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Latch’s new smart lock can be unlocked with an iPhone

Latch is introducing a new smart door lock today that can be controlled with an iPhone. It’s called the Latch C, and in addition to iPhone control through Apple’s HomeKit platform, it has all the same smart features as the original Latch door lock: a built-in camera to see who’s at your door, the …

Bethesda Promises ‘Fallout 4 VR’ Will Be The ‘Most Incredible Thing You’ve Ever Seen In Your Life’

If there’s one thing <i>Resident Evil 7</i> in virtual reality has taught us — being inside a video game isn’t always the most satisfying thing in the world. Actually living — and dying — in a virtual world can be downright horrifying. Such is the impressiveness of the technology we hold in our hands these …

Store your passwords, unlock devices and more thanks to this secure new key fob, available now

Ensuring that all of your online accounts are secure has become increasingly urgent as time goes on. But remembering the various, complex passwords that you may be using can be a pain. Other password managers exist, but are still reliant on a master password. Hideez Key hopes to simplify this by …

Drone Racing League lands a title sponsor for the 2017 season

It doesn't quite have the cachet of something like the Winston Cup (yet), but the Drone Racing League says its 2017 campaign will be called the Allianz World Championship Series. In another move cribbed from traditional motorsports, the drone pilots will have sponsors too. This season is airing on …

Drones

These paper-airplane drones may one day save your life

DARPA is funding autonomous cardboard airplanes that can carry medical supplies.<p>Drones make a lot of sense when delivering things in an emergency to areas with unreliable road conditions, especially to places where people can’t go — like regions that are under quarantine and in need of medical …

This smart ring wraps fitness tracking and more right around your finger

If a wrist wearable to track your workout is a bit too conspicuous for your taste, a solution might be here: just wrap Motiv around your finger.<p>The …

Fitness Technology

This Small Device Detects Cyber Threats In Your Smart Home Devices

Now, let’s look at the data from all this connectivity. Planet Technology gathered a few IoT statistics and came up with an infographic that puts the upsurge in connectivity and the data it generates into perspective. If a byte of data was a gallon of water, today in 2016, it would take only 10 …

Internet of Things

These Destinations Aren’t on Your Bucket List—but They Should Be

From climbing the Eiffel Tower to walking the rim of the Grand Canyon, there are some iconic destinations that seem to appear on everyone's bucket …

Grand Canyon

This $5 device can hack password-protected computers in just 30 seconds

Even the strongest passwords are fallible, and as Samy Kamkar demonstrates, sometimes it doesn’t take much.<p>Kamkar’s new exploit, PoisonTap, uses free software and a $5 Raspberry Pi Zero microcomputer. After attaching the Raspberry Pi to a USB adapter and plugging it in, the device goes to work. In …

Markforged announces a cheaper 3D printer that can spit out end-use parts

In a surprising move, 3D printer maker Markforged has announced they are going to release the $3,499 Onyx One, a Carbon Fiber 3D printer for entry-level makers and hobbyists that prints “end-use” parts using carbon-fiber infused materials.<p>The printer uses Onyx, a nylon and micro-carbon fiber …

Distracted By Office Noise? This Gadget Can Help.

Block out the office.<p>This story appears in the November 2016 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Open offices can be hotbeds of creativity and collaboration, as well as noisy distractions. Spotify-blasting headphones can block it all out but will also make you deaf to stuff you still need to know.<p>The …

Travel Guide To Namibia - The Most Surreal Country You Will Ever Visit

Red colored sand dunes, a diversity of wildlife and endless horizons... Namibia's unique landscapes will make you feel like you landed on a different …

Qatar Airways

The Best Smart Home Devices of 2018 - Digital Home

How Smart Is Your Home?<p>What if all the devices in your life could connect to the internet? Not just computers and smartphones, but <i>everything:</i> clocks, …

What it's like using the 'iPhone of vaporizers' — a $275 gadget that lets you smoke weed on the go

