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Steelcase Gesture chair adjusts to support our smartphone slump (video)

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As advanced as office chairs can be, they're still based on one increasingly bad assumption: that we're sitting upright in front of a traditional computer. Steelcase's upcoming Gesture chair at last acknowledges that we're living in a world of smartphones and tablets. Its back and seat shift in tandem...
Steelcase Gesture chair adjusts to support our smartphone slump (video)

More than half of all US households own an Apple product

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Apple has hit the tipping point: 51% of all households in the United States own an Apple product. That means, according to CNBC’s polling information, some 55 million American homes own an iOS device, or a Mac computer. Of course, as products have a physical and software-based lifecycle, this gives...
More than half of all US households own an Apple product

Live from Samsung's CES 2013 press event!

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There will be plenty of liveblogs at this year's CES, but few will offer the kind of variety of Samsung's. January 7, 2013 5:00 PM ESTFiled under: Household, Tablets, SamsungComments...
Live from Samsung's CES 2013 press event!

Samsung Smart Tango Corner Clean robotic vacuum hits Flickr ahead of CES launch

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There's no doubt that Samsung's holding its juiciest bits for the stage in Vegas, but the company has been letting a few items slip on by, with an update to its robotic vacuum line representing the latest pre-CES tease. The Smart Tango Corner Clean maintains a traditional circular design,...
Samsung Smart Tango Corner Clean robotic vacuum hits Flickr ahead of CES launch
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Report: Multiple TVs per household can power HD sales

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People who have already bought an HDTV are so happy with the experience that they are likely to buy more - good news for Sony (SNE), and for other companies who are banking on the growth of the HD ecosystem. A new Forrester Research report notes that high satisfaction rates...
Report: Multiple TVs per household can power HD sales

Zuvo Water's Stratus cleans your H2O with WiFi filters, cloud-connected app

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Few of us are fortunate enough to enjoy clean municipal tap water -- the rest have to make do with clunky bacteria-riddled filters and wasteful bottled H2O. Enter Zuvo Water, which has hopped on Indiegogo to fund its elaborate and tech-centric Stratus water purification system. It includes WiFi-enabled hardware,...
Zuvo Water's Stratus cleans your H2O with WiFi filters, cloud-connected app

Maily Launches iPad App to Help Kids Email, Even Before They Can Read and Write

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Belgian startup Maily unveiled its iPad app today, which is designed to make it easy for kids to communicate with parents, grandparents and friends via email. The app is designed specifically for kids four and up, and doesn’t even require that the user necessarily be literate yet – a graphic...
Maily Launches iPad App to Help Kids Email, Even Before They Can Read and Write

Give It Up For Mobile Data

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Admit it. You want my data. It’s understandable. I’m a very attractive demographic. I’m an urban professional. A suburban homeowner. A wife and a mother of small children. I’m that household-decision-making-mom that you fantasize about targeting. Observe just a small sample of the 100+ brands... Please visit Marketing Land for...
Give It Up For Mobile Data

Engadget's CES 2013 Preview: Household

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With CES looming like an electrically charged storm of news and announcements, it's time for us to give you our best bets on what you'll see come January. During the month of December, we'll bring you a series of CES preview posts, forecasting what you can expect when the...
Engadget's CES 2013 Preview: Household
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Engadget's back to school guide 2012: accessories

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Welcome to Engadget's back to school guide! The end of summer vacation isn't nearly as much fun as the weeks that come before, but a chance to update your tech tools likely helps to ease the pain. Today, we've got a slew of accessories -- and you can head...
Engadget's back to school guide 2012: accessories

Apple’s new AirPort Express will do simultaneous 2.4 and 5 GHz connections

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It’s been a big day for Apple, as the 2012 WWDC kicked off with the keynote and a massive amount of new releases. But there’s a smaller item that you might overlook if you’re not careful, so we wanted to tell you about that. Apple is revamping its AirPort Express...
Apple’s new AirPort Express will do simultaneous 2.4 and 5 GHz connections
It's Surprisingly Inexpensive For Google To Build Its Cable-Destroying Google Fiber Network (GOOG)
Netflix offers details on its recommendation engine, says it guides 75 percent of viewership

Computex 2013 wrap-up: Windows 8, tablets, Haswell, high-res displays, smartphones, earthquakes and more!

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This year's Computex certainly didn't come and go quietly. From a 6.5-magnitude earthquake shortly after landing in Taipei to tons of tablets, smartphones, Haswell systems and more peripherals than you can shake a Taiwan dollar at, this has been one whirlwind week of hot and humid adventure. Unlike other...
Computex 2013 wrap-up: Windows 8, tablets, Haswell, high-res displays, smartphones, earthquakes and more!

