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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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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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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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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.

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.

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.

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 Appleā€™s AirPlay feature.

SRS introduces iWow Universal audio enhancer

Following up on its iWow 3D for iOS devices, SRS Labs has announced the iWow Universal, an audio-enhancing dongle for any product with a 3.5mm headphone output jack.

Griffin unveils Twenty, an AirPlay amp

Griffin Technology has announced the Twenty, a powered AirPlay amp to connect to non-powered speakers.