It's probably too early to commit to a master smart-home platform, but for basic home automation across multiple devices, Staples Connect works well -- and at $99, it's priced just right.
The Stir Kinetic Desk doesn't come cheap but this $3,890 motorized work surface converts on its own between standing and sitting positions. It also has the smarts to suggest when you should sit and take a break or get back on your feet.
The Sonos Connect brings effortless wireless media streaming to existing hi-fi owners, but it's not the first Sonos system we'd recommend.
The Toshiba Canvio Desk is a frills-free, solid performer for desktop users looking for a backup drive or to expand their storage space.
The $899 PowerUp Series II desk from UpDesk converts from standing to sitting position at your command.
Not only is the Connect a flip phone that lets seniors stay in touch, it also works with a smartphone app that gives loved ones useful management tools for the handset.
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The SanDisk Connect Wireless Media Drive makes up for its slow USB speed by offering an excellent feature set and an SD card slot that will make most casual mobile users happy, especially photographers.
SanDisk announces its first wireless flash drives, the SanDisk Connect Wireless Flash Drive and the SanDisk Connect Wireless Media Drive. Both come with a built-in battery and Wi-Fi network.
If you're eager to try out Pogoplug PC, the Toshiba Canvio Connect is a good buy, especially if your computer supports USB 3.0. Otherwise, keep looking for better deals.
Nothing makes a study break more fun than a simulated Apollo program courtesy of this DIY Mission Control Desk that has everything from lighted buttons to an iPad display of astronauts in action.