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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


This see-through fridge is the coolest we've ever seen

Coming to Europe and Asia next year, the Haier Smart Window Refrigerator has motion activated lights that reveal its contents as you approach.

By September 3, 2015


Smart bulbs vs. smart switches: The pros and cons of connected lighting

Thinking about automating your home's lighting? There are a lot of ways to do it -- here's how to pick what's best for you.

By September 22, 2015


iOS 9: HomeKit's time to shine?

With iOS 9, Apple's connected platform looks primed to take a much-needed step forward.

By September 17, 2015


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


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


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


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


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


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