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Honda's first CarPlay-supported vehicle is the 2016 Accord

Honda said last March that it would support CarPlay. Now it's finally getting ready to make good on that promise.

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Google's Nest smart thermostat yanked from the Apple Store

HomeKit-enabled devices are slowly rolling into Apple's world, and Google's Nest Learning Thermostat is rolling out.

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Media streamer buyers guide: Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, Nvidia Shield Android TV & Roku compared

Shopping for media-streaming hardware? You've come to the right place. This is the definitive guide to choosing precisely the right model for your unique needs.

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The Week in iPhone Cases: Check out Speck's new summer lineup

This week’s roundup of new iPhone cases includes some pretty wood-based cases from Carved and Native Union, a new battery pack from iBattz, and a versatile armband from PureGear.

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Office for iOS update adds new document collaboration tools

Word, PowerPoint and Excel for Apple mobile devices also get better Outlook integration.

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Pebble Time firmware update gives you more control over the watch's look and feel

Pebble is still working on getting its latest OS to run on older watches like the original Pebble

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Apple's security requirements are reportedly holding up HomeKit

Smart home devices using Wi-Fi and Bluetooth LE must meet stringent security standards.

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Apple Watch charging docks could get less clumsy with official licensing

Apple may add Apple Watch docks to its licensing program, allowing for more sophisticated designs with built-in charging pads.

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Netflix's new TV interface sounds kind of iffy

Selecting a movie or TV show will automatically begin playback, while menu options linger on the screen for a few seconds.

Chrome 44 brings the Physical Web to iPhone, iPad

Don't download the app for your smart device. Check if it has Physical Web support first.

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Twitch finally starts ditching Flash for HTML5

Twitch's slow move out from under Adobe Flash is slow going, but work on the video player is starting to appear.

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U.S. Senator urges investigation of Apple's music streaming policies

Licensing terms prohibit competing companies from letting consumers know of better music deals

Cell service at U.S. airports can be first class, or middle-seat coach

Tests by RootMetrics found coverage is improving but inconsistent