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How Assistant differs on Android, Android Wear, Google Home and Allo

You can now access Google Assistant from many different places. But where and how you access Assistant will determine what you can do with it.<p>Google Assistant, the brains behind the Google Home ($129.00 at Crutchfield) speaker and the virtual assistant found on Android phones and watches and within …

Android News

The Latest Gadgets That Can Improve Home Security

The Latest Gadgets That Can Improve Home Security<p>/ March 22, 2017 at 5:00 PM / Sponsored<p>It could come as no surprise to learn that the nation’s crime …

Smart Homes

Lithuanian man's phishing tricked US tech companies into wiring over $100m

Two major American tech companies were tricked by a Lithuanian man’s phishing scheme into wiring him over $100m, according to the justice department.<p>Evaldas Rimasauskas, 48, was arrested last week by Lithuanian authorities and charged on Monday by prosecutors in the southern district of New York. …

Identity Theft

Nest Cam Just Dropped to Lowest Price Yet

The Nest Cam Outdoor is a reliable outdoor security camera that provides good to high quality video and audio. It's easy to set up, intuitive, and …

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Electrical switches typically have 110-volt power connected directly from the circuit panel. The switch will pass the electricity from the panel to a light or ceiling fan whenever the light switch is turned on, and break the power connection when the switch is turned off. If you need to provide …

12 Gadgets That Bring You Close to the Future

From smart coffee makers to washing machines, technology is making us go wow every single day. But, we still seem to ask for more. Be it as a …

5 best smart home firewalls you can buy to protect your smart homes

These 5 firewall devices will protect your smart home devices from hackers and intruders.<p>Your smart TVs among other smart devices might be watching …

Casio’s Pro-Trek WSD-F20S adds a sapphire display and blue color to the sporty Android Wear 2.0 watch

One of the few Android Wear watches we saw back at CES 2017 was the Pro-Trek WSD-F20, a successor to Casio’s first outdoor Android Wear smartwatch. The WSD-F20 improves in several areas, but now, Casio is improving on that even further with the limited edition WSD-F20S.<p>Just like the standard …

Leviton Decora Smart Wi-Fi Plug-In Dimmer review: This Alexa-ready smart plug doesn't need a hub to dim your desk lamp - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The Decora plug-in dimmer is easy to use, and it works well with Alexa to let you dim your lamps up and down using voice commands. The My Leviton app is well-designed, with plenty of controls for automating your lights or customizing things like fade duration.<p><b>The Bad</b> The dimmer's bulky …

Fossil goes full-in on Android Wear, 300 connected watches planned for this year

Smartwatches haven’t really been selling as well as manufacturers would like, but that isn’t stopping Fossil Group from releasing new models. At Baselworld 2017, a watch industry trade show currently taking place in Switzerland, the company announced it would launch more than 300 connected watches …

New Technologies Could Let Our Devices Power Themselves

The core vision in the scenario publication “The Future as Told Through the Garden and the Streets” is that technologies for the hyperconnected …

Apple denies that millions of iCloud accounts have been hacked

Apple is denying reports that hackers have gained access to up to 559 million customer accounts, and are extorting the company by promising to remotely wipe devices of their data.<p>Hackers identifying themselves as the “Turkish Crime Family” this week demanded $75,000 in cryptocurrencies Bitcoin or …

Ex-Baylor player indicted on three sexual assault counts

Former Baylor tight end Tre'Von Armstead was indicted by a grand jury last week on three second-degree felony sexual assault counts stemming from a …

March Madness 2017: Sweet 16 brackets, predictions, picks for NCAA Tournament

Our experts re-pick their brackets, starting with the Sweet 16 field<p><b>Download the CBS Sports App today and get instant tournament news and alerts,</b> <b>plus</b> …

Wisconsin Badgers vs. Florida Gators: Odds, Analysis, March Madness Betting Pick

The fourth-seeded Florida Gators (26-8) are suddenly the favorites to win an upset-ridden East Region missing the top two seeds, but first, they are listed as small chalk to top the eighth-seeded Wisconsin Badgers (27-9) in their Sweet 16 matchup at Madison Square Garden on Friday.<p>The Badgers took …

College Football

10 years after, Florida players fondly recall back-to-back championships

Villanova became the most recent defending NCAA men’s basketball champion to fail in its bid to go back-to-back, the tournament’s No. 1 overall seed …

Nick Saban’s mad about fake news, like the kind Bama put on its bulletin board

Before the Playoff, the Tide displayed some made-up quotes by the “National Media.”<p>Perhaps you’ve seen Nick Saban’s latest bout of hollerin’. It’s pretty good and a worthy addition to the genre, with digressions and subplots stemming from a question about the team’s offensive coordinator hire, …

Ex-Baylor Samuel Ukwuachu's Rape Conviction Overturned and Sent for Retrial

The 2015 sexual assault conviction of former Baylor football player Samuel Ukwuachu was overturned Thursday by the 10th Court of Appeals.<p>According to KWTX, questions regarding the validity of evidence used to convict Ukwuachu played a role in the decision. Ukwuachu will now receive a new trial in …

College Football