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Sonos' limited-edition Blue Note speaker adds a touch of color

Sonos is appealing to jazz aficionados with a limited-edition Blue Note speaker, though the window of opportunity to get one is slim.

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Neeo is a sleeker, simpler universal smart home remote

Flush with $1 million in Kickstarter cash, Neeo wants to be the first smart home remote that won't scare the heck out of normal people.

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QNAP HS-251 Review: NAS meets home entertainment

QNAP has taken the convergence of home networking and entertainment another step further with this handsome, quiet, network-attached storage box that outputs directly to your TV via HDMI

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GE to offer retrofits for some older appliances to render them smarter

GE teams with connected-home startup Wink to retrofit thousands of older refrigerators with Wi-Fi modules.

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Daisy soil sensor promises cheap remediation for plant killers

Though it's hardly the first plant sensor on the market, Daisy aims to undercut its rivals on price.

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Pixie is a 'Location of Things' key-fob doohickey that helps you find all your things

Pop these bad boys on things you need to catalog, track and locate. You can then hunt for lost items with an augmented reality app.

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The wireless router reinvented: Eero brings mesh networking to consumer Wi-Fi

With the financial backing of some of Silicon Valley’s heavy hitters, this startup could succeed where so many have failed.

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The Hive Trio smart system promises to make connected homes more vocal

Too few connected-home systems take audio into consideration. Hive doesn’t make that mistake.

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RadioShack through the ages: 8 adorable images from the fallen giant's vault

RadioShack may be gearing up to call it quits, but—wow—look at all this amazing consumer electronics history.

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Nest can pay for itself within two years, says Nest

Several studies show upwards of 10 percent average energy savings when using Nest, though actual savings depends on many factors.

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Intel to buy Lantiq in a push to make more home devices connected

Munich based Lantiq produces network chips and should help boost Intel's home gateway business

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TP-Link Archer C8 Wi-Fi router review: A solid price-to-performance ratio saves this otherwise mundane router

If price ranks higher than features on your router shopping list, the Archer C8 could win you over.

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Guardzilla review: This dirt-cheap home-security camera has some growing to do

If you’re looking for basic protection for your small apartment or home, this wireless camera has only minor flaws.