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Google To Make Homes Even Smarter

If you could control the majority of your home and appliances with a smartphone, which devices would you want to control? Google has pondered that very question, and has recently announced plans to open up its 'Nest' technology to independent ... developers, so that household gadgets can easily communicate with one another. Nest, which Google bought for $3.2 billion in this past January, made its name with an "intelligent" thermostat system. The system automatically learns your patterns of activities in the home with preferred heating and cooling levels. It then automatically develops a ... (view more)

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'Hide Folder Hibit', and 'Page Nest'

Hide Folder Hibit Protect any folder or file by hiding, locking, encrypting or otherwise. The protected folders or files are still protected even in other computers, and you can lock files on one computer and unlock them on another. ... Page Nest Copy your favorite webpages to hard disk with PageNest. Give PageNest the address of a website and it will copy either the page, or the entire site (whichever you prefer) to your hard disk. It will create an exact copy of what you see on the internet including html, images and css. PageNest can be used to create a 'cache' of ... (view more)

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