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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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Yale Real Living Key Free Push Button B1L Deadbolt

Newer, smaller models are said to be available as soon as this month.

July 21, 2014

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Defcon vendors hawk pentesting, blue boxes, bike locks (photos)

The Defcon vendor's room carries the latest in security-testing tools alongside some of the oldest modern tech gear that still functions. Check out the wares that caught our eye.

9 Images July 31, 2012

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August Smart Lock

August is another entrant into the smart lock market. Its relatively low $199 price makes it an appealing option for DIY home automation fans.

October 2, 2013

MSRP: $199.00

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Okidokeys Smart-Lock (Polar White)

Okidokeys Smart-Lock offers tons of options, but you might not get past its looks.

January 5, 2014

MSRP: $179.00

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Goji Smart Lock

Camera, knock sensor, and a digital set of keys to unlock your door via Bluetooth: the install-it-yourself Goji Smart Lock aims high.

October 3, 2013

MSRP: $278.00

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Locked up: Why AT&T racks up so many exclusive phones

CNET takes a look at how AT&T is able to strike so many agreements, including past notable exclusives, and explains why they make business sense even as they irk consumers.

By November 18, 2013

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Poly-Control Danalock

This new Danalock smart lock boasts some welcome wireless network and aesthetic design options.

December 9, 2013

MSRP: $99.00

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Intel reveals second super-slim tablet, vendor ties at Computex

Chip giant is showing off an even thinner version of its tablet design and announcing collaborative efforts with Acer and other device makers. Also on tap: the desktop, 2-in-1s, and a 3D camera.

By June 3, 2014

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Lockitron

Because let's face it: keys are dumb.

October 7, 2013

MSRP: $179.00

Review

Schlage Camelot Touchscreen Deadbolt

The Camelot is a high quality, feature-rich deadbolt, but you'd be smart to wait and compare it against the coming glut of smart locks due out in the coming months.

September 8, 2013

3.5 stars Editors' rating September 8, 2013