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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.

Spotlight on the iPhone 5

Macworld's Jason Snell and Dan Moren join host Philip Michaels to discuss the many products announced by Apple at its September 12 event.

Kickstarter-funded Hidden Radio starts shipping

After a hugely successful Kickstarter launch late last year, the Hidden Radio Bluetooth speaker has started shipping to supporters; the company is also accepting new orders.

iHome's iP76 is a colorful, good-sounding speaker dock

The iP76 is a colorful speaker from iHome that's as fun to look at as it is to listen to.

TechHive: It's time for a revolution in car audio and electronics

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The navigation and entertainment system interfaces most cars provide lack elegance or any indication that the people building them have actually spent time using them in an running vehicle.

Audio Essentials can improve your Mac's sound, but needs some work

Audio Essentials from SRS Labs aims to coax more, better sound from your Mac through software magic. Despite numerous flaws, the effect may be worth a listen.

CasaTunes music server adds AirPlay compatibility

CasaTunes, the maker of multi-room music servers that allow users to hear their tunes anywhere in the house, upgraded its operating system to include Apple’s AirPlay feature.

Geneva Sound System Model XS offers big sound despite small size

Geneva's Sound System Model XS is a portable, Bluetooth-enabled speaker system with a built-in alarm clock that sticks to the company's unique design aesthetic.