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Welcome to the Internet of Things

Roberto Ramos | Posted 04.13.2014 | Technology
Roberto Ramos

Digital technologies have made our lives instantaneously simpler, for the most part. And as Moore's law of technology posits, it keeps swiftly moving in that direction with smaller items serving as catalysts.

LG Wants You to Text Your Fridge

Andrea Smith | Posted 03.09.2014 | Technology
Andrea Smith

Wearable technology may be the big trend here at the international CES but smart, connected home appliances is coming in a close second. Samsung sh...

Is Going Smart Really Smart?

Reno Charlton | Posted 10.12.2013 | Technology
Reno Charlton

From smartphones and tablets to smart TVs for the home, people are now connected to the digital world no matter where they go and what they do. But just how smart is leading a smart life?

How To Build The Ultimate Smart House

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 05.31.2012 | Technology

As design technology progresses to the point of enabling inanimate objects with Wi-Fi, we're bound to see some highly intelligent houses popping up. A...

WATCH: C++ Programming Pioneer Hacks Off-Grid, DIY, Smart Home

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 06.03.2012 | Green
Kirsten Dirksen

When Loren Amelang's Silicon Valley employer put in florescent lighting and wouldn't let employees bring in their own lights, Amelang moved to an off-grid property to create a space where he would have control over his environment.

How America Is Dumbing Down the Next Generation

Jacqueline Leo | Posted 03.27.2012 | Technology
Jacqueline Leo

My house and my car are getting smarter. After replacing a furnace, a water heater, a dishwasher, a car, and a coffee maker, I would give my house a B- on an IQ test. The problem is, the smarter our houses become, the more incompetent we become -- with impunity.

Bianca Bosker

Former Google CEO Envisions A Home Where Every Gadget Knows You | Bianca Bosker | Posted 01.10.2012 | Technology

LAS VEGAS -- Google wants to do a little remodeling over at your place. Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt said the company's Android software...

Colorado "Smart Home" Cuts 30 Percent Of Energy Use (VIDEO)

NBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

"Smart grids" and "smart homes" are new discussions nationally -- and exciting ones, at that -- but some towns have been speaking that language for a ...