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Choosing the right thermostat for the CNET Smart Home

Smart thermostats are one of the more competitive niches in the smart home. Here's how we narrowed down our choices.

By October 8, 2015


Ambient Devices Ambient Orb

A globe that glows different colors depending on your stock portfolio or the weather, this gadget has shown staying power due to its genuinely useful underlying concept.

By May 27, 2004

3.5 stars Editors' rating May 27, 2004

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Crave giveaway: Novo, for smart volume control on the go

Hear ye, hear ye! Win a little clip-on device that automatically adjusts the volume of your mobile device based on ambient noise.

By October 9, 2015


Startup hopes energy harvested from the air will power smart homes and wearables

A new technology called Freevolt converts the babble of radio waves into electrical power that can run wireless sensors and other devices.

By September 30, 2015


Mind-bending optical-illusion flat lamps look like 3D

A set of LED lamps on Kickstarter tease your mind into thinking they have 3D lamp shades.

By September 16, 2015


Use the cloud to make your garden grow with the Smart Outdoors Buying Guide

Expand your smart home beyond your outer walls with connected outdoor tech.

By September 16, 2015


The 9 most fascinating gadgets at IFA 2015

Europe's biggest tech show delivered a ton of new tech of all types. CNET wades through the gadget sea them to bring you the highlights.

By September 5, 2015


GTA 5 looks jaw dropping with this PC Mod

Toddyhancer takes the presentation of Rockstar's open-world to the next level.

By August 25, 2015


GTA V's Rockstar Editor will have new features for PS4/Xbox One launch

New gameplay for the GTA Online Freemode also teased.

By August 23, 2015


Galaxy Note 5 has best smartphone display ever tested, says DisplayMate

Though Samsung's latest Galaxy Note has the same screen size and resolution of its predecessor, the display performance shows significant improvement, says screen tester DisplayMate.

By August 19, 2015