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If you want your children to succeed, teach them to share in kindergarten

Kindergartners who share, cooperate and are helpful are more likely to have a college degree and a job 20 years later than children who lack those social skills, according to a new study.<p>Kids who get along well with others also are less likely to have substance-abuse problems and run-ins with the …

Education

Devialet Phantom review: This incredible $2,000 'Bluetooth speaker' is going to annoy your neighbors

We don’t often spend a lot of time looking at high-end audio products, but when the chance to try out a $1,990 (£1,390) Bluetoth speaker came around, it was too tempting to decline.<p>To call Devialet’s Phantom Sound Center ‘a Bluetooth speaker’ and put it in the same category as something like the …

Audiophile

Cinder Sensor Cooker: Sous vide cooking without the bags or water

Sous vide is based on the idea that the most important factor isn't the time it takes to cook something, but the temperature that the food reaches. …

Kitchens

Stratos' Bluetooth connected payment card works everywhere, available this April

Everyone wants a piece of the payments space and if the excitement for Coin proved anything, people want a single card that replaces all the separate ones they’ve already carrying around.<p>Stratos, launching today, is a new payments card that exists to replace every single plastic card in your …

FinTech

Sesame – Your key, reinvented

Keep your glasses clean with the Smartclean Vision.5 Eyewear Ultrasonic…<p>Easily record videos using your smartphone with the SELDI 7-in-1…<p>Bring your …

Crowd Funding

Scout’s DIY Home Alarm Gets So, So Much Smarter With An IFTTT Channel

I’m really digging Scout‘s install-it-yourself modular home alarm.<p>It has its quirks, but it’s a massive step toward everything I want in a security system. I can add new components easily, I can control everything from my phone, there’s no ridiculous contracts or hidden fees, and it’s all …

Evoz Debuts A “Connected” Monitor Offering Baby Data Tracking, Cry Alerts And More

Evoz, the company behind some of the earliest smartphone-connected baby monitoring systems, is out now with a new product, the Evoz Parenting Monitor, that goes beyond simply capturing video and sharing it to your phone or tablet. Instead, this new monitor is more of a toolbox for parents, the …

The Last Words of 38 Presidents

Some are eloquent quotes worthy of the holders of the highest office in the nation, and others... aren’t.<p>1. George Washington<p>"'Tis well."<p>2. John Adams<p>…

Philips’ noise-canceling Lightning headphones don’t need batteries

It was Philips that managed to beat, err, Beats to the first Lightning headphones last year, and at CES the company has taken it to the next level: announcing a new $299 pair that also offers noise cancellation.<p>Called the Fidelio NC1L, the battery-free headphones plug straight into iOS devices …

Consumer Tech