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This $75 wall outlet lets you plug in and control two devices separately using your favorite smart speaker or hub – here’s how it works

Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective. Traditional smart outlets are great for people who want to quickly add smart control to appliances, […]

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NASA’s ‘Refabricator’ lets astronauts recycle 3D-printed tools to make new ones

Christmas has come and gone, but that hasn’t stopped the International Space Station from gifting itself a pretty awesome new gadget to usher in 2019 in style. Called the Refabricator, it’s an integrated recycler and 3D printer that was just installed onboard the ISS. It is designed to turn recyclable plastics into 3D printable material. […]

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Facebook now lets you delete messages for 10 minutes after they've already been sent – here's how to use the feature

Shutterstock Facebook Messenger now lets users delete their sent messages, up to 10 minutes after they’ve already been sent. Facebook said back in April it would roll the feature out to the general public after CEO Mark Zuckerberg was caught quietly deleting old messages. Here’s how you can “unsend” your Facebook messages, which is now […]