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Wearables get their killer app: saving you from killer viruses

Until now, smart watches, rings and glasses offered useful features, but were optional -- that's changing fast. Soon our lives and businesses will depend on them.

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Wearables get their killer app: saving you from killer viruses

Until now, smart watches, rings and glasses offered useful features, but were optional -- that's changing fast. Soon our lives and businesses will depend on them.

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Does Apple's recent HomePod OS set the scene for WWDC?

Apple's decision to run HomePod on a version of tvOS hints at the evolution of a homeOS.

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3D printing signs up to fight COVID-19

Hobbyists, small shops, places of education, government and big manufacturers are using 3D printing to help fight coronavirus.

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Amazon and Apple TV deal shows how to solve business conflicts

Communication and compromise are essential for any business facing difficult challenges.

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3 tech advances that will change PCs forever

We are on the cusp of a significant change in PC design driven by parallel changes in where the OS and apps run; head-mounted displays; and battery technology. This combo will drive us toward a new era of wearable computers by the...

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How and why you need HomeKit-secured smart homes

Here's everything you need to know to use HomeKit-secured routers – and why it matters that you do.

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Why every user needs a smart speaker security policy

HomePods and other devices may listen to what you say up to 19 times each day, report claims.

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Podcast Today in Tech

Technology we love

In honor of Valentine’s Day, we’re talking about technology we love. AI, 5G, edge computing, collaboration tools – all have people’s hearts racing. Watch as Michael Simon, writer for Macworld and PCWorld, and IDG TECH(talk) hosts Ken...

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Arcadia makes supporting clean energy easier

Get a $20 Amazon gift card or 4 standard LED bulbs just by signing up.

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Apple confirms HomeKit-secured CCTV and router systems

Now we know which smart security and router systems we should use.

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Learn the basics of electrical engineering for only $25 today.

This collection features 5 courses on electrical engineering fundamentals such as circuits, substations, and machines.

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Apple’s Tim Cook has kept his $50B services promises

Apple’s services business now seems certain to exceed CEO Tim Cook’s 2017 performance promise.

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Why Apple must turn HomeKit into homeOS

Apple's HomeKit needs to become a full-fledged smart buildings OS to enable a vibrant smart home platform.

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Why you need an Apple Watch at work

Can an Apple Watch keep you healthier at work? I think so...

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Arcadia Power makes supporting clean energy easier

Get a $20 Amazon gift card or 4 standard LED bulbs just by signing up.

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You can insure your place for as low as $5 per month with Lemonade

Lemonade breaks from convention by reviewing and paying your claims within minutes while letting you donate to causes you care about.

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Have you heard? Audio is the new everything

How to prepare yourself and your organization for a world where podcasts, audio books, YouTube’s audio mode, smart speakers and ‘hearables’ rule.

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Will Apple introduce AR glasses this month?

It's not clear yet whether Apple actually plans to hold an event this month to unveil new hardware. If it does, one surprise announcement could include augmented reality glasses.

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Can an Apple Watch prevent fatal car accidents? It just might.

A new study questions the efficacy of car accident-avoidance systems, but it's possible that a simple smartwatch might be part of the solution.

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