticism

A&E, Lifetime, History Channel, and PlayStation Vue are among the new apps that can be streamed without eating into your monthly data allotment.

Connected mirror helps you get ready

The Simple Human mirror can recreate lighting situations so that you can do your makeup accordingly.

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Cold as ice: Not shocking that physics affects Apple products

Metal may get cold but iPhones and MacBooks are just as weather-resistant as their competitors.

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Hands-on with WiTricity's wireless charging for laptops

Ditch the wires, WiTricity demo shows just how cool wireless charging of laptops might be.

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WiTricity demos wireless laptop charging at CES 2016

Look for WiTricity-equipped laptops from Dell and other OEMs this year.

SSDs are getting faster—and hotter—in a hurry

You may not need a liquid cooling system to keep your SSDs from overheating just yet, but the idea isn't too far-fetched.

HTC's Vive VR headset put me on Mount Everest, and I was utterly terrified

The Vive is the only VR setup I've tried immersive enough to trigger my incredible fear of heights during a demo at CES 2016.

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R2-D2 Moving Refrigerator detained on CES show floor due to immigration dispute

Haier Asia has the rights to show off the RD-D2 Moving Refrigerator in Asia, but the precocious beer-serving droid currently remains under wraps at CES in Las Vegas.

Ubtech looks to up its toy robot game with the Jimu

The Jimu promises to be an easier to use—and more powerful—toy robotics kit compared to the popular Lego Mindstorms sets.

Hands on with Jimu, a super-simple robotics kit for kids

Starting at $99 and shipping in the first quarter of the year, Jimu looks to be an easy-to-program toy robot that offers limitless creative possibilities.

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Hands-on: CloudMagic for Mac brings effortless focus to your email

Fans of CloudMagic for iOS will fawn over this "distraction-free" Mac app, even if it lacks a key feature of the mobile version.

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Digitizing a life: Tips for tackling a giant scanning project

Got a box full of photos that you want to digitize? Follow these scanning tips to get the best results.

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Why supply chain rumors don't necessarily mean bad news for the iPhone

The WSJ says Apple has reduced iPhone orders from its suppliers. Even if that's true, it doesn't automatically mean the iPhone is doomed.

Fitbit Blaze is a full-blown smartwatch optimized for, well, fitness

It's not the same thing as an Apple Watch or Android Wear, but Fitbit has a reputation for getting fitness right.

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App developer Circus Ponies calls it quits

The makers of the popular NoteBook note-taking app for iOS and OS X abruptly closed up shop this week.

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Skulpt Chisel will tell you the cold, hard truth about your body fat

This $99 Bluetooth device measures both body fat and muscle quality.

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The Ehang 184 is a single-passenger drone that transports people (yes, people) at 11,000 feet

We can't wait to see what the FAA and Department of Homeland Security have to say about Ehang's flying machine.

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Petcube Protect turns quirky cat toy into a full-on home security camera

Now, besides amusing your pets with a remote-controlled laser pointer, you can keep tabs on home security as well.