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11.21.13
Belkin's usage-tracking WeMo Insight Switch ships today for 60 bucks
11.21.13

Belkin's usage-tracking WeMo Insight Switch ships today for 60 bucks

Belkin's WeMo line of connected outlets, motion sensors and wireless switches has been a solid sol...

By Z. Honig,   11.21.13
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08.30.12
Square scores retail deal with AT&T, swipes smile off competitors' faces
08.30.12

Square scores retail deal with AT&T, swipes smile off competitors' faces

Been paying for your frappuccino via Square, and fancied getting some of that diminutive payment-t...

By J. Trew,   08.30.12
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11.17.11
Apple patent suggests charger for multiple devices
11.17.11

Apple patent suggests charger for multiple devices

A new patent application filed by Apple suggests the company is working on putting together a d...

By M. Schramm,   11.17.11
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09.21.11
IRL: WildBlue satellite internet, international charging, a flashing habit and failing to get work done on an iPad
09.21.11

IRL: WildBlue satellite internet, international charging, a flashing habit and failing to get work done on an iPad

Welcome to IRL, an ongoing feature where we talk about the gadgets, apps and toys we're using in r...

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08.31.11
EnergyHub's energy management system on sale now to American planetlovers
08.31.11

EnergyHub's energy management system on sale now to American planetlovers

Those Smart Meters may not have went over so well in San Francisco, and Google may have shuttered Po...

By D. Murph,   08.31.11
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05.12.11
Pivot Power strip starts shipping, folks who ordered a year ago rejoice
05.12.11

Pivot Power strip starts shipping, folks who ordered a year ago rejoice

Don't you hate it when you preorder something and it doesn't show up for, like, a year? We know o...

By D. Wollman,   05.12.11
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06.24.09
Ghostcrawler on why Bluetrackers suck
06.24.09

Ghostcrawler on why Bluetrackers suck

Ghostcrawler has finally said on the forums what I've been saying for a while here on WoW.com and el...

By Mike Schramm,   06.24.09
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10.08.08
AlertMe warns of energy vampires, kills them remotely
10.08.08

AlertMe warns of energy vampires, kills them remotely

In-home power consumption monitors are trendy pieces of kit lately, with a new one popping up every...

By T. Stevens,   10.08.08
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08.15.08
EnergyHub minds your electricity, saves you cash
08.15.08

EnergyHub minds your electricity, saves you cash

We've seen electricity-monitoring / controlling devices similar to the EnergyHub before, but few ha...

By J. Topolsky,   08.15.08
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