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Your Next Family Member May Be ... A Robot
Robots

Your Next Family Member May Be ... A Robot

Robots are about to get a lot more personal.
Cadie Thompson
Crowdfunded Smart Home Device Canary Lands at Big-Name Stores
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Crowdfunded Smart Home Device Canary Lands at Big-Name Stores

Canary has officially completed the journey from crowdfunding platform to mainstream retailers.
Carly Okyle
Tim Cook Reveals the Sectors Apple Wants to Conquer Next
Expansion

Tim Cook Reveals the Sectors Apple Wants to Conquer Next

Looking to the future, Cook says that work within the health-care sector may be one of Apple's biggest opportunities of all.
Geoff Weiss
Watch What You Say Around Your TV, Samsung Warns
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Watch What You Say Around Your TV, Samsung Warns

To be fair, the company -- and George Orwell -- did warn us.
Carly Okyle
4 Great Gadgets to Help Protect Your Home Office
Security

4 Great Gadgets to Help Protect Your Home Office

To keep your expensive work equipment out of the hands of burglars, try these affordable, DIY security options.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
GE Reveals a Fridge That Serves Up Piping Hot Coffee
Coffee

GE Reveals a Fridge That Serves Up Piping Hot Coffee

Forget getting ice from your fridge. Check out this video of a refrigerator that uses Keurig K-cups to deliver your caffeine fix.
Kate Taylor
Shiny New Gadgets to Smart Homes and Beyond: A CES 2015 Preview
CES 2015

Shiny New Gadgets to Smart Homes and Beyond: A CES 2015 Preview

Gadgets and devices are great but this year's focus is going to be more on the why rather than the what.
Jason Fell
Lighting That Adjusts as You Watch TV? It's Happening.
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Lighting That Adjusts as You Watch TV? It's Happening.

The SyFy channel has teamed up with Philips Hue light bulbs to offer TV watchers a more immersive experience that involves changing the color and brightness of the lights in their living rooms.
Carly Okyle
10 Gadgets That Make Awesome Holiday Gifts
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10 Gadgets That Make Awesome Holiday Gifts

Not sure what tech gifts to buy for the holidays? No worries. We have you covered.
Emily Price
The 7 Most Useful Smart Home Devices
Smart Home

The 7 Most Useful Smart Home Devices

In the home of the future, refrigerators tweet and coffee pots let you know when grandma missed her morning cup. But people willing to pay a price can already live in this sci-fi reality.
Shalene Gupta
Amazon Is Bulking Up Its Secretive Hardware Lab in Pursuit of a Connected Home
Internet of Things

Amazon Is Bulking Up Its Secretive Hardware Lab in Pursuit of a Connected Home

On the heels of a fizzling response to its Fire Phone, Amazon is reportedly foraying further into hardware by increasing headcount at its top-secret Lab126 by roughly 27 percent.
Geoff Weiss
5 Steps the 'Smart' Home Industry Must Take to Develop a Consumer Market
Internet of Things

5 Steps the 'Smart' Home Industry Must Take to Develop a Consumer Market

Consumers are, so far, unmoved by the prospect of the hyper-connected home and won't be until the technology is as easily used as a smart phone.
Scott Ford
What Americans Want From a 'Smart' Home (Infographic)
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What Americans Want From a 'Smart' Home (Infographic)

People generally have three main objectives in mind when considering having a 'smart' home, according to Lowe's.
Jason Fell
Samsung Snaps Up Smart-Home Startup SmartThings
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Samsung Snaps Up Smart-Home Startup SmartThings

The deal reportedly closed for about $200 million.
Jason Fell