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The new 100-wattCree LED Bulb looks and lights like a traditional incandescent lightbulb and is available at the Home Depot for a breakthrough price of just$19.97—the lowest priced 100-watt LED replacement bulb (BTW-- the next lowestpriced comparable LED bulb is more than twice as much). Using 82-percent lessenergy and designed to last 25-times longer than traditional bulbs, the newdimmable 100-watt Cree LED Bulb is ideal for applications that require the mostlight, while still providing unmatched energy savings. The traditional bulbshape and size make it perfect for nearly any open lighting fixture in the homeincluding floor lamps, reading lights, high ceilings and dark hallways. Formore info go to www.creebulb.com 



Then turn on/offthat LED bulb with the Belkin WeMo Switch. This easy to usesmartphone controlled switch allows you to control your home technology fromanywhere. WeMo is a modular system – so you can easily add-on multiple units tocontrol your whole home.  For expanded control, pick up the WeMo Switch +Motion Sensor.  It not only lets you control your tech via WiFi but alsohas a 10-foot motion sensitivity range.  So you can use it to have a lightgo on when you enter a room or a fan turn off when you leave the room. Withthese devices, you can control your lamp, fan, stereo system, heater or anyplugged-in tech from any location.  These remote controlled switches pluginto any regular 120VAC wall outlet and are intuitive, easy to set up and use.   BelkinWeMo Switch/Wireless Home Actuator, $49.99 at RadioShack and RadioShack.com: http://www.radioshack.com/product/index.jsp?productId=15262716

Belkin WeMo Switch plus Motion Sensor, $99.99 at RadioShack and RadioShak.com:



To take control of your growinglist of password, check out Dashlane.  This FREE app tacklesthe universal problem of passwords by offering what might be the world's bestpassword manager and digital wallet app. It provides users with a beautifulinterface and a seamless way to manage and use all of your passwords, IDs andpayment information. User data is stored locally in a securely encryptedAES-256 vault and the encryption key is never recorded, stored or transmittedanywhere. This FREE app uses tested security technology designed to allow onlythe user to access the data. Dashlane is available on Mac, Windows, iOS andAndroid. The app is free to use on one device and a Premium version isavailable for $29.99/year which allows you to sync between multiple devices.Dashlane was as PC Mag 2013 "Product of the Year" and was called one of "TheCoolest Gadgets of 2013" by CNN.  For more information, go towww.Dashlane.com 


Little Luxury -- is a mini water cooler that unlike anyother product of its kind - both cools and more importantly filters tapwater.  Quite simply, you pop in the easy to replace clinically provenfilter, fill the spill-free water bottle with municipal tap water, plug it inand within 45 minutes you have great tasting, healthy, ice cold drinkingwater.  It is simple, it is unique and it is ideal for all bedrooms,kitchens, offices, gyms, bars and more! A must-have for a child'sbedroom.  All materials are environmentally friendly.  The LittleLuxury operates in almost total silence and it the recipient of the Energy Staraward for energy efficiency. The cooler weighs only 7 pounds, holds 1.85 gallonsof water and has a fast flowing water outlet. The filter provides about130-gallons of water before needing to be changed and removes all pesticides,contaminants and chlorine whilst preserving the essential minerals that are notpreserved in bottled water. Little Luxury looks cool, operates beautifully andsaves lots of money. Each gallon of water will cost only about 12 cents. Thecooler with the first filter is very well priced between $99.99 to$129.99.  Little Luxury means you no longer have to lug heavy waterbottles home from the store and it  reduces the need for plastic bottleswhich are harmful to our environment.  For more info go to: littleluxury.com



For the first time, GE's new Brillion™ app allows consumersto control their GE Profile wall oven from outside their home using theirsmartphone. This FREE app allows users to preheat, set the timer andtemperature and check cooking status remotely. The app also allows you to turnoff the oven. The connected app is available for free in the Google Play store and the Apple App Store under the name GE Brillion.  For moreinformation visit www.geappliances.com To see the app in action—check out this video:




Wilson Electronics' DT4G Cell Signal Booster—justlaunched, this is the FIRST consumer cell signal booster to boost ALL voice anddata signals, including 4G, for ALL US carriers. Today, more than 80% of cellphone calls are made from inside a building. Many types of building materialsmake it difficult for a good cell signal to get inside, including low-e glass,metal roofing, brick, window coating, and more. The DT4G helps overcome thesebuilding materials by using a powerful antenna to pull in the good signal,boosting it, and then redistributing a usable signal indoors through a small,desktop antenna. The process is then repeated, but in reverse, sending a strongsignal back to the cell tower. The result, a stronger, more reliable cellsignal in the area of your home or office where you need it most.  The DT4G Cell Signal Booster is under $400 and for more information go to: www.wilsonelectronics.com/greenberg 

The product is available on Amazon.com as well: http://www.amazon.com/Wilson-Electronics-Signal-Booster-Office/dp/B00HWX16GU/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1394471233&sr=8-1&keywords=dt4g



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