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Battery Will Make Your Smoke Alarm Smarter

Roost vows to end the 3AM Chirp coming from your smoke alarm.

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Roost has combined a traditional 9V battery with wifi technology to make smoke and CO detectors smarter by alerting users when their batteries need to be replaced. It will also send notifications to your smartphone when your alarm is going off, alerting you to a potential problem. The company says that the $35 lithium battery will last for more than 5 years in any standard smoke or CO detector that will accept a 9V battery. RoostApp

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Written by Chris Graveline

Chris has covered consumer technology for over 20 years. He is the host of This Week in Tech History as well as a regular co-host on "Into Tomorrow with Dave Graveline" and our Technical Director.

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