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prefab

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See evil haunt an IKEA-like store in horror book trailer

Angry spirits torment employees at a modern furniture store, giving new meaning to the phrase "graveyard shift."

By September 22, 2014

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Cliq case adds three NFC buttons to your smartphone

It's a potentially great solution for button-strapped Android phones, but is there already a better option?

By May 28, 2014

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Car Guy goes on a date

A car guy in a romantic situation. This can only end well, right?

By February 8, 2014

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Ikea designs $86,500 prefab house, instructions included

Ikea teams up with prefab home designer Ideabox for an instant home packed with Swedish-style furniture, flooring, and appliances.

By March 2, 2012

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Prefab homes that are stylish, sustainable (video)

Simpatico Homes constructs eco-friendly, modern houses out of factory-built modules. The inspiration? Joseph Eichler. SmartPlanet's Sumi Das takes a tour of a prototype.

By January 23, 2012

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California city to get green prefab housing

The city of Stockton is about to get homes made by Zeta Communities that promise better indoor air quality and up to $2,000 in annual energy savings.

By June 16, 2011

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Use Nextdoor to prepare your neighborhood for disaster

The service helps you organize your neighbors into a social network, but sharing emergency-preparedness information customized to your area may require a free site-building service such as Google Sites.

By November 14, 2012

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Android, Java, and the tech behind Oracle v. Google (FAQ)

Wondering what the lawyers and programmers are talking about in the highest-profile tech trial in years? Here's a guide to the ties between Android and Java -- and the history leading up to the case.

By April 20, 2012

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Three free services for creating instant Web sites

Google Sites has the most features but takes the most effort. Page-o-rama is ultrasimple and also ultralimited. Weebly is smack between the two, offering a mix of functionality and simplicity that's perfect for casual site makers.

By March 12, 2012

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A smart green home takes root in inner city

A Boston couple turns a tech-friendly green-home building project into an educational undertaking for themselves, neighbors, and contractors.

By September 24, 2011