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Philips Adore mirror brings HomeKit automation into the bathroom

Think about how nice it would be to dim the lights without having to get out of the tub. That’s one of the promises of the Adore Bathroom lighted mirror as it can be controlled from your iPhone or iPad.<p>The center of this product is a standard mirror that’s about 20 inches across. This is surrounded …

Home Automation

IBM's Hello Quantum is a devilishly difficult puzzle game about qubits

IBM’s <i>Hello Quantum</i> is now available on Android. If you only like easy puzzle games that don’t explain anything about how quantum computers work, you’re going to hate it.<p>The game, which debuted on iOS last month, was designed by University of Basel physics professor James Wootton and members of …

Quantum Computing

Learn to Build Apps, Websites & Games with the Mimo: Learn to Code App

When you set out to learn coding, it can be overwhelming. There is a lot to learn, and the best way to learn something big is to break it down into manageable sections. For this reason, I was immediately drawn to Mimo. I tested competing code-learning apps and quickly felt like what I didn't know …

This is the only nightlight you should ever use, and it’s unlike anything else you’ve seen

A nightlight is a necessity, but most people just go to their local drug store to buy cheapo plug-in nightlights. This is a bad idea for a few …

Best Philips Hue Alternatives in 2018

Philips Hue smart lights are some of the coolest on the market and they're definitely some of the most popular, but they can be <i>quite</i> expensive, …

Review: The Neato Botvac D7 Connected robot vacuum cleaner is expensive but smart

It’s usually me making the case for new smart home gadgets, but when it came to a robot vacuum cleaner, it was my partner, Steph, who suggested it. Unusually hot weather in London causing our cats to moult more than usual may have been the triggering event!<p>I’d looked at them when they first came …

How a parent can take some control of kids’ iPhone, iPad and iPod use

Here’s some advice on how to configure iOS features to restrict what your kids can be exposed to when they’re on the internet.

BEARTOOTH Smart Walkie Talkie. Two Way and Handheld Radio Replacement. Talk, Text, and Offline Maps Without Cell Service or Wi-Fi. Pairs with Android and iOS Smartphones (set of 2)

This fits your .<p>to make sure this fits.<p>NO CELL SERVICE OR WI-FI NEEDED: Beartooth allows users to communicate directly from Beartooth to Beartooth …

The portable home theater projector the size of a soda can is back down to its lowest price

There are a bunch of different portable projectors you can use to beam a nice big picture from your smartphone, tablet, or computer, and plenty of …

These AirPods-style earbuds promise comparable features for less

After entering the smart gadgets market with Wear OS-based watches and a Google Assistant-powered speaker, Beijing-based hardware brand Mobvoi is now working on its next product: its TicPods Free wireless earbuds.<p>With their extended batons, these resemble Apple’s AirPods to some degree, and aim to …

Tech Trends

So You Want To Play Dungeons & Dragons...

Learn a roleplaying game that lasts a lifetime.<p>Call it fate, luck, or <i>Stranger Things</i>, but the wheel of time has turned and now, suddenly, <i>Dungeons & Dragons</i> is popular again.<p>According to game's publisher Wizards of the Coast, 2016 and 2017 were <i>Dungeons & Dragons'</i> most profitable years since its …

Everyone is buying DNA kits—here's what you need to know

<i>— Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. However, our picks and opinions are independent from USA TODAY’s newsroom and any business incentives.</i><p>This past Christmas, …

Moleskine’s latest smart pen saves your writing to download later

Moleskine has valiantly tried to bridge the divide between analog writing and digital files for years. The company released its Smart Writing Set in 2016 as a $200 holistic solution of pen, proprietary smart paper and app that instantly sent whatever you wrote or drew over to your paired device -- …

The WyzeCam gets a smarter sequel that still costs only $20

That the $20 WyzeCam worked as well as it did is still kind of a surprise. It's no wonder then that the Amazon alums who created it have been working on a sequel: the WyzeCam v2. It'll still cost $20 when it starts shipping at the end of February, but don't let yourself be fooled by its …

