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I fought the cord, and the cord won

Lex Friedman tried to cut the cord with his cable television provider, in favor of services like Hulu, Netflix, and Amazon. It didn't take.

Review: Logitech UE Smart Radio a solid music-streaming radio hampered by software

The UE Smart Radio is a capable music streamer with access to both your local tunes and all the online services you could want. The rechargeable battery makes the compact unit even more portable. What holds the Smart Radio back from being a better product is the flaky desktop and mobile software.

Review: Scosche RH656 headphones

The RH656 is a good-looking set of headphones that offers big sound, though you can find better accuracy elsewhere.

Predictions: What Apple will release in 2013

Macworld's Dan Moren and Lex Friedman prognosticate about the products they think Apple will likely release this year.

Review: Philips SHB9100 Bluetooth headphones offer comfort and good sound

Philips’s SHB9100 Bluetooth headphones offer a nice balance between comfort and good sound, and the inclusion of a wired option is handy for those times you forget to charge. However, the SHB9100 isn't for you if you depend on your Bluetooth headset for making phone calls.

Cord-cutting's moment is now, and Apple is missing it

Apple, which has anticipated this moment for so long, still doesn’t seem quite ready for it.

Audiobooks.com drops all-you-can-listen-to book plan

Audiobooks.com changed its pricing from $25 a month for unlimited audiobook listening to plans in line with rival Audible.com

Remains of the Day: Upset the Apple cart

iPad rumors are floating to the surface once again, Phil Schiller's comments to a Chinese paper are called into question, and Apple's won a major award.

Aftershokz open-ear headphones are zombie-apocalypse approved (video)

There’s now a third option in the earbud/over-ear debate thanks the Aftershokz open-ear headphones.

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Netgear adds Google TV streamer, Slingbox support, night-vision security camera

Netgear is shipping a NeoTV streamer with Google TV and a night-vision enabled webcam—but its Slingbox support across the NeoTV line may be its most interesting CES announcement.

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D-Link Gaming and SharePoint routers

D-Link creates routers for work and play

D-Link’s CES lineup includes new routers for gamers, businesses, and travelers, plus additions to its line of security webcams.

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The Macalope Daily: Adorable

They're so cute when they swallow a company's vaporware whole.

2012 in review: The year in Apple news

Mac and iOS may have dominated Apple news this year, but they weren't the only developments. Dan Moren and Lex Friedman recount the rest of what happened in 2012.

The Week in iOS Accessories: Power up

This week's roundup of iOS accessories brings you new ways to dock your new phone, as well as batteries galore.

When Netflix goes down: streaming video alternatives

Netflix’s streaming service went down Christmas Eve, depriving thousands of their Christmas (or anything-but) video fix for about 20 hours. Our gift to you: video-streaming tips, tricks, and alternatives, so you’ll be ready next time.

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