The marijuana retail industry has been disrupted again and again.<p>Years ago, glass bongs, pipes, and joints dominated the pot paraphernalia space. Those devices gave way to clunky desktop vaporizers used for inhaling marijuana vapor. They gained in popularity through the mid-2000s by delivering …

Cannabis

Airbnb, Police Brutality and More Ways Travel Is Different for Black Travelers

We looked at the new Black Travel Movement in the U.S. for a recent episode of the Skift Podcast.<p>Our guests were Evita Robinson, founder of Nomadness …

6 Things You Need To Know Before You Plant Broccoli This Fall

The secret to the best-tasting broccoli is in the seasoning—not the spices, mind you, but the time of year. Broccoli that matures during cool weather …

Gardening

Fender’s FXA7 headphones are for hardcore bassheads only

How much do you love bass? This isn’t a neutral question because Fender’s flagship headphones, the $499 in-ear FXA7, aren’t even close to neutral. The way you feel about bass will determine how you feel about the FXA7s, which have more of it than probably any other earphones on the market.<p>Fender is …

How to Paint a Car

A DIY car paint job could save you thousands of dollars.<p>If your car's paint is looking dingy and faded or you're just looking for a change of color, a DIY car paint job could save you thousands of dollars. Good prep work and being systematic in your approach will have your car looking like new in …

Home Improvement

3D Printed Bike Created Using colorFabb Carbon Fiber Filament (video)

Earlier this year during February colorFabb launched their new carbon fibre 3D printing XT-CF20 filament, that is a copolyester based carbon fiber …

Oculus Previews “Oculus Touch” Handheld Motion-Tracking Haptic Controllers

Oculus wants to go beyond the Xbox One controller shipping with the Rift, so today it showed off the prototype of Oculus Touch, a set of handheld motion controllers that let you see your hands in virtual reality. Known as the “Half Moon” prototype, they’ll let you pick up objects, fire a gun, or …

UnoProLogic2 Arduino Open Source Oscilloscope Launches For $24 (video)

Makers, hobbyists and developers that are looking for an ultra Low cost 4 Channel 300KS/s Oscilloscope that is both Arduino compatible and been …

Arduino

Pedi-Scope is a heads-down display for cyclists

As many bike riders will know, sustained cycling can end up being a pain in the neck – literally. Tilting your head down toward the ground can …

How to Set Up Triple Monitors for Super-Widescreen Gaming (and Work)

Using more than two monitors used to be a luxury for those with the biggest PC building budgets. These days, large, high-resolution displays are …

'Spring Forward' With These 12 Quick Brunch Recipes

These 12 quick brunch recipes are perfect to make when you've lost an hour of sleep (thanks Daylight Savings!).<p>For those of us who like sleep (that is, everyone) it's the most dreaded morning of the year: The day we "spring forward" into Daylight Savings Time. The bad news: We've lost an hour. The …

Breakfast

Tips & tricks for the Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition (Note 4, 2014)

<b>Update</b>: <i>This article only refers to the Innovator Edition dev kit that shipped in late 2014. For the most updated version,</i> you can check out our new …

5 smart ways students can use Google Scholar

Here's something that's happened to most college students: It's 20 minutes before your final paper is due, and you haven't written a bibliography yet.<p>…

The complete guide to networking for introverts

Most people find networking to be a somewhat uncomfortable endeavor. But the task of meeting and greeting strangers en masse—and ultimately asking them for business—can be far more painful for introverts, according to research. Extroverts, who tend to excel at building contacts outside their …

Guinness 1759 Beer

One of the most iconic beer brands around has something special up its sleeve with Guinness 1759 this fall. 1759 is a limited edition amber ale based …

Jawbone's UP3 could raise the bar for personal fitness trackers

The state of affairs<p>Companies in the fitness arena love peddling the capabilities of their latest tracking devices, and that can make it hard to tell …