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Sesame's $99 smart lock aims to undercut August, Kwikset, and Yale

Sesame fits over existing deadbolts, installs with nothing but adhesive, and has a funky knock-to-unlock feature.

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World’s first Bluetooth- and NFC-enabled padlock coming in March

The Quicklock Padlock appears to have recovered from its failed Kickstarter campaign.

Beam Projector

The Beam smart projector doubles as a light bulb

This hybrid device made short work of its $200 thousand Kickstarter goal.

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Countertop sanitizer will use UV to clean the gook off things babies stick in their mouths

UviCube turns to Kickstarter to get a sleek, countertop UV sanitizer into kitchens and nurseries to help get the germs off of all the things babies put in their mouths.

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Tired of high energy bills? Thermoneystat sets the temperature by dollars instead of degrees

A new Kickstarter campaign aims to take the shock out of energy bills by letting you choose how much you want to spend.

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Neeo is a sleeker, simpler universal smart home remote

Flush with $1 million in Kickstarter cash, Neeo wants to be the first smart home remote that won't scare the heck out of normal people.

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Kreyos smartwatch is just the latest crowdfunded, wearable horror story

Backers expose shady behavior after not getting what they paid for.

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Clockwise Podcast: Big iPhones, not-so-smart watches, Kickstarter and T-Mobile

Do we want bigger iPhones? What makes a "smart watch" truly smart? Is T-Mobile CEO John Legere's act running thin, or is it an act at all? Is Kickstarter completely broken when it comes to marketing tech products? We attempt to answer these questions and more, with special guests Jon Phillips, Philip Michaels, and Susie Ochs.

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Trinity Magnum takes aim at the tricky problem of VR controls

It works well enough, but does a pricey, niche controller have lasting appeal when we're still searching for a great general VR controller?

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BloomSky's backyard weather stations hope to crowdsource the forecast

In cities with microclimates, like San Francisco, an app that tells you the temperature at the airport is pretty much useless. Here’s BloomSky to the rescue -- if it can build a strong enough network of stations.

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