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These smart cities in Italy put Silicon Valley to shame

id=”article-body” class=”row” section=”article-body”> Nic Henry/CNET This is part of our Road Trip 2017 summer series “The Smartest Stuff,” about how innovators are thinking up new ways to make you — and the world around you — smarter.  A little after 2 p.m. on an impossibly muggy summer day in June, I squeeze my sweaty, 6-foot-1-inch body into… Read More »

Is your new rental home tech-ready?

id=”article-body” class=”row” section=”article-body”> Moving into a new rental property? Make sure you perform your due diligence, because some landlord obligations (or lack thereof) may surprise you. (New Lundby Stockholm at night image by The Shopping Sherpa, CC BY-ND 2.0) When you’re renting, some things are accepted as a given. You’ll have four walls and a… Read More »

What to do when your refrigerator door won’t stay closed

id=”article-body” class=”row” section=”article-body”> Tyler Lizenby/CNET You open your refrigerator or freezer door to grab something, close the door and come back later to see there’s a gap. The door didn’t fully close and now your food isn’t as cold as it should be. It’s a frustrating situation, but one that’s not hard to fix. Here’s… Read More »

Heating Repair, Maintenance and Installation

So which climate control system is the most efficient, easiest to install, and has low installation and heating repair fees? There is no one magic unit that is perfect for each individual or house, but regardless if you are living in a dorm for six months or planning on building your dream home, there is… Read More »