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Samsung WA8700 top-loading washer Review

Futuristic, or old school? This Samsung washer with a hand-washing sink is both.

Iris by Lowe’s introduces a second generation of its hub for $60

Lowe's launched the second generation of its smart-home solution, Iris by Lowe's. The lower-priced hub ($60) is more powerful and includes Bluetooth capability. The redesigned app is meant to be more intuitive, too.

This couple is building a poop-powered home

While trips to the bathroom can often be the source of great relief, for one couple in Spain they'll soon be hugely satisfying, too. Why? Because they've developed a small-scale system able to turn poop into energy that should eliminate…
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If you hate selfie sticks, you’re really going to despise the Selfie Mirror 2:42

Selfie Mirror is a smart device that allows users to capture and upload photos and videos. Built in lighting and custom frames enhance media. The mirror can also connect to other smart devices through the house, and stream music.

Can a 4K screen and moving art revive digital picture frames? The Klio hopes so 0:23

Klio, a project of Art.com's experimental Labs division, is a frame for new forms of digital artwork. Moreover, it's a platform for

As more EVs plug in, can our power grid step up? We ask the experts

As electric vehicles become part of the automotive mainstream, how will power companies handle the additional load?

Behind the $500 million Bel Air mansion: swimming pools, casino, nightclub, and more

Niami insists the property will be worth every penny. He adds that the $5,000 price per square foot is comparatively less than half of what billionaires are willing to pay for penthouses in Manhattan.

Rent a smart home? Some multi-family buildings are going automated

Instead of making renters shell out bucks for smart home gear, Stratis wants to help automate multi-family dwellings. They partnered with Schlage for door locks renters can open with their phones.

Need to buzz someone in? The Monkey is a smart keyless entry for apartment buildings

Apartment intercoms are supposed to be a barrier to entry, but sometimes they make tenants' lives more difficult, too. The Monkey is a chip that will turn any intercom smart. Sync it up with your phone, and you’ll get a notification when…