Gear & Gadgets

CUT THE CORD: Here's a guide to every live streaming service on the market or coming soon

Cord cutting enthusiasts have predicted the death of cable for some time now.<p>This last year has seen two live streaming services, Sling TV and PlayStation Vue, refine themselves into well-functioning cable TV alternatives. AT&T also presented its own internet TV solution, DIRECTV NOW, but it …

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Which connected camera is best for your smart home?

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Apple Watch Pop Up Shop at Galeries Lafayette in Paris Shuts Down

Following the closure of the Apple Watch pop up shop at Selfridges department store in London earlier this month, the shop at Galeries Lafayette in Paris has apparently also shut down, as Apple has removed its entry from the company's list of retail stores.<p>The closure of the Galeries Lafayette shop …

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Sen.se Peanuts review: The coolest way to monitor your fridge, rooms, cookie jars... as long as you can rely on Bluetooth

Article Contents<p>1 The Good<p>2 The Not So Good<p>3 Small as a peanut, and versatile too<p>4 Easy guided setup<p>5 Monitoring with the Peanuts<p>5.1 Hot and cold …

Home Automation

Give your beer better head (really) with That UltraBeer Thing

Why it matters to you<p>You now have the power to create perfect foamy head for your beer in the palm of your hand.<p>Vibrations can be a good thing, …

Beer

Blynk Makes Creating Mobile Apps to Power Arduino or Raspberry Pi Projects a Little Easier

Android/iOS: If you want to control a Raspberry Pi or Arduino connected device from your phone, you’d usually need to know at least some programming. …

Raspberry Pi

Tesla releases new up-close drone footage of Gigafactory 1 in Nevada

Things are getting busy at the Gigafactory this month. Tesla and Panasonic have confirmed the start of battery cell production. Volume production of Powerwall 2 and Powerpack 2 are set to start as deliveries of the home battery pack are being confirmed in the first few markets and more Powerpack 2 …

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Amazon Alexa on a phone: What's the big deal?

Imagine if Siri and Google Now had an app store filled with 7,000 extra tricks you could teach them for free. That's the promise of Amazon's cloud-based Alexa assistant on a phone, which debuts with the Huawei Mate 9 in February (for US markets only right now).<p>The integration brings up a whole lot …

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4K or UHD? OLED or QLED? WIRED explains the differences in TV tech

Shopping for a new TV can be an acronym overload; we lay out the terms so you know your UHD from your OLED<p>Shopping for a TV can be nothing short of an acronym overload with display resolutions being added to the mix every year. To help you through, here is WIRED's guide to the latest TV …

Home Theater

14 Coolest Smart Home Gadgets You Can Buy Soon

From a refrigerator with Alexa inside to a device that makes your blinds smart, these are the smart home gadgets we can't wait to get our hands on.

Smart Homes

This modern, stylish suitcase is guaranteed for life — plus, it charges your phone

Imagine a world where your luggage rolls effortlessly next to you, you can charge your phone without searching the airport high and low for an outlet, and you don't have to struggle to jam your heavy bag in an overheard compartment.<p>That's the world that Away wants to provide with its line of …

Consumer Technology

This Drone Footage of a Runner Looks Like a 2D Video Game

Check out this creative “2D” video of an urban parkour-style runner, shot top-down using a drone. It’s like old video game views, recreated in real …

Drones

HTC's smartwatch appears in new photos

New photos have leaked that show HTC’s upcoming Android Wear smartwatch. This smartwatch initially leaked on Weibo in October, but no announcement or …

Wearable Tech

Netgear Arlo Pro review

Netgear's Arlo Pro cam brings smart security to your backyard<p><b>The Good</b> Netgear's $250/£300 Arlo Pro provides indoor and outdoor security monitoring in a single camera. You get seven days of free event-based cloud storage, and its rechargeable battery is supposed to last for up to six months.<p><b>The Bad</b> …

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IcyBreeze Air Conditioner Cooler

When it's hot outside, coolers are a must-have to keep your drinks and fruit cold. But what about keeping yourself cooled off? The IcyBreeze Air …

