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Best smart home devices of 2014

From smart locks to smart lights, here's the best in smart home tech.

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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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Belkin goes all in on the home of the future

The company known for its wireless routers and accessories is amping up its efforts in automated home products, switch by switch and pipe by pipe.

By June 5, 2014

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Robotic kangaroo generates its own energy

Festo has once again turned to nature to build a gesture-controlled robotic kangaroo that stores and uses the kinetic energy of its own motion.

By April 6, 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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Xbox One in the living room: The dazzling, erratic everything box

The Xbox One's TV integration can feel magical when it works and completely frustrating when it doesn't, which is all too often.

By November 19, 2013

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How your smartphone uses its co-pilot for good effect

commentary The latest updates to speedy mobile processors grab the attention, but the unsung coprocessors are becoming more important when a phone is moving or at rest.

By November 3, 2013

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Stanford scientists 'eavesdrop' on the human brain

A new method of recording brain activity affords scientists unprecedented monitoring -- and yes, it involves temporarily removing a portion of a patient's skull to insert packets of electrodes.

By October 15, 2013

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Nokia Lumia 1020: the camera review

If you are looking for a smartphone with the best camera on the market today, the 1020 is hard to beat.

By September 18, 2013