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Umbrella home control

Umbrela wants to make your home smart one room at a time

There are some intriguing concepts within this work in progress, but it will be expensive to outfit an entire house using this approach.

AR outdoor speakers

VOXX shows off new outdoor speakers, headphones, and a paper-thin TV antenna at CES

Plenty of new products, including affordable DJ-quality headphones and weather-proof Bluetooth speakers.

Polk Wireless Hinge

Polk Audio jumps into the wireless-headphone market

The speaker manufacturer shows its lifestyle colors with the new Hinge Wireless foldable on-ear headphones.

HearNotes Kleer earbuds

Meet HearNotes: the really, truly wireless earbuds

They’re lightweight, comfy, and they use high-resolution Kleer technology instead of Bluetooth.

Neoh 3D Soundspace headphones

These headphones track your headspace, literally

3D Sound Labs’ Neoh headphones incorporate Bluetooth head-tracking sensors to deliver a truly immersive audio experience.

Alpine Headphones

Alpine Headphones review: These are thumpin' good cans

Not recommended for critical listening, but the transducer in the headband is more than just an expensive gimmick.

belkin wemo led starter kit primary

Review: Belkin WeMo LED Lighting plays nice with the WeMo system

IFTTT integration is coming soon, but what's here is already solid, and comparably priced with the Philips Hue Lux.

neato botvac 85 blue girl

Neato Botvac 80 review: Better than Roomba, especially for pet owners

Two dogs and a sheepskin throw rug are no match for this powerhouse robot vac. Oh, and it also has lasers.

hatecardio

Hate working out? These apps make cardio fun

These apps will almost make you forget you're tired, sweaty, and totally not enjoying the treadmill.

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Keep an eye on your home with these two ridiculously simple surveillance apps

Monitor your home, child, or pet by using an app on your phone paired with an extra piece of equipment.

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Five nutrition apps for a healthy New Year

It's New Year's Day, and while we're not yet capable of coherent speech, we do want this year to healthier, fitter, and more nutritious. These apps will help you eat better...starting tomorrow.

There's no vacation from fitness: Apps and gear for exercising anywhere

Going on holiday? That's no excuse to stop working out.

The best free apps for marathon runners

Training for any race—let alone a 26.2 mile marathon—can be a daunting task. Luckily, there’s an app, or several, for that!

Review: AfterShokz Bluez are surprisingly comfortable

These wireless bone-conduction headphones are quite comfortable, but perhaps a tad expensive for the sound quality.

Review: Wello brings affordable personal training to your home

Wello connects you with a personal trainer wherever you are, as long as you've got a WiFi connection and a webcam.