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An AFCI (arc-fault circuit interrupter) can protect you and your family from unseen dangers in your home’s wiring. It is a safety device designed to protect against residential fires caused by a leak in the current outside a wire’s insulation. The device takes over where conventional circuit breakers, which can’t detect damaged wires or faulty electrical insulation, leave off.

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After living in a home or apartment with motion-sensing switches, it’s a safety convenience you take for granted. Whether you’re finding your way on a dark walkway outside or entering a room at night, a light switch with a sensor that turns on when it detects motion is very helpful. These sensors anticipate movement and make it safe going down a dark staircase to the basement, in public bathrooms and even while cruising the lighted freezer section in grocery stores; they conserve energy while providing instant lighting.

On behalf of the Buffalo County Tobacco Free Coalition, we would like to thank the Nebraska Legislature and Gov. Pete Ricketts for their passa…

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CNET TAKE: The Blueair Pure 411 is a simple, straightforward purifier with smart design and solid bang for your buck. You get particle and carbon filtration (which removes odors and gaseous pollutants) that will work well in a 160-square-foot room, all for $120. Some devices, like Sharp's Air Purifier, don't even offer that much cleaning power at nearly twice the price.

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All it takes is one lightning strike and the damage it causes to realize the value of whole house surge protection. When a surge occurs, the device responds within nanoseconds, diverting the destructive energy to ground; and when it is wired into your circuit breaker system, it absorbs excess voltage and allows only normal voltage to pass through to your equipment.

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This is one of the greatest obstacles in distance learning: Sharing devices among multiple siblings or family members. Rather than juggling schedules for computer time, parents should, if they can, invest in dedicated devices and tech accessories for each child if possible.

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Consider carrying a GPS device that lets you report an emergency situation. Reporting a dangerous situation quickly and accurately is important for search and rescue crews that may be needed.

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A. This mask is a tight-fitting disposable device that, when worn correctly, forms a seal around the nose and mouth to filter air before it is inhaled by its wearer. Minimal leakage occurs around the device’s edges when its user inhales.

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If you’ve ever been halfway to work and panicked about whether or not your garage door was open, this smart garage door controller from Chamberlain should be the next device you install in your home. This garage door opener will put your mind at ease no matter where you are.

Everyone loves getting a bit of technology for the holidays, whether it's something futuristic for early adopters or a simple but useful gadget for novices.

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