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One common reason your smart thermostat isn't working: The C wire

Here's why the C, or "common" wire can be an important part of your smart thermostat installation.

By January 14, 2016

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Chip promises faster computing with light, not electrical wires

A three-university project builds a prototype chip that communicates directly with fast fiber-optic links. Commercially viable versions are on the way.

By December 23, 2015

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How to build a flood sensor for under five bucks

With a little creativity and copper wiring, this $5 device will monitor whole basements for flooding.

By January 29, 2016

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Why smart toilets might actually be worth the upgrade

Smart toilets are environmentally friendly and make your bathroom feel swankier.

By February 1, 2016

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Lucas, Spielberg, Abrams grace Wired cover to honor ILM at 40

Noted filmmakers pose with memorable movie characters like Yoda, E.T. and the Hulk on Wired's June cover to honor George Lucas' movie effects studio Industrial Light & Magic.

By May 19, 2015

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​With an infrared rainbow, IBM optical chip outpaces copper wires

Big Blue's researchers have demonstrated fiber-optic technology that could help computers break through today's speed limits by transferring data faster.

By May 12, 2015

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SnapPower USB electrical outlet coverplate requires no wiring

The SnapPower Charger USB-equipped coverplate requires absolutely no electrical skill to install and still leaves your regular plugs open for use.

By March 31, 2015

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The Wire in remastered HD coming to HBO Go and iTunes

After an absence of six years, crime series "The Wire" will appear on US screens of all kinds from December 2014 in remastered 1080p.

By December 2, 2014

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How Apple's embrace of the new USB points to world without wires

Apple's reliance on a single, more powerful version of the USB port in its new MacBook might alienate customers today, but analysts say the company is leading the way to future PC design.

By March 11, 2015

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Fund this: A Bluetooth adapter for your favorite wired mouse or keyboard

Before you spend money on a Bluetooth mouse or keyboard, why not recycle your existing gear with this handy adapter?

By February 5, 2015