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The place is a rockin’, don’t bother knockin': August smart lock now works with Apple Watch

Adding even more smart-home functionality to the Apple Watch, August smart lock's app now works with the wearable. You can receive notifications when your door opens or unlock the door with your wrist.

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10 tech stories you missed this week: Windows 10 and two cheap, awesome phones

It can be challenging to keep track of everything that happens in the tech world. That's why, we have compiled a list of the top 10 tech stories from this week — just for you.

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Are you gentrifying your neighborhood? Slate’s calculator will tell you

You can probably tell if your neighborhood is changing around you, but Slate created a calculator that puts some numbers behind whether or not you're a gentrifier based on your income and the ZIP code you live in.

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Are you ready for the future? Lexus to unveil its Slide hoverboard August 5

Lexus has revealed that it will fully unveil the Slide hoverboard on August 5. The eye-catching invention uses liquid nitrogen-cooled superconductors and permanent magnets to levitate.

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A used computer could save you money — Here’s how to buy the right one

Buying a used computer is a great way to save money. But there are a lot of risks that go along with dipping into the used pool. Here's how to buy a great used PC without getting shafted.

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Like a smarter George Foreman, this electric grill knows when your food’s done

How do you know when to flip your burger? Eyeball it? The Bright Grill is a smart grill for under $200 that uses temperature sensors and your smartphone to let you know when your food is done.

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Ingenious SunPort plug lets you use solar energy even if you don’t have solar panels

Contrary to what you might think, you don't necessarily have to be a producer of solar energy in order to be a consumer of it -- and there's a brilliant new device on Kickstarter that makes it more accessible than ever before.

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Attention, hipster foodies: This $47 machine makes yogurt, quinoa, and rice

Short on kitchen space but have a passion for making specialty foods like quinoa? The Mini Tim3 Machin3 makes rice, quinoa, and yogurt, and takes up very little counter space. You can Kickstart it for $47.

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Amazon’s $5 push-to-buy Dash buttons are here

Amazon has started shipping its push-to-buy Dash dongle, enabling you to grab common household items with a simple press of a button. Each one costs $5, with 18 brands to choose from.

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