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Those cheap LED bulbs at IKEA? Turns out they're pretty good.
There's enough quality with these low cost bulbs to keep them from feeling cheap, which makes them an excellent value option.
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Taking a look at LED bulbs and dimmer compatibility. Ban the buzz!
Shopping for dimmable LEDs, but concerned about buzzing, flickering, and other annoyances? We're here to help.
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The WiFi-connected slow cooker from CrockPot and Belkin showed up in our lab yesterday. Here's Megan Wollerton with a hands-on.
CNET previews the Crock-Pot WeMo Smart Slow Cooker. Find release date, prices, specs and more on CNET.
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I have and #Android  phone and an #ipad  and was not able to initialize the setup via my android phone.  I could only setup via my ipad.  I have both the light switch and the plug with the sensor.  The sensor is so sensitive its not even funny.  At 3 in the morning, my sensor would kick on with no activity in the house and if I tried to turn it off, it would turn right back on.  I have sense removed that from my setup.  Second, I changed my wireless SSID and had to reprogram everything and ever sense that it has become a nightmare. The app had a few glitches originally but they have updated the app a few times and I believe things have gotten worse.  Its truly to the point where I could just forget about the whole thing.  
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This smart sous vide cooker makes a ton of sense thanks to its ability to keep your food cold until you're ready for it to start cooking.
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From yesterday: Quirky and GE expand their partnership, announce the Aros smart window AC unit.
The new smart air conditioner takes the Quirky + GE partnership to the next level.
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Yet another new robot vacuum from Neato.
The BotVac's design diverges a bit from Neato's classic XV line.
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Nest lets its thermostat and smoke detector talk with third party devices.
Nest's promised developer program is now live, bringing together connected features from Mercedes Benz, Whirlpool, and Logitech into the company's smart thermostats and smoke detectors.
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Big Ass Fans debuts a sharp-looking smart ceiling fan, but brace yourself for the price tag.
CNET previews the Big Ass Fans Haiku Ceiling Fan with SenseMe. Find release date, prices, specs and more on CNET.
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Some thoughts on this Apple smart home deal.
Commentary: An Apple smart home would shake the neighborhood, but SmartThings and other current players shouldn't start packing.
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Microsoft and Insteon sync up on home automation. Story by Ry Crist.
The tech giant's set to make its first foray into the smart home next month.
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Looking for a wedding gift idea? Here's 40.
Looking for the perfect wedding gift? Struggling to fill out a registry of your own? We'll help you brainstorm with dozens of our favorite small appliances.
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Education
  • Baruch College
    Business Administration, 2008 - 2010
  • University of Vermont
    English, 1994 - 1998
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    Executive Editor, 2003 - present
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