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13 switches and sockets fit for a smart home (pictures)

These brainy gadgets have some big plans for those boring wall warts.

13 Images By November 13, 2014

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ISS astronaut needs a wrench, NASA successfully 'emails' him one

An astronaut aboard the International Space Station needed a socket wrench, so NASA engineers emailed him designs for 3D-printing one. What a world we're living in.

By December 19, 2014

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Meet the smarter switches and sockets of bRight Switch (pictures)

Take a peek at the newest thing to hit the Internet of things.

8 Images By October 9, 2013

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Amputee simultaneously controls two prosthetic arms with his mind

In a world first, a double amputee has been fitted with two prosthetic limbs -- which he can control simultaneously just by thinking.

By December 17, 2014

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Make your own LED tilt-lamp

Learn how to wire together your own tilt-activated LED lamp, perfect as an accent light or gift.

By December 8, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 089: Multifunctional home robots, high-tech food service, computer magic and more

"Patin" is a robot with a socket that allows you to swap out peripherals, and creator Flower Robotics plans to release an Android SDK for developers, unleashing an infinite number of possibilities for potential accessories. Our robot future is on the horizon...

By November 19, 2014

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Appliance Science: The illuminating physics behind LED lights

LED lights are the latest thing in home lighting, using less energy and lasting longer than their incandescent cousins. How do they work? Find out in the latest installment of Appliance Science.

By November 18, 2014

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With phones in its past, Nokia cranks out a $250 Android tablet

Having sold off its handset business to Microsoft, Nokia gets into the tablet game with the new N1.

By November 18, 2014

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Smart litter box gadget monitors your cat's health

Tailio turns your cat's bathroom facilities into a one-stop health-monitoring system that alerts you to changes in your pet's weight or behavior.

By November 12, 2014

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Ampy: Motion-powered backup battery stores kinetic energy

Forget plugging in. Ampy stores up battery power by converting your movements into energy so you can charge your gadgets with the power of motion.

By October 14, 2014