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Apple Begins Selling Danalock V3, First Retrofit HomeKit-Enabled Smart Lock Available in Europe

Danalock today announced that the HomeKit version of its Danalock V3 smart lock is now available for purchase from Apple's website and retail stores in more than 20 other countries across Europe, after limited availability in April.<p>Danalock V3 is said to be the first and only retrofit smart lock …

Home Automation

Philips Hue Sync now available for Mac, app syncs lighting to games, videos, and music

First announced back at CES in January, Philips is releasing its new Philips Hue Sync app for both Mac and PC today. The new macOS utility lets you sync Hue smart light colors and effects to games, video, and music playing from Mac.<p>Philips describes the new Mac app benefits:<p>Imagine you’re playing …

Home Automation

Ihmisiä on vain 0,01 prosenttia kaikesta elämästä, mutta olemme jo tuhonneet 83 prosenttia luonnon­varaisista nisäkkäistä ja puolet kaikista kasveista

Jo 60 prosenttia kaikista maapallon nisäkkäistä on ihmisen karjaa. Uusi tutkimus arvioi ensimmäistä kertaa kaiken elävän biomassan jakautumisen Maan …

The Original Canon EOS M Can Shoot 2.5K Raw Video with Magic Lantern

Canon’s original EOS M flopped as the company’s first contender in the emerging mirrorless camera market, but now third-party hackers are working to …

Homecam app for HomeKit cameras gains powerful new controls, video switching on Apple TV

Homecam is a handy HomeKit app on iOS and tvOS that specializes in letting you view multiple video streams simultaneously. The latest version of Homecam builds on top of the app’s multi-feed view by adding new data layers, room control, and more to the Apple TV version.<p>Homecam is essential for …

Smart TV

These smart locks will let you ditch your keys

Keys are a time-tested means of access, but they won't do you much good if you leave them inside on your way out the door.<p>Today's crop of smart locks ($120 at Amazon.com) think they have a better way. All of them offer convenient, key-free access to your home, whether by code, by app, by proximity, …

Home Automation

Nine products to give your kitchen some smarts

From intelligent cookers to voice-activated trashcans.<p>As this year's Consumer Electronics Show demonstrated, product slingers are all excited to put smarter digital assistants in your pocket and connected devices in your home. As tempting (and terrifying?) as it is to create a giant network of …

Sous-vide Cooking

Blinds that capture solar power and your attention

The Rolar Blinds do three things. They harness the energy of the sun, they cut the glare of the sun out during the day, keeping your indoors ambient, …

Review: Elgato Eve Light Switch and Eve Motion Add Versatility to Your HomeKit Setup

Elgato's Eve lineup of smart home devices is one of the largest contributors to the HomeKit ecosystem, with a variety of sensors and switches for inside and out, including five more products announced a couple of months ago.<p>We reviewed a set of the early Eve products two years ago, when we found a …

This battery-powered security camera fits on your front door

Forget traditional security cameras. The Remo+ DoorCam fits right on your front door.<p>Remo+, formerly known as Olive & Dove, is back with a new DIY home security device: the DoorCam.<p>The DoorCam is a $199 battery-powered door-mounted outdoor camera. Available for preorder on the Remo+ online store, …

Sonos says AirPlay 2 and Siri control coming next year

Sonos officially announced plans to work with Apple’s new AirPlay 2 wireless music playback feature with Sonos wireless speakers. Apple unveiled AirPlay 2 back at WWDC in June as an iOS 11 feature that will work with the HomePod, new Beats speakers, and third-party products.<p>Today’s Sonos news is …

2018 Nissan LEAF Electric Car | Room for 5

World’s Best Selling Electric Car[[920]]<p>Build & Price<br>• Search Inventory<p>$22,490<p>OR AS LOW AS<p>After federal tax credit on qualified Nissan LEAF[[927]]<p>151 …

Electric Vehicles

Meet the solar-powered electric motorhome we've all been waiting for

Tesla and Cummins are making waves right now with their new electric-powered semi trucks, but one other long-range vehicle has yet to make a …

Clean Energy

Volkswagen I.D. Buzz: This is VW's first electric Microbus, coming 2022 | Trusted Reviews

<b>Volkswagen has confirmed plans to start manufacturing a fully electric successor to the VW Microbus, with a launch expected as soon as 2022.</b><p>Earlier …

Manfrotto targets 360° VR creators with new range of accessories

Accessory creator Manfrotto has just launched a new range of bases, booms, heads and dollies aimed at Virtual Reality content creators. The company …

How to automate your home with Apple's HomeKit, with or without an iPad or Apple TV

Apple's HomeKit allows users to control compatible hardware with an iPhone -- but expanded control from outside the home requires either an Apple TV …

Denmark, Finland and Sweden are the world’s best at clean technology innovation

Dong Energy<p><b>The Nordic countries are the best in the world at promoting green entrepreneurship and cleantech innovation. Denmark is first, followed by Finland and Sweden.</b><p>This is the conclusion of the Global Cleantech Innovation Index (GCII), recently published by Cleantech Group together with WWF. …

Solar Panel Window Blinds!

SolarGaps can turn any window into a source of free energy<p>If you own your home, it may make sense for you to invest in kitting it out with solar …

Fontus Self Filling Water Bottle, Transforms Air Into Water (video)

Kristof Retezar has unveiled a new range of revolutionary self filling water bottles in the form of the Fontus Airo and Ryde, that are capable of …

Seagate Wireless Plus - A Review For Travel Photographers

After first trying out the WD My Passport Wireless Pro as a solution to backup photos and video while traveling (click here for the full review of …

Nissan Rogue Dogue concept is for the furry friends in your life

Dubai's Floating Villa With Underwater Bedroom Will Give Your Dreamhouse Wings

• Home<br>• Travel & Photography<br>• Dubai's Floating Villa With Underwater Bedroom Will Give Your Dreamhouse Wings<p>This is marine lifestyle at its …

Portable solar panel and battery brings clean energy on the go

It’s good for 60 smartphone charges<p>Setting up most compact solar panel systems entail connecting a number of complicated components, from the panels themselves to battery packs and power-management devices. But a new product line from SolPad promises a fully integrated system that generates, …

Clean Energy

How to configure the fourth-generation Apple TV as a HomeKit Hub

Tips<p>A HomeKit installation needs an always-on hub to allow you to control your compatible appliances from outside the home —AppleInsider shows you …

HomeKit

Launched at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference in 2014, HomeKit is a platform for streamlining home automation, namely allowing users to turn …

HomeKit-enabled August Smart Lock now works with Apple’s Home app and Control Center on iOS 10

The HomeKit-enabled August Smart Lock (reviewed) has had one big missing feature since iOS 10 was released back in September: Apple Home app support. Today that’s finally changing thanks to a new firmware update rolling out to August Smart Lock.<p>Before iOS 10, Smart Lock was just as compatible with …

Affinity Shows Off a Powerful Version of Its Photo Editing Software For iPad Pro

WWDC is happening right now, which is Apple’s big developer’s conference. It doesn’t always get as much news as some of Apple’s big product …

Treat Yourself To These 7 Wonderful iPhone Apps

With everyone owning an iPhone these days, photography has become <b>more accessible than ever</b>. Editing, applying filters, taking that perfect …

How to Airbrush Skin in Photoshop

In this tutorial, we’re going to learn how to retouch or airbrush skin in Adobe Photoshop.The Steps (1-8)1. Open your photo in Photoshop.2. …