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How to avoid a blackout on Netflix if you are at home

The Federal Communications Commission says it has received hundreds of complaints about Netflix’s down detection system, which has been found to be unreliable.The complaints, which are being reviewed, were filed with the FCC this week.“Netflix has not provided sufficient information to explain how it measures the reliability of its...

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CNET readers can now access a brand new radiation detector, the Radiowave Smoke Detector, with its first public beta test in less than 24 hours.The Radioshack Radioview is a high-powered, low-cost device that has a 3D-printed body that can detect radiation at a range of up to 50 miles...

Smoke detector locations down at AMC theaters nationwide: Report

By KATHERINE LOVETT-TEMPLETON Associated Press TV and radio stations in New York, California, Pennsylvania and Michigan reported that smoke detectors had been disabled at more than 5,000 theaters nationwide, but that many of the locations were open for business.Many of the venues were in areas where people often have...

How to turn your home into a water sensor

Homeowners looking to avoid costly water sensor upgrades will find themselves in a sticky situation, with many options offering the same or similar capabilities.The biggest water sensor upgrade available is the “SmartWater” feature that allows homeowners to remotely monitor their water levels, which can then be used to set...