Consumer Technology

The Best Scuba Diving Computers of 2017

Today, you have a choice of console, or wrist-mount or wristwatch-style computers. Our 2017 scuba diving Gear Buyers Guide will help you find the …

Scuba Diving

The KeyMate USB is a rechargeable flashlight shaped like a key for your keychain

The Streamlight KeyMate USB is an IPX4 water-resistant flashlight for your keychain. It has a spring loaded clip so it hangs on your keychain just …

Consumer Technology

34% off SanDisk Connect Wireless Stick 200GB - Deal Alert

The SanDisk Connect wireless stick is a flash drive with a unique twist -- you can access it wirelessly. Whether it's in your pants pocket, in your bag, or on the picnic table at your campsite, the Connect wireless stick lets you stream media or move files wirelessly with up to three computers, …

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Reign Activity Tracker

You'd think a device meant to be worn day in and day out would take a more customized approach to fit, but the majority of activity monitors on the …

Wearable Tech

3-in-1 Universal Clip on Smartphone Camera Lens

You’ll get some interesting shots with today’s Daily Deal, the 3-in-1 Universal Clip on Smartphone Camera Lens. This easy to use accessory simply …

Photography

Why Apple will make smart glasses

It's easy to dismiss the speculation that Apple is working on smart glasses.<p>It's hard to picture Apple selling smart glasses. But it's also hard to …

Wearable Tech

19 Hidden Roku Tricks for Streaming Success

19 Hidden Roku Tricks for Streaming Success<p>Click To View Slideshow»<p>We help you discover hidden features in your favorite streaming device.<p>Whether …

Roku

Why the best smartwatch for your iPhone isn’t made by Apple

Samsung pushes the smartwatch Frontier<p>The best watch for the iPhone isn’t made by Apple. It’s a Samsung creation.<p>I was already a big fan of the Gear S3 Frontier when it came out late last year, but Samsung’s decision to add robust iOS support to its latest smartwatch has pushed my enthusiasm for …

Wearable Tech

Trump ditched his Android phone and probably won’t give you his new number

Trump’s an unorthodox sort with, by most accounts, a fairly tenuous grasp on modern technologies. Until relatively recently, there was a seemingly open question regarding whether the soon-to-be sworn in leader of the free world ever actually used a computer.<p>But the guy loves his smartphone. Since …

Android Phones

3 New Tech Tools to Upgrade Your Work Life

The whiteboard gets interesting.<p>This story appears in the January 2017 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Start your year off strong. We've rounded up some of the best tech tools to boost your life in the office. Check out these three products that will make your life easier.<p>Google Jamboard<p>The …

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Hands-on: Philips Hue Lightstrip Plus gives you iPhone-controlled dynamic accent lighting with ease

I’ve been a big fan of Philips Hue lights since the very first Hue Starter Kit was released back in 2012. I’ve been using that same initial set of bulbs ever since then, and have been largely happy with the experience.<p>Thanks to the success of that initial release, Philips has added many more Hue …

Home Automation

Google Pixel not so great: There are plenty of better business phones

The best Android smartphone you can buy? Not when you have options like the Moto Z Force Droid, Galaxy S7, LG V20 and Huawei Mate 9. Matthew Miller …

Google

Why you should install a set of ‘winter fingerprints’ on your phone

For many, the winter means using phone fingerprint recognition technology becomes almost impossible. Here’s what you can do about it<p>In the smartphone era, the journey from futuristic fantasy to everyday nuisance is short. When the Motorola Atrix 4G made phones with fingerprint scanners widely …

Motorola

Smart home demo house from CNET hits market for $625K

With some brains still intact<p>Back in August 2015, consumer tech site CNET purchased a home in the Louisville, Kentucky area for the express purpose of testing out the latest home tech products. Now, that property, a 5,800-square-foot ‘90s house, is for sale, retaining some of its connected wares …

Smart Homes

The stunning world of bezel-less phones

Why are bezel-less phones so appealing? Phones with very little border around its face means that their displays run up right to the edges. Functionally, though, a bezel-less phone doesn't necessarily add anything functional, though it can (and does) on the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge for example. And …

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