PowerUp releases its phone-controlled paper airplane

PowerUp first previewed its smartphone-controlled paper airplane back in 2014, but now it's finally available to everyone. The startup has announced that a retail version of its Dart aircraft will ship in February, and is running a pre-order campaign for barebones (just the propeller module and two …

Philips Hue Entertainment is a smart lighting game-changer

It's been a busy CES for color-changing light. Nanoleaf made a splash by teasing its newest color-changing, touch-sensitive light panels. Then, Lifx followed suit with the impressive-looking Lifx Tiles.<p>Now, it's the team at Philips Hue's turn, and this year, their sights are set on entertainment, …

Civilization VI lands on iPad

In case you wanted something engrossing to keep you distracted from family squabbles this holiday, a special gift just arrived: Civilization VI, which is now available as a $30 purchase for iPad via the App Store.<p>The world building simulation game is possibly the most ambitious and expansive ever …

Float Levitating Lamp Looks Like a Tiny Hot Air Balloon - Technabob

These days, all kinds of desktop playthings take advantage of magnetic levitation, from speakers, to gadget chargers, to clocks. Now, you can have …

The motion activated under-bed light people went crazy over is down to $12 on Amazon

Last time we covered the Amagle Motion Activated Bed Light, it literally flew off of Amazon’s virtual store shelves and sold out in under an hour. …

These Truly Wireless Earphones Are a Treat for the Ears - and Less than 30 Bucks - Technabob

Wires getting all tangled up when all you want to do is listen to some music? Even when you bought those Bluetooth headphones, they probably still …

Transform Your Smartphone Into a Microscopic Camera with This Powerful Lens Kit - Technabob

Want an even more powerful smartphone camera? Blips Smartphone Lens Kits include the world’s smallest, thinnest smartphone lens, which can capture …

This top rated robot vacuum somehow costs under $100

Roombas are some of the coolest gadgets out there that make use of autonomous technology. They make our lives easier, obviously, by taking care of …

Here are the best ARKit apps for iOS 11 you should try right now

Apple just released iOS 11 to the public, and a big feature is ARKit, the company’s SDK that lets developers easily create cool augmented reality apps.<p>Even though Apple announced ARKit a few months ago, there aren’t a ton of good options available right now to test out AR on your phone. But we’ve …

Apps

This $25 device will double the internet speed on your computer

If you use a modern home Wi-Fi solution like the Google Wifi or our favorite mesh system, the AmpliFi HD, you’re undoubtedly enjoying lightning fast …

Learn to Build a Robot with This Raspberry Pi Robotics Kit - Technabob

Learning the intricacies of robotics may sound like a major hill to climb, but these SunFounder Raspberry Pi Robot Kits change all that. They let …

A Tool That Fits All Your Writing Needs, on Paper or Screen - Technabob

If you love technology, you probably have a stylus for your devices and a separate stash of pens for writing on paper. Now you can use one handy tool …

Adjust Your Power Strip with This Modular Design - Technabob

Don’t have enough outlets on your surge protector? If you’re a tech lover, chances are you’re running out of outlet space. Try the STACK 6-Port …

Focus Your Excess Energy into This Minimal, Magnetic Fidget Spinner - Technabob

Channel your fidgeting energy into something physical with the Orbiter Magnetic Fidget Toy. We dig how it looks different from every other fidget …

Fidget Spinner

Light starts shipping the L16, its 16-camera pocket DSLR challenger

Light’s L16 was a radical design concept when it was originally introduced in October, 2015 — but the concept has become a reality, as the company is now shipping the first production units to its pre-order customers. The final design is quite similar to the concept it showed off back then, with a …

Depth Of Field

This tiny iPhone speaker could revolutionize workspace conference calls

Boardroom meetings in the office look a lot different today than they used to. With new tech like video calling, iPhones, etc, it's easier now than …

iOS Apps