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Raspberry Pi's latest competitor RockPro64 brings more power plus AI processor

The RockPro64 developer board is a Rockchip RK3399-powered alternative to the Raspberry Pi.<p><i>Video: A guide to Raspberry Pi in 60 seconds</i><p>Pine64 has …

Raspberry Pi

Arca is a gorgeous arched retreat in the Brazilian rainforest

A stunning nature retreat has popped up in Brazil’s lush and captivating Costa Verde rainforest. Assembled onsite in just one week, the prefab Arca …

Architecture

Fresh Caletti Cycles Adventure Road Bike

This Caletti Cycles Adventure Road Bike is fresh off the stand and here for you all to see. The growing trend for more adventurous road going bikes …

Between You, Me and the Intelligent Lamp Post: City Streets Have Never Been This Smart

It’s the afternoon rush hour just outside central London and the traffic is nose to tail. Drivers here have come to expect the sight of taillights as …

Why Z-Wave is the Home Automation Market Leader ... for Now [UPDATED]

<b>ZigBee vs. Z-Wave</b>: It always makes for a spirited conversation over the dinner table. If your dinner table is mine. And you’re a dork. And you have …

Vivint Launches Smart Home Platform: 'We Consider Apple a Direct Competitor'

While many smart home companies are likely gearing up to work with Apple's newly announced Home platform, others companies like Vivint want to …

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The Basics of Geothermal Energy<p>Where does geothermal energy come from? How is power generated from it? Can we use oil and gas wells to generate …

Butterfleye Release Date, Price and Specs - CNET

According to startup Butterfleye, traditional Web and IP cameras are just not smart enough. The company's new battery-powered camera, also called Butterfleye, will supposedly change all that. Envisioned to merge Nest thermostat-style intelligence with Dropcam-esque capabilities, the …

4 Ways You Can Make Your Home Smart Today

Ever wanted to automate the heating system and appliances in your house? Now is the time!<p>Twenty years ago, if you visited a fair or exhibit that portrayed the "Home of the Future," it would likely have incorporated some of the many gadgets and applications used to power homes today. From …

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

Interior Design

Piper DIY Security/Home Automation Camera is Way Smarter than Canary

In a sea of new “smart surveillance” products, the Wi-Fi-enabled Piper from Blacksumac appears to be the smartest to date – with a useful fisheye …

Canary vs. iSmartAlarm vs. Piper Home Security

Finally, home security is affordable for everyone thanks to three forward thinking start-ups. All three start-ups were funded by early adopters via …

4 Home Security Systems to Try Now - Dwell

The easiest system to use and install. Pros: Provides cameras, thermostat management, and outlet control. ADT uses its own router for added security. Cons: Though the provided touch screen is big and easy to read, the interface is tabby.<p>Price: Expect about $400 for installation, plus $48 per month …

Smart Homes

This is a pretty cool lighting project: The Alba, by Stack Lighting

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>If your Philips Lux bulbs met the Nest thermostat and had a baby light bulb, the Alba by Stack would be that bulb. The Alba is …

Ecobee launches a new thermostat with location-detection as its killer app

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Ecobee, the Canadian company that has been making connected thermostats since 2007, has released a new thermostat that …

Home Automation