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Tzoa wearable turns you into a walking air-quality sensor

Unlike wearables that keep track of what's going on inside your body, this one sniffs the air and measures the sunshine to help you stay healthy.

By December 9, 2014

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Prosthetic 'smart' skin can feel all of the things

A stretchy synthetic skin is embedded with sensors to replicate a skin-like sense of touch for prosthetics.

By December 9, 2014

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Nest software update brings usability tweaks, more smarts to thermostat

Nest has made a few handy updates to its flagship Learning Thermostat, with more information, better auto-scheduling and easier operation.

By December 15, 2014

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Smart-home showdown: SmartThings vs. Wink

These systems promise to serve as the brains behind a smarter, more connected home. How do they stack up?

By November 12, 2014

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SmartThings to control Samsung's smart appliances

Owners of Samsung's connected appliances will soon be able to enjoy expanded automation options through the SmartThings platform.

By November 11, 2014

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Quirky, GE stack up 7 'building blocks' of the affordable smart home

The New York startup and the industrial conglomerate want to get your attention with new connected-home products, adding smarts to light switches, doors and wall outlets.

By November 11, 2014

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Give your old smartphone a smart home overhaul

These clever adaptations could turn your out-of-date smartphone into a smart home device.

By November 7, 2014

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More smart device makers sign up to work with Nest

Pebble leads the pack in this next round of connected devices that will interact with Nest's thermostat and smoke detector.

By October 24, 2014

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The reason Mars One colonists could die will surprise you

Humans could begin moving to Mars as soon as 2024 as part of an ambitious Dutch reality-TV/space-exploration project, but a few MIT students say it might not be so simple.

By October 9, 2014

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Nest Protect smoke detector gets an upgrade, still no gesture control

The Wave gesture-recognition feature remains disabled, but the Nest Protect 2.0 software will help mitigate certain false alarms, and introduces some useful new features in the app.

By September 4, 2014