Honeywell Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat learns habits, matches your neon decor (video)

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Honeywell has had WiFi-capable thermostats on the market for some time, but few of them would be a great match for home interiors that have escaped 1980s beige chic. The company's new Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat is going a long way toward bringing that design fully into the present century....
Honeywell Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat learns habits, matches your neon decor (video)
Verizon announces “Share Everything” plans — the future of mobile data (sort of)

NPD: over 25% of iPad buyers are new to Apple

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A new NPD Group study has shown that the iPad is serving as a lure to the Apple ecosystem as a whole. Over 25 percent of those buying an iPad in the US are completely new to the company. With a typical Apple-owning household having 2.4 devices, it was possible...
NPD: over 25% of iPad buyers are new to Apple

iPhone Whale Emoticon Pillow Is Cuter Than the Fail Whale

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Looking for a household accessory which will demonstrate your geek cred? Check out the iPhone "message whale" pillow....
iPhone Whale Emoticon Pillow Is Cuter Than the Fail Whale
Nest's Matt Rogers backstage at Expand (video)

Today in Tech: Usage-based plans coming to broadband cable?

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Broadband companies shift to usage-based plans; Best Buy founder considers a buyout.  Sweeping effects as broadband moves to meters [THE NEW YORK TIMES] Here in South Texas, Time Warner Cable customers have been given the online equivalent of a scale in the bathroom, a “usage tracker” that adds up all the household’s...
Today in Tech: Usage-based plans coming to broadband cable?

Acer announces two H6 Series monitors for the US, prices start at $150

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Acer just announced US availability for its H6 Series LED-backlit monitors, which the company unveiled globally back in November. Both the 21.5-inch (H226HQL) and 23-inch (H236HL) models have full 1080p IPS panels and feature a nearly bezel-less design; the frame is just 0.08 inch thick. Acer says it chose...
Acer announces two H6 Series monitors for the US, prices start at $150

Slickdeals' best in tech for April 22nd: GoPro Hero3 Silver Edition and more

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Looking to save some coin on your tech purchases? Of course you are! In this round-up, we'll run down a list of the freshest frugal buys, hand-picked with the help of the folks at Slickdeals. You'll want to act fast, though, as many of these offerings won't stick around...
Slickdeals' best in tech for April 22nd: GoPro Hero3 Silver Edition and more
Over 1 Billion (Hours) Served: Netflix, Big Cable, And The Innovator’s Dilemma

With More Original Programming On The Way, Netflix TV Viewing Is On The Rise

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Netflix has seen the amount of video its subscribers watch drastically increase over the past few months: In the fourth quarter, Netflix announced that it had topped 2 billion viewing hours during the three month period. Then, in June, it reached a billion viewing hours in that month alone. But...
With More Original Programming On The Way, Netflix TV Viewing Is On The Rise

Bitponics personal gardening assistant eyes-on (video)

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Plants need TLC just like any other living thing, but sadly, they're not really great at telling you what they want. Bitponics is looking to take a bit of that guess work out of hydroponic and aquaponic gardens with a WiFi base station that monitors your plant life and...
Bitponics personal gardening assistant eyes-on (video)

The Popinator voice-activated popcorn launcher: because greasy hands are just so 2011 (video)

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Before you ask: it looks like the real deal. Popcorn, Indiana has decided that it's just too much trouble to reach into that bag or bowl and has devised the Popinator, quite possibly the world's only smart popcorn launcher. A binaural microphone array on the machine's front listens for...
The Popinator voice-activated popcorn launcher: because greasy hands are just so 2011 (video)

India's prime minister reportedly working on giving free handsets to low-income families

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We've seen companies like Microsoft help out low-income people by dropping prices on its hardware and software in the past, and now India's prime minister's allegedly taking a similar approach but with mobile handsets being the focus behind this nice gesture -- and better yet, at no cost whatsoever....
India's prime minister reportedly working on giving free handsets to low-income families

Second-gen Nest teardown reveals high degree of repairability, fun with curved glass

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Chances are if you've bought a $250 thermostat you aren't going to immediately rip it apart to see what makes it tick. Thankfully, there's folks like iFixit that does these sorts of things for us, and they've now finally done the honors with Nest's second-generation unit. As with the...
Second-gen Nest teardown reveals high degree of repairability, fun with curved glass
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