James Hauge

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Smart Home Decisions

Learn what specific project material options cost in your area. Bid, budget and negotiate more effectively.<p>Get installed material cost estimates - …

Repairs

Objects of Desire: Beautifully Individual Concrete Floors

If you have pets, kids or a clumsy housemate, chances are that durability is a top priority when it comes to choosing finishes in your home. And …

Houzz Call: Are You Letting Go of Your Lawn?

We can’t help how much we love our lawns. As children we played on a lush green carpet in the front yard; in college we lounged on the campus glade; …

Home

Microsoft and Insteon team up with a retail smart home push

Microsoft(s msft) is apparently not going to let Google(s goog)/Nest and Apple’s (s aapl)HomeKit efforts leave it in the dust. The company has been …

Honda Smart Home US

In the ground beneath Honda Smart Home’s backyard, eight 20-foot deep boreholes allow a geothermal heat pump to harness the ground’s relatively …

Quirky Wants To Win the Smart Home Wars With This $50 Hub

Smart homes sound awesome. The idea sounded awesome 15 years ago, when Microsoft teased some of their ideas in a concept video, and it sounded …

Home Depot

Don’t Want Google in Your House? Some Home-Tech Startups to Watch

Google’s thirst for connected-home products means that entrepreneurs in the growing sector have another deep-pocketed competitor to outfox. But …

Nest Opens Its Software Platform to Developers in Bid to Conquer the Connected Home

Nest Labs is moving beyond its hardware strongholds -- its famed smart thermostats and smoke detectors -- to conquer a wider array of categories within the connected home.<p>The Google-owned home automation company today launched the Nest Developer Program, in which it will open up its software …

Mobile golf swing analysis on your phone or tablet

Swingbyte puts answers to a better golf game on your mobile device. Immediately after a swing, the Swingbyte app displays an interactive 3D visual of …

Golf

New Music: Pharrell f/ Jay Z – 'Frontin' (Disclosure Remix)'

While Pharrell enjoys success with his latest album <i>G I R L</i>, Disclosure dips into the “Happy” hitmaker’s catalog and remixes his Jay Z-assisted hit …

$7 Billion Tiger Global Just Bought Zillow and Trulia. Should You?

Should you follow Tiger Global into Trulia and Zillow? The Fool's Jason Hall takes a closer look.<p><i>Every quarter, large money-managers have to disclose</i> …

Lithium Reveals Its $200 Million Plan for Klout

Lithium Technologies, the company that runs a social customer-service platform for businesses such as Spotify, Sephora and Skype, finally revealed …

Report: Google To Begin Selling Small Businesses Commercial-Grade Wi-Fi Equipment At Extremely Low Cost

A report out of The Information today claims that as early as this summer, Google will begin selling low-cost, commercial-grade Wi-Fi equipment to …