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Why privacy rules for HealthKit and HomeKit are a huge advantage for Apple

Apple has added a list of rules about how developers can use HealthKit, HomeKit, and keyboard data. And those rules could help it win over consumers.

Anova Precision Cooker makes sous vide cooking a snap

Even if you've never head of sous vide before, you'll like how easy the Anova is to use and how delicious its recipes are.

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Honeywell's Lyric brings geofencing to smart thermostats

It looks like the Nest, but instead of learning your habits, Lyric just tracks your phone's location.

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Report: Apple plans to introduce a connected home platform at WWDC

You might be able to soon tell Siri to open the garage door—assuming a new rumor is accurate, anyway.

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Six helpful apps for cleaning your disgusting house

Sure, sure, you want a clean house. You try. You can handle the immediate mess when you see it; it’s just hard to keep up with on a regular basis. These apps can help you keep everything orderly.

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Google is creepy, but you shouldn't automatically fear it invading your Nest

You can't be a player in the Internet of Things without things, preferably really nice things. But Google's a data company, never forget.

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Google buys Nest, world gets one step closer to 'OK Glass, make my house warmer'

Will Google's $3.2 billion investment in the Internet of Things market have privacy implications for Nest's customers? Nest, naturally, says no.

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Keep a watchful eye on your kid with the Trax wearable sensor

This app-paired sensor gives helpful notifications when your kid strays too far.

FiLIP tracks your kids and lets them call you, so you can relax

This wrist-worn mobile phone and smart locator can help parents know where their kids are, including push notifications when they arrive home safe.

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Voyce pet monitor tells you how your dog is feeling

How is your loyal pet feeling? The Voyce pet monitor can give you an idea.

Belkin turns up the heat at CES with high-tech crockpot

Cook your meals low and slow on the go with Belkin's smartphone-controlled crockpot.

Newly unveiled Nest Protect brings smarts to smoke alarms

After conquering the thermostat, Nest Labs now wants to make smoke alarms intelligent.

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Home is where the heart is: 8 apps for house hunters

They say the first three rules of real estate are 'location, location, location.' We'd like to add a fourth: preparation.

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Bluetooth coffee machine, Wi-Fi electric pot join ranks of networked gadgets

Philips offered a new take on connected devices, offering up a Bluetooth espresso machine and Wi-Fi electric pot at its booth at the IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin.

Canary promises a sophisticated home-security system for the 47 percent

Company hopes to crowd-fund its way into the ranks of ADT and Vivint.

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Smartphone app puts Christmas lights to year-round use

Lumenplay lights have been outfitted with LEDs that allow them, through the control of a smartphone, to make just about any color of the rainbow.

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Introducing TechHive's Digital Entertainment Superguide

Interested in cutting the cord on your television and exploring what the digital media landscape has to offer you? Make the move with our Digital Entertainment Superguide, hand-crafted for you by the TechHive editors for just $3.99.

The Kwikset Kevo lock opens at your touch

New deadbolt turns your smartphone into a virtual key.

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Beer and satellites: Our favorite Demo Mobile 2013 products

This year's Demo Mobile featured an impressive array of products and services. Here are our favorites.

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