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Free iPhone apps to quit smoking

With the Rudd Government's new cigarette tax in place, many smokers are now thinking it might be time to kick the habit. Here's a list of free apps that might help.

By May 12, 2010

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Nest Protect smart smoke alarm talks to phones, saves lives

The new Nest Protect: Smoke + Carbon Monoxide alarm is a smart alarm that ends frantic flapping with a tea towel.

By October 8, 2013

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Ep. 849: Where we're taking a mulligan

Did Shakespeare smoke the devil's lettuce? Joey Kaminski fills in for Wilson today to help us discuss this question and more, like should Jeff go to the world's first tickle spa? How would you evaluate Subway's $5 footlong sandwich policy? And how do I get free Uncharted 3 and Call of Duty Black Ops (Annihilation)? We'll try our best to answer them all!

By June 28, 2011

Review

Nest Protect

Nest brings crisp design and smart features -- connected and otherwise -- to the humble smoke detector. You don't absolutely need the Nest Protect, but it's fine to admit you want one.

November 19, 2013

4.5 stars Editors' rating November 19, 2013
Editors' Take

Novi Security Novi

The Novi security system can detect smoke and motion and send you photos of triggered events with its built-in HD camera.

July 9, 2014

MSRP: $199.00

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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

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Could used cigarette butts power our gadgets?

New research from Korea suggests the filters from cigarettes could someday help bring more efficient energy storage to our computers and smartphones.

By August 6, 2014

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Airbnb makes smoke and carbon monoxide detectors mandatory

The peer-to-peer housing rental site is giving away free detectors and first-aid kits as part an effort to improve safety.

By February 21, 2014

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With Nest, Google homes in on smart-home blueprint

Commentary: Nest Labs' purchase of Dropcam may signal a future in which parent Google tries to balance licensing technology for and participating in the smart-home market.

By June 23, 2014

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'Internet of Things' network connects parking spaces and smartwatches

British company Arqiva has revealed plans for a low-power, battery-preserving network to connect up smart devices in 10 UK cities next year.

By May 16, 2014