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How obsolescence looms over our IoT gadgets

The dream of a smart home is using your smartphone to control your lights, check to see who’s at your doorstep, shut the garage door, or turn the temperature down — from anywhere on the planet. …

The future of automotive repair just got brighter—and it may shine a light on your smaller gadgets, too

Voters in Massachusetts voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday to amend a significant “right to repair” law, paving the way to a greener future where consumers and independent shops have more control over the maintenance of their cars.

The measure, which will require automakers to share more data about the vehicles they…

The tale of an infrared toaster oven shows how we must fix our broken relationship with stuff

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Anne Marie Green is a Right to Repair campaign associate for U.S. PIRG, an advocacy organization.

Peter Mui was elated about his new Panasonic infrared toaster oven. The toaster was futuristic; its infrared technology allowed it to bake food 40 times faster than normal. As an avid repairer and founder…

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