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Smart home experts hope 'magic' moments will convert nonbelievers

A CNET panel featuring industry heavy hitters from Amazon, August, Google and SmartThings discuss the future of the smart home.<p>What will it take to convince smart home newbies that the tech is for them?<p>In a panel at CES in Las Vegas on Thursday some of the biggest names in the smart home industry …

Automation

ASUS finally has mesh routers of its own

After years of being clunky concepts, mesh wireless routers are finally becoming viable options for your home, thanks to the likes of Eero and Google WiFi. At CES, ASUS finally unveiled its own mesh solutions, the HiveSpot and HiveDot routers. HiveSpot, the more powerful of the pair, is a triband …

Wi-Fi

Netgear's Nighthawk S8000 8-port switch gets the LAN party started

Supporting traffic prioritization down to the port level and link aggregation to deliver up to 4Gbps, the new switch delivers what all gamers look for in a LAN party.<p>When it comes to gaming, the best way to connect your rig is via a Gigabit connection, and today Netgear brought that to a next level …

Wi-Fi

Kwikset goes keyless with its 'Obsidian' smart lock

Most app-enabled smart locks like the August or any of the Schlages will still include a traditional cylinder mechanism, you know, just in case. The new Obsidian lock from Kwikset, however, has no need for your puny keys. Like, at all.<p>The Obsidian operates exclusively via its touchscreen. To unlock …

Netatmo challenges Nest with smart smoke detector, adds siren to camera | Ars Technica

A new HomeKit-capable smoke detector, plus a loud camera accessory.<p>LAS VEGAS—The French company Netatmo quietly added two new products to its smart …

Home Security

CES 2017: Chamberlain Reveals HomeKit-Compatible Smart Garage Door Openers

Chamberlain, a connected smart home company that specializes in garage door openers, today announced that it will be introducing Apple HomeKit compatibility to a range of its connected smart home devices. For users already using the company's products in the "MyQ" ecosystem, they will be able to …

Apple might depend on a rival for the next iPhone's display

There are still a few days left in 2016, but iPhone fans have been living in 2017 for some time now.<p>Rumors of the next version of Apple's flagship …

The 2017 Ford Raptor Is a Nissan GT-R for Off-Roading

Hold on, hold on. Let us explain.<p>Off-roading, in a way, is the last bastion of the un-smart car. While pavement gearheads have long embraced modern things like ABS, traction control, adaptive suspensions and computer-controlled differentials, your average off-road rig is about as digital as a …

Nissan GT-R

Someone Compiled Every Formula One Crash This Year Into One Video

Want to relive every on-track incident this year? This compilation video of the 2016 season has it all.<p>Formula One was quite eventful this year. Mercedes continued to dominate the podium, but it was German driver Nico Rosberg who took the title for the first time in his career, ahead of his …

Motor Racing

All the best Netflix shows and movies you can now download

It’s got all of Star Trek!<p>Netflix just announced that it’s adding the ability to download TV shows and movies to your Android or iOS devices to watch offline. It’s a big deal for anyone who likes watching movies while flying on a plane or commuting to work on the subway.<p>It’s not just for Netflix’s …

Entertainment

Nintendo offers rare discounts on 3DS and Wii U games

Nintendo isn't known for running many sales on its games (you're more likely to see sales on devices), but it's making a big exception this year. It just kicked off a Cyber Deals eShop sale that offers large discounts on 3DS and Wii U titles -- and these are frequently titles you'd want to play. On …

YouTube adds HDR support for much improved video quality

YouTube is getting a major quality update today with the addition of HDR video support. Unlike when YouTube added HD and then 4K years ago, this time it’s all about the colors.<p>If you’re not familiar, HDR video is somewhat similar to HDR photography in the sense that it allows for a greater range of …

Televisions

Watch this Lunatic Ferrari-Powered Toyota 86 Do Donuts Around an Actual Ferrari

It's alive and it can do donuts. We are so happy.<p>Over the last few months, we've been following what has to be the finest engine swap we've seen in recent memory: The engine from a Ferrari 458 crammed into the engine bay of the Toyota 86. Our first thought was that it was some sort of joke. Or …

Infiniti Takes Recent History's Biggest Step in Engine Design – Feature

From the November 2016 issue<p>For ages, automakers have been searching for a practical means of varying an engine’s compression ratio on the fly. How hard the air—and sometimes the fuel—is squeezed before ignition plays a crucial role in overall efficiency: Compressing the mixture as much as possible …

Automotive Industry

Chevy Built a Four-Cylinder Camaro Just for Autocross

It's only a concept, but we really like where Chevy is headed with this 2.0-liter, 275-HP Camaro.<p>Chevy will now sell you track-ready 1LE versions of its V6- and V8-powered Camaros, but no such package is offered for the four-cylinder model. For SEMA though, Chevy took its 2.0-liter Camaro and …

