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BloomSky sets sights on sensing hyperlocal weather
Billed as a super-personal yet networked weather station, the BloomSky promises to see as well as measure the elements.
16 July 2014 8:51 pm BST
Belkin's affordable Wi-Fi camera won't break the bank
Belkin adds two-way talk and WeMo compatibility to its revamped NetCam HD+, but can this inexpensive Wi-Fi camera steal the show?
15 July 2014 5:58 pm BST
4 stars Excellent
Keep an eye on your gas grill with this simple smart device
The Quirky + GE Refuel lets you check on the propane tank level on your gas grill from anywhere. It's occasionally annoying, and excessive for many grillers, but it does its one task well.
15 July 2014 7:35 pm BST
Ikea's Ledare LEDs are a bargain
These bulbs aren't perfect, but a focus on aesthetics and an attractive price point add up to solid value.
11 July 2014 10:09 pm BST
4 stars Excellent
These Chiclet-size sensors check your home on the cheap
Vorm Lab is making affordable environmental sensors for your home. Bonus: They look like candy.
14 July 2014 3:05 pm BST
Novi tries for subtle home security
The Novi security system can detect smoke and motion and send you photos of triggered events with its built-in HD camera.
9 July 2014 3:50 pm BST
British Gas Hive review: A simple app-controlled thermostat that's a delight to use
Turning on your heating while you're still in bed makes you feel a tiny bit more like you're living in the future. But is it worth £199?
8 July 2014 5:19 pm BST
4 stars Excellent
Quirky Refuel helps you know when your propane tank is low
Quirky's latest crowd-sourced gadget, the Refuel, brings some intelligence to gas grilling by monitoring your fuel level. Of course, you can always lift the tank.
27 June 2014 8:37 pm BST
Nest Thermostat review: The brave new world of smart appliances looks very cool
Startup darling Nest Labs is already in the lead with its industry-reinventing Nest Learning Thermostat. Lindsey Turrentine goes hands-on with the second generation of the popular thermostat to find out how much the device has improved.
27 June 2014 12:38 pm BST
4 stars Excellent
A Smart Home hub from Android tablet maker Archos
Is this the home automation kit Android users have been waiting for?
19 June 2014 6:48 pm BST
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