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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.

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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.


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.


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.

Review: AfterShokz Sports M2 are unusual fit tech headphones

AfterShokz newest wrap-around bone-conduction headphones are an improvement over the first-gen models.

Review: The Fitbug Air is a not-so-smart smart pedometer

The Fitbug Air is a sturdy, accurate pedometer—but can it hold up to the competition?

How to sync media to Windows Phone 8

Here's our starting guide to getting all your stuff on your new Windows Phone 8 handset.

Hurricane Sandy images: Don't get fooled by a fake photo

Sharing a doctored image on social media can be embarrassing, especially once you're outed by tech-savvy nerds

Pandora reveals how much it pays per artist, says it's too much

Pandora founder says Internet radio licensing fees are too expensive, thanks to the RIAA.

Netflix Launches Snazzy New In-Browser Video PLayer

Netflix's video player finally looks like it was designed for the 21st century.