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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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Festival in Japan features gigantic robot attendees can 'pilot' (Tomorrow Daily 212)

Super Guzzilla is a 33,000-pound robot, so we had to look into claims its manufacturer was allowing festivalgoers the opportunity to pilot it. Fortunately, it looks like nobody will be causing chaos with the big metal machine, as the "pilot" software happens entirely in VR.

By July 21, 2015

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Catstacam: So Fluffy can post arty Instagram pics of dead mice

Step aside, puny human. Miss Flufferboots has her own Instagram account thanks to a fun publicity stunt by Whiskas Australia.

By March 14, 2015

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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 props up Protect smoke detector with feature-laden software update

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 sneaky uses for today's 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