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Review: Ninja Standing Desk is perfect for the traveling office ninja in your life

Dan McDonley's Ninja Standing Desk is a beautiful use of $159 and a great (if unconventional) way to start standing at work.

Apple TV 5.2.1 brings redesigned Hulu Plus app, security fixes

Apple’s Apple TV 5.2.1 software update, released on Tuesday, brings a redesigned interface for the television and movies streaming app as well as patching a number of bugs.

Heat Meter measures energy use in real time

A new, Wi-Fi connected device called the Heat Meter allows homeowners to track propane, natural gas or oil use in real time and compare their home's efficiency with others in the area.

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Review: Create a local file server with Kanex's meDrive

The meDrive is a way to put an unused USB hard drive to good use by providing file server capabilities.

Review: LifeSpan's Bluetooth-enabled treadmill desk is flawed but functional

Lex Friedman uses a treadmill desk, and jumped—or at least walked briskly—at the chance to review a Bluetooth-enabled model from LifeSpan. Though it works, it's not incredible, he says.

Sonos enters home theater market with wireless soundbar

Facing new competition in the wireless multi-room audio system market that it dominates now, Sonos seeks to expand into the home-theater audio market.

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Cisco to sell Linksys home networking business to Belkin

Cisco Systems plans to sell its Linksys home networking business to Belkin International for an undisclosed sum under an agreement that includes cooperation between the companies on software, service-provider products and other areas.

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Go green and save money with a programmable thermostat

We put three programmable thermostats to the test to find out which is the most powerful, flexible, likely to reduce your energy bill.

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How to set up a home recording studio

Putting together a home recording studio is easier than you may think.

Cool gadgets and hot tech that will shine at CES 2013

International CES kicks off Sunday in Las Vegas. Here's an early look at some tech trends and hot products to watch for during the massive trade show.

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Audio interfaces and mixers: What's best for your home studio?

How to pick the right audio interface or mixer for your home studio.

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Microphones: What you need to know before you buy

Everything you need to know about choosing a microphone for recording music at home.

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Remains of the Day: The war at home

Apple, Microsoft, and Google's battle for the home has begun in earnest; elsewhere, Apple's in a non-patentable pinch, Passbook is passing go, and you could have been reading this in Apple Freedom.

Review: Apple's Remote app gets a new iPad interface, support for Up Next

The third version of Apple's iTunes and Apple TV controller may be the nicest yet, thanks to interface improvements and support for new iTunes 11 features.

Review: Time Command is a spartan iOS alarm-clock dock

Stem Innovation's Time Command marries an iOS app with an alarm clock, with mixed results. But it does manage to throw at least one unique feature into the mix.