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motion-activated

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A DIY motion-activated light

Learn how to make your own motion-activated light for Halloween decorating.

By October 21, 2014

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Halloween how-tos

In this week's episode of The Fix, we show you how to make your own motion-activated light for Halloween decorating, how to create a festive party atmosphere using Phillip Hue lights and your smartphone, and how to carve a pumpkin using free online templates.

By October 20, 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

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Smart outside the box: Six creative uses for connected gadgets

Today's smart devices can light up your home or watch out for intruders -- but what happens when you get creative?

By June 26, 2014

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Microsoft to sell $25 Xbox One Media Remote in March

Due early next month, the remote control will help Xbox One owners control their Blu-ray discs, streaming video, and more.

By February 20, 2014

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Technomancer digital wizard hoodie casts showy spells

Turn yourself into a high-tech Harry Potter with the Technomancer digital spell-casting hoodie.

By December 6, 2013

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With motion-controlled Gyro screwdriver, it's all in the wrist

Messing around with Black & Decker's intuitive, easy-to-use driver is a delight, especially since it looks like a sci-fi prop.

By January 9, 2013

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WithMe Bone concept soothes lonely dogs

A concept dog bone uses the sound of your voice and your smell to ease the mind and spirit of dogs with separation anxiety.

By July 9, 2012

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Cheeky talking urinal cakes join drunk-driving battle

Call a cab and wash your hands. Talking urinal cakes in Michigan use a lady's voice to remind male drinkers to be safe.

By July 5, 2012

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Kinect in the car? It's coming

A job description hints that Kinect, Windows 8, Windows Phone, Windows Live, Bing, Azure, and Tellme will be included in the next Windows Embedded Automotive platform.

By June 25, 2012