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Hands on with the Slingbox 500's new SlingSync feature

New firmware and mobile app upgrades let you transfer video and photos from a smartphone to a USB drive connected to the Slingbox 500 for HDTV playback.

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Macworld Pundit Showdown XXI

Just in time for April Fools' Day, we've assembled a panel of pundits to point out the foolishness going on in the tech world.

What’s the best way to charge your mobile devices?

Does it take forever to recharge your phone or tablet? The charger you use may be to blame.

Mobile batteries: Everything you need to know

Ever wonder how batteries work? Find out more about how batteries keep your devices powered.

This Lego Apple II+ is a must-build project for any vintage computer fan

Who needs a real Apple computer when you could have an epic Lego version instead?

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Samsung confirms a smartwatch is in the works

Samsung confirmed reports that it too is preparing a connected wristwatch, probably under the Galaxy brand.

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Heat Meter measures energy use in real time

A new, Wi-Fi connected device called the Heat Meter allows homeowners to track propane, natural gas or oil use in real time and compare their home's efficiency with others in the area.

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Remains of the Day: Watch this space

Apple's smartwach may still be in the rumor phase, but bet you didn't know the company was already making smart cables. And Steve Jobs lives on in the realm of prank calls.

Now wear this: Computers for your wrist and face

Senior writer Lex Friedman joins senior editor Dan Moren to talk smartwatches, Google Glass, and Apple's possible future in the burgeoning trend of wearable computing.

SiriProxy lets you control almost anything in your home from your iPhone

Put a cool new technology in front of a community of intrepid geeks and, before you know it, they’ll band together to make them do jobs which were never originally imagined for them.

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Can a 'nifty' iWatch from Apple catch on?

A watch that doubles as a computer and two-way radio has been a technology vision since at least the 1950s. But if recent reports that Apple's interested in an 'iWatch' are true, would such a device sell?

Evolution of the smartwatch

With all the recent hoopla about Pebbles and iWatches, now is a good time to review the evolution of the smartwatch.

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Possible Samsung smart watch rumors heighten smart-watch fever

Photos appeared on a South Korean message board that purport to be a smart timepiece made by Samsung.

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