Sports Cars

Aston Martin won't sell AM-RB 001 hypercar to 300 willing customers, maybe more

Aston Martin with some help from Red Bull Racing plans to launch a new car in 2018 that will likely end up as the quickest production car in …

Red Bull Racing

2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Starts at $62,135, Goes 0-60 in 3.5 Seconds

ZL1 Convertible starts at $69,135<p>Camaro fans have reason to celebrate this year. Not only is Chevy planning a big birthday bash for the nameplate’s 50th anniversary, but the brand is launching the most powerful production Camaro ever: the 2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1. Now, GM has dropped a number of …

Sports Cars

The Xbox One S Still Uses Microsoft's Illegal Warranty-Void-if-Removed Sticker

Tamper resistant stickers that prevent consumers from opening their electronics violate federal law.<p>The Xbox One S, Microsoft's new, sleeker version of the Xbox One has one of the same problems as the original version: It has a tamper-resistant sticker on it designed to alert Microsoft if an owner …

Xbox One S

All 2017 Ford vehicles are getting CarPlay and Android Auto

Ford has confirmed that <i>all</i> of its 2017 models -- every single car, SUV, light truck and EV -- are smartphone-ready. They all come loaded with Ford's Sync 3 entertainment system and are compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Those who've snapped any of the currently available 2017 models, …

Build More Powerful Gaming PC Than Xbox Project Scorpio

While Microsoft got us to sit up and take notice at this year’s E3 with its announcement of the incredibly powerful Project Scorpio console, our …

The Shelby GT350 Sounds Crazy with This Aftermarket Exhaust

If you think the GT350 sounded good before, just wait until you hear it with long-tube headers and an X-pipe.<p>The Ford Shelby GT350 isn't a car you'd consider tame. It's the highest-performance trim of Ford's iconic Mustang, and it's not quiet about it. Packing an upgraded suspension, lightened …

Sports Cars

2017 Porsche Panamera: Here's what's cool

There's a new Porsche Panamera on the way, and Carfection's Alex Goy has had some time to think about why it's going to be awesome.<p>There's no getting around the fact that the old Panamera was a hippo of a thing. It wasn't pretty at all. In its many guises it was very fast, very efficient and …

Porsche

A former Apple employee has created this beautiful line of marijuana edibles

"User-friendly" is not a word we hear often when describing marijuana edibles.<p>Whether you're biting into a pot brownie cooked up in a college dorm or nibbling on a fruit chew purchased from your local dispensary, you never <i>really</i> know how much marijuana you're ingesting. It can take hours to get …

Cannabis

10 Fast Cars That Cost Less Than $25,000

For when you want to live your life a quarter-mile at a time but also need to spend responsibly.

Microsoft "Really Serious" About 4K Gaming With Scorpio; Greenberg Talks Xbox One S and Pokémon Go

Microsoft is coming in strong over the next year with its Xbox hardware, and Head of Xbox Games Marketing Aaron Greenberg talked more about it during …

These Excellent Animations Show Exactly How Turbochargers and Superchargers Work

Even if you're an engineer, you'll appreciate these visual explainers.<p>With forced induction quickly becoming the norm on today's cars, it's important to understand how it all works. Turbo- and superchargers are fairly simple devices in principle, but a good visual is sometimes the best way to show …

Airflow

9 things you should know about Prime Day 2017

Amazon's "holiday of savings" returns July 11. Er, July 10. It's complicated. Here's everything you need to know, including what's different this year and how you can make sure you're getting the best deal.<p>It's beginning to look a lot like Prime Day.<p>On the evening of Monday, July 10 at 9 p.m. ET/6 …

Consumer Tech

​10 tips to prevent clothes from fading

Keep your favorite red shirt from becoming a pink shirt you don't like nearly as much with these tips.<p>If you're the type of person that tends to ignore clothing labels or just throws all your laundry in the washer with a cup of detergent and calls it good, then your clothes are suffering. Those red …

Clothing

The Hottest Amazon PS4, Xbox One and PC Gaming Deals, June 10 - 12

Here are the latest Amazon gaming deals to help you play and save this weekend<p>Friday is here again, and that means so is our Amazon Gaming Deals …

The first phone with Google Tango is a 6.4-inch monster from Lenovo

The Phab 2 Pro is coming this fall for $499<p>Lenovo is today announcing a new range of smartphones that will be coming to the US later this year. The Phab 2 and Phab 2 Plus are updates of last year's Phab model and feature oversized 6.4-inch displays, metal construction, and low prices. But the most …

Mobile Technology