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Exploit allows Asus routers to be hacked from local network

Users should install firmware updates as soon as they become available and should block untrusted devices on their networks

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7 wacky sleep-hacking gadgets to help you get some shut-eye

Start-ups are tackling the science of sleep at this year’s CES.

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Best of CES 2015: The gadgets and gear that wowed us most

CES is a cavalcade of new products, one after the other, as far as the eye can see. Some stand out more than others.

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Sensor-equipped Bluetooth yoga SmartMat helps with your asanas

If you can't make it to yoga class as often as you'd like, SmartMat's personalized, real-time feedback just might be the next best thing.

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Ekin Labs says its free software can build a home-security system using hardware you already own

Hi WiFi creates a no-cost motion-sensor zone using your smartphone, tablet, and other devices connected to your wireless home router. Did we mention it’s free?

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Lucis targets smart-home DIYers with its NuBryte lighting-control hub

This panel looks and performs like the controllers the pros put in, but it’s designed so that anyone can install it.

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First Alert delivers a connected-home portfolio with a personal twist: A smartwatch

The Onelink series includes everything from smoke detectors that talk to a Wi-Fi safe you unlock with your smartphone, so why is none of it integrated?

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Rock on and recharge with the Phaz Model P2 headphone-battery combo

A headset with an integrated battery pack! Why not: We check out this marriage of convenience from startup company Phaz.

Witricity's wireless charging beams power through wood, stone, and even your head

This technology can charge computers and electric cars alike.

The smart home trends that took CES by storm

Here's your glimpse of the home of the future.

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Make fancy-schmancy sous-vide on a budget with Anova's Precision Cooker

The Anova looks a bit like a hand mixer, but it circulates water and monitors temperature for you. Best of all, it's affordable.

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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.

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The Internet of Things comes to home beer brewing

The PicoBrew Zymatic beer brewing appliance taps online resources and services, like a cloud-hosted library of beer recipes.

Umbrela takes an all-in-one approach to home control

Looking for a shortcut on your way to a smart home? Umbrela has a unique take.

Interested in cooking sous-vide style? The Anova Precision Cooker makes it easy.

This French method of cooking by placing food inside a vacuum-sealed bag and boiling it at a controlled temperature is an art and a science. This device makes it easy for the home chef.

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Internet of Things companies need to ensure consumer privacy, warns US regulator

More effort is needed from Internet of Things companies to protect consumer privacy, the FTC chairwoman said

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AT&T follows T-Mobile’s lead, announces its own data rollover plan

ATT's approach is more limited, as any data you roll over expires at the end of the next month.