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second-hand smoke


Nest pulls Protect smoke detector from retail on safety issue

A glitch in the Wave gesture recognition function prompts retail recall and a software update for current owners.

By April 3, 2014


Smoke detector, smartened. So, Nest, what next?

The company that has already made it possible to love your thermostat is now trying to do the same with smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. Now on to the next humdrum home fixture.

By October 8, 2013


Smart-thermostat maker Nest sets sights on smoke detectors

The creators of the Wi-Fi-enabled self-learning thermostat have decided to reinvent the smoke detector as the next node in the company's home-network nexus.

By September 24, 2013


No butts about it

Microsoft and News Corp. may be teaming up to put the hurt on Google, Nintendo launches a Wii movie store in Japan, and your Mac is apparently allergic to second-hand smoke. So put that cigarette out!

By November 24, 2009


Samsung SmartCam HD Pro

The Samsung SmartCam HD Pro is a very good IP camera, but Dropcam Pro still has it beat in terms of durability, app design, and overall video quality.

April 25, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating April 25, 2014

Hands-on AT&T Digital Life: A carrier secures your home

AT&T is branching out to home security you can control with your smartphone or tablet. Here's how it'll look.

By May 7, 2012


Microsoft wants to denigrate your iPhone and Android again

After the "Smoked By Windows Phone" challenge ad, please welcome "Meet Your Match," in which your local Microsoft store will prove your current phone is second-rate.

By November 19, 2012


Mini robot can cruise through burning buildings

A Korean firm is developing a reconnaissance robot that can enter burning buildings to check for people and gauge the danger level for firefighters.

By October 7, 2009


Soyuz brings three station fliers home to pinpoint landing

A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying three station fliers returned to Earth from the International Space Station Sunday, dropping to a bullseye landing on the steppe of Kazakhstan.

By September 16, 2012


Beware the killer laser printer!

Study shows that laser printer emissions may cause serious health problems for office workers.

By August 1, 2007