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5 reasons to get 'smart' about your thermostat: What you need to know about Nest, Ecobee

Smart thermostats save money and are kinder to the environment. They also offer a level of convenience that most of us have never imagined before.            [Author: Special for USA TODAY]
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Autonomous cars? Not yet. Digital cockpits, assisted driving the latest auto tech focus

Automakers and tech companies are shifting toward valuable, practical, and safety-focused enhancements to the driving experience.            [Author: Special for USA TODAY]
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15 amazing Google tricks you never knew before now

Most users don't even realize how much power they have with a simple browser, thanks to Google's many features and tricks.            [Author: Special for USA TODAY]
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Boom boxes, mix tapes and instant cameras as hot new tech? Yes, it's actually 2019

Why were so many boom boxes straight out of the '80s everywhere? Turns out some of the most popular new tech launching this year isn’t so new at all.            [Author: Special for USA TODAY]
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8K TVs show the tech industry indulging in a bad habit

One of the bigger developments in TV tech at CES, 8K televisions, shows the downside of focusing on what you can build instead of what you should.            [Author: Special for USA TODAY]
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Boom boxes, mixtapes and instant cameras as hot new tech? Yes, it's actually 2019

Why were so many boom boxes straight out of the '80s everywhere? Turns out some of the most popular new tech launching this year isn’t so new at all.            [Author: Special for USA TODAY]
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Revved up for the best automotive tech at CES 2019

Many of the world’s biggest car makers exhibited at the annual mecca to Las Vegas, which serves as a glimpse into the future of technology.            [Author: Special for USA TODAY]
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CES 2019: 10 tech toys I’d totally buy

Here are 10 tech gems we mined from among the 4,400 exhibitors in Las Vegas for the massive consumer tech show.            [Author: Special for USA TODAY]
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CES 2019: The robot revolution (for real) and untearable pantyhose are finally here

Robots are everywhere at CES this year. Some help tackle travel, others will get you where you’re going, and one, well, just wants a little love.            [Author: Special for USA TODAY]
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We got a peek at the KB Home ProjeKt, the smart house of the future. Here's what we found.

KB Home ProjeKt is a first-of-its-kind marriage of smart systems and Jetsons-like tech, built with over 400 gadgets working (mostly) in harmony.            [Author: Special for USA TODAY]
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CES 2019: The robot revolution (for real) and untearable pantyhose

Robots are everywhere at CES this year. Some help tackle travel, others will get you where you’re going, and one, well, just wants a little love.            [Author: Special for USA TODAY]
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We got a peak at the KB Home ProjeKt, the smart house of the future. Here's what we found.

KB Home ProjeKt is a first-of-its-kind marriage of smart systems and Jetsons-like tech, built with over 400 gadgets working (mostly) in harmony.            [Author: Special for USA TODAY]
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CES 2019: KB Home gives a first look at a home that's smarter than yours

KB Home ProjeKt is a first-of-its-kind marriage of smart systems and Jetsons-like tech, built with over 400 gadgets working (mostly) in harmony.            [Author: Special for USA TODAY]
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You can read your Android phone’s texts on your Mac or PC. Here's how

Android users now have two new ways to read and write their text messages on their larger screens — one from Google and the other from Microsoft.            [Author: Special for USA TODAY]
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2018: Why it's not just the year the tech industry would like to forget

All told, 2018 was both a remarkable and tumultuous year for the tech industry that set the stage for what promises to be an even more incredible 2019.            [Author: Special for USA TODAY]
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From autonomous cars to foldable phones, 2019 looks promising for 5G wireless technology

5G promises to bring with it not just faster connections to the mobile telecom networks but the ability to create new types of experiences as well.            [Author: Special for USA TODAY]
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How to match a cloud service for all your devices

For those living between device ecosystems -- like iOS and Android or Mac and Microsoft, the question of which cloud service to use can be complicated.            [Author: Special for USA TODAY]
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Home for the holidays? You can tech the halls for a great staycation

From big-screen TVs and smart speakers to curling up with a great e-book, there’s never been a better time to be home for the holidays.            [Author: Special for USA TODAY]
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Year in review: The gadgets I actually bought in 2018 (for myself or people I really like)

Jennifer Jolly gets to try lots of tech toys and tools throughout the year. But would she buy them? Here's what she says was worth spending money on.            [Author: Special for USA TODAY]
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From Aretha Franklin to Billy Graham: A look at those we've lost in 2018

Whether in music, thoughts or prayer, many world-builders left us in 2018. Here is a look at those we have lost and lives well-lived.            [Author: Special for USA TODAY]
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Aretha Franklin, Stephen Hawking, George H.W. Bush and other luminaries: A look at legends we’ve lost in 2018

Whether in music, thoughts or prayer, many world-builders left us in 2018. Here is a look at those we have lost and lives well-lived.            [Author: Special for USA TODAY]
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Caribbean on a budget: How to visit Cancun for less

Though Cancun skews pricey, there are ways to make your dollars go farther.            [Author: Special for USA TODAY]
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Better than playing reindeer games this holiday: Here are the best video games of 2018

Here are a handful of recommended gaming picks, divided into various age groups. Prices are $60 unless otherwise specified.            [Author: Special for USA TODAY]
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What makes Army-Navy game so special as told by former players

Clearly, the annual Army-Navy football game is an event unlike any other in college athletics. Former players shared what the game means to him.            [Author: Special for USA TODAY]
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Use eBay? Heed these buying and selling tips

You can find some great deals on eBay – one of the world’s top online marketplaces. Here are tips to score a good price and make quick cash on eBay.            [Author: Special for USA TODAY]
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The era of foldable smartphones is finally here – and the impact will be enormous

Samsung’s Infinity Flex and the Royole FlexPai make it clear that a pocket-sized smartphone that can unfold into a larger, display is finally here.            [Author: Special for USA TODAY]
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Looking at top tech toys and tools for the holidays? For many, privacy may not be included

Researchers reviewed 70 popular gadget gifts based on price, performance, privacy and security. Just 33 of them met all of the minimum requirements.            [Author: Special for USA TODAY]
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3 ways to keep your Amazon gifts under wraps until Christmas Day

Keeping your gifts a secret is harder than ever, because so much shopping is done online, and the digital paper-trail is extensive.            [Author: Special for USA TODAY]
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Best apps to search for Black Friday deals

Here's a look at are several free apps that can sniff out great deals, give you cash back, display coupons, or reward you in other ways for using them.            [Author: Special for USA TODAY]
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Is there a smarter smartwatch in your future?

Today's devices are savvier about health, wellness and fitness. They’re also sleeker, smarter and run longer between charges.            [Author: Special for USA TODAY]
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